Best of the Best 2011: Sport-Utility Vehicles: BMW X5 xDrive50i

When looking at the exterior of the new BMW X5 xDrive50i (, it is difficult to find anything that distinguishes the vehicle from the 2007 to 2010 model-year X5s. But slip into the driver’s seat and stomp the throttle, and you will see that BMW has breathed new life into its most popular SUV model […]

Best of the Best 2007: Sport Utility Vehicles

The first BMW X5 ( introduced drivers to the concept of an SUV that behaved like a sports sedan. (BMW calls the X5 an SAV—for Sport Activity Vehicle.) Redesigned for 2007, the X5 remains true to BMW’s driver-oriented ethos. It offers ample power, precise handling, and a controlled ride. The $54,500 X5 4.8i, fitted with […]