BMW is best known for coupes and sedans that blend performance, comfort and luxury into an intoxicating stew of automotive goodness. Understandably, then, there was some apprehension when the German manufacturer announced plans to build an SUV in 1999. BMW loyalists fretted that it would be an affront to everything they had come to know and love about the brand. But in the decade since, the BMW X5 hasn't just proved itself worthy of wearing the blue-and-white Roundel -- it has almost single-handedly defined the luxury crossover SUV segment.
The 2010 BMW X5 SUV is powered by a base 3.0-liter Inline-6 with 260 hp. Other available engines include a 4.8-liter V8 with 350 hp, a 3.0-liter Inline-6 twin-turbocharged diesel with 265 hp and a 4.4-liter V8 twin-turbocharged with 555 hp. Standard features include 8-way power driver bucket seat with memory, 8-way power passenger bucket seat, split-folding bench rear seat, AM/FM/HD radio with CD-player, weatherband radio... MORE FEATURES
The 2010 BMW X5 SUV is available in 4 trim levels:
|BMW X5 xDrive30i||$47,600|
|BMW X5 xDrive48i||$56,300|
|BMW X5 xDrive35d||$51,300|
|BMW X5 M||$85,500|
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