2024 BMW X5 Design, Engine, Price, Release Date

Has given the 2024 BMW X5 a mid-cycle refresh for the new model in the year. The SUV will be refreshed with a new look, enhanced engines, and new technological features. Here’s what’s new with the 2024 BMW X5.

2024 BMW X5

BMW X5 Design Exterior

The exterior of the 2024 BMW X5 has been updated. The front end of the SUV has been sharpened, with more angular headlamps, redesigned kidney grilles, and a sharper front fascia. The X5 gets new rear taillights, although the changes are minor.

BMW X5 Exterior

BMW X5 Interior Concept

BMW has made a few adjustments to the inside appearance of the 2024 X5. The dashboard of the midsize SUV has been redesigned to accommodate the additional screens. With fewer physical controls and a single toggle switch for the gear shifter, the center console has been streamlined. The sensation is a vegan fake leather option developed by BMW.

2024 BMW X5 Exterior

BMW X5 Engine Performance

For the 2024 model year, BMW X5 has made significant improvements to the drivetrain. The basic 40i model comes with a new turbocharged 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine mated to a mild-hybrid system. The engine produces 375 hp and 383 pound-feet of torque. V8-powered vehicles now bear the M60 badge and are powered by a new turbocharged 4.4-liter V8 with 523 horsepower and 553 lb-ft of torque. Its powerplant also has a mild-hybrid system. The new xDrive50e plug-in hybrid model succeeds the xDrive45e from last year. The moniker change is due to the PHEV receiving a new six-cylinder engine, a bigger lithium-ion battery pack, and a range of around 40 miles.

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BMW X5 Technology

On the tech front, the 2024 BMW X5 gains a standard 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster and a 14.9-inch central touchscreen. The 2024 BMW X5 has a standard 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster as well as a 14.9-inch central touchscreen. In the dashboard, these displays are merged into a single curved piece of glass. The panels are powered by BMW’s latest Operating System 8, which is intended to mimic the OS system of a smartphone. We expect the SUV will continue to come complete with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, GPS, Bluetooth, a 10-speaker audio system, and five USB ports.

2024 BMW X5 Technology

Features for Driver Assistance and Safety

The majority of the safety features on the 2024 X5 have remained unaltered for the new model year, while BMW has introduced several new features. The new Road Assistance technology on the SUV allows for hands-free driving on restricted highways at speeds up to 85 mph. A car Park Assistance Professional function allows the SUV to reverse autonomously and save motions for up to 656 feet. A more advanced version of the function could save up to 1,970 feet of movement.

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BMW X5 Price and Release Date

The 2024 BMW X5 starts at $66,195, followed by the xDrive50e PHEV at $73,495 and the V8-powered M60i at $90,295 (prices include destination). The midsize SUV will be on sale this spring, with production starting in April.