The company 2018-2019 BMW has received a huge boost to further increase its popularity, when released in the light of the first generation model called the X5.
Model has changed over time, modify, generation change. To date, the X5 is included in the list of the most desirable cars in the wor
But technology does not stand the place. And it forces car manufacturers to make their conditions, to produce at the market modifications designed to improve the environment, or at least to put her minimal damage. Plus, save fuel, since it is known that oil reserves are not unlimited in the world.
As you know, we are talking about hybrid cars. It is thus presented their X5 representatives of the Bavarian automaker last year. But then it was only a conceptual version of the hybrid SUV.
Now we wait for the production version, which has already received its official name – 2018-2019 BMW X5 xDrive40e. It changes a little bit on the outside and inside, as compared to the X5 with traditional internal combustion engine, the car has retained all of its most important virtues.
Today we talk about how the result turned out to be a serial 2018-2019 BMW X5 xDrive40e, what is new in it appeared, and what opportunities it now has a car.
Exterior 2018-2019 BMW X5 xDrive40e
Of course, familiarity with the machine always begins with the exterior. Looking at the photo and video materials, we can say with certainty that a hybrid made some discreet, more modest and refined. Especially when compared with the charged H5M.
The front part has two large “nostrils” are branded chip companies. Made in this way false grille merges with a slightly narrower head optics, which mark the presence of LED toppings. Another interesting decision to use the fog lights. At 2018-2019 BMW, they are not integrated into the bumper around the edges, but directly under the head lights. It looks quite original and unusual. As for the front bumper, it was quite a restrained form, a number of air intakes for cooling the power plant more efficient. Vyshtampovki on the hood of the car only add originality.
On the side we vydim large, comfortable doors, large windows, roof rails on the roof is almost perfectly flat. Also great look exterior mirrors, which decided to complement the LED ribbon. It duplicates the signal turn signals. Huge wheel arches give the opportunity to place them inside the wheels of any diameter. The ideal size of wheels can be called from 19 to 21 inches. Manufacturer offers a wide choice, because you can find the best alloy wheels to your own taste.
By the way, just above the front left wheel located hatch like from the fuel tank. In fact, there is a socket for charging the electric component of the hybrid power plant.
The rear part welcomes us competent architecture of the luggage compartment and the glazing, fine optics, powerful bumper and simply beautiful lines and curves.
The entire perimeter of the body designers have used a plastic protection that gives the car a more impressive appearance, plus has secured the body from damage. Particularly striking looks small spoiler on the luggage compartment cover glass, as well as two trapezoidal exhaust pipes, which are located on the edges of the rear bumper.
Despite some external changes, the dimensions remain the same, for the current third-generation 2018-2019 BMW X5:
- length – 4886 mm;
- width – 1938 mm;
- height – 1762 mm;
- wheelbase – 2933 mm;
- ground clearance – 222 mm.
The interior of the 2018-2019 BMW X5
What do you expect from 2018-2019 BMW when looking into Salon? High-quality finishing materials, excellent decorative elements, high level of comfort, excellent ergonomics, a stylish interior design.
This component of the 2018-2019 BMW X5 xDrive40e you certainly will not disappoint. The manufacturer offers several options for interior trim color, from light completely, to the very dark.
The driver and front passenger are located on the comfortable seats with electric adjustment and the possibility for more than 10 lines (depending on the configuration). It has excellent lateral support, as well as the pillow under the back of the knee, which is unregulated.
Three-spoke multifunction steering wheel will make it possible to control many systems without the help of blocks of buttons on the center console, or a large touchscreen display on top of it.
Generally describe the interior in the 2018-2019 BMW X5 xDrive40e few superfluous for two reasons. First of all, the interior is almost completely repeats the interior of the 2018-2019 BMW X5 with conventional internal combustion engines. Secondly, it is a 2018-2019 BMW. Consequently, the interior there is always carried out at the highest level.
Despite the presence of the battery pack under the floor of the luggage compartment, luggage compartment volume remained at a very high level – about 630 liters with the busy passenger cabin. If you omit the chair, you get about 1,850 liters of space.
Options 2018-2019 BMW X5
It is unknown whether the manufacturer is going to be equipped with a hybrid modification of something extra. It is likely that the car will keep the stuffing from the standard third-generation X5.
Most likely, the hybrid will not be available in the basic version, and it shall make arrangements to start a more serious equipment. A sample list of primary and auxiliary equipment as follows:
- dual-zone climate control;
- advanced multimedia complex;
- touchscreen multimedia system;
- head-up display on the windshield;
- premium audio system 16 speakers;
- panoramic sunroof;
- four-zone climate control;
- parking assistance system;
- full power accessories;
- LED optics;
- leather upholstery;
- LED lighting in the cabin;
- electric front seat adjustment;
- color displays for the rear passengers, integrated into the backrests of the front seats;
- set of airbags;
- electronic aids and assists and so on.
Price 2018-2019 BMW X5
While on the 2018-2019 BMW X5 xDrive40e prices are not officially announced. As the car to go on sale towards the end of the year, and perhaps even from the beginning of 2016, to talk about the cost at the moment too soon.
Of course, the novelty will cost more than the basic version of the X5 is equipped with a conventional internal combustion engines. Recall that the base for the Russian market is an X5 with a diesel engine, for which the asking of 3.1 million rubles. For a more powerful version with petrol engine should pay about 3.8 million rubles, and this at a minimum.
Fans can purchase the charged version currently X5 M with the prefix “only” for the sum of 4.3 million rubles. It is expected that the starting price for the hybrid version will be 3.5 million rubles. But the information is not officially confirmed.
Technical characteristics of the 2018-2019 BMW X5
We have already learned about the small external differences, almost identical pro shop and a rich complete set for the 2018-2019 BMW X5 xDrive40e. Now is the time to discuss what the specifications are based novelty.
Power hybrid complex made 309 horsepower. It consists of an electric motor and a two-liter petrol power unit with four cylinders. All the power is transmitted to the wheels by means of an automatic transmission Steptronic semidiapazonnoy box. It has high efficiency and almost no power loss.
Includes lithium-ion batteries located under the floor in the luggage compartment. But their main advantage is the wide possibilities of charging. By the way, if the batteries are fully charged, the joint work of ICE and electric motor surprise low fuel consumption. At 100 kilometers 2018-2019 BMW X5 xDrive40e spends about 3.3-3.5 liters of gasoline. Thus power consumption is approximately 15 kWh per 100 kilometers.
If we talk about dynamic capabilities, here hybrid crossover looks quite solid. On acceleration from zero to 100 kilometers per hour the car needs 6.8 seconds.
Charging the battery is carried out both by the usual household network and by the network of special gas stations, where served hybrid cars and electric cars. To recharge the car at home you only need a special charge, which 2018-2019 BMW provides its customers.
As befits a full hybrid, the car 2018-2019 BMW X5 xDrive40e able to move only by the operation of the electric component of the power plant. Moving at a speed of 120 kilometers per hour on the crossover you can overcome about 30 kilometers. That’s enough to take a short trip to the city during the day or get to the nearest petrol station on the road, if you, for example, ran out of gas.
Video Test Drive 2018-2019 BMW X5
New 2018-2019 BMW X5 in the face xDrive40e year looks very promising in terms of conquering the hybrid car market. This long-awaited event not only for fans of the brand, but also the producer himself.
For a company like 2018-2019 BMW was very important to release its representative in extremely topical today segment powerful hybrid SUVs. Yet in many ways in terms of prospects, because hybrids are becoming increasingly popular. And in many ways the popularity of different models in the future depends on how well the machine will be of particular manufacturers today.
Looking at the 2018-2019 BMW X5 xDrive40e, you know exactly how the hybrid cars would be desirable to own. Given the wide range of equipment, gorgeous, bold appearance, excellent technical characteristics, as well as the reliability and quality of the car, the price looks quite reasonable. Yet we face a 2018-2019 BMW. And just for that many easily willing to part with at least 3, at least 5 million rubles.
But let us hope that the novelty will be the price at a reasonable level. Plus it has not yet confirmed that the Bavarian hybrid production are going to sell in Russia. All of you know what attitude to these power plants in our fellow citizens, as well as at what level is the infrastructure to maintain and repair hybrid engines.