BMW X5 xDrive40d MHT M Sport 5dr Auto Review

Category: Luxury SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £67,535What Car? Target Price£63,919
Review

All X5s are smooth, classy and luxurious SUVs. It's not quite as practical as the most spacious rivals out there but it's good enough where it counts, and where it really impresses is the quality of its lavish interior and superb infotainment system. Opt for the xDrive45e, and you are buying one of the most impressive plug-in hybrids around, combining many of the best points of the standard X5 with a substantial real-world electric range and low, low company car tax.

This version of the X5 gets bigger brakes and sporty looks, with more aggressive bumpers and 20in alloys on the outside, along with illuminated door kick panels and M Sport pedals and steering wheel on the inside. It's a popular choice that should make it easier to sell and have better resale values, which is why it's our pick.

The same as the 30d but with the power cranked up to 335bhp for 0-62mph in 5.5sec. Fast, but not essential bearing in mind how strong the 30d feels.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH5.5 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

40.9

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

550

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

181

g/km

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