BMW X5- the key facts
The new BMW X5 has smarter looks, bigger cabin and more power amongst other things.
Two-zone automatic climate control, Professional radio system, Bluetooth hands-free system, cruise control, airbags front and side for driver, front passenger, head airbags for front and rear seats, crash-activated head restraints at front, crash sensors, rollover sensors, tyre defect indicator, electric power steering, 8spd automatic gearbox, auto stop- start, ECO PRO mode, xDrive all-wheel-drive system, (excluding X5 sDrive25d),
Options include head-up display, night vision, lane change warning, surround view with 360-degree display, active cruise control, internet-based services in-car use of Facebook and Twitter.
4,886mm long (+32), 1,938mm wide (+5mm), 1,762mm tall (+14mm), same wheelbase (2,933mm), front/ rear tracks shortened by 4mm (to 1640mm).
More than 1.3m worldwide since 1999. Irish peak of previous model: 600 in 2007.