The upcoming 2021 BMW X5 is a sporty activity vehicle that will get various updates later next year. Since its arrival almost two decades ago, X5 suffered a lot of changes and redesigns. Now, it is one of the best mid-size luxury SUVs on the market. The customers can choose between conventional engines and hybrid outputs.
On top of that, this model will get an electric variant in the near future. If you want better performances, BMW got you covered with its X5 M version. Both the exterior and interior will look very premium and we can expect mid-cycle upgrades in 2021.
Mid-Cycle Exterior Refreshments
Just like the 2020 model, the forthcoming 2021 BMW X5 will get the same amount of updates. As a result, a new mid-size SUV will arrive with more character and it will look unique. The same double kidney grille is intact, along with the adaptive LED headlights.
To the sides, 19-inch wheels are still in the offer as standard. We like beautiful creases and aerodynamics are perfect. The rear end will provide two-piece tailgate and slightly larger bumpers. The design looks really sleek and modern. On top of that, the X5 SUV looks stylish and very attractive.
The all-new 2021 BMW X5 will offer a room for seven passengers. Dimensionally, this SUV won’t change and the three-row seating layout largely remains. On top of that, BMW offers one of the best interiors in the mid-size segment. New X5 will look upscale and it will get numerous refreshments. We don’t have to talk about the range-topping trim levels that are extremely luxurious.
The interior room is generous and the cargo area is rated at 72.4 cubic feet with folded rear seats. The infotainment system will get an update, along with the other systems. The base model still offers Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Bluetooth and keyless entry as standard. Ambient lighting is optional on the base model, just like the “Sky Lounge” panorama roof.
2021 BMW X5 Hybrid
The all-new 2021 BMW X5 Hybrid will go on sale later next year. This version will ditch its 2.0-liter turbo-four engine for a larger 3.0-liter inline-six. The new engine generates 286 horsepower. Moreover, this unit will be paired to a 112 hp electric generator/motor. A total output of the X5 Hybrid will return 394 horses and 443 lb-ft of torque.
An 8-speed automatic transmission and AWD system will be offered as standard. As for the acceleration, X5 Hybrid will need 5.6 seconds to reach 60 mph. On top of that, this SUV comes with a top speed of 146 mph. The all-electric range is satisfying, up to 50 miles on a full charge.
The current engine lineup will carry on in 2021. The future 2021 BMW X5 is available in numerous trim levels. For instance, the 40i trim is using a 340-hp six-cylinder engine. The 50i models are deploying a larger 4.4-liter V8 that delivers 462 horses and 480 lb-ft of torque.
German manufacturer offers numerous outputs, including the high-performance X5 M variant. However, these two options are the most popular choices.
2021 BMW X5 Price and Release Date
New 2021 BMW X5 will hit the dealerships in the mid-year 2020. This mid-size SUV will firstly arrive in Europe before it reaches American soil later in 2020. The price of the all-new model starts at $60,000. A hybrid version will surely cost above $70,000. X5 will look to rival Mercedes-Benz GLE and Porsche Cayenne.