2006 BMW X5 Overview


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2006 BMW X5 Overview

BMW's American-built SUV came in three models in the 2006 model year: the 3.0i with a 225 horsepower, 6-cylinder engine, the 4.4i with a 315 horsepower V8, and the 4.8is with a 355 horsepower V8. X5s have all-wheel drive without low-range gearing, and front side airbags and front and rear head-protecting tubular side airbags come standard.

Compared with previous versions of the X5, the 2006 models took critical hits, with professional test drivers complaining the car wasn't all that practical. "BMW knows that most luxury SUV buyers spend about as much time off-roading as they do in the 99-cent store," wrote one, adding that while the vehicle drives nicely and can carry five passengers comfortably, "it wouldn't be a good choice for home improvement projects or any other activity that requires serious cargo capacity."


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    2006 Bmw X5 Widow Sticks

    The passenger side front window gets stuck when rolled all the way down. When I pull the door panel and push up past the widow seal it rolls up the rest of the way on the regulator. So, as long as ...

    3 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 weeks ago)

    My 2006 Bmw X5 Diesel Won't Start If It Is Cold

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    What Kind Of Oil

    27 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 months ago)

    Bought A Bmw X5 That Was Smoking From Exhaust And Was Down For 2 Years. Cle...

    The oil is still escaping presumably through the exhaust as oil levels are dropping sharply What could the problem be. Could it be the valve cover gasket is bad. And the valve seals have to be replace...

    138 views with 4 answers (last answer 4 months ago)

    2006 Bmw X5 Text Display

    The text display cd disappeared... I can't put cd's in and I'm guess it because I can't press the cd button since it disappeared... how do I get it back to listen to my cd's again???

    14 views with 1 answer (last answer 6 months ago)