2004 BMW X5 Reviews, Ratings & Specs

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Color:  Titanium Silver Metallic
Kelley Blue Book Value®
$4,738 - $8,304
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
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MPG (up to)
16 City / 22 HWY
Horsepower
225-355
Seats
5

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BMW X5 Models & Trims

chevronDown icon 3.0i $4,738 - $6,833
Horsepower: 225 hp
Engine Type: Gas I6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.5, 18 x 8.5 (in.) - Alloy
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Horsepower: 315 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18 x 8.5, 19 x 9.0 (in.) - Alloy
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Horsepower: 355 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 20 x 9.5 (in.) - Alloy
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Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$4,738 - $6,833
$5,075 - $7,210

Horsepower

Horsepower
225 (hp)
315 (hp)

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.0L DOHC 24
4.4L DOHC 32
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Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Alarm

Alarm
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Standard
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BackUp Camera

HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
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Standard
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Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
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Standard
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Standard

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
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Standard
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Standard

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
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Standard
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Standard

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
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Standard
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Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
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Standard
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Cruise Control

Cruise Control
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Standard
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Power Windows

Power Windows
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Standard
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Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
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Standard
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Standard

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
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Standard
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Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering
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Standard
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Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
39.3 (in.)
39.3 (in.)

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.9 - 39.9 (in.)
38.9 - 39.9 (in.)

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
35.4 (in.)
35.4 (in.)

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.5 (in.)
38.5 (in.)

Trunk Volume

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

Entertainment System

Satellite Radio

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

CD Player

CD Player
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Standard
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Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Optional
Optional
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Standard

AC

AC
Optional
Optional
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Dual Zone

Dual Zone
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Not Available
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Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Cell PhoneHookup

Cell PhoneHookup
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Standard
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Standard

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Premium Synthetic
Leather

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
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Standard
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Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
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Standard
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Standard

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
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Standard
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3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
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Standard
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Standard

Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Optional
Optional
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Standard
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Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Running Boards

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P255/55HR18
255/50VR19

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
111 (in.)
111 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
39.7 (ft.)
39.7 (ft.)

Length

Length
183.7 (in.)
183.7 (in.)

Width

Width
73.7 (in.)
73.7 (in.)
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Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
4652 - 4696 (.lbs)
4927 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
225 (hp)
315 (hp)

Torque

Torque
214 (ft. lbs.)
324 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
- TBD - (.lbs)
- TBD - (.lbs)

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
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Standard
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Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
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Optional
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Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
Straight 6 Cylinder
8 Cylinders

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
24.6 (gal.)
24.6 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
18 (mpg)
19 (mpg)

City

City
15 (mpg)
16 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
21 (mpg)
22 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Air Suspension

Air Suspension
Optional
Optional
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Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional
Optional
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Overdrive

CTV Transmission

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Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
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Standard
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Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control
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Standard
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Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
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Standard
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Standard

HID Headlights

HID Headlights
Optional
Optional
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Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Auto Leveling Headlinghts
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Not Available
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Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
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Optional
Optional
Optional

Adaptive Cruise Control

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
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Standard
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Blind Spot Monitor

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Cross Traffic Alert

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
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Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
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Standard
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Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
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Standard
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Standard

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
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Optional
Optional
Optional

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
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Standard
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Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
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Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Seatbelt Airbag

Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration provides consumers with information about crash protection and rollover safety.

Overall
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Front
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Side
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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is a non-profit group which conducts safety testing beyond federal regulations. "Good" is the highest rating.

Moderate Overlap Front
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N/A
Roof Strength
N/A
Driver-side Overlap Front
N/A
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Good
A
Acceptable
M
Marginal
P
Poor

Safety Features

  • 4-wheel anti-lock brakes *
  • Driver & front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system (SRS) w/2-stage smart airbags
  • Front seat side impact airbags
  • Front/rear Head Protection System
  • Auto front safety-belt tensioners & force limiters
  • Auto-locking retractors (ALR) on all passenger safety belts
  • Isofix attachments for attachment of child restraint seats
  • Interlocking door anchoring system for side impacts
  • Dynamic Stability Control-inc: electronic brake proportioning, Dynamic Brake Control, Hill Descent Control & cornering/brake stability enhancement *
  • Auto fuel-pump shutoff upon severe accident impact
  • Battery safety terminal

* Optional Safety Feature

Long-Term Reliability

Reliability results are currently not available.

Safety Recalls (5)

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Fuel System, Gasoline > Delivery > Fuel Pump Jul 30, 2004
Report Receipt Date:
Jul 30, 2004
NHTSA Campaign:
04V402000
Summary:
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE IN-TANK FUEL LINE MAY HAVE BEEN ATTACHED INCORRECTLY.
Consequence:
ENGINE STALLING COULD OCCUR, EVEN THOUGH THE VEHICLE'S FUEL GAUGE INDICATES THAT FUEL IS PRESENT IN THE TANK. DEPENDING UPON TRAFFIC AND ROAD CONDITIONS, THIS COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE IN-TANK SUCTION JET PUMP FUEL LINE AND IF NECESSARY, REATTACH ACCORDING TO SPECIFICATIONS. THIS RECALL BEGAN SEPTEMBER 9, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-831-1117.
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Power Train > Driveline > Differential Unit Nov 3, 2003
Report Receipt Date:
Nov 3, 2003
NHTSA Campaign:
03V475000
Summary:
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE BOLTS THAT HOLD THE FRONT DIFFERENTIAL, THE RIGHT OUTPUT SHAFT HOUSING FLANGE AT THE ENGINE, AND THE RIGHT-HAND ENGINE SUPPORT MAY BE INSUFFICIENTLY TIGHTENED.
Consequence:
WITH PROLONGED DRIVING, THESE BOLTS COULD BECOME LOOSE, CAUSE DAMAGE TO THE ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION HOUSINGS. THE RIGHT OUTPUT SHAFT COULD BECOME DISCONNECTED, AFFECTING THE ABILITY TO CONTROL THE VEHICLE, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND RETIGHTEN THE DRIVETRAIN FASTENERS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN NOVEMBER 28, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-831-1117.
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Power Train > Clutch Assembly > Pedal/linkage Aug 9, 2004
Report Receipt Date:
Aug 9, 2004
NHTSA Campaign:
04V409000
Summary:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES WITH 3.0 L ENGINES AND MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS, IF THE VEHICLE IS IN FIRST GEAR, AND MOVING SLOWLY, WITH THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL HELD IN A CONSTANT POSITION OF LOW ENGINE SPEED AND WITH THE CLUTCH PEDAL HELD IN A PARTIALLY DEPRESSED POSITION, ENGINE SPEED MAY INCREASE.
Consequence:
THE VEHICLE COULD ACCELERATE UNEXPECTEDLY, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE VEHICLE'S DIGITAL ENGINE MANAGEMENT CONTROL UNIT. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 8, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-831-1117.
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Air Bags Jan 14, 2019
Report Receipt Date:
Jan 14, 2019
NHTSA Campaign:
19V015000
Summary:
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2000-2003 525i Sedan, 530i Sedan, 540i Sedan, 525i Sports Wagon and 540i Sports Wagon vehicles, and 2000-2004 X5 SAV 3.0i, X5 SAV 4.4i, and X5 SAV 4.6is vehicles. This recall affects certain vehicles where the original steering wheel has been replaced with the optional sports steering wheel. The sports steering wheel has a frontal air bag inflator that may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, temperature and temperature cycling.
Consequence:
An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Remedy:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicle for an optional sports steering wheel with an affected inflator. Dealers will replace the air bag module as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 4, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
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Power Train > Automatic Transmission > Control Module (tcm, Pcm) Jul 14, 2004
Report Receipt Date:
Jul 14, 2004
NHTSA Campaign:
04V344000
Summary:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 8 AND 12 CYLINDER ENGINES, THE DIGITAL ENGINE MANAGEMENT CONTROL (EMC) UNITS WERE NOT PRODUCED ACCORDING TO SPECIFICATIONS.
Consequence:
AS A RESULT, ENGINE STALLING WILL OCCUR AFTER A SHORT PERIOD OF OPERATION. THE VEHICLE MAY NOT BE ABLE TO RESTART. ALSO, A LOSS OF POWER STEERING AND, AFTER REPEATED ACTUATION OF THE BRAKE PEDAL, A LOSS OF BRAKE POWER ASSIST WILL OCCUR. THESE CONDITIONS COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW DIGITAL ENGINE MANAGEMENT CONTROL UNIT. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 16, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-831-1117.

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