New Delhi, India. Alongside affordable cars, there is also a significant market for luxury cars. Every year, many companies from around the world sell their luxury cars in large numbers. This is why luxury car manufacturers are now launching their new vehicles not only in the USA and Europe but also in India. In the country, brands like BMW, Lamborghini, Mercedes, Audi, Ferrari, Lexus, Volvo, and many others are selling their luxury cars.
Recently, BMW launched the X5 Facelift SUV in the Indian market. This car comes with mild-hybrid systems in both petrol and diesel engines and starts at a price of 93.90 lakh rupees (ex-showroom). The company offers it in M Sport and XLine trims. The new BMW X5 Facelift comes with refreshed design, features, and enhancements. Let’s find out more about it.
Presenting the Refreshed Design
The new X5 SUV features a completely redesigned front bumper. Additionally, it offers an optional illuminated front bumper, available only in the X5 40i petrol variant. The car now comes with slim LED headlights and integrated LED DRLs. New design taillights and redesigned 12-inch alloy wheels are also included.
Major changes inside the X5 Facelift include the introduction of a new twin-screen panel with a 14.9-inch infotainment screen and a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster. The drive select mode now comes with a glass toggle switch, as seen in several recent BMW models. The X5 Facelift also comes with features like Harman Cardon music system, head-up display (available in M Sport trims), and ambient lighting. The XLine trims offer heated sport seats, while the M Sport trims offer comfortable seats with ventilation.
The BMW Driver Assistance Program provides features such as cruise control, parking assistance with a 360-degree camera, reverse assistance, remote parking via a smartphone, and drive recording. Other safety features include six airbags, dynamic stability control, and several other advanced features.
The X5 Facelift is available with both petrol and diesel powertrains, both equipped with a 48V mild-hybrid system. The xDrive 40i version comes with a 3.0-liter straight-six petrol engine producing 381hp of power and 520Nm of torque, while the xDrive 30d version comes with a 3.0-liter straight-six diesel engine generating 286hp of power and 650Nm of torque.
Both engines are paired with an electric motor producing 12hp of power and 200Nm of torque, along with an 8-speed automatic gearbox. The petrol model can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.4 seconds, while the diesel achieves the same in 6.1 seconds.