2012 BMW X5 xDrive50i

2012 BMW X5 xDrive50i

$64k mid-size SUV, designed in Germany, built in U.S.A. 14 city / 20 hwy 315-450 mile range, gas engine
400 hp 268 cu. in. V8 twin-turbo

What are people saying about the X5

"The eight-speed automatic produces the sort of smooth shifts and quick responses you'd expect"
edmunds.com | talking about the vehicle's transmission
"The X5 has always put a premium on its handling, however, and for 2011 that doesn't change."
edmunds.com | talking about the vehicle's handling
"In our real-world functionality testing, the X5's 21.9-cubic-foot cargo bay easily swallows a large suitcase and a golf bag."
edmunds.com | talking about the vehicle's storage

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Pros

The X5 xDrive50i vs other Recent mid-size SUVs

Cargo space Good cargo space Help
75.2 ft3
0-60 mph Lightning fast 0-60 time Help
5.3 seconds
Passengers Lots of seats Help
7
basic warranty miles Long basic warranty Help
50,000 mile
moon roof Moon roof Help
Standard
paddle shifters Paddle shifters Help
Standard
power seats Power seats Help
Standard
roof rails Roof rails Help
Standard
Number of speakers More speakers Help
10
Transmission Has a semi-automatic transmission Help
premium radio Premium radio Help
Optional
Horsepower Quite powerful Help
400 HP @ 5,500 RPM
Air compressor Turbocharged engine improves performance Help
Power-to-weight ratio Very sporty performance Help
13.4 lb/hp
leather Leather Help
Standard
navigation system Navigation system Help
Standard
passenger power seats Passenger power seats Help
Standard
rear air conditioning Rear air conditioning Help
Optional
Number of gears Many gears Help
8
Top speed Blazingly fast top speed Help
155 mph
entertainment system Entertainment system Help
Optional
Has rear spoiler Has rear spoiler Help

Cons

The X5 xDrive50i vs other Recent mid-size SUVs

Highway gas mileage Poor highway fuel efficiency Help
20 mpg
City driving range Poor range in the city Help
315 miles
MSRP Quite expensive Help
$64,675
Cupholders Few cupholders Help
4
Has subwoofer Lacks a subwoofer Help
In-city gas mileage Poor city fuel efficiency Help
14 mpg
Curb-to-curb turning radius Much wider turning radius Help
42.0 ft
CD changer CD changer Help
Not Available
Has speed sensitive volume Lacks speed-sensitive volume Help

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