BMW X5 is a beast, excelling in every department of SUVs. This 7 seaters car has got power, performance, space, and tons of features. This car can easily be called the SUV of the year without any second thoughts. Though the 5 seaters version of this car is popular than 7 seaters, but both leave the same mark on the consumer’s mind. The seven seaters version is designed taking a family car point of view in mind. Let’s check the various aspects of the car.
Performance: Under the hood, is a beast of 3.o liter Turbocharged diesel engine, generating maximum power of 258 bhp @ 4000 RPM and maximum torque of 560 Nm @ 1500 RPM. This gives the car enormous power to accelerate from 0-60 mph in 6.8 seconds. You can expect this car to perform extremely well on city roads, where you have to go for instant accelerations for overtaking. This car performs well on highways as the top speed is 225 km/hr practically. It has got 8 gear automatic transmission, giving you a smooth ride and even distribution of speed. The gears are tuned perfectly for performance, and if you press the accelerator, you can feel the smoothness. The car, irrespective of members in it, can run smoothly, and even if you have luggage, this car won’t disappoint you. It is a perfect balance for performance and comfort you want in an SUV.
Steering and suspension: power assisted steering can’t get smoother in an SUV than the one equipped in the car. it can take sharp turns around the city, however, the length of the car is more, so you may have some problems but not any due to the steering. It might take some time for you to adjust to the length, but once you do, you’re going to enjoy the ride. Coming to suspensions, this car has very receptive and sensitive suspension. You won’t feel a single jerk in the cabin, and even if the bump is big enough, the suspensions would make it easy. You can drive this car to any type of road, and still, be wondering why you’re so comfortable. BMW truly outdid itself while making the car. This SUV is purely comfort driven, and you will only get to know once you step in the cabin.
Features: the car is equipped with 10.2-inch infotainment screen, though not being a touch screen, but does its job pretty well. iDrive control lets you enter characters really easy, which make up for the lacking touchscreen. The overall experience of iDrive control is great and very helpful. Looking at the dashboard, you can find controls placed so well, that you can reach out for yourself without any help. The dashboard design is very advanced, making you feel like you’re in a cockpit. The high-grade material is used in making the interior. Those leather seats look perfect on the kind of interior this car has. They easily compliment each other. The car tightly packed with features which are worth every money you’re going to spend on it.
Space: BMW X5 has a lot of space for you. The leg space for a 6 footer is enough, more than any tall person needs. You can easily carry 7 people with enough leg room for everyone that no on would feel uncomfortable during long hours trips. You have enough space for luggage also, about 650 liters of and the rear seats split 40:20:40 providing extra boot space. This car is perfect for big family and their luggage. No doubt it is the best 7 seater available currently in the market.