2017 BMW X5 Review, Redesign, Price and Release Date – The 2017 BMW X5 should be the most-aimed luxury SUV for 2017. We do not talk about the off-road capability which has been reduced by BMW on the 2017 model. But, we would rather to talk about the interior segment which offers much comfort for the buyers. On the exterior, we found the same sheet metal which was also used for the previous model like 2017 BMW X3 Review.
This is actually outdated. But, it is not poor after all. For your information, the interior of X5 is the significant changes here since it has good center stack and infotainment system. Let us check out further about the engine instead those both dimensions.
2017 BMW X5 Review Base Engine
We are going to talk about the base engine of 2017 BMW X5 Review firstly in this article. The potent engine under its hood is a 3.0 L inline-six which also features other lineup like X3 and X4. This engine is obviously a 300 horsepower engine which also produces around 300 lb-ft of torque. BMW gives us two drive systems, AWD and RWD for this luxury SUV. Based on our tests, this luxury car is able to reach 0-60mph for 6 seconds.
It is not bad after all with this engine configuration. But, buyers seek more power for this SUV too. Do not worry because this is just the base engine. Check the second engine that will be nested under the 2017 X5 hood.
2017 BMW X5 Plug-in Hybrid
The second engine variant of 2017 BMW X5 Review is actually the downgraded version of the base model. But, it does not mean there is no goal from BMW. They use a 2.0 L turbo-4 and a plug-in hybrid xDrive40e in order to create the same power as conventional engine. This hybrid engine is able to boost up 308 horsepower. However, it is not too impressed us when we went all-electric option which only reached for fourteen miles. The EPA ratings are the most important for this hybrid variant. It rated 58 mpg combined in the city and on the highway.
2017 BMW X5 Top Range
The top of the engine range of the X5 is a 4.4 L turbocharged V8 engine. This engine boasts 445 horsepower undoubtedly. As you can see, the test result shows that this V8 engine reaches 0-60 horsepower just in 4.7 seconds. This is the answer when you need a fast SUV with super-comfy interior. But, the faster power belongs to the X5 M which produces around 567 horsepower with twin-turbocharged V8 engine. This is a special treatment SUV that makes the 2017 BMW X5 Review so special now.