2022 BMW X5 Towing Capacity

June 13th, 2022 by
2022 BMW X5

 

The 2022 BMW X5 towing capacity maxes out at a robust 7,200 pounds when properly equipped. If you opt for the plug-in hybrid configuration, you’ll get a strong BMW X5 tow capacity of up to 5,952 pounds. Note that in order to enjoy the maximum BMW X5 towing capacity on the roads in and around Greenwich you’ll need to add the optional BMW X5 tow hitch. Learn more about the BMW X5 towing package and more in this guide from BMW of Greenwich, then explore the new BMW X5 inventory at our dealership near Greenwich today!

BMW X5 Towing and Performance Specs

The BMW X5’s towing capacity is impressive, especially when compared to competing vehicles like the Audi Q5. While the BMW X5 tow capacity is consistent among its gas-powered models, other performance specs will differ depending on which configuration you choose. Take a look at the X5 performance specs below:

BMW X5 sDrive40i – 3.0L Twin-Turbo I6 engine

  • 7,200 pounds of maximum towing capacity
  • RWD, 335 hp, 330 lb-ft of torque
  • 974 pounds payload capacity
  • 4,828 pounds curb weight

BMW X5 xDrive40i – 3.0L Twin-Turbo I6 engine

  • 7,200 pounds of maximum towing capacity
  • AWD, 335 hp, 330 lb-ft of torque
  • 974 pounds payload capacity
  • 4,863 pounds curb weight

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

  • 5,952 pounds of maximum towing capacity
  • AWD, 389 combined hp, 443 lb-ft of combined torque
  • 827 pounds payload capacity
  • 5672 pounds curb weight

BMW X5 M50i – 4.4L TwinPower Turbo V8 engine

  • 7,200 pounds of maximum towing capacity
  • AWD, 523 hp, 553 lb-ft of torque
  • 985 pounds payload capacity
  • 5,260 pounds curb weight

BMW X5 Towing Package

The BMW X5 towing package is available in the Parts Center at BMW of Greenwich for $550. It includes an easy-to-install Class III trailer hitch. In order to use the BMW X5 tow hitch, you will need to remove the optional Comfort Access feature, which lets you open your tailgate by running a foot beneath the bumper. Your owner’s manual will have installation instructions, but if you need help you can schedule an appointment with our Service Center.

BMW X5 Towing Features

Plan on doing a lot of heavy towing? You should consider choosing an X5 with xDrive all-wheel drive, which provides improved traction and control in all kinds of Rye-area weather and road conditions. Some of the standard BMW X5 features that will help ensure that you enjoy a safe and successful towing experience on Old Greenwich roads include:

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

The following options will further enhance your BMW X5 towing capability:

  • Parking Assistance Package ($800) – Includes Surround View w/ 3D View which will make it much easier to connect your trailer to the BMW X5 tow hitch. This package also includes automatic Parking Assistant Plus.
  • The Dynamic Handling Package ($2,600) – This package is offered on the M40i and includes Adaptive M Suspension Professional, Active Roll Stabilization, and Integral Active Steering.

Get Behind the Wheel of a New BMW X5 at BMW of Greenwich!

Now that you know all about the BMW X5 towing capacity and performance specs, why not contact us to schedule a test drive today! Make sure to check out our current BMW X5 lease offers to get the best deal possible. If you’re not sure that the X5 is the right BMW BMW SAV® for you, take a look at our BMW X5 vs. BMW X3 comparison.

 

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