2019 BMW X5 vs 2018 BMW X5
2019 BMW X5 2018 BMW X5


3.0L Turbo I-6 3.0L Turbo I-6


335 hp 300 hp

MPG (City/Highway)

20/26 * 18/25 *


8-speed shiftable automatic 8-speed shiftable automatic

2019 BMW X5 vs 2018 BMW X5

Serving Atlanta, GA

The BMW X5 is one of the most upscale and powerful SUVs in the auto industry as a car that continues to become more advanced. Those who are looking to own the vehicle can review a few of the main differences between the 2018 X5 and the latest model. Here are a few specs and features to compare to determine the best fit for your driving needs.


The performance of the 2019 BMW X5 is one of its strong suits with two different turbocharged engines that are available. The car drives well whether you're on a paved road or are taking an unbeaten path for adventure purposes. The vehicle features a turbocharged 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine that delivers 335 horsepower that makes the SUV capable of different driving situations. If you want to impress your passengers, opt for the turbocharged 4.4-liter V8 that produces 456 horsepower, which allows the SUV to reach 60 mph in 4.6 seconds. With 20 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway, the car also proves to be economical for an SUV. All-wheel-drive comes standard and allows the new X5 to remain planted on the ground.

With the 2018 BMW X5, five different powertrains are offered with the all-wheel-drive standard on the base trim of the model. As an agile SUV, the X5 delivers 23 mpg city and 29 mpg on the highway for a fuel-efficient vehicle in its class. The stable handling of the vehicle makes it easy to drive and have more control when spending time behind the wheel. Drivers can also choose to upgrade to the rear axle air suspension system, which adapts to different types of roads to ensure that a smooth ride is always provided in the cabin.


There are few complaints about the good looks of the 2019 BMW X5, which stands out for its signature kidney grille that has increased in size. Sharp and angular lines are added to the frame of the car to create modern and sleek styling that is bold. Large air intakes also show off the car's capabilities on the road. From behind, the horizontal taillights make a statement and prove that sometimes less is more when it comes to exterior styling of luxury SUVs. The 2018 X5 is handsome and masculine with classic BMW features like chrome detailing, LED headlights, and L-shaped tail lamps. It stays true to its original styling but looks upscale and modern with its shape and materials that are used on its exterior.


Features that are included in the 2019 BMW X5 are a touchpad controller, a panoramic moonroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, a 10-speaker hi-fi audio system, Apple CarPlay, navigation, HD Radio, three USB ports, and Bluetooth. Optional add-ons include a rearview camera, front and rear parking sensors, pedestrian detection, and forward collision warning for increased safety and confidence in the driver's seat.

In the 2018 BMW X5, you'll find a touchpad controller, a 10.2-inch touch-screen display, Bluetooth, a USB port, a nine-speaker sound system, navigation, and HD Radio. Optional features to choose from include a rearview camera, front and rear parking sensors, rain-sensing windshield wipers, a panoramic moonroof, dual-zone climate control, and push-button start.

If you want to learn more about the 2019 BMW X5 and the 2018 BMW X5, contact us today to speak to a team member when exploring your options. You can test drive both models and also learn about our financing options that are available at our dealership.

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