2005 BMW X5 Overview


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Average User Score

4.45 stars

Based on 23 reviews

Absolutely First Class. by JD_68
 — I liked everything, power, brakes, transmission, all the driver comforts, lights, instruments, smooth engine, tons of grunt !!! a real head turner. Even at 185,000 Kilometers now there is not one body... Read More
It's A Suv That Makes A Statment by JunisLLC
 — I loved driving in this car, I feel tall and I can see everything. The comfort of heated seats, navigation, and performance sound system is just another few little add-on that makes the vehicle more a... Read More
Absolute Luxurious Car With Power & Safety That You Can Haul You Family Or Gear In Effortlessly! by Roccov
 — If you are looking for a reliable SUV which will give you outstanding safety, performance and agility, a BMW X5 will get you that. Acceleration is exhilarating. Stopping distance is astounding. The ... Read More

2005 BMW X5 Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 23 reviews

2005 BMW X5

Aside from a steering wheel that is "frustratingly stiff to turn at parking lot speeds," the 2005 BMW X5 got high marks from both professional test drivers and buyers of BMW's primary, luxury sports utility vehicle (or, in BMW jargon, an SAV -- sport ACTIVITY vehicle).

Built on the chassis of the popular 5-series sedan, BMW claims the X5 can go from o to 60 in 6.4 seconds, and, with a V8 engine under the hood and power upgrades in both 2002 and 2004, there's no reason to doubt the claim. The 50-50 weight distribution - a point of pride for BMW engineers in the earlier, six cylinder models - is amazingly retained in the V8 models.


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BMW X5 Questions


I Have A 2005 Bmw X5 3.0, In The Morning I Drove About 2 Miles. After A Lit...

i have a 2005 bmw x5 3.0, in the morning i drove about 2 miles. after a little while I started the car but wasnt even a cranking sound, then i jump start it and drove about a mile to get home. i sto...

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While Driving On Freeway A Puff Of White Smoke Comes Out The Exhaust

driving on the freeway about 75 miles an hour, then all of a sudden i see white smoke coming out the exhaust

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X5 Zf Gear Box Problems

I have a 2005 BMW X5 3.0d (E53) with ZF 6HP26 auto gear box. It has done approx. 130.000 Km. When cold, gear shifting is hard and abrupt, when gear box warmed up, gear changes OK but when I come to st...

43 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)

Would You Buy A 2005 Bmw X5 12500 Pre Sales Inspection Leaking Transfer Cas...

Would you buy a 2005 BMW X5 12,500 pre sales inspection leaking transfer case, oil pan gasket leak, valve cover gasket leak, hood strut no good, brake friction 40% tires 50% total to repair $1545.42 o...

51 views with 6 answers (last answer 4 months ago)

How Do I Restore Power

I have a total power failure after disconnecting door airbag and then turning key on to raise window. How do i get power restored?

19 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 months ago)