5 Reasons You Should Consider Buying a 2023 BMW X5

March 1st, 2023 by

2023 BMW X5

The King of Luxury SUVs

Arguably one of, if not the most premium of luxury SUVs, the 2023 BMW X5 is back. With a diverse range of trims and power trains, it’s no wonder why BMW’s flagship SUV has received so much praise from enthusiasts. For those in the luxury SUV market, however, there are simply too many SUVs to choose from. o help you decide in this oversaturated market, here are 5 reasons as to why you should consider buying a 2023 BMW X5.


1. An X5 for Everyone

The 2023 BMW X5 comes in 5 different configurations, the X5 sDrive40i, X5 xDrive40i, X5 xDrive45e, X5 M50i, and the formidable X5 M. Besides the sDrive4oi, all models come with standard All-Wheel-Drive. Four different engine configurations are available for the trims, which are broken down in the table below:

MSRP Trim Power Engine Fuel Economy
$61,600 X5 sDrive40i 335 hp/330 lb⋅ft Turbocharged 3.0-Liter Inline-6 21/26 mpg (RWD)
$63,900 X5 xDrive40i 335 hp/330 lb⋅ft Turbocharged 3.0-Liter Inline-6 21/25 mpg (AWD)
$65,700 X5 xDrive45e 389 hp/331 lb⋅ft Turbocharged 3.0-Liter Inline-6 + Electric Motor 50 MPGe / 20 mpg (AWD)
All-Electric Range: 30 miles
$85,400 X5 M50i 523 hp/553 lb⋅ft Twin-Turbocharged 4.4-Liter V8 16/22 mpg (AWD)
$108,900 X5 M 600 hp/553 lb⋅ft Twin-Turbocharged 4.4-Liter V8 13/18 mpg (AWD)

As you can see, there’s truly an X5 for everyone. The 40i models offer a blend of performance and affordability, while the  plug-in hybrid 45e offers increased performance in an eco-friendly package. The M50i and M however, are reserved for those who desire to push the far limits of performance and power.

2. Exhilarating Performance

x5 engine

As mentioned above, the performance of the M50i and M5 are of a class of their own. However, if you’re not willing to shell out $85,000~$100,000 for the top of the line X5s, you might wonder how the base 40i performs. Besides the  turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-6 capable of 334 horsepower and 330 lb-ft of torque, the 40i has impressive acceleration, with a 0-60 mph time of just  4.8 seconds. Additionally, the base trim receives plenty of performance features such as:

  • Sporty Roof Spoiler
  • 19-Inch All-Season Tires
  • High-Gloss Black Aero Blades
  • Electronically Controlled Engine Cooling
  • Driving Dynamics Control w/ Eco Pro, Comfort, Sport Mode
  • Air Curtains and Air Breather System
  • Double Wishbone Suspension w/Optional Air Suspension
  • Vented Disc Brakes
  • and much more.


3. It’s The Inside That Counts

2023 X5 interior

Ever been told that “its what’s inside that counts, not the outside appearance” ? This is completely true for the 2023 BMW X5, except for the fact that both the interior and exterior are both marvels of design and functionality. The interior of the BMW X5 is fitted with premium materials and features such as high-end leather upholstery, aluminum tetragon trimming, carbon-fiber fittings, and more. Regarding interior technology, the 2023 BMW M5 features:

  • Dual 12.3-inch Infotainment + Cluster
  • Dual Panoramic Moonroof
  • Apple CarPlay + Android Auto
  • BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant
  • 4-Zone Automatic Climate Control
  • Heated Front and Rear Seats
  • heated Steering Wheel  + Arm Rest
  • and much more.

Regarding interior cargo space, the 2023 BMW X5 provides a generous passenger volume of 105-133 cubic feet, depending if you choose the 3rd-row seating configuration.  For cargo, the X5 offers 72.3 cubic feet, one of the best in it’s class.

4. Don’t Judge a Book by It’s Cover

2023 BMW X5 Exterior

You shouldn’t judge anything by its outwards appearance…but its impossible when it comes to the 2023 BMW X5. The aggressive styling, sporty all-season tires, rooftop spoiler, and wide-open vents exude sportiness and confidence. The LED headlights sit next to the classic BMW kidney, giving the X5 the classic sophisticated BMW look. A perfect blend of aggressive sportiness and delicate elegance, the 2023 BMW X5 is a masterpiece on wheels.

5. Cutting-Edge Technology

BMW Safety

The 2023 BMW X5 offers a variety of driver assist and safety technology. As a result, the 2023 BMW X5 has also been given the IIHS Top Safety Pick award, a testament to BMW’s commitment to driver safety. Standard in the X5 are Active Blind Spot Detection, Frontal Collision Warning with City Collision, and much more. BMW’s Driving Assistance Professional Package is also available, adding additional safety systems such as:

  • Low-Speed Automatic Emergency Braking
  • Lane-Departure Warning
  • Forward-Collision Warning w/ Pedestrian Detection
  • Blind-Spot Warning
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Warning
  • and much more.


We have plenty of 2023 BMW X5 in stock at our BMW of Owings Mills location. Come in and take a look today!

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