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BMW X5 vs. BMW X5 M

In comparing the BMW X5 to the BMW X5 M, the BMW X5 has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency and overall quality score. The BMW X5 M has the advantage in the area of base engine power. Based on this comparison of the BMW X5 versus the BMW X5 M, the BMW X5 is a better car than the BMW X5 M.

BMW X5 versus BMW X5 M Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used BMW X5 ranges from $54,885 to $82,876 while a used BMW X5 M from the same model year range is priced between $103,590 to $123,632. For a new model, the BMW X5's price is between $63,194 and $92,363, with the BMW X5 M priced between $113,011 and $126,194.

BMW X5 versus BMW X5 M Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the BMW X5 is 8.0 out of 10 while the BMW X5 M's quality rating is 7.3 out of 10. This results in the BMW X5 being ranked 8 out of 21 Best Luxury Midsize SUVs and the BMW X5 M being ranked 14 out of 21. Out of 67 Best Luxury Crossover SUVs, the BMW X5 is ranked 67 and the BMW X5 M is ranked 29.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the BMW X5’s base engine makes 335 horsepower, and the BMW X5 M base engine makes 600 horsepower. The X5 is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 569 miles. The X5 M is rated to deliver an average of 15 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 394 miles. Both models use premium unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

The BMW X5 and BMW X5 M are comparable in regards to front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and trunk space.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The BMW X5 has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance, while the BMW X5 M has the advantage of offering higher payload capacity.

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Pricing

New Asking Price:

$63,194 - $92,363

Used Asking Price:

$54,885 - $82,876

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

53.8%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$113,011 - $126,194

Used Asking Price:

$103,590 - $123,632

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

53.1%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.0 / 10

Reliability:

8.5 / 10

Retained Value:

7.0 / 10

Safety:

8.6 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.3 / 10

Reliability:

7.6 / 10

Retained Value:

7.1 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Rankings

4 / 21
5 / 67
8 / 21
12 / 25
16 / 67

iSeeCars Rankings

11 / 21
14 / 67
14 / 21
29 / 67

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline, Plug-In Hybrid

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

sDrive40i, M50i, xDrive40i

Trim Levels

Base

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4.31 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

335 hp @ 5500 rpm

Torque:

330 foot-lbs @ 1500 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.069 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

600 hp @ 6000 rpm

Torque:

553 foot-lbs @ 1800 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.110 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

RWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

21 / 26 / 23

Range (city/hwy):

460 / 569 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

4.4 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

8

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

13 / 18 / 15

Range (city/hwy):

285 / 394 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Standard

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Standard

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40.8 inches

Front Leg Room:

39.8 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

60 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.7 inches

Rear Leg Room:

37.4 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

58.1 inches

Cargo Space:

33.9 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

72.3 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

Not yet available

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40.8 inches

Front Leg Room:

39.8 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

60 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.4 inches

Rear Leg Room:

37.4 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

58.1 inches

Cargo Space:

33.9 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

72.3 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

Not yet available

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4828 lbs

Width:

87.3 inches

Height:

68.7 inches

Length:

194.3 inches

Wheelbase:

117.1 inches

Ground Clearance:

8.7 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

5455 lbs

Width:

87.3 inches

Height:

68.9 inches

Length:

195 inches

Wheelbase:

117 inches

Ground Clearance:

8.3 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 9.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

265/50R19

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

21.0 x 10.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

295/35R21