2014 BMW X5 Videos
Our 2014 BMW X5 video reviews give you a quick snapshot of what's new, a summary of basic specs and a high level view of what professional car reviewers think.
2014 BMW X5 Video Transcript
Test drivers agree that the redesigned 2014 BMW X5 offers elegant interior styling, athletic handling and powerful engine choices that few luxury SUV's can match. Hi, I'm Jim Sharifi senior editor with U.S. News best cars is the X5 the SUV you've been looking for? Let's take a closer look.
The BMW X5 is fully redesigned for the 2014 model year. The base X5 gets an EPA estimated 19 miles /gallon in the city and 27 on the highway which is good for a luxury mid-size SUV. The X5 comes in four trend levels with prices starting at about $52,800.00.
The X5 comes standard with a turbocharged six cylinder engine, a turbocharged V8 and a turbo diesel six cylinder engine are available and all engines are made into an eight speed automatic transmission. Test drivers agree that all X5 models offer plenty of power, but some favor the turbo diesel because of its ample power and great fuel economy.
Reviewers say the X5 has very sharp handling for a mid-size SUV and they praise its accurate steering and strong brakes.
Experts report that the X5's interior has top quality materials, a sophisticated design and front and second row seats that are comfortable and spacious. The X5 also earns praise for its high tech features which include a large attractive entertainment display and an iDrive controller that is easy to use. Standard features include a navigation system and heated front seats, optional features include leather upholstery and a surround view camera system.
To learn more about the 2014 BMW X5, checkout our videos on its interior features and performance and consider competing SUV's like the ACURA MDX and the Porsche Cayenne.Read more