2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e release date, changes, specs, price

2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e review, changes, specs, price

The 2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e will be presented next month in China, at the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show. This plug-in-hybrid luxury SUV combines proven BMW petrol engine and electric motor for better fuel economy and better performance. We expect to see the next BMW X5 2016 xDrive40e on the US roads in late months of this year.

2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e redesign


Exclusive, bespoke design discuss the model’s exterior clearly determine the BMW X5 xDrive40e as a timeless sports activity automobile while likewise making its special hybrid abilities plain to see. The most noticeable feature is the charging connection for the high-voltage battery situated in the left front wing. Blue light results likewise appear here at the start of the charging procedure to indicate the circulation of energy. The exhaust system on the BMW X5 xDrive40e has a twin-tailpipe design with trapezoidal suggestions. Besides the design badge at the front of the car’s flanks, the “eDrive” logo design currently familiar from the BMW i models graces the tailgate, the door sill strips with their blue background color, in addition to the centre console. The Adaptive LED Headlights, Comfort Access, as well as the full selection of 19- and 20-inch light-alloy wheels, are readily available to purchase for the BMW X5 xDrive40e. 18-inch light-alloy wheels in double-spoke design are fitted as requirement.


The BMW X5 xDrive40e comes as conventional with a black-panel instrument cluster which has actually had hybrid-specific functions added to its array of readouts. The Driving Experience Control switch setting is likewise suggested, as is the operating mode picked with the eDrive button. Depending upon the picked drive mode, details on the car’s total and electrical wide range, present fuel or electrical energy usage, recuperation of electrical energy in the high-voltage battery and the development of car charging can similarly all be shown in the instrument cluster. Model-specific menu options and readouts are also available in the iDrive operating system’s Control Display.

The 2-zone automatic environment control that includes as standard on all BMW X5 design variants is encompassed consist of an auxiliary heating and ventilation system making up an electrical instant water heating system and an electrical refrigerant compressor. In addition to this, all of the optional additionals from the BMW X5 variety are available, with the exception of the third row of seats, the Adaptive Suspension Package Dynamic, Active Steering, the Multifunctional Instrument Display, comfort seats in the ski/snowboard and the back bag. The 2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e can equally be defined with the Design Pure Experience or Design Pure Excellence bundles for the exterior and interior to emphasise either the sports activity car’s durable, flexible nature or its unique, luxurious character. The plug-in hybrid model can also be bought with the M Sport bundle and the bespoke features provided by BMW Individual.

The Navigation system Professional is another basic feature in the BMW X5 xDrive40e. The cruise control system with braking function and the Driving Assistant, both similarly included as basic, can be matched by the wealth of BMW ConnectedDrive choices available, including Driving Assistant Plus featuring Active Cruise Control with Stop & Go function, Collision Warning with braking function and Traffic Jam Assistant, BMW Head-Up Display, the BMW Night Vision system with pedestrian and animal recognition as well as Dynamic Light Spot, Lane Change Warning, Parking Assistant, rear view electronic camera, Surround View and Speed Limit Info consisting of No Passing Info display. When driving in all-electric mode, all motorist assistance systems are also offered. The Adaptive LED Headlights, Comfort Access, as well as the complete choice of 19- and 20-inch light-alloy wheels, are offered to purchase for the BMW X5 xDrive40e 2016. 18-inch light-alloy wheels in double-spoke design are fitted as standard.

BMW X5 2016 xDrive40e specs

The 2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e is powered by 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine which is able to produce 245 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. This powerplant works together with electric motor with 113 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. This combination pushes the this hybrid X5 form 0 to 62 mph in just 6.8 seconds and top speed is limited on 130 mph (210 km/h). Total net-power is 309 horsepower. Other thing is detail that in all-electric drive mode X5 has top speed of 75 mph (120 km/h). The BMW X5 2016 xDrive40e comes with the 8-speed Steptronic transmission and permanent all-wheel-drive system. This BMW luxury SUV can be equipped with shift paddles on the steering wheel.

2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e release date and price

The BMW X5 2016 xDrive40e will have its officially debut next month at the 2015 Shanghai Motor Show. It will be produced at the Spartanburg plant in South Carolina, and it will come to showrooms till the end of 2015. It will share production line with BMW X5 and BMW X6. The 2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e price will be in range from $56,000 and $69,000 depending on chosen equipment.

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