2012 BMW X5 xDrive35d Diesel Review
2012 BMW X5 xDrive35d Diesel Review - After last year’s changes, 2012 BMW X5 xDrive35d back with some standard features that were previously as optional. Most outstanding is the navigation system are now standard. This is a vehicle in luxury crossover SUV segment since a decade ago still remain in the top list. With potent and efficient engines, athletic handling, huge list of features, luxurious and comfortable interior, steadfast high-speed stability. As a luxury crossover, 2012 BMW X5 xDrive35d offers virtually every modern convenience as expected the luxury crossover buyer. Improvements on “BMW’s iDrive interface” makes this feature easier to use. The buyer also has several engine options, ranging from the turbocharged six-cylinder or V8 twin-turbo or diesel engine with rich torque.
With all features provided, of course 2012 BMW X5 xDrive35d prices are now more expensive than ever. Even so, 2012 BMW X5 xDrive35d remains a major among the competitors. Infiniti FX, Acura MDX, and Land Rover LR4 is worth considering and may be leaving a lot of money in your bank account. And do not overlook the Mercedes M-Class, is redesigned for this year. But 2012 BMW X5 xDrive35d hard to beat.
Engine Performances and Safety
2012 BMW X5 xDrive35d with all-wheel drive powered by a 3.0-liter turbodiesel engine inline-6 Double overhead cam (DOHC) direct injection that produces 425 ft-lb of torque @ 1750 rpm and 265 horsepower @ 4200 rpm. The engine is mated to a six-speed shiftable automatic transmission. In performance tests, 2012 BMW X5 xDrive35d accelerates from 0-60 mph in 7.2 seconds. Estimated EPA fuel economy at 19 mpg city/26 mpg highway.
Standard Safety features on 2012 BMW X5 xDrive35d includes 4-wheel ABS, front and rear head airbags, dual front side-mounted airbags, child seat anchors, remote anti-theft alarm system, emergency braking assist, front and rear ventilated disc brakes, rear door child safety locks, cornering lights, daytime running lights, engine immobilizer, front fog/driving lights, auto delay off headlamps, dusk sensing headlamps, xenon high intensity discharge headlamp, 2 front headrests, 3 rear headrests, passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation, rear center 3-point belt, front seatbelt pretensioners, stability control, traction control, electronic brakeforce distribution, front power adjustable headrests, rear height adjustable headrests, post-collision safety system, passenger head restraint whiplash protection system, emergency braking preparation, driver head restraint whiplash protection system, adaptive headlights, self-leveling headlights, tire pressure monitoring and brake drying. In brake testing, 2012 BMW X5 xDrive35d came to a stop from 60 mph in a just-average 121 feet.
Standard Equipment and Pricing
2012 BMW X5 xDrive35d sold to the market with prices ranging MSRP from $56,700 and comes with standard equipment that includes 18-inch wheels, foglights, roof rails, automatic and adaptive xenon headlights, automatic wipers, leatherette premium vinyl upholstery, heated front seats, a power tailgate with adjustable opening height, cruise control, parking sensors, panoramic sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, 10-way power front seats, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, auto-dimming mirrors, BMW Assist telematics with Bluetooth and a 12-speaker sound system with HD radio, an iPod/USB audio interface, a CD player and an auxiliary audio jack.
2012 BMW X5 xDrive35d Interior
BMW X5 has a well-known interior layout is simple but elegant, with high quality materials and solid construction. Comfortable front seats, molded to fit various body types. The second row seats are mounted slightly too low to the floor giving a lot of headroom, and a special third-row seats to accommodate children. With the second row seats folded, cargo space is available 75 cubic feet.
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