BMW X5 Horsepower

BMW X5 Horsepower

Whether you’re a longtime BMW customer or you’re conducting research before purchasing your first luxury Sports Activity Vehicle® (SAV), the BMW X5 stands out as a mighty and reliable option to support all of your adventures around Arlington, Grand Prairie, and Fort Worth, TX.

At BMW of Arlington, we know quality is synonymous with the BMW brand. We look forward to virtually introducing you to the 2021 BMW X5 horsepower and performance specs on this page. Feel free to give us a call at your convenience with any questions you may have along the way and to schedule your in-person test drive.

BMW X5 sDrive40i & xDrive40i: Setting the Standard

BMW X5 HorsepowerThe standard X5 sDrive40i and the X5 xDrive40i each come with an effective 3.0L BMW TwinPower Turbo 6-cylinder engine under the hood. Delivering 335 horsepower and 331 lb-ft of torque, this base trim sets a high bar.

Paired with an 8-speed Sport Automatic transmission and outfitted with Sport and Manual shift modes––as well as steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters and a Launch Control feature––the BMW X5 is ready to fly.

Both also feature Driving Dynamics Control, which comes with the following selectable drive modes:


These modes will tailor every drive to match your mood and the demands of the road. The difference between these two models is that the X5 xDrive40i trim and higher trims comes with the adaptable xDrive all-wheel-drive system.

By varying torque between the front and rear axles, this advanced all-wheel-drive system continually maximizes traction.

BMW X5 M50i: Introducing a Robust V8 Engine

Moving up on the ladder, the BMW X5 M50i sports a vigorous 4.4L BMW M TwinPower Turbo V8 engine. Channeling 523 horsepower, this dual turbocharger comes with a variable valve control and a high-precision direct-injection system to pack a punch, whether you’re cruising down the highway or zipping around town.

In addition to creating more than 500 horsepower, this engine bumps out a whopping 553 lb-ft of torque. Plus, it can achieve up to an EPA-estimated 16 city/22 highway MPG.1

BMW X5 M: Maximum Horsepower, Maximum Thrill

BMW X5 HorsepowerIn the BMW X5 M, you’ll find the same engine as the previous trim but with a muscly 600-horsepower upgrade. To top it off, this model also comes with a set of 6-piston front M compound brakes and the following sport-specific features to ramp up your driving experience:

  • Adaptive M Suspension
  • M xDrive
  • M Sport Differential

BMW X5 xDrive45e: Efficiency Meets Excitement

In this model, a 3.0L BMW TwinPower Turbo 6-cylinder with a variable valve control and a high-precision direct-injection system join forces with an economical eDrive 111-horsepower electric motor. By working together, this X5 produces a total power output of 389 combined horsepower.

Furthermore, the Driving Dynamics Control system in this model features a unique set of selectable drive modes:


Experience Up to 600 Horsepower with the BMW X5!

Whether you want to experience 600 horsepower, would prefer optimized fuel efficiency, or want to find the perfect balance between the two, the 2021 BMW X5 offers a variety of options to support your unique lifestyle and preferences.

At BMW of Arlington, we look forward to helping our friends in and around Arlington, Grand Prairie, and Fort Worth, TX, get behind the wheel of the thrilling 2021 BMW X5. Give us a call or book an appointment online to set up your test drive today!


1 Preliminary EPA-estimated figures are for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on speed, driving habits, trip length and driving conditions; actual mileage may be lower. Note for MPGe: All data are provisional and subject to official confirmation. The provisional power consumption figures have been calculated based on the ECE test cycle.