BMW finally announced that their new 2016 BMW X5 is ready to be launched. This model was first introduced in 1999, and we have seen three generations of this luxurious crossover so far. Those customers who prefer class and style will soon be offered a piece of perfection once this excellent SUV hits the market. We will soon find out what do we get with the latest version of the new BMW X5 2016.
2016 BMW X5 redesign
The 2016 BMW X5 arrives redesigned and improved, just like we expect from BMW. This vehicle will arrive as a handsome SUV. Of course, the company decided to keep its outstanding look so the new model sports a kidney grille, LED lights, and sizeable wheels. The overall weight of the vehicle has been reduced thanks to the use of lightweight materials such as aluminum. Of course, the weight of the vehicle plays a significant role when it comes to fuel consumption, and since the company decided to reduce the weight of the 2016 BMW X5, therefore the vehicle will reduce fuel consumption. Basically, the overall look of the vehicle is quite aggressive thanks to the classic grille, sharp-looking headlights and of course muscular hood.
As for the interior of the newcomer, just like the exterior design we can expect a pure perfection. A great number of latest technologies and high-quality materials make the cabin of the 2016 BMW X5 to be one of the most appealing cabins of all times. The most interesting features include satellite radio and environment control. Many people think that the cabin of the upcoming model looks much alike the cabin of the previous model. Of course, it is a comfortable cabin but we need more than comfort. We will have to wait before the company reveals some juicy details about technological features.
BMW X5 2016 specs
Since the contemporary market requires much more than an average engine, the company decided to improve the engines of the new BMW X5 2016. The M performance model will come with excellent powertrain – a 4.4-liter V8 TwinPower Turbo powerplant. The engine is paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission. It appears that it will be capable of generating up to 570 hp and 750 lb-ft of torque. We also expect e-Drive hybrid powertrain which combines a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with electric motor for 309 of total horsepower. Those customers who prefer diesel engines won’t be deprived because a diesel version will also be available. The diesel variant is a 3.0-liter V6 turbocharged power unit which delivers up to 255 horsepower and 413 lb-ft of torque.
2016 BMW X5 release date and price
The new BMW X5 2016 release date is set for this fall for Hybrid and M models while diesel variant should come few months after them. The 2016 BMW X5 price will be different for different models: the Hybrid version will cost just under $55,000 while X5 M model will cost almost twice than Hybrid – according to BMW officials it will start at $99,650.