2021 BMW X5 Towing Capacity

February 3rd, 2021 by
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The 2021 BMW X5 towing capacity won’t let you down. This spacious SAV® can tow up to 7,200 pounds, allowing you to spend summers by the lakeside with a small boat or tow your winter adventure vehicle after heavy snowfall.

Cranston residents will love the new plug-in hybrid option, too! It offers a still-impressive towing maximum of 5,952 pounds.

2021 BMW X5 Towing and Performance Specs

The BMW X5 towing capacity is more or less consistent across the BMW X5 lineup. However. there are specs and figures that you need to keep in mind when selecting your model:

BMW X5 sDrive40i – 3.0L Twin-Turbo I6 engine

  • 7,200 pounds maximum towing capacity
  • RWD, 335 hp, 330 lb-ft of torque
  • 974 pounds payload capacity
  • 4,828 pounds curb weight

BMW X5 xDrive40i – 3.0L Twin-Turbo I6 engine

  • 7,200 pounds maximum towing capacity
  • AWD, 335 hp, 330 lb-ft of torque
  • 974 pounds payload capacity
  • 4,863 pounds curb weight

BMW X5 xDrive45e – 3.0-liter BMW Twin-Turbo I6 with Integrated Electric Motor

  • 5,952 pounds maximum towing capacity
  • AWD, 389 combined hp, 443 lb-ft of combined torque
  • 827 pounds payload capacity
  • 5,672 pounds curb weight

BMW X5 M50i – 4.4L TwinPower Turbo V8 engine

  • 7,200 pounds maximum towing capacity
  • AWD, 523 hp, 553 lb-ft of torque
  • 985 pounds payload capacity
  • 5,260 pounds curb weight

You can see more of the BMW X5 by looking at our new BMW X5 inventory and checking out its exquisite interior. Our dealership is just a short drive from East Greenwich or Providence, and we can help connect you with the right trim level for your lifestyle.

BMW X5 Tow Package

With the exception of the hybrid model, all trim levels are capable of reaching the 7,200-pound upper limit. You’ll just need to equip the BMW X5 Tow Package to access the Class III BMW X5 Tow Hitch. The class III trailer hitch is easy to operate, but we suggest looking over your owner’s manual to ensure proper hookup.

If you’d like to make your vehicle even more ready for adventure, don’t hesitate to explore some of our favorite BMW X5 accessories.

BMW X5 Towing Features

All BMW X5 models come equipped with the features you’ll need to tow confidently, but many Cranston-area drivers appreciate the improvements to control offered by optional xDrive AWD.

Whether or not you decide to upgrade with xDrive, you’ll be able to conquer just about any challenge with the following standard features:

  • Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) with Brake Fade Compensation, Start-off Assistant, Brake Drying, and Brake Stand-by features
  • Dynamic Traction Control (DTC)
  • Dynamic Brake Control (DBC)
  • Hill Descent Control (HDC)
  • Dynamic Damper Control
  • 4-wheel ventilated disc brakes
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Icon Adaptive Full LED Headlights
  • LED fog lights and Automatic High Beams
  • Programmable LED Daytime Running Lights
  • Active Driving Assistant with Frontal Collision Warning, Active Blind Spot Detection, and a Lane Departure Warning

Discover More about the BMW X5 Towing Capabilities at BMW of Warwick!

The 2021 BMW X5 aims to please, and you’ll love how it controls the road. Contact us to learn more — or visit our dealership to get behind the wheel of an X5 today! Our Warwick lease specials make it easy to bring home the model you’ve always wanted.

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