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BMW X5 Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 6
First production year: 2000
Engines: Mild hybrid diesel, Gasoline, Diesel, Hybrid
Body style: SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle)
 

2018 - Present

The fourth generation of the BMW X5 was introduced in 2018 and, after 2.2 million units sold from its previous three generations, it reached a high level of maturity. The BMW X5 was one of the most popular premium SUVs on the market. Its high volume of sales convinced the German car-maker to improve the vehicle up to a level hard to reach by any of its competitors. The massive grille desig...

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mild hybrid diesel engines:

  BMW X5 (G05) 30d xDrive 8AT AWD (286 HP)

  BMW X5 (G05) 40d xDrive 8AT AWD (340 HP)

gasoline engines:

  BMW X5 (G05) 30Li xDrive 8AT AWD (China)

  BMW X5 (G05) 40Li xDrive 8AT AWD China)

  BMW X5 (G05) M50i xDrive 8AT (530 HP)

  BMW X5 (G05) xDrive40i 8AT AWD (340 HP)

  BMW X5 (G05) xDrive50i V8 8AT AWD (462 HP)

diesel engines:

  BMW X5 (G05) M50d 8AT (400 HP)

  BMW X5 (G05) M50d 8AT 7 Seats (400 HP)

  BMW X5 (G05) xDrive 30d 8AT 7 Seats AWD (265 HP)

  BMW X5 (G05) xDrive 30d 8AT AWD (265 HP)

2014 - 2018

In 2014, BMW came with the third generation of its revolutionary SUV that held the crown for the sales in its segment. Considering this, it had to be one step ahead of the competition. In times when all the 4x4 vehicles were big and chassis-based, BMW took the chance when it owned the Land Rover brand and, with their know-how, the BMW engineers built an SUV with no transfer case, no low-gear ...

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2010 - 2014

In February 2010, BMW introduced a new facelift for the X5 SUV. The facelift mildly affected the car's front and rear fascia, with the most easily distinguishable being the restyled front bumper and front apron and restyled taillights. The rear bumper and tailpipe surrounds were also redesigned. The new BMW X5 is equipped with adaptive brake lights, runflat safety tires and a tire defect in...

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2007 - 2009

The German carmaker introduced the second generation of the X5 in 2007, improving the entire vehicle from top to bottom. While the first generation of the X5 was based on the BMW 5-Series E39, its successor came with a new platform. Apart from the height, all of the other measurements were increased. Thus, the second generation of the X5 became the first BMW to offer a 7-seat option in the Ge...

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2003 - 2007

The first generation of the BMW X5 was introduced in 1999 and, following the success of SUV success, it prepared a major facelift for it that was introduced in 2003. When BMW owned the Land Rover brand, it worked together with the British brand about how to build a successful SUV. Both brands had experience in luxury products, but only Land Rover had a true off-road heritage. The hill descent...

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2000 - 2003

The 3 series started its career in the '70s only in coupe form but evolved over the years into a full line of bodyworks. But the coupe was not dropped and, in the third 3-series, the coupe played an important role in the market. It was shown in late 1990 and the sales started in 1991. The E36 was a complete change in the 3-series design. From the exposed rounded headlights to newly devel...

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