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The German carmaker's first foray into the world of luxury SUVs, the BMW X5 debuted in 1999 with all-wheel drive and powerful engines. Despite its size and capabilities, BMW designed the car for performance on roads where it handles impeccably.

While the first-generation model seated five passengers, newer versions can seat two more. Though newer generations resemble the original model, subtle changes have kept the vehicle fresh. The BMW X5 offers a unique blend of car-like handling and SUV features.

  • 2003 BMW X5 D AUTO SILVER

    2003 BMW X5 D AUTO SILVER

    63,000 GENUINE MILES -12 MONTHS' MOT NO ADVISORIES -FSH
    £5,000.00
    1 bid
    • 41 watching
    Mileage may change as car is being used for short journeys on a daily basis. Very reliable family car - reluctant sale. Low mileage: 63,000 genuine miles - no advisories. 12 months' mot.
  • BMW X5 DIESEL , EXCELLENT CONDITION EVERY M,O,T FROM NEW

    BMW X5 DIESEL , EXCELLENT CONDITION EVERY M,O,T FROM NEW

    £3,995.00
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    • 10 watching
    Bmw x5 in excellent condition. 20'' bmw alloys with new tyres fitted for the m.o.t. Nice metallic green colour great condition, Interior like new, perfect leather seats with no damage,
  • BMW X5 3.0 DIESEL SPORT AUTOMATIC

    BMW X5 3.0 DIESEL SPORT AUTOMATIC

    £3,300.00
    14 bids
    • 79 watching
  • BMW X5 3.0d auto 2002MY Sport

    BMW X5 3.0d auto 2002MY Sport

    4x4 diesel 5 door automatic
    £4,995.00
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  • BMW X5 3.0d auto 2003 Diesel  Sport

    BMW X5 3.0d auto 2003 Diesel Sport

    £4,995.00
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    • 23 watching
    Manufacturer BMW Model X5. Fuel:Diesel. Transmission Automatic Fuel Diesel. Model Year:2003. First Registration Date 2003/01/01 Model Year 2003. Fuel system (Petrol Diesel)
  • BMW X5 3.0D SPORT

    BMW X5 3.0D SPORT

    £5,500.00
    15 bids
    • 40 watching
    Stunning bmw x5. The best colour drives spot on no funny noises drives like it's done 50k just recently had new rear differential supplied by lister park BMW main agents.
  • BMW X5 3.0d auto 2005MY Sport

    BMW X5 3.0d auto 2005MY Sport

    Guaranteed Application Finance
    £100.00
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    • 76 watching
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  • BMW X5 3.0d auto 2007MY SE

    BMW X5 3.0d auto 2007MY SE

    STUNNING HIGH SPEC CAR!!
    £16,995.00
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    Stunning bmw x5 3.0d se auto (sports dynamic pack) finished in titan silver metallic with full black leather interior. Lovely high spec car with just 50000 miles from new, looks and drives brilliantly...
  • BMW X5 3.0d TURBO DIESEL SE 6 SPEED 7 SEATER ***SORRY NOW SOLD***

    BMW X5 3.0d TURBO DIESEL SE 6 SPEED 7 SEATER ***SORRY NOW SOLD***

    *** SORRY NOW SOLD *** DEPOSIT NOW TAKEN ***
    £1.00
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    • 11 watching
    *** sorry now sold *** deposit now taken *** All major credit and debit cards accepted………***nationwide door to door delivery service*** ***find another with this spec!!!
  • BMW E53 X5 2006, Black 3.0D Auto Diesel MUST SELL ASAP - Sensible OFFERS???

    BMW E53 X5 2006, Black 3.0D Auto Diesel MUST SELL ASAP - Sensible OFFERS???

    £6,500.00
    Buy it now
    or Best Offer
    Generally speaking the car has been fantastic, however the X5 is now surplus to my needs and so needs to go ASAP.
  • 2005 55 BMW X5 3.0 D SPORT 5D AUTO 215 BHP DIESEL

    2005 55 BMW X5 3.0 D SPORT 5D AUTO 215 BHP DIESEL

    SAT NAV/PAN ROOF
    £7,500.00
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    Power:214 BHP. Engine Size (in ccm) 2,993 Power 214 BHP. Manufacturer BMW Model X5. Fuel:Diesel. Model Year:2005. 7,500.00. Transmission Automatic Fuel Diesel. First Registration Date 2005/09/01 Model...
  • 2004 BMW X5 3.0d Sport 5dr Auto

    2004 BMW X5 3.0d Sport 5dr Auto

    5 Door 4x4 GREY 5995GBP
    £5,995.00
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    • 41 watching
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  • BMW X5 3.0d Le Mans Blue Sport Edition Auto 2006 56 Plate

    BMW X5 3.0d Le Mans Blue Sport Edition Auto 2006 56 Plate

    SUPERB CONDITION, LONG MOT, FSH
    £7,495.00
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    • 17 watching
    Take a look at this lovely BMW X5 Sport in Le Mans Blues with full black leather trim. This has only 2 previous keepers and comes with a full service history and MOT until October.
  • BMW X5 3.0d auto 2005MY Sport SAT NAV // DIGITAL TV // LEATHER

    BMW X5 3.0d auto 2005MY Sport SAT NAV // DIGITAL TV // LEATHER

    CALL YORK NOW 01904 622277 PX WELCOME // CARDS TAKEN
    £5,995.00
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    • 22 watching
    Sat nav // digital tv // electric leather seats in great condition // xenon lights // this car is running very well for its age and mileage. Call york now 01904 622277 px welcome // cards taken.
  • 2006 BMW X5 3.0D SPORT PLUS EXCLUSIVE EDITION DIESEL AUTO STERLING GREY

    2006 BMW X5 3.0D SPORT PLUS EXCLUSIVE EDITION DIESEL AUTO STERLING GREY

    **PAN ROOF, NAPPA LEATHER, HEATED STEERING/SEATS**
    £7,995.00
    Classified Ad
    • 57 watching
    17.10.2014 - New fuel sender, pre-supply and fuel pump fitted! This X5 is perfect and needs nothing doing! Finished in sterling grey metallic, BMW Assist, Upgraded BMW premium sound system,

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About BMW X5

The first generation of the BMW X5 (internally coded as E53) was launched in 1999 while BMW still owned the Rover Group. This allowed BMW to utilise various bits of Land Rover technology including their Hill Descent system and their Off Road Engine Management system. Many of the rest of the X5's components are shared with contemporary BMW saloons to cut the costs of manufacture. In spite of the shared technology and design cues like the split rear hatch, BMW took quite a different tack with the X5 than Land Rover does with its off road vehicles. The emphasis with the X5 was always firmly on producing a luxury SUV that drove on the road like BMW's rear wheel drive saloons. To this end, BMW directed 62% of the power to the rear wheels and didn't overly concern itself about the fact that the X5 would be a significantly less capable off roader than a Range Rover or Land Rover Discovery. The combination of luxury with reasonably sporty handling and chunky SUV looks proved a hit with the public and a second generation of X5 (codenamed E70) was launched in 2006. This car is longer and wider than the original X5 which allowed the addition of a removable third row of seats in the car taking seating capacity up to seven. The car has an innovative electronic "joystick" gear lever which has no mechanical linkage to the gearbox. A brand new third generation X5 (codenamed F15) was launched in December 2013.