BMW India launched the 2019 new generation of the X5 today and the price starts from Rs. 72.90 lakh(ex-showroom) for the xDrive30d Sport. Also, the new X5 is available in xDrive30d xLine and xDrive40i M Sport trims. New BMW X5 competes against the likes of Audi Q7, Mercedes-Benz GLE and the Volvo XC90.
New X5 2019 is now larger in dimensions than its predecessor. It is now based on the CLAR platform which is a modular platform of steel, aluminium and carbon fibre. CLAR platform currently does its duty on BMW 5-series, 7-series and the X3. 2019 X5 receives massive upgrades in design as well as in the equipment list. Front-end of the X5 now wears larger signature kidney grill while the front bumper is redesigned with larger air-vents. New X5 gets all-LED headlight setup which is now adaptive. Foglamps are now all-LED as well. LED taillamps give the new X5 an impressive appearance. Also, the new X5 2019 now offers an option of 21-inch alloy wheels in India.
BMW X5 Interior –
Interior of the new BMW X5 has more space to offer.
The features of the new X5 2019 includes –
- Digital instrument cluster,
- floating infotainment system
- The iDrive system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support
- Voice command and gesture control
- Four-zone climate control and displays for the rear passengers
- Parking assist plus(automated parking without driver involvement)
- Two-axel sir suspension to offer better comfort and adaptive ground clearance
The new BMW X5 2019 offers two engine options in India to choose from. Diesel is the 3.0-litre Twin-turbo straight six motor which generates 267 PS of power and 620 Nm of torque. Petrol is the 3.0-litre turbo unit capable of churning out 336 PS of power and 450 Nm of torque. The super-smart 8-speed ZF gearbox will perform its duty on both the engines. Also, the all-wheel-drive system is standard across the range.
New BMW X5 Price in India 2019 –
Price of the new BMW X5 2019 starts from Rs. 72.90 lakh (ex-showroom) in India. It is available in xDrive30d Sport, xDrive30d xLine and xDrive40i M Sport trims. Top-spec xDrive40i M Sport trim of the new BMW X5 2019 costs Rs.82.4 lakh (ex-showroom).
New BMW X5 2019 Highlights –
Length – 4922 mm (36 mm longer)
Width – 2004 mm (66 mm wider)
Height – 1745 mm (19 mm taller)
Wheelbase – 2975 mm (42 mm longer)
Ground Clearance – 214 mm
Boot Space – 650 litres (1860 litres with folded 2nd-row seats)
The new BMW X5 2019 directly competes against Audi Q7, Volvo XC 90, Range Rover Velar, Mercedes-Benz GLE and Porsche Cayenne in India.