2005 BMW X5 User Reviews

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Users ranked 2005 BMW X5 against other cars which they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

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    2005 BMW X5 3.0i Review
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    45

    Fantastic Car And Generally Well Built — had big problems with the self levelling suspension, spent more time in the dealers than on my driveway, fortunately everything was covered under dealer warranty. I sold the car after 8 months. I would consider another one but would make sure It was still under warranty for a good period of time.

    Pros: quick and comfortable

    Cons: too technical for its own good

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    2005 BMW X5 4.8is Review
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    65

    Suv — Even though it's an 05 the stance and styling still looks good. Interior wise it's comfortable and is optioned well. Radio is dated. The 4.8 has good power and still gets 22mpgs on highway which isn't bad for a AWD luxury tank.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Still gets compliments for the styling/looks

    Cons: Out of date radio,upkeep is high

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    2005 BMW X5 4.4i Review
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    Excellent — I have nothing bad to say about my car . It has been a great car. It has class style sporty roomy. Handles like a sports car. You don't even realize you are in a suv.. It is a pleasure to drive. It is very quiet inside you don't here all the road noise from outside.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Eye catcher.

    Cons: None

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    2005 BMW X5 3.0i Review
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    2005 Bmw X5 — i really like the XDrive AWD system, i feel very confident with it in the snow. The driving position feels good because it is high, but the car has a lower center of gravity due to the 50:50 weight distribution so it feels like a much smaller and lower vehicle.

    Pros: Great handling on dry and wet roads, confident driving.

    Cons: base inline 6 engine is a little underpowered, and very poor reliability.

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    2005 BMW X5 4.4i Review
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    Absolute Luxurious Car With Power & Safety That You Can Haul You Family Or Gear In Effortlessly! — 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 vehicle is built super sturdy. Cargo space can handle bicycles, camping gear, the kids toys, you name it. Check one out, you won't be disappointed!

    Pros: Excellent power and handling. Makes you feel safe, and you are, X5s are built like tanks! Reliability is excellent!  Turning radius is amazing. Excellent visibility. An outstanding performance SUV.

    Cons: Not as good fuel economy as a Prius or Economy car. It is not American made.

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    2005 BMW X5 4.4i Review
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    It's A Suv That Makes A Statment — 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 appreciative. I particularly love the build-in pull up shades for all windows, that is a big plus when it comes to blocking blazing summer sun. The color was one of a kind, very rare, nice earth tone mossy green.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: sophisticated, powerful, Sharp. Reliable German engineering. Panoramic Visibility

    Cons: Gas Mileage

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    2005 BMW X5 3.0i Review
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    Amazing — comfy, drives like a dream, perfect for long roads because it flies too. handles really well for an SUV, the Xdrive is very helpfupl in any weather, even though the suspension could have been a bit tighter for better handling at higher speeds.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: comfort

    Cons: expensive maintenance

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    2005 BMW X5 4.4i Review
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    Power Ranked 2006 BMW X5 4.4i better.
    "efficiency of the engine"
    Handling Ranked 2006 BMW X5 4.4i better.
    "Feels more stable"
    2005 BMW X5 4.4i Review
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    Car had so many issues over time and it still had low mileage for its age. Common consumer complaint is bad valve seals causing smoke while idling. Dont buy unless you can fix or can afford.
    Value Ranked 2004 Chrysler Town & Country better.
    "The overall seating capacity and low maintenance."
    Would Buy Ranked 2004 Chrysler Town & Country better.
    "It is like comparing a push lawn mower to an a gas power lawn mower. One will never stop working while the other may be an awesome piece of equipment it takes much more to maintain it."

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2015 BMW X5 Reviews

    Powerful And Easy To Drive By Aston_Martin_2005

    The new model BMW X5 is not a pretty as the old model, just more aggressive in its styling. Looks great with the 21 inch wheel options. The engine is power and torque is plenty in the 5.0i model. The... Read More

    2013 BMW X5 Reviews

    I Like It. By Edikam

    Everything is good and I enjoy every minute driving it. I would only recommend when it has V8. Silver and Black, very nice combination. It has a lot of options, and you can customize this car when yo... Read More

    Bmw Rocks With Some Cons! By Dshahpatel

    if you are looking for really good drive go for BMW. Cargo space is limited but look and feel is awesome. If you buy BMW always get tire warranty as performance tires runs out too quickly. If you are ... Read More

    2012 BMW X5 Reviews

    I Love Driving This Car And Feel Very Safe By Vancouver6

    Maintenance costs covered for the full first four years or 80000 kilometers so this has been a real bonus from day one. Amazing car to drive one of the best SUV's on the market. BMW has impeccable ser... Read More

    Solid 10 By chrismonty3

    The x5 defiantly has some pep for what would be called a 'mom car'. The handling is also top notch for a Sports Activity Vehicle. This is about as fun to drive as any SUV could be. It competes with th... Read More

    2011 BMW X5 Reviews

    Great Suv For The Driver Type By fazmoto

    This is my second X5 (previous one was 2005 E53). A great handling SUV with enough power to get me around fast. I prefer the 6 cyl engine over the 8 cylinder engine, I find the handling better (not ... Read More

    Exelent Vehical To Own By amerrill80

    We have only owned this car for about a week just bought it. The wife and I Love it so far. It drives very nice and handles the slick roads even with big tires on it. has really good brakes has lots o... Read More

    2010 BMW X5 Reviews

    Refined Beauty By Libertychamp

    This Diesel is amazing. Extremely comfortable and the paint is stunning. The Handling and the brakes are distinctively BMW. The Panoramic Sunroof is a must for the kids especially during sightseeing t... Read More

    Sav Comparison By daven5590

    I have had or currently own similar Audi and Mercedes SAV's with turbo diesel motors and while they have been and are good cars, I am most impressed with the X5. The X5 is a step up in creature featur... Read More

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