2020 BMW X5 Towing Capacity

March 23rd, 2020 by

2020 BMW X5, White Exterior

With a max towing capacity of 7,200 pounds, the new BMW X5 compliments its graceful appearance and luxurious interior with stunning towing power for trips outside Fresno or jobs in Visalia. With the legendary BMW name, it’s no wonder that the X5 is one of the most attractive SUVs on the market now. Read below for a guide to BMW X5 towing, from engine specs to details on the BMW X5 Towing Package, from BMW Fresno.


BMW X5 Towing Capacity: Engine Options

All BMW X5 trims begin with versatile 8-speed automatic transmission, so you can maneuver smoothly on any Visalia road. Below are the engine options for each trim available on the X5:

sDrive40i 3.0L Twin-Turbo V6 engine 

  • Max towing capacity: 7,200 pounds 
  • 335 hp 
  • 330 lb-ft of torque
  • 827 pounds payload capacity
  • RWD

xDrive40i 3.0L Twin-Turbo V6 engine 

  • Max towing capacity: 6,602 pounds
  • 335 hp 
  • 330 lb-ft of torque
  • 849 pounds payload capacity
  • AWD 

xDrive50i 4.4L TwinPower Turbo V8 engine 

  • Max towing capacity: 6,603 pounds 
  • 456 hp
  • 479 lb-ft of torque
  • 871 pounds payload capacity
  • AWD 

M50i 4.4L TwinPower Turbo V8 engine 

  • Max towing capacity: 7,200 pounds 
  • 523 hp and
  • 553 lb-ft of torque
  • 882 pounds payload capacity
  • AWD 

BMW X5 Tow Package 

In order to maximize the towing capacity of this SUV, you will need to opt for the BMW X5 Tow Package. This is a class III trailer hitch that you can purchase for only $550. Install the BMW X5 tow package and you’ll be hauling up to 7,200 pounds in Madera.

BMW X5 Handling 

The BMW X5 isn’t just a powerful SUV, it’s also one that is designed for controlled and relaxed handling. Features that make the BMW X5 such a beauty to drive include: 

  • Dynamic Stability Control 
  • Hill Descent Control 
  • Lightweight multi-link integral rear suspension
  • Double wishbone front suspension

Test Drive the BMW X5 at BMW Fresno

Excited by the BMW X5 towing capacity? Want to see its engine in action yourself? Stop by BMW Fresno, where Fresno-area drivers can expect informed, helpful service and answers to all their questions. Conduct more model research online, contact us with any inquiries, and stop by to test drive this SUV today.

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