2022 BMW X5 Towing Capacity

May 27th, 2022 by
2022 BMW X5

The BMW X5 is a fan-favorite year after year, so it is not hard to see why so many drivers head home to Chicago behind the wheel of this stellar SAV. The BMW X5 towing capacity proves this luxury crossover is more than just a pretty face. With any traditional turbocharged gasoline engine, the BMW X5 towing capacity maxes out at 7,200 pounds. If you opt for the new plug-in hybrid variant, you can still tow up to 5,952 pounds. Keep in mind that to reach the max towing power, the BMW X5 tow hitch is necessary. Learn all about the BMW X5 towing capacity and features below.

BMW X5 Towing by Configuration

While the BMW X5 towing capacity remains more or less constant across the gas-powered lineup, other performance specs will vary based on the configuration of your choice.

BMW X5 sDrive40i – 3.0L Twin-Turbo I6 Engine

  • 7,200 pounds maximum towing capacity
  • RWD, 335 hp, 331 lb-ft of torque
  • 1,014 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, 331 lb-ft of torque
  • 1,016 pounds payload capacity
  • 4,863 pounds curb weight

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

  • 5,952 pounds maximum towing capacity
  • AWD, 389 combined hp, 443 lb-ft of combined torque
  • 5,646 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
  • 1,030 pounds payload capacity
  • 5,260 pounds curb weight

BMW X5 Tow Package

What is included with the BMW X5 tow package? To maximize the towing capacity of your vehicle, you will need its Class III trailer hitch. No matter which configuration you choose, you can outfit your vehicle with the BMW X5 tow hitch.

Note: If you upgrade your vehicle with the BMW X5 tow hitch, you will need to remove the optional Comfort Access feature.

BMW X5 Towing Features

There are plenty of features on board the BMW X5 that allow you to tow with complete peace of mind around Park Ridge and Oak Park. Even if you do not plan to tow with your X5, these features can help you drive with confidence anywhere the road takes you.

  • 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
  • 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)
  • Programmable LED Daytime Running Lights
  • Active Driving Assistant with Frontal Collision Warning, Active Blind Spot Detection, and a Lane Departure Warning

Experience the Iconic X5 Today

There’s so much more to love about the X5 other than its robust towing power. See what it has in store for you when you set up a test drive at Perillo BMW. You can also see how it compares to another favorite, the BMW X3. Don’t forget to explore our X5 lease offers to get the best possible price on the SUV of your dreams.

 

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