The 2008 BMW X5 is a 4-door, up to 7-passenger luxury sport-utility, available in two trims, the 3.0si Sports Activity Vehicle and the 4.8i Sports Activity Vehicle. The X5 has a 6-speed automatic transmission, 4.8-liter V8, 350-horsepower engine, and is designed to handle like a true BMW. For 2007 the X5 was redesigned with a revised chassis, more powerful and fuel efficient engines and a more responsive 6-speed automatic transmission. Longer, wider and taller than its predecessor, the X5 offers available 7-passenger seating.
$46,200 - $54,800
4.8L V8, 350-horsepower, engine that achieves 14-mpg in the city and 19-mpg on the highway. 6 Speed Automatic.
"I was awed by the performance of the X5. The acceleration and handling were excellent. The highly technical features, which include the dynamic traction, stability, and braking controls as well as the adaptive headlights really made driving the X5 a joy."