BMW X5 Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the BMW X5 reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
BMW X5: Replacement key cost
My X5 keys broke when they fell in the pool with my iPhone. How much will it cost to get a new set? Read more
Land Rover Discovery 3 and BMW X5 2009: Maintenance costs
I am looking to purchase a Discovery 3 or a similarly aged BMW X5, and wondering about like servicing costs/maintenance costs etc. for these 'mature' vehicles. It is really hard to find any data on ...Read more
BMW X5 2003: What is the market value?
What is the market value for a 2003 BMW X5? Read more
What would be the better SUV between the Volkswagen Touareg, BMW X5 and Toyota Prado?
My wife would like a newer SUV and she has her heart set on a 2014 Volkswagen Touareg. I am concerned about the lack of them on the road, and they look a little old. I made a suggestion to look at a ...Read more
I think my dealership lied
I live in NSW, but have issues with a dealer in Qld.They posted ads for a BMW X5 as a 2012 car and when I enquired online through the website I got an email “saying thank you for your enquiry, blah, ...Read more
BMW, Mazda, FCA, Citroen and Peugeot models recalled
Manufacturers including BMW, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), Peugeot and Citroen have issued recalls via the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). Read more
Mazda, BMW affected again by Takata recalls
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has announced another round of safety recalls, with models from Mazda, Holden, Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Jaguar affected. Read more
Reliable 7-seat SUVs for a family on a budget
I am looking to purchase a secondhand 7-seat SUV for the family in the $25,000 bracket. It would primarily be for urban driving. I have found a 2008 BMW X5 turbo-diesel auto with 130,000 km on the ...Read more
Best used 7-seat SUV under $30k
I'm looking for a 7-seater SUV. My budget is $30,000. Shall I go for an Audi Q7, BMW X5 or Land Rover Discovery? Read more
Best sporty SUV?
I’m looking at updating my vehicle and have been looking at a 2013 Mercedes-Benz ML 350 with AMG kit, looking to spend $70,000. I have always been a Ford Territory driver, so was also considering ...Read more
Used BMW X5 review: 2000-2015
Ewan Kennedy reviews the first, second and third generation BMW X5 from 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 as a used buy. Read more
Harsh ride from low-profile tyres
Can you please start a campaign to rid Australia of hard riding cars and low-profile tyres? Most of this is being driven by marketing. We feel the ride 100 per cent of the time but only want handling ...Read more
Range Rover Sport or BMW X5?
I am looking to change my current 2010 BMW X5. I have looked at the new Range Rover Sport and also new BMW X5. What would you recommend? Read more
Good large SUV for towing?
I need a large car that will tow. I'm keen to buy a large diesel SUV, about three years old. I've been considering a BMW X5, VW Touareg or Range Rover. I've been in a Range Rover Sport and liked the ...Read more
Land Rover or BMW X5?
I have been driving Land Rovers for over 10 years and decided it was time to treat myself to the current model Range Rover Sport, an HSE SDV6, as retirement looms. I have also been looking at the BMW ...Read more
Better brake pads
I have a BMW X5 turbodiesel and my first set of brake pads were completely worn out at 60,000km plus there was very annoying brake dust. The Bendix pads bought from Repco have now done more than 85, ...Read more
Second-hand luxury SUV?
I am in the market to buy a second-hand car but not sure which would be the right choice. My SUV options are the 2007 or earlier Audi Q7, BMW X5, even the 2011-12 Ford Territory diesel turbo. Read more
High km X5?
I was looking at a BMW X5 2002 3.0i auto that has done 240,300km. I was wondering this was too many kilometres. Would it start costing me BMW-style money to maintain? I have no other history on the ...Read more
Used BMW X5 review: 2000-2003
Carsguide reader Ramon Cruz is intending to test drive a 2003 BMW X5 4.4i, which has done 180,000 km, and asks if we could advise him of what he should look for with this model? New The surging ...Read more
Used BMW X5 review: 2007-2011
The BMW X5 received rave reviews when it was launched; road testers were ecstatic about the performance and handling of the big wagon. NEW The new model released in 2007 looked much like the previous ...Read more