2017 BMW X5 Review

Fans are extremely hyped with the latest announcement about the 2017 BMW X5 release. The model is being updated and is going to be available on the market pretty soon as fans are already cheering for the idea of getting the newly updated model that is the X5. This was a very popular model immediately after its first release and debut, so the model has already attracted quite a big fan base, so it is no wonder that people are pumped up in seeing this model back in action with some new upgrades added to it.

2017 BMW X5 side view, silver color, alloy wheels

What the highest quality of the BMW X5 is, even at its first release in 1999, to combine high performance with exceptional handling and bring us also admirable fuel efficiently. The vehicle was able to archive this thanks to some perfect and arbitrary body structuring which enabled it to have reduced weight properties and thus perfect weight balance established throughout the vehicle. The redesigned version will follow those characteristics and give us something more to cheer for besides the established properties.

2017 BMW X5 exterior, rear view, taillights and tailpipe

The 2017 BMW X5 redesign comes after an already made refurbishing done quite recently in 2013. This was the introduction of the third generation model which had a lot of changes made to it, so we are not expecting to see a lot more done this time. It will embrace the already made changes the previous time and update certain points making the car fresh and very useful. We feel that the established look is already a great one and can hold its one for the upcoming period, thus not big changes are necessary ahead of its time.

We have comprised the review which consists from all the available information that have currently been given about the 2017 BMW X5 and it deals with the price and the release date. Read the review so you see what it’s all about.

2017 BMW X5 redesign

The new four door utility car that is the 2017 BMW X5 is not going to change that much on the outside. Yes, there are going to be a number of additions that are going to make a huge difference actually, but in fact there are no major changes which will make the exterior look that much dramatically different. What we do expect to see are some updates that are going to add some more aggressiveness to the car and keep it a sporty and handsome car as it ever was. The grille and the symbol to the front is going to be much more extensive and it will combined with new headlamps that have some smoother rings around them. There are going to be some servo motors added as well which is a new feature and the taillights get a slimmer look for a premium appearance as well.

2017 BMW X5 front angle, headlights and grille

Besides the taillights, the back side is also going to feature some more updates that are going to affect the overall aggressive look of the car. The dual exhaust pipes matted to the lower part of the vehicle make it look very impressive while the back window is fitted with defogger and helps a lot in certain situations. The vehicle is going to be fitted with 20-inch wheels as standard but if you want something larger you can opt for some 21-inch ones as well. What the car also benefits from is better suspension which allows you to travel on different types of terrains and provides better handling. All in all, we are in for a fresher look for the BMW X5 which does not affect the price of the vehicle in a great sense.


2017 BMW X5 interior, steering wheel, lcd screen, dashboard

The inside is going to add more changes to than the actual outside of the 2017 BMW X5. In fact the design is not going to be changed so much but it is actually going to be fitted and updated with some new materials and technology upgrades and some added equipment as well. They are basing this update on comfort and are thus adding all new types of stylish materials of the finest quality. The cabin is going to have lots of room inside and is going to fit in 5 people which are going to make this a perfect family car. The seats are going to add some premium leather while the safety system is also getting an upgrade as well.

The infotainment system is always a big part of any vehicle and so will it be with this one. We expect to see some of the newest and most modern pieces of equipment added inside the car, which are going to affect the price a bit. Some new parts are going to become standard but all the major ones are going to remain optional and can be additionally ordered.

2017 BMW X5 powertrain

2017 BMW X5 engine

The 2017 BMW X5 is going to offer a slew of different engine variants which are going to be topped by the base V6, 3.0-liter gasoline engine. The base version is able to make of 300 HP and 305 lbs of torque which makes it an appropriate base offer for the car. A 3.0 liter V6 diesel variant also comes into play. This option proves a little bit less power but has more torque to it so it measures to about 255 HP and highest twist of 413 lbs per foot. Next option is the V8 engine with a 4.4-liter capacity that can generate 445 HP and the greatest twist of 480 lbs per foot, which is also the highest option and is able to get to 0-60 mph in 5.8 seconds, All of the engines are able to combine with a eight-speed mechanical ZF-8HP gearbox.

Price and release date

The 2017 BMW X5 price is going to be a bit higher from the previous one, but will still offer you a standard kind of offer for a vehicle in this segment. So expect the starting cost to be around $ 50,000. The release date is somewhere around the middle of next year but we might expect it to come out even earlier than that.


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