WHAT’S NEW FOR 2023 ?
The BMW X5 SUV has been successful for four years now, and the 2023 version should not see any major changes, except for a refined exterior design that should delight the most discerning among us. On the menu of changes, we note more space in the trunk as well as an increased engine range that allows you to do more than 85 kilometers in all-electric mode.
INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR DESIGN
The BMW X5 Plug-In Hybrid is a full-size SUV with a stylish chassis. The 2023 model includes even larger air intakes and redesigned headlights for a less rugged look. Ultimately, the BMW X5 styling is taken up in its quintessential form and the exterior design remains in line with the lineup. In the cabin, space is revisited for the five passengers who enjoy princely treatment in terms of space, seat comfort and internal lighting. For 2023, the trunk capacity has been increased to 600 liters.
ENGINE, POWER AND PERFORMANCE
Under the hood, this hybrid has phenomenal power with its 6-cylinder turbocharged inline engine. We are dealing with a technology that allows an electric range of 85 kilometers. It can also travel more than 550 km with a fuel tank of about 69 liters.
Since the SUV develops 389 horsepower under the hood, it is capable of going from 0 to 100km/h in less than 6.5 seconds. Driving the BMW X5 Hybrid Plug-in is a model of stability and comfort with an 8-speed automatic transmission and a 3.0L engine. The gasoline range is estimated at 12.2 L/100km in urban areas and 10.6 L/100km on the highway.
TECHNOLOGY, DRIVING ASSISTANCE
The BMW X5 Hybrid SUV is packed with technologies that make the road safer for all passengers. The driver is equipped with powerful tools such as lane assist, collision detection, blind spot detection, parking assistance as well as cameras that detect pedestrians and cyclists in urban settings. In various tests, the BMW X5 SUV has received a safety rating of over 86%, making it one of the safest vehicles in its class.
Inside the BMW X5’s cabin, everything is designed for the driver’s visual comfort with an LCD dashboard, as well as a center screen that offers Bluetooth connectivity, road traffic alert and a supercharged audio system. The vehicle also comes with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, with two USB outlets to charge all your devices.
MODELS AND PRICES
The hybrid SUV whose full name is BMW X5 XDrive 45E will be available for purchase from early 2023 with a base price of $86,045. The advantage of a hybrid model is that you are likely to benefit from a government bonus.