2020 BMW X5 Towing Capacity

February 28th, 2020 by

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There’s more to the new BMW X5 than just being able to roll around Bloomington in luxury and style. This SUV will work hard for you, too. The 2020 BMW X5 towing capacity ranges from 6,603 pounds to an impressive 7,200 pounds, when you add the BMW X5 tow package, which includes the BMW X5 tow hitch. That’s enough to haul a small boat or a couple of ATVs around the Normal area.

The BMW X5 Towing Capacity by Trim, Engine, and Drivetrain

Lots of factors come together to determine the maximum towing capacity, including the engine and drivetrain. There are two engine sizes available on the 2020 X5–a V6 and a V8–but there are also different horsepower and torque levels within these options. You can get the BMW X5 as a rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive, depending on the trim. Here’s how the BMW X5 towing capacity breaks down:

BMW X5 sDrive40i (RWD): 3.0L Twin-Turbo V6 engine

  • Horsepower: 335 hp
  • Torque: 330 lb-ft
  • Maximum towing capacity: 7,200 pounds

BMW X5 xDrive40i (AWD): 3.0L Twin-Turbo V6 engine

  • Horsepower: 335 hp
  • Torque: 330 pounds
  • Maximum towing capacity: 6,603 pounds

BMW xDrive50i (AWD): 4.4L TwinPower Turbo V8 engine

  • Horsepower: 456 hp
  • Torque: 479 lb-ft
  • Maximum towing capacity: 6,603 pounds

BMW X5 M50i (AWD): 4.4L TwinPower Turbo V8 engine

  • Horsepower: 523 hp
  • Torque: 553 lb-ft
  • Maximum towing capacity: 7,200 pounds

BMW X5 Towing

What’s Included in the 2020 BMW X5 Tow Package?

The BMW X5 tow package is basically comprised of the factory-installed BMW X5 tow hitch. This is an optional feature that is available for $550. Once this hitch is installed, you can expect a maximum BMW X5 towing capacity of 7,200 pounds.

Other Exciting Features on the 2020 BMW X5

There’s much more to this SUV than the BMW X5 tow package and tow hitch. This SUV comes loaded with features. And when you combine that with our new vehicle specials, you get a great deal.

  • Seating for seven – There’s a 3rd row of seats that can fold down flat with the floor when not in use for even more cargo hauling abilities
  • Available Backup Assistant – This feature can retrace your steering inputs for up to 160 feet to help you out of tight situations.
  • BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant – Your settings, navigation, and infotainment are voice-activated, so you can safely operate vehicle controls with no distractions.

Check Out the BMW X5 at BMW of Bloomington

We make it easy for you to get behind the wheel of your next BMW. You can even apply for financing from the comfort of your own home. We’re just a hop, skip, and jump away from Pekin, so drop by or contact us today.

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