BMW X5 xDrive30d M Sport 5dr Auto [Plus Pack] Review

Category: Luxury SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
BMW X5 2020 RHD front cornering
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  • BMW X5 2020 RHD front cornering
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  • BMW X5 2020 RHD rear seats
  • BMW X5 2020 RHD infotainment
  • BMW X5 2020 RHD right panning
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RRP £65,840What Car? Target Price£61,422
Review

The X5 is a smooth, classy and luxurious SUV, but not as practical as its best rivals and relatively expensive to buy. Opt for the xDrive45e, though, and you are buying one of the most impressive plug-in hybrids around, combining all the best points of the standard X5 with a substantial real-world electric range.

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Trim: M Sport

This version of the X5 gets sporty looks and bigger alloy wheels but little else of much substance, so it isn’t really worth the additional cost.

Engine: xDrive30d

This 3.0-litre diesel offers more than enough punch for most scenarios. It’s very economical, too, so while it’s a little louder than we’d like, it’s still our engine of choice.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH6.5 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

35.3

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

650

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

209

g/km

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