The BMW X5 is not the first luxury SUV on the market, but it’s been long enough to survive for its position as one of the best in its class. The 2018 BMW X5 Hybrid continues its evolution by satisfying all the comfort and luxury requirements demanded by the family and delighting the driver with a strong performance and exciting driving experience.
The 2018 BMW X5 Hybrid is a midsize luxury SUV. Five passengers are standard, but an optional third-row seat increases capacity to seven.
The 2018 BMW X5 Hybrid xDrive40e plug-in hybrid model combines a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, an electric motor paired feed by a 9-kWh battery pack under the cargo bay floor. A modified eight-speed automatic transmission is standard. This combination generates output 308 hp and 332 lb-ft of torque. BMW claims the hybrid will reach 60 mph in 6.5 seconds and deliver 14 miles of electric-only propulsion. It should take just under three hours to charge fully at 240 volts. The EPA rates this model at 56 mpg equivalent in gas / electric mode and 24 mpg combined on gas only.