Heart of X5 Expedition remains same as expensive variant. BMW 3.0 litre TwinPower Turbo diesel engine with in-line 6 cylinder already seen in BMW 530d and 730d sedans producing max. power of 255 hp @ 4,000 rpm and peak torque of 560 Nm @ 1,500 – 3,000 rpm does duty in X5 as well, coupled to 8 speed automatic transmission (AWD). 0 to 100 kmph sprint takes 6.9 seconds; top speed is 230 kmph.
Key differences between regular and lower variants of BMW X5 Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) can be seen in features offered. Base model looses titanium finish on front grille, LED headlamps & fog lamps, chrome touchup on exhaust pipes, 600W Harman Kardon system, BMW Apps, Navigation system, 26 cm infotainment display with DVD facility, hard drive storage, handwriting recognition, seat lumbar support, foldable third row seats, sports gearbox, paddle shifters, launch control, and the like.
Check out feature wise comparison of BMW X5 variants below: