Launched at the 2013 Frankfurt International Motor Show, BMW X5 is a luxury crossover SUV manufactured and marketed by the German automobile manufacturer. The car comes in a number of variants including: xDrive25d, sDrive25d, xDrive30d, xDrive40d, xDrive50i and xDrive35i.
2016 BMW X5 xDrive35i – Body Appearance:
The xDrive35i will be constructed with a number of materials including high tensile steel, magnesium, aluminum and thermoplastics. The car will also get some design elements from the X3. The body looks quite appealing and contemporary with a low belt line and a tapered roofline. The automaker will provide a variety of classic colors to meet specific styles of many people. You can expect colors such as pyrite brown metallic, ruby black metallic, glacier silver, mineral silver and imperial blue.
The front end of 2016 BMW X5 xDrive35i will carry the features of a typical modern-day BMW car. There will be a kidney grille, a stylish bumper and LED headlights. The sides appear to resemble those of C-class and Mustang model. There will be side sculpturing which will make the car look slimmer. The sides will also feature some scoop-outs which will improve the car’s aerodynamics. Revised LED headlights will be the major highlights in the rear end.
The interior of 2016 BMW X5 xDrive35i will also be based on the outgoing model. You can expect wood trim and black leather upholstery in most components of the cabin. The automaker will make the interior look sportier by including a full merino leather trim and ivory-white leather. Concerning space, the cabin will be designed to provide comfortable head and legroom as well as an ample room for the passengers’ luggage. 2016 BMW X5 xDrive35i will get a good share of advanced technologies. It will come with electric power steering, a heating and ventilation system in the seats and a state-of-the-art infotainment system on the center console. This system will feature a larger display screen, a powerful audio system and a navigation system. You can expect more tech features such as USB ports, Bluetooth and Smartphone integration.
The safety and security system of 2016 BMW X5 xDrive35i will be composed of features such as BMW parking assist, traffic jam assist, airbags, lane keep assist, seatbelts, blind-spot monitor, ABS, adaptive cruise control and rearview camera.
2016 BMW X5 xDrive35i – Engine Specs and Competition:
According to the automaker, the upcoming crossover will be fitted with a 3.0-liter I6 engine. This powertrain is capable of producing 300 hp and 453 lb-ft. An 8-speed automatic transmission system will be brought in to transfer power to the wheels and support an all-wheel drive.
The car will take 6.1 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph. Concerning fuel economy, the crossover will record 18 mpg city and 24 mpg highway. In addition, this model will record reduced CO2 emission rates.
You can expect the following cars to limit sales of the new BMW crossover: Volvo XC90, Audi Q7, Range Rover Sport, Acura MDX, Mercedes-Benz M-Class, Lincoln Navigator, Cadillac Escalade and Lexus GX460.
2016 BMW X5 xDrive35i – Expected Launch and Price:
The price of the upcoming 2016 BMW X5 xDrive35i will be fixed at $57,000. Yeah, it will be an expensive crossover utility vehicle but will offer the best value for your money. As for the release date, the mid-size SUV will be spotted in the showrooms at the end of the first half of 2016.