Here we have images and information’s about all new 2014 BMW X5 that come to the market fully redesigned. Even we are getting this vehicle with a fully redesigned message attached to it we can see that the changes are not revolutionary and that those are more evolutionary but it is better than no changes. Engine lineup has been revised, styling is updated while we are getting more interior space.
When the first generation of X5 was offered many did not like the looks but the U.S. market soon accepted this and similar SUV’s or better say crossovers that become quite popular. Just like with the first models the 2014 BMW X5 will bring high level of luxury, great performances and utility. With small changes this vehicle remains one of the best choices for driver’s looking for a car in this segment.
2014 BMW X5 Review
Engine lineup will most likely offer three units, two gasoline and one diesel. 3.0 liter inline six turbocharged gasoline unit will be offered in both sDrive35i where it sends power to the rear wheels and xDrive35i that powers all four wheels. This engine is good for 300 hp and 300 pound feet of torque that are transferred through a eight speed automatic transmission.
For the 2014 BMW X5 with xDrive50i we are getting 4.4 liter V8 turbocharged unit that delivers 450 hp and 479 lb-ft of torque. Only representative of diesel at this moment will be the xDrive35d that offers 3.0 liter turbocharged diesel unit with inline six layout. This engine brings 255 hp and 413 lb-ft of torque, thankfully to large amount of torque it will offer decent performances and significantly lower fuel consumption when it is compared to more powerful gasoline units.
There are still no official EPA results but it is expected that sDrive35i model will offer 22 mpg combined and xDrive35i to come with 21 mpg combined. Previous model with diesel unit offered 22 mpg but now it is expected to offer few more mpg while the most powerful xDrive50i brings 17 mpg combined.
All the way back in 2000th this vehicle did not have many real competitors but when the 2014 BMW X5 comes to the market it will have to face vehicles like Acura MDX, Infiniti Qx60, Porsche Cayenne, Range Rover Sport and similar. Even the BMW X3 is not much smaller than this vehicle so it will be interesting to see how will it cope with main competitors.
Price of the 2014 BMW X5 can be pretty high and this might be one of the biggest issues for this vehicle. Starting price for sDrive35i model is $ 52.800, xDrive35i costs $ 55.100 while the xDrive35d costs $ 56.600 and the xDrive50i comes with a price tag of $ 68.200. There is no doubt that this vehicle offers a lot but other competitors might even bring more.
Price Of 2014 X5
When it comes to interior there are no mistakes that 2014 BMW X5 offers highest level of quality. Luxury is guaranteed while the comfort is great. Every system of the X5 can be controlled through iDrive system that can be slightly more complicated compared to few competitors but this is something to which buyers will get used to pretty quick.