One of the best selling SUV from BMW manufacturer is getting a facelift. The forthcoming 2021 BMW X5 has been recently spied testing without camo. At first look, the same design is present as on the current model with some small changes here and there.
The new mid-size SUV besides refreshed exterior also comes with a spacious and comfortable interior. Generally, it provides an impressive range of standard features such as an adaptive suspension and plenty of power. From what we heard, the manufacturer will damp diesel models and it will use three gasoline engines and one plug-in hybrid.
What Changes Can Be Expected for the 2021 BMW X5 Exterior?
The exterior design of the 2021 BMW X5 will host a few modifications. Generally, you cannot see the difference at the first look, compared to the current model. Moreover, this is still an exceptionally young generation and design doesn’t depart from its predecessors in any drastic way. From what we see, the forthcoming model will be slightly larger in every direction and it will host more prominent grille, sharp-looking LED headlamps and taillights.
Like on the current model, the alloy wheels of 19 inches are standard, while mighty M50i comes with 20-inch rims. However, you can still upgrade optionally to much bigger includes 22-inch versions. Besides, M50i also sports better aerodynamics.
BMW giveth several small modifications to the latest X5. This model is known from its luxurious and spacious cabin that will be more upscale now. Like before it is available as two or three-row seater.
According to the manufacturer, more features from upper trims will be available as the standard equipment. The satellite radio, Android Auto, 12.3-inch Infotainment Screen, HiFi Sound System with 10 Speakers and 205-watt digital Amplifier will be standard for 2021. The Premium Package list is also longer and it includes soft-close doors, rear window shades, gesture control, a head-up display, and a Harman Kardon audio system.
2021 BMW X5 Powertrain Specs
For 2021, the manufacturer will introduce some changes under the hood of the new BMW X5. We heard that this model would be available with three gasoline engines. A 335-hp turbocharged inline-six powers models that wears sDrive40i or xDrive40i badge. The M50i is a great deal and this model features a gutsy 523-hp twin-turbocharged V-8.
From the latest testing, the 40i models can run to 60 mph in 4.9-second, while the M50i shaved 0.7 seconds off that time. All three engines will use the same eight-speed automatic transmission. BMW also stated that plug-in hybrid X5 is also in the works, and it should appear after the release of the models above.
When Will the 2021 BMW X5 Debut and How Much it Will Cost?
The forthcoming 2021 BMW X5 will receive some small refreshments. This model features attractive and aggressive styling, followed by a large and comfy cabin. Moreover, the latest BMW X5 comes with three very potent gasoline engines.
From the latest BMW statement, the new model will arrive next year and it will cost slightly higher than before. The sDrive40i cost now $60,395,while xDrive40i trim goes up $500 to $62,695. By the way, M50i rises to $82,145. However, BMW X5 is still rated bellow models such as Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class and Porsche Cayenne.