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BMW X5

  • tickLuxurious interior ambience
  • tickQuiet and smooth engines
  • tickDecent equipment levels

BMW X5 SUV (2018 - )

The BMW X5 is a luxury car first and foremost, but one that comes with the added prestige of a BMW badge and an SUV body, along with a little bit off-roading ability. It’s comfortable and quiet in all guises, well-equipped and crammed full of the latest technology. Naturally, none of that comes cheap, though.
Our verdict

Is the BMW X5 a good car?

How we rated this car out of 5 on the following

BMW X5 running costs

Is it economically good?

BMW X5 safety

How well it assists you to stay safe.

BMW X5 features

Driver technology, media, and styling.

BMW X5 reliability

How durable it is.

BMW X5 interior

Driver and passenger space, materials, boot size etc.

BMW X5 performance

How it feels to drive across the engine range.

Our expert review

See what our expert review team say about this car

There isn’t enough of a price difference between the entry-level petrol and diesel X5s for that to be the deciding factor. Instead, buyers need to consider their likely use of the car, as the xDrive30d is considerably more economical over long distances than the xDrive40i. Conversely, the petrol version should be cheaper to maintain. The M50d sits between them in terms of economy, but is significantly more expensive to buy, insure and maintain in terms of tyre wear. If money’s no object there’s also the 530 horsepower M50i, its petrol V8 decisively putting performance above all other considerations with a price premium to match. Low-mileage drivers should seriously consider the xDrive45e hybrid, the 37g/km CO2 rating making it far more attractive in tax terms.

Generally speaking BMW X5 has strong resale values, which helps keep ownership costs down, even if all models are in high insurance groups.
There isn’t enough of a price difference between the entry-level petrol and diesel X5s for that to be the deciding factor. Instead, buyers need to consider their likely use of the car, as the xDrive30d is considerably more economical over long distances than the xDrive40i. Conversely, the petrol version should be cheaper to maintain. The M50d sits between them in terms of economy, but is significantly more expensive to buy, insure and maintain in terms of tyre wear. If money’s no object there’s also the 530 horsepower M50i, its petrol V8 decisively putting performance above all other considerations with a price premium to match. Low-mileage drivers should seriously consider the xDrive45e hybrid, the 37g/km CO2 rating making it far more attractive in tax terms.

Generally speaking BMW X5 has strong resale values, which helps keep ownership costs down, even if all models are in high insurance groups.

BMW X5 buying and leasing deals

With 276 new and 1,585 used BMW X5 cars available on Auto Trader, we have the largest range of cars for sale across the UK.

BRAND NEW DEALS

Find 192 brand new BMW X5s

NEW & USED CARS

Find 1861 new & used BMW X5s

LEASING DEALS

Find 35 BMW X5s to lease

Price range

Find out how much the BMW X5 new and used cars sell for on Auto Trader

Most popular trims on Auto Trader

M Sport
£5,890 to £88,009
Find 1,172 cars
30d
£5,950 to £81,610
Find 740 cars
40d
£7,490 to £75,995
Find 331 cars
M50d
£15,800 to £91,344
Find 280 cars
SE
£4,995 to £31,985
Find 264 cars
d
£1,200 to £12,490
Find 133 cars

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Electric and hybrids

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