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2018 BMW X5 sDrive35i RWD
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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 BMW X5
sDrive35i RWD
MSRP
$57,200
Invoice
$53,695
Average Price Paid
$53,721
2,294 listings nationwide

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2018 BMW X1
sDrive28i FWD
MSRP
$33,900
Invoice
$32,025
Average Price Paid
$31,979
1,396 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2018 BMW X5
sDrive35i RWD
Fair Price
$55,151
Good Price
$52,252
Great Price
$50,595
2018 BMW X1
sDrive28i FWD
Fair Price
$32,785
Good Price
$30,606
Great Price
$29,360

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 BMW X5
sDrive35i RWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

BMW first entered the crossover game in 2000, with its first-generation X5. Unlike others, it promised sports-car-like handling with increased ground clearance and light off-road prowe...

2018 BMW X1
sDrive28i FWD
William Maley Preview:

The BMW X1 is an outlier in the German automaker’s lineup. Whereas most of BMW’s model range is comprised of rear-wheel-drive (RWD) vehicles, the X1 is the first model for U.S markets ...

Specs

2018 BMW X5
sDrive35i RWD
2018 BMW X1
sDrive28i FWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
25 MPG
32 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 22.4 gal 16.1 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
300 hp @ 5,800 RPM
228 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
300 lb-ft @ 1,200 RPM
258 lb-ft @ 1,450 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.2:1
10.2:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.31 in x 3.53 in
3.23 in x 3.72 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 40.4 in 40.4 in
Back Legroom 36.6 in 37 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 35.8 cu ft 27.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,110 lbs 899 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,952 lbs --
Exterior
Length 193.2 in 175.4 in
Width 86 in 81.1 in
Height 69.4 in 62.9 in
Wheelbase 115.5 in 105.1 in

Available Options

2018 BMW X5
sDrive35i RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Atlas Cedar Metallic
  • Azurite Black Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Dark Graphite Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Imperial Blue Metallic
  • Jet Black
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Pearl Silver Metallic
  • Ruby Black Metallic
  • Space Gray Metallic
  • Sparkling Brown Metallic

Option Packages

  • Bang & Olufsen Sound System
  • Harman Kardon Surround Sound System
  • Adaptive M and Rear Axle Air Suspension
  • Dynamic Damper Control
  • Lighting Package
  • Professional Rear-Seat Entertainment
  • Ceramic Controls
  • Ivory White Interior Design Package
  • Leather Dashboard
  • Mocha Interior Design Package
  • Piano Finish Black Trim
  • Driving Assistance Package
  • Executive Package
  • Luxury Seating Package
  • M Sport Package
  • Premium Package
  • Driving Assistance Plus Package
  • Head-Up Display
  • Night Vision with Pedestrian Detection
  • Parking Assistance Package
  • Amaro Brown, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Criollo Brown, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White/Black, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Nutmeg, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Smoke White, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Taupe, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Terra, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Multi-Contour Seats
  • Rear Comfort Seats with Backrest Angle
  • Third-Row Seat
  • Wheels: 20" x 10" Front and 20" x 11" Rear (Style 451)
  • Wheels: 20" x 10" Front and 20" x 11" Rear (Style 469M)
  • Wheels: 20" x 10" Front and 20" x 11" Rear Black
2018 BMW X1
sDrive28i FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Dark Olive Metallic
  • Estoril Blue Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Jet Black
  • Mediterranean Blue Metallic
  • Mineral Gray Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Sparkling Brown Metallic
  • Sunset Orange Metallic

Option Packages

  • Harman Kardon Premium Sound System
  • Convenience Package
  • LED Headlights with Cornering Lights
  • Driving Assistance Package
  • Heated Front Seats & Steering Wheel
  • Luxury Package
  • M Sport Package
  • Navigation Business
  • Park Distance Control
  • Premium Package
  • Wireless Charging
  • ACC Stop & Go + Active Driving Assistant
  • Black with Blue Highlight, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Oyster, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Wheels: 19" x 8.0" Double-Spoke Bi-Color
  • Wheels: 19" x 8.0" Light Alloy Y-Spoke
  • Wheels: 19" x 8.0" Light-Alloy Double-Spoke
  • Wheels: 19" x 8.0" Y-Spoke

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