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2020 BMW X5 M50i review

BMW isn’t the first brand you’d associate with muscle cars in 2020, but the X5 M50i is, surprisingly der muskelwagen among full-size prestige SUVs.

2020 BMW X5 xDrive25d review

It's the most affordable BMW X5 money can buy, but has dropping two cylinders come with a commensurate drop in refinement?

2020 BMW X5 M Competition review

You know what every over-the-top mega SUV doesn't need? More of everything. Yet that hasn't stopped the BMW X5 M from supersizing its performance potential.

2020 BMW X5 M review

The BMW X5 M, one of the world’s fastest SUVs, has had a major overhaul.

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BMW X5 Videos

Video: Audi RSQ8 v BMW X5 M v Porsche Macan GTS - Drive Car of the Year 2021 Best Performance SUV

While the laws of physics dictate heavy and tall sporty SUVs will never imitate a true sports car, several manufacturers have proven that driving enjoyment can indeed be derived from this vehicle type. BMW was one of the first with its 2009 X5 M – and the third-generation version is among our finalists here...

2020 BMW X5 M review

The BMW X5 M was one of the pioneers of the super-fast SUV segment, but cars like this are still an engineering marvel. How anyone can make a 2.3-tonne lump of metal slip through the air like a teardrop – even though it has the aerodynamic efficiency of a block of flats – boggles the mind.

REVIEW: 2019 BMW X5 M50d

The new 2019 BMW X5 range kicks off with the X5 30d and 40i petrol and diesel models, which offer all the prestige SUV that anyone really needs. But, of course, some people only want the biggest and the best, which is where the X5 M50d tested here comes in.

REVIEW: 2019 BMW X5 hits Australia

Before Mercedes-Benz has had the chance to lob its all-new GLE into Australia, BMW has thrown its new X5 SUV into the ring.

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BMW X5 Comparisons

2020 BMW X5 M50i v Mercedes-AMG GLE53 comparison

A family SUV doesn't make a great sports car, and vice-versa. These two bulked-up family freighters buck the trend, with one in particular doing a very convincing job of being both things.

2019 BMW X5 xDrive30d v Mercedes-Benz GLE 300d v Volkswagen Touareg Launch Edition comparison

Prospective buyers of big luxury SUVs are spoiled for choice, and here are three of the best. The BMW X5 is an enduring top seller and almost certainly the storied Bavarian brand’s most important model, offering an unmistakable look with dynamic handling...

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...

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BMW X5 News

BMW recalls nine 2019-20 models with brake booster fault

BMW Australia has recalled 49 examples of an array of its Model Year 2019-20 mid-size and large coupes, convertibles, sedans and SUVs over a fault with the vehicles' hydraulic brake boosters...

Australian Federal Police to upgrade armoured BMW X5 fleet for VIPs

The Australian Federal Police is looking to upgrade its ageing fleet of armoured BMW X5 models, used to transport dignitaries and other VIPs. In documents uncovered by CarAdvice, BMW has submitted the X5 Protection to the Department of Infrastructure for approval under the Road Vehicle Certification Scheme...

2023 BMW X5 with hydrogen power set to enter limited production in 2022

A limited production run of the 2023 BMW X5 will be fitted with a hydrogen fuel cell powertrain from late 2022, badged as the BMW i Hydrogen Next – but it won't be available to the public just yet. The hydrogen X5 will use two carbon-fibre reinforced tanks with a total capacity of 6kg...

2021 Drive Car of the Year – Best Performance SUV

Drive Car of the Year 2021 - Best Performance SUV Finalists: Audi RS Q8 BMW X5M Porsche Macan GTS If many car enthusiasts may be dismayed by today’s proliferation of high-riding sports utility vehicles, they should be able to take some comfort at least from the rise in SUV performance variants...

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BMW X5 Owner Reviews

2014 BMW X5 xDrive35i review

My wife and I bought this car to replace a diesel powered Range Rover product that we had no end of issues with. When its warranty expired we decided that we had to get rid of it. The BMW X5 had been a vehicle that we had desired for some time but we couldn’t afford a new one, but with some extensive research we managed to locate a low kilometre, one-owner vehicle for a reasonable and affordable price, and so a Sophisto Grey xDrive 35i joined our garage...

2019 BMW X5 xDrive30D M Sport review

This is the third X5 we have purchased. The prior two were the F15 first gen and the updated model. The last X5 we had for 4 years and it proved to be a reliable family car, therefore we decided to give the G01 model a go. The new car is a 30D with M Sport pack, 7 seats, and air suspension...

2017 BMW X5 xDrive 40e iPERF (hybrid) review

Our journey with plug in hybrid electric vehicles started with the purchase of an Audi A3 e-tron early in 2016. We loved its smoothness, refinement and the convenience of being able to charge the car from home. The A3 e-tron was a great car, but as we transitioned into our early retirement phase, we wanted to do more driving holidays, so we needed a bigger car and one that could swallow up long distances in comfort...

2013 BMW X5 xDrive 50i Sport review

We had an addition in the family, so I opted for an SUV, and in this case SAV. I always wanted a BMW, so I decided to get my first BMW X5. I have driven BMWs before, as my family previously had different BMWs including an 750i, 335i M Sport, 335is convertible and an M4. I'm stating this to let the readers know that I am an experienced BMW driver...

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