Automakers worldwide are progressively trying to redesign their popular SUV’s to make them as efficient and sans clean as their counterparts the low weight passenger cars. They are doing so by introducing the plug-in hybrid system. One such success story is by BMW X5, a mid-size luxury Sports Utility Vehicle which was initially produced in 1999, and it is currently in going through its third generation. The automaker wants to redesign the BMW X5 as a 2016 year model by making it not just as a regular SUV, but as a version which is as responsive as it is versatile. The goal of BMW manufacturer is to increase the company sales so as to reach the largest annual sales ever recorded. Therefore, the 2016 BMW X5 comes the latest updates and most interesting innovations to make it one of the highly rated coupe`s in 2016.
2016 BMW X5: REDESIGN EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR
The interior of 2016 BMW X5 will be quite roomy as a way of improving the comfort level which was never experienced in the previous models. This aspect will enable its users to get some pleasant ride more so for those who will be travelling for long distances. 2016 BMW X5 will get new LCD screens and a modern audio system with high tech possibilities from where the occupants will enjoy their favorite videos and music while travelling.
In order to make the 2016 BMW X5 one of the safest cars’ to drive in, the automaker will offer an array of safety air bags which will be placed strategically inside this model. Similarly, the collision mitigation system will be installed as well as a rear view camera and a number of sensors. All seats will be made of leather while the front ones will be heated. 2016 BMW X5 will also get the automatic climate control system and cruise control which are some of the great features to have in a modern day car.
Outside, 2016 BMW X5 will come with a streamlined appearance as a way of enhancing its speed as well as its look. It will get new aggressive and masculine chrome bumpers. It will also come with alluring fog lights which will differentiate it with other older BMW models. Its exhaust system also will be modified to compliment the sporting characteristics of this new model. LED lighting will be the feature of this model’s lighting system since it is the best in terms of saving energy and offering high quality lighting. The head and tail lights will therefore be refined with these LED technology. As for the wheels, 2016 BMW X5 will get the exclusive 21 inch light alloy wheels which will make it a peak performance vehicle.
2016 BMW X5: ENGINE AND PERFORMANCE
This new 2016 BMW X5 is likely to be propelled by a 4.4 liter V8 twin turbocharged engine. This engine shall be mated to an eight speed automatic gearbox and together, they will generate about 567 horses of power and 750 pound-feet of torque. This auto will accelerate from zero to 100kph in about 4.2 seconds and it will have a top speed of 250kph. Again, BMW is launching the Active Hybrid set-up which will be combined with a turbocharged 2.0 liter four cylinder direct injection. This plug-in hybrid will come with an electric motor which will be fed by a 300+pound lithium-ion battery pack with energy of about 9 kWh.
2016 BMW X5: Release Date and Price
This redesigned model, 2016 BMW X5 will be launched in the first quarter of 2015. Its price is expected to be at $ 60 000 in the U.S market. For other markets, this price will certainly increase owing to the destination charges and other incurred costs. Therefore, the price might go as high as $ 99 000.