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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    Christy Powers
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    I Have A 2006 Bmw 5 Series, I Had To Have Some Work Done To It Bc Of Runnin...

    After fixing the ac battery had to be charged

    5 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)
    bimmerx506
    0

    Battery Was Not Charging Due To Bad Alternator. Replaced Alternator. Now Wh...

    13 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)
    DenverBMW
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    Having To Enter A Code Before I Can Start My Car

    Ok so this has happened to me a couple of times now. The car will be working great I will go home park it for the night (8 to 10 Hours) When I get up in the morning and try and start my car it asks ...

    12 views with no answers yet
    Bobby Patterson
    0

    Oil Leak

    Leaking oil out as fast as I can add it

    18 views with 1 answer (last answer 7 months ago)
    tafga2005
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    Will A 2004 Bmw X5 Hood Fit A 2006 Bmw X5

    I looking for the driver side hood for my 2006 X5 BMW but keep getting 04 to 05 hood will the fit the 2006

    17 views with 1 answer (last answer 7 months ago)