2022 BMW X5 Performance, Specifications & Price


The 2022 BMW X5 one of the most popular sports SUVs in the auto world with both pleasing and playful in nature and providing a riveting driving experience. This entry level luxury midsize SUV from BMW basically packs everything in it, from the options of rich interior looks to enhance your cabin, it offers three powertrain options and comes standard with basically every feature you need for this luxury sports SUV.

Starting with it’s refined 335 hp twin-turbo six, you have the option of a new 389 hp plug-in hybrid variant to a growling and unruly 523 hp twin-turbocharged V8 for a much quicker acceleration where the rivals like the Mercedes Benz GLE Class and the Audi Q7. It isn’t that luxurious and rich from inside and quite athletic like the Genesis GV80 and the Porsche Cayenne but it provides an option for you to have the best of both worlds which this new 2022 X5 caters to fulfil easily with its versatility.

What’s New For 2022 ?

For the 2022 year, BMW adds a limited edition Black Vermilion model in the lineup with new black and red contrasting exterior and interior with red accent black leather upholstery and a new Harman Kardon stereo system and only 350 of these rare pieces to be ever made. While deduction on some features from the base variants which are made optional for the 2022 lineup with exciting two new colours to choose from.

Engine, Top Speed, 0-60mph & Performance

The 2022 X5 will fulfil every need of your power with it’s three powertrain options to choose from. Every option is paired with an eight speed automatic transmission with rear or all wheel drive (standard on the top spec M50i model). The base model comes with a 3.0 Liter twin-turbocharged inline six cylinder engine which makes 335 hp and 331 lb ft of torque whereas the new plug-in hybrid model comes with 3.0 Liter twin-turbocharged inline six cylinder engine paired with an electric motor and makes a combined 389 hp and 443 lb ft of torque and also provides an electric only range of up to 30 miles.

BMW X5 2022

And the top spec M50i variant that comes with a 4.4-Liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine which makes a powerful 523 hp and 553 lb ft of torque. The 2022 X5 can blast off from 0-60 in 5.3 – 4.1 seconds depending on which model you go for and can achieve an electronically limited top speed of 155 mph. Regardless of which drivetrain you pick, the new X5 will never leave you in need of more power in any circumstances, it’s superiorly refined and potent engine will perform as you expected from them.

The X5 can pick up corners with a good grip and great stability and body control and hold onto you with it’s precise handling and responsive steering feedback. You step onto the accelerator and feel the grudge inside the X5 which it wanted to show off to the road, with it’s sheer and rewarding performance which lacks from the rivals from the same segment.

Range, Charging & Battery Life

For the 2022 year, the new xDrive45e plug-in hybrid model joins the X5 lineup with it’s electric motor and a 24 kWh battery pack giving out a range of electric only 30 miles with going to a top speed up to 84 mph. The plug-in hybrid model can be charged up with 110 Volt or 220 Volt chargers at home or public.

Fuel Economy | Mileage

The new 2022 BMW X5 is decently good at the fuel economy figures, and on par with the four cylinder rivals that it has with the base variant with its twin-turbo six, manages to deliver a combined mileage of 28 mpg with the plug-in hybrid model which delivers a mileage of 26 mpg and the top spec V8 model which manages to deliver a combined mileage of 20 mpg.

Dimensions & Weight

  1. Length: 194.3 in
  2. Width: 78.9 in
  3. Height: 68.7 in
  4. Wheelbase: 117.1 in
  5. Cargo volume: 33 cu ft
  6. Curb weight: 5627 lb


With a price tag of roughly $60,000 for the base sdrive30i model, the new BMW X5 is just the right luxury midsize sports SUV for you. With its aggressive looks and feel too , insanely quick acceleration and wild performance it’s just a better option for the buyer to choose from.

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