BMW X5: Best Midsize SUV for Towing

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Vacation rides, long drives, and everyday lives. Whether you're seeking out thrills or convenience, the 2022 BMW X5 SAV is ready to perform.

Equipped with advanced engineering and impressive design, the BMW X5 gets you where you need to be. The X5 features powerful towing capacity, capable of moving your heavy cargo as one of the best midsize SUVs for towing. 

What is the towing capacity of the BMW X5?

The available factory-installed trailer hitch will enable increased towing power to 7,200 lbs.

MSRP: From $60,600

Dimensions: From 194.3" L x 78.9" W x 68.7" H  

Curb weight: 4,828 to 5,260 lbs.

Horsepower: Up to 617 hp

MPG: Up to 19 city / 24 highway

Towing capacity: 6,603 lbs.

Engine and Drivetrain Variants

·  3.0 liter inline 6-cylinder BMW TwinPower Turbo gasoline engine (X5 40i models)

·  4.4 liter V-8 BMW M TwinPower Turbo gasoline engine (X5 M50i & X5 M)

·  Combination 3.0 liter inline 6-cylinder BMW TwinPower Turbo gasoline engine & electric motor (X5 xDrive45e)


The 2022 BMW X5 towing capacity reaches as high as 7,200 pounds, and all models other than the new plug-in hybrid configuration can reach this upper limit. If you plan on moving heavy cargo, you'll just need to equip the optional BMW X5 tow hitch.

Pricing varies based on model type and configuration so please call the Patrick BMW Parts Department at 888-493-3178 for accurate pricing and installation options or submit an inquiry.


We won't be able to hook up a trailer for your test drive, but we're still confident that you'll love how you feel behind the wheel. Plus, we're here to help with any BMW X5 towing questions that you have after driving home in your new SAV®! Contact us today to make an appointment or value your trade-in.

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