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2019 BMW X5 First Drive Review | All icing

The new X5 is unnecessarily complex — and we love it

The new X5 is unnecessarily complex — and we love it.

Vietnamese carmaker VinFast brings out BMW-based models in Paris

F10 5-series and F15 X5 have been overhauled in Vietnam

VinFast plans to offer five vehicle lines next year, and two of those are based on BMW platforms.

BMW raises price of U.S.-made X5 and X6 SUV models in China

Prices will rise by 4 to 7 percent starting on Monday

Prices will rise by 4 to 7 percent starting on Monday.

2019 BMW X5 starts at just over $60,000

It's a bit more expensive than the 2018

It's a bit more expensive than the 2018

2019 BMW X5 completely redesigned with better looks, luxury, technology

We get a sneak preview of the upcoming luxury crossover

We get a sneak preview of the upcoming luxury crossover.

Spy Shots
New BMW X5 spied both inside and out on public roads

The new model looks like a shorter BMW X7

It's been a busy week for the engineers in Munich. Last Friday, we caught a pretty decent look at the upcoming BMW 8 Series coupe and convertible. On Monday, spy photographers captured photos the new BMW X7 testing out on public roads. We even got a couple shots of the interior. Today, we have a good look at the X7's smaller sibling, the new BMW X5.

BMW monthly subscription service: Now we know how much it'll cost

Two price tiers and unlimited vehicle swapping

BMW has officially launched its new vehicle subscription service, becoming the latest automaker to embrace the more flexible alternative to traditional leasing. It's called Access by BMW, and it'll offer a selection of vehicles in two tiers via a new mobile app or dedicated website.

Spy Shots
New BMW X5 drops almost all camo in new spy shots

Those kidneys are huge.

There's not much camouflage left on this BMW X5 test mule.

Spy Shots
Next-gen BMW X5 spied in Spartanburg

The South Carolina facility builds the X5.

Look for six-cylinder, eight-cylinder and hybrid power powertrains.

Spy Shots
Spy Shots
BMW recalls 200k SUVs in two campaigns

Problems with ISOFIX child seats in the X3 and X4 and the front driveshafts in the X5 and X6 have prompted BMW to issue two recalls amounting to over 200,000 crossovers in the United States.

BMW recalls 840,000 vehicles to replace Takata airbags

BMW will recall about 840,000 vehicles from the 2007-2015 model years to replace their Takata airbag inflators.

Spy Shots
Next BMW X5 caught testing in the snow

BMW has already kicked off the testing of its next-generation X5 in a snowy, cold environment. The next X5's on-sale date is slated for somewhere in 2018.

Why you can expect lots more crossovers from BMW

Automotive News reports that more than a third of BMW's US sales were crossovers in 2015, and crossovers will be 40 percent of BMW's US sales in 2016.

2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e Review [w/video]

Bringing The i Movement Into The Mainstream

The BMW X5 gets a plug-in hybrid version for 2016, the xDrive40e, offering seamless integration of EV tech into one of our favorite SUVs.

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