The 2020 BMW X5 is a big luxury mid-size SUV that comes with an elegant interior, many standard technologies, and safety features and a user-friendly information and entertainment system. BMW X5 has impressive engine options and a standard adaptive suspension that combines agile handling with comfortable driving. The BMW X5 driving pleasure is also practical. It can haul up to 7,200 pounds and pack large volumes of cargo, ensuring good fuel economy for the class. The BMW X5 is equipped with five seats as standard. A third row is optional from trim level 40i and increases seating capacity to seven. The first and second-row seats are comfortable and supportive, and both rows provide ample headroom and legroom for the tallest occupants, the optional third row is narrow, so it’s better to reserve it for kids.
2020 BMW X5 Interior
The X5 comes standard with leatherette and has heated front seats and a 16-way power adjustment. Available features include genuine leather upholstery, 20-way front seats, ventilated seats, and massage seats, second-row seat heating, rear umbrellas, heated and cooled cupholders, heated armrests and heated steering wheel.
The X5 2020 has two complete sets of LATCH rear-seat outlets and an upper rear center seat belt. According to the Road Safety Institute, this system is easy to use. The 2020 X5 has an attractive interior with a minimalist design. The cabin is decorated with many high-quality materials such as leather, aluminum, and soft plastic. It’s also quiet, with very little road or wind noise crawling at highway speeds.
2020 BMW X5 Features
The 2020 BMW X5 M Sport is equipped with intuitive technological features. Standard features include the iDrive 12-inch touch-screen information and entertainment system, navigation, Apple CarPlay, 10-speaker stereo, HD radio, satellite radio, Bluetooth and multiple USB ports. The iDrive screen has vivid graphics and responds quickly to input. You can control the system in different ways. You can touch and move the screen or use a button and a touch panel in the center console. There are also voice recognition and buttons on the board. That may sound complex, but in practice, these redundant controls are very easy to use.
Other standard features include keyless access without approach, the start button, automatic climate control, an elegant group of 12.3-inch digital displays and the panoramic sunroof. Available features include a remote start, a four-zone automatic climate control, a wireless hotspot, charging wireless devices, a 12 and 16-speaker Harman Kardon stereo system, a 20-speaker Bowers & Wilkins sound system and touchscreens back seat.
2020 BMW X5 Engine
The BMW X5 is equipped as standard with a turbocharged six-cylinder 3.0-liter 335-hp engine, an eight-speed automatic transmission and optionally with rear-wheel drive (sDrive40i) or four-wheel drive (xDrive40i). For most buyers, this 2020 BMW X5 xDrive40i engine provides more than enough muscle for everyday driving. It is sensitive and accelerates voluntarily and can accelerate the X5 from zero to 60 mph in less than six seconds. Also, the transmission is refined with quick and smooth changes. You can also shift the gears manually with the steering wheel rocker switches.
The available engines of the X5 are even stronger, The xDrive50i model has a 4.4-liter V8 bi-turbo with 456 hp. The model M50i increases this engine to 523 hp and the model X5 M to 600 hp. These SUVs speed up and express that power with a deep rumble of their exhaust pipes. The speed between zero and 100 km / h varies between 4.6 seconds for the xDrive50i and only 3.8 seconds for the X5 M.
The 2020 X5 sDrive40i is rated by the EPA in the city at 21 MPG and on the highway at 26 MPG, making it one of the most fuel-efficient vehicles in the mid-size luxury SUV class. The xDrive40i lowers this rating slightly to 20 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway. Fuel consumption drops significantly on V8 models. The xDrive50i and M50i have a power of 16/22 mpg city/highway. No estimates for X5 M available at this time.
2020 BMW X5 Safety
The National Road Safety Authority has given the 2020 X5 a general safety rating of four out of five stars. The SUV received five stars in the side crash test and four stars in the frontal crash and rollover rating. At the time of writing, the Road Safety Institute did not test the 2020 X5. All X5 models are equipped with reversing camera, front and rear parking sensors, front collision warning, automatic emergency braking, pedestrian detection, lane departure warning, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross warning, and headlamps. Rotatable LED adaptable with an automatic high beam. Some of these functions are part of the BMW Active Driving Assistant. Available features include adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping assistance, semi-autonomous traffic jam assistance, a surround-view parking camera system, a hands-free parallel parking aid, 2020 BMW X5 M50i night vision camera, and a front display.