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Parkers overall rating: 4.3 out of 5 4.3

The Parkers VerdictShould you buy a BMW X5?

The BMW X5 is a monster, both in terms of size and what it offers. BMW has done well to offer a wide variety of engines, some of which are capable of shifting this 2.2 tonne lump in sports car time. Although realistically that kind of performance is unnecessary and a touch pointless, the fact it’s there if you want it is satisfying. The majority of buyers are going to be looking more towards the quality of the ride and the level of luxury in the interior; in this regard the X5 is also hugely proficient and is hugely popular in this luxury SUV segment.

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