2003 BMW X5
In remarkable driving shape. Good, strong engine and transmission. Had BMW mechanic look over the entire vehicle. Only issues found were electric problems with doors and tailgate, and non-working windshield wipers. Also the GPS unit housed in the dash is worthless.
2001 BMW X5
Yes, I used CARFAX and found it very helpful in making my purchase. Having a history is essential for making an intelligent buy since it lets one know if the vehicle has been taken care of in the past according to factory requirements.
Definitely worth the price to give peace of mind!
2012 BMW X5
I purchased this vehicle in the diesel version with loads of accessories for about half the price as it has over 50K miles in just two years. This car was maintained perfectly as most BMW's are because of the service incentives BMW has in place.
I expect to get 200K plus miles out this vehicle. Great ride Too.
by BART A.
2009 BMW X5
So far this SUV has been excellent. The only thing of concern is that I put 2000 miles on it and I've had to add a quart of oil already. This is a known issue with x5's with v8 engines. Other than that the vehicle has been spectacular. We'll see what happens a year from now.
2005 BMW X5
Watch for a noise from engine when cold, we found out after purchase, Requires belt tensioner for $500, otherwise awesome vehicle.
Used BMW X5 Information
A luxury midsize SUV, the BMW X5 is a direct competitor to models like the Audi Q5, Acura MDX, Lexus RX and the Land Rover LR4. The X5 was initially introduced to the market as a 2000 model, which represented BMW's first entry into the SUV segment. BMW markets the X5 as an SAV, or Sports Activity Vehicle, in order to remind potential buyers of its impressive on-road handing and practicality.
In many ways there was not an SUV on the market quite like the BMW X5 upon its introduction, and the German manufacturer has continued to improve the vehicle, both in terms of its performance and features. The first-generation BMW X5 (E53) was offered from 2000 to 2006. It was initially offered with a 4.4-liter V8 engine, a five-speed automatic transmission and standard all-wheel drive. A 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine became standard starting with the 2001 model year, with the V8 available as an option. Starting in 2002 a 4.6-liter V8 became available, and a revamped 4.4-liter V8 and a six-speed automatic transmission rolled out for the 2004 model year.
The second version of the X5, known as the E70, arrived as a 2007 model and was produced until 2013. This version continued to offer six-cylinder and V8 engine choices, with a turbodiesel six-cylinder engine making its way to the options list in 2009. An X5 M version was also made available at the top of the range, packing a turbocharged V8 that produces an impressive 555 horsepower. The availability of a third-row seat also means that the second-generation X5 can seat up to seven, and cargo space also improved with the 2007 redesign.
The second-generation X5 received mid-cycle updates for 2011 that included a new turbocharged six-cylinder engine as standard equipment. An eight-speed automatic transmission was also introduced, and a turbocharged V8 was optional.
BMW rolled out the third-generation X5 (F15) as a 2014 model. Available in sDrive35i, xDrive35i, xDrive35d and xDrive50i trims, the current X5 is available with three engine choices. The base sDrive35i is a rear-wheel drive model that features a turbocharged six-cylinder engine that produces 300 horsepower. The xDrive35i trim adds all-wheel drive, and the xDrive35d features a turbodiesel six-cylinder engine that makes 255 horsepower and an impressive 413 pound-feet of torque. At the top of the model line, the X5 xDrive50i comes with a turbocharged 4.4-liter V8 that produces 445 horsepower. An eight-speed automatic transmission is standard on all models.
With three generations, an available third row and numerous engine choices, the BMW X5 continues to stand out as a luxury midsize SUV that offers plenty of variety within the used car market.