2017 BMW X5
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New 2017 BMW X5 at Patrick BMW for Schaumburg, IL
The midsize luxury SUV class is bustling with contenders for the best in the class and only one holds that title: the 2017 BMW X5. It's performance capabilities set it apart, as well as its luxurious, well-trimmed cabin and optional diesel engine with supreme efficiency. The price tag is lower than the long list of features within the cabin would lead you to believe; additional available optional features also provide you with an extensive amount of customization for the X5. Every year, the BMW X5 is updated to include all the comfort and convenience features consumers desire. This year, a Wi-Fi hotspot and wireless charging pad are available on the X5.
Under the X5's Hood
There are a variety of powertrains for the 2017 BMW X5. It starts with the X5 35i, which holds a 3.0-liter turbocharged inline six-cylinder engine. It boasts 300 horsepower and an equivalent 300 pound-feet of torque. An eight-speed automatic transmission completes this powertrain by sending power to the rear wheels in the sDrive 35i or all wheels in every xDrive model. The fuel economy for this powertrain tops out at 25 mpg with rear-wheel drive or 24 mpg with all-wheel drive. If you want better fuel economy, you can opt for the xDrive35d, which is equipped with a 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 diesel engine. It offers 255 horsepower and 413 pound-feet of torque. Additionally, there is an X5 xDrive40e plug-in hybrid edition, featuring a 2.0-liter four-cylinder paired with an electric motor and a modified automatic eight-speed transmission and a 9-kWh battery pack. Combined, expect this powertrain to output 308 horsepower and 332 pound-feet of torque. Fuel economy for this system is estimated at 56 mpg equivalent in traditional hybrid mode or 24 mpg combined when only running on gas. Finally, there's an xDrive50i with a turbocharged 4.4-liter V8 engine that outputs 445 horsepower and 480 pound-feet of torque. Non-hybrid models of the X5 have a towing capacity of 6,000 pounds when properly equipped.
Design of BMW X5
The 2017 BMW X5 falls into the midsize luxury SUV class. It's got a passenger capacity of five, but an optional third-row seat can shift that up to seven. There are four trim levels: 35i, 35d, 40d, and 50i. 35i and 35d models have plentiful features including adaptive xenon headlights, a panoramic sunroof, front and rear parking sensors, premium vinyl upholstery, 14-way power-adjustable and heated front seats, a 10.2-inch central display screen, iDrive technology, BMW Assist emergency telematics, a navigation system featuring real-time traffic information, an audio system with nine speakers, and Bluetooth connectivity. Switching to the xDrive40e hybrid model will add in adjustable suspension dampers, hybrid-specific instrumentation including added iDrive menu items, and a rear air suspension. The X5 xDrive50i adds in leather upholstery, a rearview camera, keyless ignition and entry, 16-way power front seats, a premium 16-speaker Harman Kardon surround-sound audio system with satellite radio, and four-zone climate control.
How many engine options are available for the 2017 BMW X5?
There are four available engine options for the 2017 BMW X5.
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With stability and traction control, side curtain airbags, front side airbags, active head restraints, antilock brakes, BMW Assist and Remote Services, and automatic brake drying, it's no surprise that it received perfect marks in moderate-overlap front- and side-impact crash testing conducted by the IIHS. Front crash prevention was also rated superior for the 2017 BMW X5. For a luxury SUV with true performance capabilities, the 2017 BMW X5 is a great choice. Come to Patrick BMW today for a look at this year's X5!
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