The new 2022 BMW X5 SUV has been recently rendered with a completely different styling that we are not accustomed to seeing. The new large kidney grille is present, and we saw the same design on the last year’s 4 Series Coupe concept. Moreover, BMW X5 is already a handsome-looking SUV and is one of the best in its segment.
However, the manufacturer has made some drastic changes for some reason, and reactions are different. Many believe that the final version will come with a completely different grille, but that’s not going to happen. According to some gossips, alongside X5, the X7 model will also include a super-sized grille.
2022 BMW X5 Exterior
Besides a new super-sized grille, the upcoming 2022 BMW X5 looks refreshed and attractive. Basically, the latest renderings reveal some changes were giving this SUV a unique shape, but not a radical.
Moreover, the next-generation borrows plenty of elements from the 4 Series concept, especially on the front fascia. According to the latest news, the same styling will also be present in the BMW X7 model. However, the problem is not the shape of the grille itself. X5 also features the same aging design language that we saw on almost every BMW model.
BMWs priority is to make a more competitive cabin. So, the new 2022 BMW X5 will feature many upscale materials and advanced techs. Generally, we expect the same layout inside, meaning that this model will come in the form of a five-seater SUV. Comfort is guaranteed, and in this department, you don’t need to worry about it.
In terms of techs, the new model will most likely feature a new infotainment twin 12.3-inch screens, which add a contemporary look on the dash. Moreover, other essential features that must be included are a Panoramic moonroof, Dual-tone interior with metal and glass finish, Automatic climate control, Interior ambient light, and so on.
2022 BMW X5 Engine Specs
The latest 2022 BMW X5 is the SUV that is available with few engine options. First of all, the base model comes with the same 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-6, capable of producing 335 hp and 330 lb-ft of torque. This unit is sending power to an eight-speed auto gearbox and is using an all-wheel-drive system. The next one is a more powerful 4.4-liter twin-turbocharged V8 capable of producing 456 horsepower and 479 lb-ft of torque. This model also comes standard with the xDrive system.
BMW X5 M
Lastly, the most potent engine powers the favorite among trims X5 M model. This unit consists of a 4.4-liter twin-turbo engine that can deliver 523 ponies and 553 lb-ft of twist. Like the models above, this one will also be connected to an 8-speed automatic transmission. However, because it delivers more power, this engine is fuel-hungry and is rated in city/highway fuel economy 16/22 mpg.
Release Date and Price
According to earlier announcements, the new 2022 BMW X5 will arrive in the second half of 2021. Many believe that it will be available to purchase in the summertime. German premium SUVs will be more luxurious, which means it will cost slightly higher. The base model’s price will be around $60,000, while the X5 M model with some options can pass the $90,000 mark.