BMW X5 0-60 times

Out of all performance specs, nothing but BMW X5 0-60 times can better speak about the vehicle's temper. While horsepower and torque blow smoke in the eyes, X5 zero to sixty specs and average time to run a quarter mile are pretty straightforward metrics allowing to compare against its competitors.

Very often there is no chance of doing X5 0-to-60 test personally and making conclusions from the experience of the other drivers is the last thing you want.

Conducting a trustworthy test drive requires following a strict methodology that is intended to eliminate the inconsistent circumstances like weather, tires, surface, engine temperature. It is always better to leave it for professionals.


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The cold air part is also important in making more power. Cold air is denser and contains more oxygen molecules than warm air does. So if you can get cooler air into your BMW X5 engine, your car will be able to mix more fuel with that air, making more power. Combine that with the more air through the larger and less restrictive filter and intake tube and you can see up to a 15-20 horsepower increase. K&N has even reported an estimated increase of 56.96 horsepower out of the 57-2571 intake for 2007-2009 Shelby GT500!


2021 BMW X5 0-60 times, all trims

Trim0-60 times, 1/4 mile
sDrive40i 4dr 4x2 Sports Activity Vehicle
335 Hp, 330 Lb-Ft., 4828 Weight, 21 City / 26 Hwy mpg
5.2 sec, 13.8 @ 0
xDrive40i 4dr All-wheel Drive Sports Activity Vehicle
335 Hp, 330 Lb-Ft., 4863 Weight, 21 City / 25 Hwy mpg
5.2 sec, 13.8 @ 0
M50i 4dr All-wheel Drive Sports Activity Vehicle
523 Hp, 553 Lb-Ft., 5260 Weight, 16 City / 22 Hwy mpg
5.2 sec, 13.8 @ 0

2020 BMW X5 0-60 times, all trims

Trim0-60 times, 1/4 mile
sDrive40i 4dr 4x2 Sports Activity Vehicle
335 Hp, 330 Lb-Ft., N/A mpg
5.2 sec, 13.8 @ 0
xDrive40i 4dr All-wheel Drive Sports Activity Vehicle
335 Hp, 330 Lb-Ft., 4991 Weight, 20 City / 26 Hwy mpg
5.2 sec, 13.8 @ 0
xDrive50i 4dr All-wheel Drive Sports Activity Vehicle
456 Hp, 479 Lb-Ft., 5095 Weight, 17 City / 22 Hwy mpg
5.2 sec, 13.8 @ 0
M50i 4dr All-wheel Drive Sports Activity Vehicle
523 Hp, 553 Lb-Ft., 5260 Weight, N/A mpg
5.2 sec, 13.8 @ 0

2019 BMW X5 0-60 times, all trims

Trim0-60 times, 1/4 mile
xDrive40i 4dr All-wheel Drive Sports Activity Vehicle
335 Hp, 330 Lb-Ft., 4991 Weight, 20 City / 26 Hwy mpg
4 sec, 12.2 @ 0
xDrive50i 4dr All-wheel Drive Sports Activity Vehicle
456 Hp, 479 Lb-Ft., 5095 Weight, 17 City / 22 Hwy mpg
4 sec, 12.2 @ 0

Car And Driver Results

Zero to 60 mph 4.8 sec
Zero to 100 mph 12.5 sec
Rolling start, 5-60 mph 5.8 sec
Top gear, 30-50 mph 2.9 sec
Top gear, 50-70 mph 3.7 sec
Standing ¼-mile 13.5 sec @ 103 mph
Braking, 70-0 mph 172 ft
Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad 0.88 g
Source: С&D

2018 BMW X5 0-60 times, all trims

Trim0-60 times, 1/4 mile
xDrive50i 4dr All-wheel Drive Sports Activity Vehicle
445 Hp, 480 Lb-Ft., 5150 Weight, 15 City / 21 Hwy mpg
4.7 sec, 13.1 @ 95
sDrive35i 4dr 4x2 Sports Activity Vehicle
300 Hp, 300 Lb-Ft., 4680 Weight, 18 City / 25 Hwy mpg
6.1 sec, 14.8 @ 82
xDrive35i 4dr All-wheel Drive Sports Activity Vehicle
300 Hp, 300 Lb-Ft., 4790 Weight, 18 City / 24 Hwy mpg
6.1 sec, 14.8 @ 82
xDrive35d 4dr All-wheel Drive Sports Activity Vehicle
255 Hp, 413 Lb-Ft., 4930 Weight, 23 City / 29 Hwy mpg
6.5 sec, 15 @ 78

Car And Driver Results

Zero to 60 mph 6.0 sec
Zero to 100 mph 16.3 sec
Rolling start, 5-60 mph 6.9 sec
Top gear, 30-50 mph 3.5 sec
Top gear, 50-70 mph 4.7 sec
Standing ¼-mile 14.6 sec @ 95 mph
Braking, 70-0 mph 178 ft
Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad 0.81 g
Source: С&D

2017 BMW X5 0-60 times, all trims

Trim0-60 times, 1/4 mile
xDrive50i 4dr All-wheel Drive Sports Activity Vehicle
445 Hp, 480 Lb-Ft., 5150 Weight, 15 City / 21 Hwy mpg
4.7 sec, 13.1 @ 95
sDrive35i 4dr 4x2 Sports Activity Vehicle
300 Hp, 300 Lb-Ft., 4680 Weight, 18 City / 25 Hwy mpg
6.1 sec, 14.8 @ 82
xDrive35i 4dr All-wheel Drive Sports Activity Vehicle
300 Hp, 300 Lb-Ft., 4790 Weight, 18 City / 24 Hwy mpg
6.1 sec, 14.8 @ 82
xDrive35d 4dr All-wheel Drive Sports Activity Vehicle
255 Hp, 413 Lb-Ft., 4930 Weight, 24 City / 31 Hwy mpg
6.5 sec, 15 @ 78


BMW X5 0-60 mph acceleration across years

Year of a Model0-60 times1/4 mile times
2021

5.2 sec

13.8 @ 0 mph
2020

5.2 sec

13.8 @ 0 mph
2019

4 sec

12.2 @ 0 mph
2018

4.7 - 6.5 sec

13.1 @ 95 - 15 @ 78 mph
2017

4.7 - 6.5 sec

13.1 @ 95 - 15 @ 78 mph
2016

4.7 - 6.5 sec

13.1 @ 95 - 15 @ 78 mph
2015

4.7 - 6.5 sec

13.1 @ 109 - 15 @ 86 mph
2014

4.7 - 6.5 sec

13.1 @ 98 - 15 @ 86 mph
2013

5.1 - 6.7 sec

13.8 @ 89 - 14.7 @ 78 mph
2012

6.9 - 9.3 sec

15.1 @ 89 - 16.8 @ 78 mph
2011

6.9 - 9.3 sec

15.1 @ 89 - 16.8 @ 78 mph
2010

6.5 - 9.1 sec

15.1 @ 89 - 16.8 @ 79 mph
2009

6.5 - 9.2 sec

15.1 @ 89 - 16.9 @ 78 mph
2008

6.5 - 8 sec

15.2 @ 88 - 16.2 @ 80 mph
2007

6.5 - 8 sec

15.2 @ 88 - 16.2 @ 80 mph
2006

6.2 - 9.3 sec

14.9 @ 91 - 16.7 @ 80 mph
2005

6.2 - 9.3 sec

14.9 @ 91 - 16.7 @ 80 mph
2004

6.3 - 9.3 sec

14.9 @ 87 - 16.7 @ 80 mph
2003

6.4 - 9.1 sec

14.9 @ 87 - 16.6 @ 80 mph
2002

6.7 - 9.3 sec

15.8 @ 0 - 16.9 @ 0 mph
2001

7.6 - 9.1 sec

16.2 @ 0 - 16.6 @ 0 mph
2000

7.6 sec

16.2 @ 0 mph

The original X5, one of the first luxury SUVs to enter the market, has only improved on this popular format with every following generation. This 2021 X5, which is part of the fourth generation, debuted just a couple of years ago, is an impressively luxurious and capable SUV. If you search for high productivity, luxury cabin design, or state-of-the-art technology, the X5 comes with it. Also, this year there's a new plug-in hybrid X5.

However, compared to those early days of the X5, there are plenty of rivalries for mid-size SUV'sSUV's for 2021. One of the most direct competitors of the X5 is the Mercedes Benz GLE. It contains some of the same characteristics and some trims and variants of performance, which match the X5. The Porsche Cayenne should be even considered whether you are prepared to invest more in its type's motor vehicle. The BMW X7 is effectively an X5 with more rear passenger and cargo room if you need any more space. However, if you want the X5, review our X5 Professional Ranking for an in-depth assessment.

The xDrive40i has been tested. The 6-cylinder engine is efficient enough to react to everyday trips. If you prefer this engine or the V8, the X5 is one of the fastest available SUVs with a no-performance orientation. BMW also provides an optional off-road kit that boosts the capacity of X5 to take dirt roads and trails.

However, handling and steering are less remarkable. The steering doesn't make you feel too much for the road, and when you move along the X5, the X5 will feel very frail and float unless you add the Sport mode. The X5 is easy to drive for casual traveling, and its 8-speed transmission allows quick and smooth gearshifts.

The 2021 BMW X5 is available in four trim editions – sDrive40i, xDrive40i, xDrive45e and X5 M50i. Except for the base sDrive40i, all trim editions come with BMW'sBMW's xDrive all-wheel drive. Five-passenger seating is usual, and the additional third row raises capacity to seven.

The main difference between sDrive40i and xDrive40i is that the xDrive40i uses an all-wheel drive, while the sDrive40i comes with rear-wheel drive. Both trim editions have such standard options as turbocharged 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine (335 horsepower, 330 lb-ft), automatic transmission with eight speeds, adaptive LED headlights, 19-inch wheels, adaptive suspension dampers, panoramic sunroof, artificial leather upholstery, power-adjustable front seats with heating, keyless entry with push-button start, electronic tool cluster, 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system, wireless access to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, audio system with ten speakers.

The standard safety options and driver aids include adaptive cruise control, alert of lane departure, blind-spot display, rear cross-traffic warning, and forward collision mitigation.

The sDrive40i and xDrive40i can offer such additional features as individual options (front and rear seats with heating, heated front armrests and steering wheel, third-row seating, adjustable air suspension, advanced M Sport brakes), M Sport kit (20-inch wheels, M Sport steering wheel, M Sport exterior trim), Convenience kit (remote start, automatic climate control with 4 zones, charging with no wire, Wi-Fi hotspot), Premium kit (comes with the Convenience kit plus adaptive laser headlights, panoramic glass roof with built-in LEDs, glass-trimmed shifter and infotainment knob, rear window shades), Driving Assistance kit (includes advanced cruise control with traffic assist of stop-and-go and steering assist on the highway) and Luxury Seating kit (20-way power-adjustable front seats with ventilation and massage functions, leather upholstery).

The xDrive45e is fresh for 2021. It is a Plug-in Hybrid with approximately 30 miles of all-electric drive power that is more than double what is estimated in X5'sX5's last hybrid plug-in. It uses an electric motor-coupled, turbo-loaded six-cylinder engine. The overall output is 389 horsepower.

The options and features of the xDrive45e, sDrive40i and xDrive40i are the same, but the xDrive45e does not provide a third-row seat.

The M50i is a middle level between the base X5 and the bonkers X5 M. It is equipped with a turbocharged 4.4-liter V8 (523 hp, 553 lb-ft) and has various performance features. It contains all features of lower models, but it also offers M Sport brakes, M Sport-tuned adaptive suspension and all-wheel-drive, M Sport steering wheel, 20-inch wheels, leather upholstery, Harman Kardon audio system with sixteen speakers, 20-way power-adjustable front seats, automatic climate control with four zones, charging without wire, Optional Premium and Optional Executive kits.

We recommend you save money and stay with the X5 XDrive40i. Its six-cylinder turbocharged engine is often very powerful, and the list of standard and optional features is the same on the more expensive models.

 



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