2021 BMW X5

MSRP range: $59,400 - $82,800
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MSRP$67,945
Edmunds suggests you pay$63,685

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2021 BMW X5 Review

  • Strong performance from available engines
  • Luxurious, comfortable cabin lives up to its price tag
  • Spacious cabin and cargo area
  • Small mirrors and wide roof pillars create blind spots
  • Limited interior storage
  • Wide doorsills inhibit entry and exit
  • The xDrive45e plug-in hybrid model debuts
  • Last year's xDrive50i is discontinued
  • Android Auto is now standard
  • Minor feature changes
  • Part of the fourth X5 generation introduced for 2019

The original X5 was one of the first luxury SUVs to hit the market, and each subsequent generation has only improved on that successful formula. This 2021 X5, which is part of the fourth generation that debuted just a couple of years ago, is an impressively luxurious and capable SUV. Whether you're looking for performance, a premium cabin design or the latest in technology features, the X5's got it. There's even a new plug-in hybrid X5 this year.

Unlike those early days of the X5, however, there's plenty of competition when it comes to midsize luxury SUVs for 2021. The Mercedes-Benz GLE is one the X5's most direct rivals. It offers many of the same features as well as a range of trims and performance variants that line up about evenly with what you'll see on the X5. There's also the Porsche Cayenne to consider if you're willing to spend more for the best-driving vehicle in its class. And if you need even more space, the BMW X7 is essentially an X5 with more rear passenger and cargo space. But if you like the X5, check out our X5 Expert Rating to see our in-depth evaluation.

What's it like to live with?

Thinking about buying an X5? You'll want to read what our experts' take on what it's like to drive an xDrive40i every day. We're testing it for a year and reporting on qualities such as comfort, fuel economy and reliability. Check out our 2020 BMW X5 xDrive40i long-term test for our in-depth coverage.

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The BMW X5 comes packed with technology features, but buyers will have to spend a lot of time learning the various menus and buttons to extract the most out of it. Compared to its competitors, the X5 is the jack-of-all-trades SUV and effectively handles both utility tasks and performance drives with equal aplomb.
We tested the xDrive40i. The six-cylinder engine is suitably powerful and responsive enough for the daily commute. Whether you pick this engine or the V8, the X5 is one of the quickest of the non-performance-oriented SUVs available. BMW also offers an optional off-road package that enhances the X5's capability to take on dirt roads and trails.

Handling and steering, however, are less impressive. The steering doesn't give you much feel for the road, and the X5 can feel overly soft and floaty when driving around turns unless you engage Sport mode. In more casual driving, the X5 is easy to drive, and its eight-speed transmission makes smooth and quick gearshifts.
Fitted with its optional air suspension, the X5 rides fairly smoothly, but harsher impacts and pavement seams can still be felt in the cabin. Sport mode is stiffer and transmits more of the road surface into the cabin, but thankfully the X5 isn't ever uncomfortably harsh. At highway speeds, road and wind noise is minimal.

The front seats are firm and supportive and have a broad range of adjustability to contour to different body types. Lumbar and upper bolsters are adjustable for cruising or sporty driving. The rear seats are softer and designed for long stints, but they're flat and don't have enough bolstering.
The seats are set in from the door, and occupants will have to shimmy to get in. We'd recommend taller drivers avoid the optional running boards for easier entry. But once you're in, there's ample room for the front passengers and good headroom, knee room and shoulder room for the rear passengers. The X5 has a technologically advanced interior, but the mass of buttons on the center console and the fiddly climate controls are difficult to learn.

Visibility is a problem. The X5's surround-view camera system is excellent when parking, and views out the front and sides are commanding. Direct views to the back are adequate if your seat is adjusted properly. The side mirrors and the door frame can hide pedestrians and other road users from view, though. Get the optional surround-view camera system to help with parking maneuvers.
BMW's latest iDrive system is advanced, but it also comes with a steep learning curve. Helping you are its combination of menus, handwriting recognition, and voice and gesture control. Apple CarPlay smartphone compatibility is standard, as is Android Auto. The X5's native navigation and voice commands work well.

Adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert are excellent, but the operation of the active lane centering and auto high beams is only average. Automatic parking and 3D surround-view mode are clunky to operate.
The X5 has a roomy cargo area and a useful power tailgate/liftgate system that's great for loading bulky cargo. The armrest bin can hold a few standard water bottles, and that's about it. There's a shallow but deep pocket with an induction charger in front of the shifter, but access to this area is restricted once you use the cupholders.

In standard configuration, the xDrive40i can tow up to 6,603 pounds. It can tow up to 7,200 pounds when equipped with an optional factory-installed hitch.
The EPA-estimated fuel economy for the xDrive40i version we tested is 22 mpg in combined city/highway driving. On our 115-mile mixed driving evaluation route, we netted 21.3 mpg, which is average for the segment.
The X5 is priced on the high side of the segment, and that's before loading it up with options and features. But we think the build quality and capability are worthy of the price. The durable leather, excellent use of soft-touch materials, tight gaps in all interior panels, and a general feeling of solidity have been BMW hallmarks. It also comes with significant towing and hauling capability.

BMW gives new owners a four-year/50,000-mile basic and powertrain warranty, which is on par with the rest of the segment. There's also four years of roadside assistance, with no mileage limitation.
If you're looking for the ultimate all-rounder, the X5 is the SUV you should be looking at. It's expensive, and finding the perfect one might be hard due to the bevy of options and packages, but the X5 will do what you need it to. The base 40i versions will give you sufficient driving entertainment, and the high-horsepower xDrive50i and M50i will definitely raise your pulse even higher.

Which X5 does Edmunds recommend?

As much fun as the turbocharged V8 can be, we suggest saving some money and sticking with the X5 xDrive40i. Its turbocharged six-cylinder engine is still plenty potent, and the list of standard and optional features generally mirrors those on the more expensive models.

BMW X5 models

The 2021 BMW X5 is offered in four trim levels: sDrive40i, xDrive40i, xDrive45e and X5 M50i. (The high-performance X5 M is reviewed separately.) All but the base sDrive40i come standard with BMW's xDrive all-wheel drive. Seating for five is standard, and an optional third row increases capacity to seven.

sDrive40i and xDrive40i
The only significant difference between the two trims is that the xDrive40i comes with all-wheel drive while the sDrive40i uses rear-wheel drive. Standard features include:

  • Turbocharged 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine (335 horsepower, 330 lb-ft)
  • Eight-speed automatic transmission
  • Adaptive LED headlights (swivel as you turn the steering wheel for better illumination in curves)
  • 19-inch wheels
  • Adaptive suspension dampers
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Simulated leather upholstery
  • Power-adjustable and heated front seats
  • Keyless entry with push-button start
  • Digital instrument cluster
  • 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • 10-speaker audio system

Standard safety features and driver aids include:

  • Adaptive cruise control (adjusts speed to maintain a constant distance between the vehicle and the car in front)
  • Lane departure warning (alerts you if the vehicle begins to drift out of its lane)
  • Blind-spot monitor with rear cross-traffic alert (warns you if a vehicle is in your blind spot during a lane change or while reversing)
  • Forward collision mitigation (warns you of an impending collision and applies the brakes in certain scenarios)

Options on these trims include:

  • Individual options
    • Front and rear heated seats
    • Heated front armrests and steering wheel
    • Third-row seating
    • Adjustable air suspension (can adjust the vehicle's ride height)
    • Upgraded M Sport brakes
  • M Sport package
    • 20-inch wheels
    • M Sport steering wheel
    • M Sport exterior trim
  • Convenience package
    • Remote start
    • Four-zone automatic climate control
    • Wireless charging
    • Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Premium package
    Includes Convenience package features, adding:
    • Gesture control for the infotainment system (can use hand gestures to control certain vehicle features)
    • Head-up display (displays important information in your sight line on the windshield)
    • 16-speaker Harman Kardon audio system
  • Executive package
    Includes Premium package features plus:
    • Adaptive laser headlights
    • Panoramic glass roof with embedded LEDs
    • Glass-trimmed shifter and infotainment knob
    • Rear window shades
  • Driving Assistance package
    • Upgraded cruise control with stop-and-go traffic assist and steering assist on the highway
  • Luxury Seating package
    • 20-way power-adjustable, ventilated and massaging front seats
    • Leather upholstery

xDrive45e
The xDrive45e is new for 2021. It's a plug-in hybrid, meaning it has a small battery pack that can be plugged in and charged, allowing for an estimated 30 miles of all-electric driving, more than twice the estimated range of the last X5 plug-in hybrid. It uses a turbocharged six-cylinder engine paired with electric motors. Total system output is 389 hp.

Features and options broadly match those on the sDrive40i and xDrive40i, although you can't get the third-row seat on the xDrive45e.

M50i
The M50i represents a middle tier between the regular X5 and the bonkers X5 M. It's powered by a turbocharged 4.4-liter V8 (523 hp, 553 lb-ft) and has a number of performance features, though it's not as hardcore as the full M model. Feature include those on the lower models, but it adds or replaces some features, including:

  • M Sport brakes
  • M Sport-tuned adaptive suspension and all-wheel-drive system
  • M Sport steering wheel
  • 20-inch wheels
  • Leather upholstery
  • 16-speaker Harman Kardon audio system
  • Standard 20-way power-adjustable front seats
  • Four-zone automatic climate control
  • Wireless charging
  • Optional Premium package
  • Optional Executive package

Consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2021 BMW X5.

Average user rating: 3.8 stars
10 total reviews
5 star reviews: 60%
4 star reviews: 10%
3 star reviews: 0%
2 star reviews: 10%
1 star reviews: 20%

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Most helpful consumer reviews

5/5 stars, Real electric range, highly refined
Steven,
xDrive45e 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo gas/electric hybrid 8A)
The X5 45e is an outstanding compromise between the convenience, efficiency and joy of an everyday electric car and the traditional performance and range of a BMW inline 6. Pretty much all electric most days, and the integration of electric and gas is excellent - almost imperceptible when gas engine kicks in. BMW iDrive and driving assistant tech is excellent. Fit and finish outstanding. High voltage battery is big enough that this car earns same $7500 tax credit as full electric cars, making it an outstanding value over every other model X5.
5/5 stars, 2nd X5...won't be our last
David,
sDrive40i 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl Turbo gas/electric hybrid 8A)
We had a 2015 X5 x35i w/ M Sport Package and enjoyed it for all 106,000 miles that we put on it. Never had any trouble with it and it put a smile on my face every time I drove it. I'd planned to keep it for a very long time - and felt confident that we could have. The problem was that we went to the dealership and saw the '21 X5 and I was blown away by how much it's changed from the previous generation. This new X5 is unbelievable. In an act of unnecessary gluttony, we swapped our '15 X5 in there and then for the '21 and are very happy with the new one. The software/electronics are as good as it gets. The 40i engine we bought is a blast to drive. It's substantially more powerful than the 35i engine in the previous generation. It's more roomy, and in my opinion, I think it's a nice, subtle appearance (although I loved how the previous model looked, as well). Very happy with this car. I can add that in the 106k miles we put on the previous X5, the car never developed any rattles or shakes that we've experienced with age/miles in cars from other manufacturers. This car stayed rock-solid the entire time, and I'm not sensing any reason to believe the '21 will be any different.
4/5 stars, Good Not Great
TJ in Seattle,
xDrive45e 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo gas/electric hybrid 8A)
2021 BMW X5 xDrive 45e I have had my X5 for about a month now, with 1200 miles of local and road trip experience. I am about 80% happy with it. I bought this to replace my wife’s 2011 Lexus RX350. I wanted something that was about the same size with a bit better performance, and a hybrid. Size: My first and lasting impression is that this is a big vehicle, despite being a “mid size” SUV. It feels big, parking with that long hood is a challenge (get the surround view cameras!!), demands a big parking space, turning radius is wide. It also sits up pretty high…I shouldn’t have gotten those 20 inch wheels to add to that. Getting in and out is a bit of a step (I’m 5’10”, so not short), and note you can’t avoid rubbing against the doorsill, even if you don’t get the running board. (Note you can lower the height manually, but it goes back up when you next drive.) And despite being 6 inches longer and 2 wider than my old Lexus, storage space is 20% less, and barely more than with my Infiniti QX50, a much smaller SUV. Specs don’t say it, but that battery seems to take up a lot of space vs the non-hybrid X5. Having said all that, it does have lots of passenger room, and storage is still good. Interior: Very plush. Certainly not the softest leather in the world…but I suppose it will wear well. Nice phone charger and lots of USB’s available. And buttons for direct access to the most used features….heat, radios, etc. Storage is ok, although it would be nice to have an official sun glass space, and the glove compartment door really cramps that space in there, so nothing wide will fit. But good seating space, and the contour seats I ordered are great, once you’ve figured out what all those seat buttons do. Electronics: Very extensive capabilities. I got the Premium pack, Driver’s Assistance, and Parking. But it is a challenge to learn them all….and I’m an engineering who likes this stuff. OK, when you learn it all, it is ok to operate and tells you what you need to know, and the displays are beautiful. But to get there, this is the first time I’ve had to really read the manual, and that in itself is a major challenge….very few diagrams and labels to work with, so I had to spend some time with the BMW expert at my dealer to get even the basics. While it is somewhat customizable, I still haven’t gotten it the way I prefer, and some things just aren’t available….like a Favorites list for my contacts. I have ended up doing a lot with the voice commands, which work pretty well. Gesture control is useless and I shut it off. Apple Car Play (fee?) and Android are included, but I don’t use them….bluetooth performance with my phone is fine. The driver’s display has several configurations, all of which have lots of information competing for your attention…..none of it is really bigger to stand out. Is that mileage number shown for gas, hybrid, combined????? What’s that symbol mean??? And the heads-up display is nice, unless you wear sunglasses in which case it is pretty invisible. Colors/Looks: I hope you like black! BMW apparently thinks you’ll like one of their fully four choices of black/dark gray. Ok, there are also 2 whiles, one blue, and one green. Huh. No silver?? Other than white, everything is quite dark, so dirt shows up. Otherwise, it looks “ok”, but probably could do with a refresh. Driving: OK, this is why you buy a BMW. This thing is a pleasure to drive, especially on the highway. It is powerful (even in the mountains), smooth (ok, bumps can be a bit jarring, but not bad), handles well (responsive, and no big swaying on turns), and very quiet. And all those safety packages work great! Yes, the lane keeping can be aggressive, so I’ve turned that off for local driving. MPG: This is my first EV and I have been delighted with it. I get about 40 miles on electric, so better than the 30 mile spec. That is enough for most of my daily driving, but in some weeks I go beyond that and have been hitting about 50 mpg combined. Local driving with no battery seems to be in the 15-18 mpg range. On my recent 500 mile road trip through the mountains, I got about 35 mpg combined. (I used the adaptive mode in combination with the nav system to ration out the batteries for maximum efficiency.) Charging: BMW supplies a mobile charger that works with 110V Level 1 charging and takes about 24 hours to fully charge the vehicle. Not adequate for an overnight charge at all. I had to install 240V in my garage for Level 2 charging that gets the job done in about 6 hours…ok, not the 3-5 the spec says, but fine for overnight. Conclusion: As I said, I’m about 80% happy with my X5. My biggest issue is that it is just bigger than I expected, especially when parking it. But it is plush and drives well, and the EV performance is excellent.
1/5 stars, BMW sold us a leamon
The Billy Family,
M50i 4dr SUV AWD (4.4L 8cyl Turbo 8A)
We purchased a BMW X5 M50i on December 24, 2020 and to is March 15, 2021 and this car has been is the dealer for more than 4 times for electronic issues. BMW is not cooperating with us and kept on asking for more time to fix that lemon. They refused to give us our money back. We now have to get an attorney to get BMW to listen to us. This is really POOR customer service!!!!


Features & Specs

Base MSRP
$59,400
MPG & Fuel
21 City / 26 Hwy / 23 Combined
Fuel Tank Capacity: 21.9 gal. capacity
Seating
5 seats
Drivetrain
Type: rear wheel drive
Transmission: 8-speed shiftable automatic
Engine
Inline 6 cylinder
Horsepower: 335 hp @ 5500 rpm
Torque: 331 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
Basic Warranty
4 yr./ 50000 mi.
Dimensions
Length: 194.3 in. / Height: 68.7 in. / Width: 78.9 in.
Curb Weight: 4828 lbs.
Cargo Capacity, All Seats In Place: 33.9 cu.ft.

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Safety

Our experts’ favorite X5 safety features:

Active Blind-Spot Detection
Warns you when there are vehicles or objects in the vehicle's blind spots.
Automatic Emergency Braking
Automatically applies the brakes to avoid or lessen an imminent front collision.
Two-Axle Air Suspension
Keeps the X5 level when heavily loaded or towing, ensuring consistent handling and braking performance.

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.

Frontal Barrier Crash RatingRating
Overall4 / 5
Driver4 / 5
Passenger4 / 5
Side Crash RatingRating
Overall5 / 5
Side Barrier RatingRating
Overall5 / 5
Driver5 / 5
Passenger5 / 5
Combined Side Barrier & Pole RatingsRating
Front Seat5 / 5
Back Seat5 / 5
RolloverRating
RolloverNot Rated
Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
Risk Of RolloverNot Rated

IIHS Rating

The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.

Side Impact Test
Good
Roof Strength Test
Good
Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
Good
IIHS Small Overlap Front TestNot Tested
Moderate Overlap Front Test
Good



2021 BMW X5 First Impressions

What is the X5?

Available with two or three rows of seating, BMW's X5 is a midsize SUV that is very close to the top of its class. Whatever trim level you pick, the BMW X5 has a spacious and comfortable interior, an impressive range of standard features such as an adaptive suspension, and plenty of power.

The X5 is currently available in four different trim levels, the sDrive40i, the xDrive40i, the xDrive50i and the M50i. The sDrive40i models use rear-wheel drive while all the other X5 models use all-wheel drive. 40i models use a turbocharged 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder engine, while the 50i models use a turbocharged V8.

For 2021, we're expecting a plug-in hybrid version with the name of xDrive45e iPerformance to surface late in 2020, with the powertrain added later to the xDrive40i model. Under the hood, the xDrive45e will have a version of BMW's inline six-cylinder engine, paired with an electric motor and providing 394 combined horsepower. While official fuel economy ratings aren't out yet, we expect the xDrive45e to be more fuel-efficient than the standard X5 and have an EV-only range of about 40 miles.

The X5 is not without a few flaws but we've ranked it third in a relatively competitive class, behind the Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class and Porsche Cayenne.

EdmundsEdmunds says

The BMW X5 is one of the most appealing midsize luxury SUVs around, and the plug-in hybrid version that's likely on the horizon for 2021 will bring more breadth to the lineup. If you were waiting for the PHEV version of the 2020 BMW X5 to come back, you may not have to wait very much longer.


FAQ

Is the BMW X5 a good car?

The Edmunds experts tested the 2021 X5 both on the road and at the track, giving it a 7.9 out of 10. You probably care about BMW X5 fuel economy, so it's important to know that the X5 gets an EPA-estimated 18 mpg to 23 mpg, depending on the configuration. What about cargo capacity? When you're thinking about carrying stuff in your new car, keep in mind that carrying capacity for the X5 ranges from 33.1 to 33.9 cubic feet of trunk space. And then there's safety and reliability. Edmunds has all the latest NHTSA and IIHS crash-test scores, plus industry-leading expert and consumer reviews to help you understand what it's like to own and maintain a BMW X5. Learn more

What's new in the 2021 BMW X5?

According to Edmunds’ car experts, here’s what’s new for the 2021 BMW X5:

  • The xDrive45e plug-in hybrid model debuts
  • Last year's xDrive50i is discontinued
  • Android Auto is now standard
  • Minor feature changes
  • Part of the fourth X5 generation introduced for 2019
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Is the BMW X5 reliable?

To determine whether the BMW X5 is reliable, read Edmunds' authentic consumer reviews, which come from real owners and reveal what it's like to live with the X5. Look for specific complaints that keep popping up in the reviews, and be sure to compare the X5's average consumer rating to that of competing vehicles. Learn more

Is the 2021 BMW X5 a good car?

There's a lot to consider if you're wondering whether the 2021 BMW X5 is a good car. Edmunds' expert testing team reviewed the 2021 X5 and gave it a 7.9 out of 10. Safety scores, fuel economy, cargo capacity and feature availability should all be factors in determining whether the 2021 X5 is a good car for you. Learn more

How much should I pay for a 2021 BMW X5?

The least-expensive 2021 BMW X5 is the 2021 BMW X5 sDrive40i 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl Turbo gas/electric hybrid 8A). Including destination charge, it arrives with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of about $59,400.

Other versions include:

  • xDrive40i 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo gas/electric hybrid 8A) which starts at $61,700
  • sDrive40i 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl Turbo gas/electric hybrid 8A) which starts at $59,400
  • xDrive45e 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo gas/electric hybrid 8A) which starts at $65,400
  • M50i 4dr SUV AWD (4.4L 8cyl Turbo 8A) which starts at $82,800
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What are the different models of BMW X5?

If you're interested in the BMW X5, the next question is, which X5 model is right for you? X5 variants include xDrive40i 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo gas/electric hybrid 8A), sDrive40i 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl Turbo gas/electric hybrid 8A), xDrive45e 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo gas/electric hybrid 8A), and M50i 4dr SUV AWD (4.4L 8cyl Turbo 8A). For a full list of X5 models, check out Edmunds’ Features & Specs page. Learn more

More about the 2021 BMW X5

2021 BMW X5 Overview

The 2021 BMW X5 is offered in the following submodels: X5 SUV, X5 M50i, X5 Hybrid. Available styles include xDrive40i 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo gas/electric hybrid 8A), sDrive40i 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl Turbo gas/electric hybrid 8A), xDrive45e 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo gas/electric hybrid 8A), and M50i 4dr SUV AWD (4.4L 8cyl Turbo 8A). BMW X5 models are available with a 3.0 L-liter hybrid engine, with output up to 389 hp, depending on engine type. The 2021 BMW X5 comes with all wheel drive, and rear wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed shiftable automatic. The 2021 BMW X5 comes with a 4 yr./ 50000 mi. basic warranty, a 4 yr./ unlimited mi. roadside warranty, and a 4 yr./ 50000 mi. powertrain warranty.

What do people think of the 2021 BMW X5?

Consumer ratings and reviews are also available for the 2021 BMW X5 and all its trim types. Overall, Edmunds users rate the 2021 X5 3.8 on a scale of 1 to 5 stars. Edmunds consumer reviews allow users to sift through aggregated consumer reviews to understand what other drivers are saying about any vehicle in our database. Detailed rating breakdowns (including performance, comfort, value, interior, exterior design, build quality, and reliability) are available as well to provide shoppers with a comprehensive understanding of why customers like the 2021 X5.

Edmunds Expert Reviews

Edmunds experts have compiled a robust series of ratings and reviews for the 2021 BMW X5 and all model years in our database. Our rich content includes expert reviews and recommendations for the 2021 X5 featuring deep dives into trim levels and features, performance, mpg, safety, interior, and driving. Edmunds also offers expert ratings, road test and performance data, long-term road tests, first-drive reviews, video reviews and more.

Our Review Process

This review was written by a member of Edmunds' editorial team of expert car reviewers. Our team drives every car you can buy. We put the vehicles through rigorous testing, evaluating how they drive and comparing them in detail to their competitors.

We're also regular people like you, so we pay attention to all the different ways people use their cars every day. We want to know if there's enough room for our families and our weekend gear and whether or not our favorite drink fits in the cupholder. Our editors want to help you make the best decision on a car that fits your life.

What's a good price for a New 2021 BMW X5?

2021 BMW X5 sDrive40i 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl Turbo gas/electric hybrid 8A)

The 2021 BMW X5 sDrive40i 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl Turbo gas/electric hybrid 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $67,945. The average price paid for a new 2021 BMW X5 sDrive40i 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl Turbo gas/electric hybrid 8A) is trending $4,260 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $4,260 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $63,685.

The average savings for the 2021 BMW X5 sDrive40i 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl Turbo gas/electric hybrid 8A) is 6.3% below the MSRP.

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2021 BMW X5 xDrive40i 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo gas/electric hybrid 8A)

The 2021 BMW X5 xDrive40i 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo gas/electric hybrid 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $70,495. The average price paid for a new 2021 BMW X5 xDrive40i 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo gas/electric hybrid 8A) is trending $4,452 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $4,452 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $66,043.

The average savings for the 2021 BMW X5 xDrive40i 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo gas/electric hybrid 8A) is 6.3% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

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2021 BMW X5 xDrive45e 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo gas/electric hybrid 8A)

The 2021 BMW X5 xDrive45e 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo gas/electric hybrid 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $75,995. The average price paid for a new 2021 BMW X5 xDrive45e 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo gas/electric hybrid 8A) is trending $4,657 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $4,657 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $71,338.

The average savings for the 2021 BMW X5 xDrive45e 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo gas/electric hybrid 8A) is 6.1% below the MSRP.

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2021 BMW X5 M50i 4dr SUV AWD (4.4L 8cyl Turbo 8A)

The 2021 BMW X5 M50i 4dr SUV AWD (4.4L 8cyl Turbo 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $92,395. The average price paid for a new 2021 BMW X5 M50i 4dr SUV AWD (4.4L 8cyl Turbo 8A) is trending $5,278 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $5,278 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $87,117.

The average savings for the 2021 BMW X5 M50i 4dr SUV AWD (4.4L 8cyl Turbo 8A) is 5.7% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

We are showing 14 2021 BMW X5 M50i 4dr SUV AWD (4.4L 8cyl Turbo 8A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

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What is the MPG of a 2021 BMW X5?

2021 BMW X5 xDrive40i 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo gas/electric hybrid 8A), 8-speed shiftable automatic, premium unleaded (required)
23 compined MPG,
21 city MPG/25 highway MPG

2021 BMW X5 sDrive40i 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl Turbo gas/electric hybrid 8A), 8-speed shiftable automatic, premium unleaded (required)
23 compined MPG,
21 city MPG/26 highway MPG

2021 BMW X5 xDrive45e 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo gas/electric hybrid 8A), 8-speed shiftable automatic, premium unleaded (required)
20 compined MPG,

EPA Est. MPG23
Transmission8-speed shiftable automatic
Drive Trainall wheel drive
Displacement3.0 L
Passenger VolumeN/A
Wheelbase117.1 in.
Length194.3 in.
Width78.9 in.
Height68.7 in.
Curb Weight4863 lbs.

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