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2016 BMW X5 xDrive 40e Review

The BMW X5 40e is part of a whole new generation of ‘hide in plain sight’ hybrid vehicles on the market. While the efficiency numbers look good on paper, how does it perform in the real world?

2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e Plug-in Hybrid Review

BMW takes the subtle approach with the X5 xDrive40e plug-in hybrid. It looks the same and costs the same - but does it hold up as well as a 'regular' X5?

2016 BMW X5 xDrive30d: Week with Review

Mandy’s back! And this time she goes one-on-one with the meaner and all new 2016 BMW X5...

2016 BMW X5 M Review

The world's fastest SUV just happens to also be the best.

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BMW X5 Videos

BMW X5 twin test - upgrading from E70 to F15

Read the article here. For many Australians, selling your car before its warranty period ends – say every three or four years – is pretty standard practice. And if your ownership experience has been good, then the first place you’re likely look for your next car, is the new version of the one you have. So today, I’m upgrading from my own BMW X5 to the new BMW X5...

Daredevil Drifting - BMW Alpine xDrive

http://www.caradvice.com.au/306949 - Read the full article here. Snow is falling, the wind is howling and visibility is low. Perfect conditions to put BMW's xDrive system to the test on snow and ice at the BMW Alpine xDrive experience. CarAdvice heads to the Snow Farm, Wanaka, near Queenstown in New Zealand and Tegan Lawson gets behind the wheel of a number of X-series vehicles to get some tips on drifting, slalom and ice driving...

How to fit snow chains

With record snowfalls this year, it has never been more tempting to pack the car and head for the mountains. As the weather can be unpredictable, you may need to fit your snow chains. James Ward runs through the steps to ensure you stay safe in snow and icy conditions.

Driving, Diving and X5ing - BMW X5 Review

Escaping the city for the weekend, Tegan Lawson hits the road in the BMW X5 and heads to Port Stephens on a scuba diving adventure. Underwater vision courtesy of Nick Young.

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BMW X5 Comparisons

Luxury SUV Comparison: Audi Q7 v BMW X5 v Jaguar F-Pace v Lexus RX350 v Mercedes-Benz GLE v Porsche Cayenne v Range Rover Sport v Volvo XC90

For around $100k there's a huge choice of plus-sized premium SUVs on offer. We take eight of the finest on a three-day trek to decide which is the finest luxury family hauler decent money can buy...

2015 BMW X5 M v Porsche Cayenne Turbo : Comparison Review

Traditionally, the sportscar concept embraced lightness and simplicity – a less is more approach. Increasingly, though, the makers of the BMW X5 M from Munich and Porsche Cayenne Turbo from Stuttgart – together with Affalterbach arch rival Mercedes-AMG – threaten to burst the conventional ‘sportiness’ pigeonhole at the seams plying extensive feature lists, excess in luxury and extremes of high performance in formulating their range-leading Sport Utility Vehicles...

BMW X5 Old v New comparison: Second-generation E70 v third-generation F15

When looking for a new car, particularly if you have had a positive ownership experience, the first place many of us turn is the new version of the car we already have. In my case, I’ve owned my second-generation E70 BMW X5 for three years now, and with the end of the warranty period approaching, the logical ‘next car’ path is the new third-generation F15 X5...

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BMW X5 News

2018 BMW X5 spied with less camouflage

The fourth-generation BMW X5 has been spied outside its primary production facility in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Compared to earlier prototypes, such as the one spotted at the Nurburgring in April, this latest vehicle is wearing significantly less camouflage, with no false body panels ahead of the B-pillar...

2007-12 BMW X5, X6 recalled for Takata airbags

BMW has issued a recall for 21,650 examples of its previous-generation 'E70' X5 and 'E71' X6 SUVs as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign. In this latest notice, the Bavarian manufacturer reports that affected vehicles are fitted with potentially faulty front passenger airbag inflators, that may malfunction if subjected to high levels of humidity...

2017 BMW X5M, X6M Black Fire Editions arrive in Australia

BMW's blacked-out X5 M and X6 M specials will go on sale in Australia from October, following their international unveiling earlier this year. The new style-focused BMW X5 M Black Fire Edition and BMW X6 M Black Fire Edition models will come to Australia in a very limited number, with just 15 slots allocated to the X5 M and 10 to the X6 M...

BMW X5, X6 recalled over Takata airbag fault: more than 21,000 SUVs affected locally

More than 21,000 BMW X5 and BMW X6 SUVs have been recalled by BMW Australia, as the ongoing Takata airbag issue continues to expand. Affecting 21,649 second-generation E70 BMW X5s and first-generation E71 BMW X6s built between January 1, 2007 and December 31, 2012, the recall relates to the possible malfunction of the driver's airbag...

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BMW X5 Owner Reviews

2016 BMW X5 xDrive 30d Review

My brand new BMW arrived home with a few hiccups on its way from the USA to Australia. First of all when my car arrived at the dealer after what felt like years, they decided that the car needed to have a $3000 service and check up. Since the car had just come off the boat 2 days from when I had my car delivered, this so called "mandatory service" also included various fluid changes...

2011 BMW X5 xDrive 30d Review

Just to let you, the reader, know: I've never actually driven this car. I am just 13, so I can’t legally drive and am writing this from the perspective of someone whose family has been fortunate to have had two X5s, and who loves reading car magazines and watching YouTube clips about cars. We have had our E70 X5 for about 4...

2015 BMW X5 M50d Review

Ordered this car in late 2014 after considering the Merc ML and Range Rover. The X5 M50d wins out because of its brilliant tri-turbo diesel engine that has monumental 740 NM of torque yet returns under 7L per 100 (on paper). We had this car for more than half a year now and the average fuel consumption is just under 9L...

2014 BMW X5 xDrive 50i Review

My Lease was about to expire on my 2010 X5 30i, the retention manager from the BMW dealer calls me to ask if I was interested in upgrading. I was going to refinance my E70 but because of some negative equity problems I had to put some cash towards the re-finance. He then suggested the Full Circle Program which suited me more...

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