BMW's X5 luxury- crossover SUV for 2016 may not return the same smooth ride as a Lexus RX or Audi Q7, but in the areas of acceleration and dynamic handling abilities, only the Porsche Cayenne comes close. Whether it's the plug-in hybrid or muscular M, the X5 has the power to deliver miles of smiles.
You'll Like The 2016 BMW X5 If...
If your next SUV needs to be as adept on the road as the best sports sedan, BMW's 2016 X5 SUV tops a very short list of potential candidate. With a wide variety of powertrain options, there's an X5 for just about anyone willing to spend $50,000 or more.
You May Not Like The 2016 BMW X5 If...
If you're looking for a luxury SUV with a smooth ride and a lower price tag, a better choice might be the Lexus RX 350, Acura MDX or Audi Q7. If you need a roomy, useful 3rd-row seat, a larger Mercedes-Benz GL or Infiniti QX80 might be worth a look.
Very smooth drive.
Love how it takes corners.
At 65 mph feels like 30 mph.
Love the color.
Love the leather interior.
It's so comfortable.
It's a bit high to get into, so if you are short not the best choice.
It's tight on the road.
No engine noise.
Love how it has sport and comfort ride zones.
Love heated seats and steering wheel.
Love the moon roof.
It's a great car.
It is the only car I have ever driven where I feel like I am the safest and the safety rating is very high.
I have a secure feeling when driving the car.
It has GPS built in, so I never feel like i'll get lost in the car.
It is already at 77, 000 miles and I have only owned it two years.
Just put about $300 into it with this recent oil change, as it needed new brake fluid and new air filter.
BMW service is very high end service and I am very happy with the service dealer I deal with.
I am likely never going to buy another car that is not BMW.
Run flat tires should be available on other cars. But they are not.
This is the third one I have owned, so I really like them. The car is reliable, roomy, anode comfortable. Great sound system and other features. A very important feature is the run-flat tires that give you the ability to dry with a flat, for a safe distance. I often drive by myself, sometimes at night, on a two to three hour trip. I feel much safer in this car.
Family friendly, quick, nice luv!
BMW x5 is great! Awesome comfort, perfect size for hauling kids around with all their sporting equipment or taking families around to look at homes in the real estate world. The gas mileage is not as good as I was expecting based on what was advertised, but it is not terrible for being a crossover luv.
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Safety Recalls (1)
Electrical System > Wiring
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2016 X5 xDrive40e vehicles manufactured July 29, 2015, to September 9, 2015. The affected vehicles have a Digital Motor Electronic (DME) control unit that may have a loose electrical ground cable, possibly causing an under-voltage condition which would result in the transmission shifting to neutral.
If the vehicle unexpectedly shifts to neutral, there would be an increased risk of a crash.
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the ground cable, free of charge. The recall began February 6, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
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