It was the first time for the world renowned brand BMW to enter the SUV industry with the release of the 7 seater BMW X5. In this time the use of SUV was not same as the recent days and SUV were preferable for the use of on road purpose. BMW noticed that people tend to use SUVs for the on road use and was easier to handle. This made the company to bring 7 seater cars that was great for the on road performance and convenient to handle. This was extended in structure than the sedan but compact and the chassis was compact. Owing to this particular setup the X5 performed excellently on the road but became low in stance. However, the company launched this in South Carolina’s Spartanburg for first time and after then huge sales followed by.
The first model of 7 seater SUV was only able to contain 5 travelers in it and it seemed fairly ironic. Later the company fixed it as long as they learned the demand space in the car. In fact, this step helped the company to grip the sales position of the product. In 2007, BMW arrive with modification that was pretty common with 5 seater cars of the first generation and it was named the second generation of BMW X5. In the new reproduction the company included 2 more seats in the third row and kept option to remove the seats to make the car spacious for cargo.
At present, BMW X5 has continued to arrive with different tags and the three remarkable models are – X5 xDrive 48i, X5 xDrive 30i and X5 xDrive 35d. Here engine is an important factor to made difference among the models. The X5 xDrive 35d installed with 265HP engine that can be turbocharged with diesel and its highest numbers are 425 pound feet torque.
One of the features of SUV is that it can contain 7 persons in it and for this reason people tend to consider BMW X5 as Sports Utility Vehicle. But not all people acknowledge the same. What is more, all its characteristics do not meet the requirement of SUV that are essentially needed for an ideal SUV. But X5 is made-up with high quality utensils and fully functional interiors with deluxe touch. Grab this 7 seater SUV and you won’t regret it.