Safety Features by Model

3.0i $4,860 - $6,217

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

  • 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

4.4i $5,211 - $6,590

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

  • 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

4.8is $5,917 - $8,286

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

  • 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

IIHS Crash Test Ratings

Frontal Ratings Moderate Overlap

Tested vehicle: 2001 BMW X5 3.0i 4-door 4wd

Overall
Head Neck
Chest
Left Leg
Right Leg
Kinematics
Structure

Rear Ratings

Overall
Dynamic
Geometry

IIHS Crash Test Videos

Warranty

Basic Warranty

48 months / 50,000 miles

Drivetrain Warranty

48 months / 50,000 miles

Corrosion Perforation Warranty

72 months / Unlimited distance

Roadside Assistance Coverage

48 months / 50,000 miles

Certified Pre-Owned Warranty

Maximum Age/Mileage:

Certified Pre-Owned Elite with less than 15,000 miles; Certified Pre-Owned with less than 60,000 miles

Basic Warranty Terms

1 year/unlimited miles from expiration of 4-year/50,000-mile new car warranty

Powertrain Warranty

N/A

Dealer Certification Required

196-point inspection

Roadside Assistance

Yes

Deductible

$50

Return/Exchange Policy

N/A

Out-of-Town Repair/Service

Yes

Free Service Loan

Yes

Special Finance Terms

Yes

Transferability

No

Satellite Radio Subscription

3 months

Complimentary Service/Maintenance

No

Recalls

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.