BMW’s the most successful crossover SUV, the X5 has been undergoing testing for a long time now. When the first prototypes appeared on the roads it was expected that the fourth generation X5 will arrive two years earlier than it was a usual generation cycle. The new X5 won’t debut as the 2018 model yet BMW confirmed the late in the year debut as the 2020 BMW X5When it comes to the changes, BMW still hides many details we would like to know. BMW will go with deeper and more important upgrades.
2020 BMW X5: STYLING AND STRUCTURAL CHANGES
The latest prototype of the 2020 BMW X5 didn’t lose the camouflage but we can recognize evolutionary changes to model’s exterior styling. BMW is known for making non-drastic changes on the new models and the new-mid-size X5 won’t be an exception.The new-gen X5 will adopt the larger interpretation of the signature kidney grille and the pair of the new headlights with the new LED elements. BMW also reshaped the front bumper.
THE NEW PLATFORM:
The new X5 will benefit from the structural upgrades. The model switches to the CLAR platform which underpins the 5- and 7-Series saloons and will also be under the skin of the new 3-Series model.
Inside the cabin, the upcoming X5 won’t also be unfamiliar form. The model will follow the similar design theme as the latest 5- and 7-Series models. The model should gain more inches which will provide more interior comfort.The new version will keep the familiar iDrive controller on the center console. The new infotainment system will provide better responsiveness and intuitive digital controls.
2020 BMW X5: POWERTRAIN OPTIONS
As for the powering options, BMW still keeps the specs from the public. The 2020 BMW X5 will, of course, offer multiple powertrain types and performance. The new platform and weight reduction combined with the new engines will also contribute to the better efficiency.The same displacements will also be available in the diesel form outside the US. The plug-in hybrid version is also expected.
2020 BMW X5: ARRIVAL, PRICE
The new 2020 BMW X5 will make the global debut late in the year. The price range is estimated to start at close $60, 000.