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BMW X5 SportX Plus Lands In India, Price Starts At INR 77.90 Lakh

BMW X5 SportX Plus

The new X5 is big and is usually considered a family SUV. In addition to this, it can even do mild offroading which makes it an all-rounder. To make it even more accessible, BMW has finally introduced the X5 SportX Plus trim in India that starts at Rs.77.90 Lakhs and goes all the way up to Rs.79.50 Lakhs (all prices, ex-showroom, Delhi) for the diesel variant.

Planning to buy a luxury SUV? Then, check out the new BMW X5 SportX Plus range down below.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • BMW X5 SportX Plus trim is now available in India.
  • Comes with a starting price tag of Rs.77.90 Lakhs.
  • Available in both petrol and diesel variants on offer.

BMW X5 SportX Plus

Features

On the outside, these slightly affordable variants feature LED headlamps, premium functional roof rails and large alloy wheels.

Similarly, inside the cabin, the all-new BMW X5 SportX Plus comes equipped with 4-zone climate control, paddle shifters, ambient lighting, panoramic glass roof, sunblinds and electrically adjustable seats among others. Also, twin 12.3-inch screens for touchscreen infotainment display and instrument cluster are also there to make it tech-loaded. Other features including a wireless charger, gesture control, heads-up display, etc are also a part of the equipment list.

BMW X5 SportX Plus Rear
Image Source: Press BMW Group

Engine & Performance

To begin with, there are two different variants of the SportX Plus trim. The first one is of course the xDrive30d that comes powered by a 3.0-litre six-cylinder diesel engine. The overall output from this unit is rated at 261BHP and 620Nm of peak torque. There’s even a similarly displaced xDrive40i petrol variant that churns out a massive 335HP with a peak torque of 450Nm. Currently, both of them gets an 8-speed automatic transmission and a four-wheel drive system as standard.

According to the German brand, the first variant can clock a triple-digit speed in 6.5 seconds. Meanwhile, it is the petrol version that claims to be faster by around 1 second.

Safety

In terms of safety, the X5 SportX Plus variant comes equipped with all the crucial features such as 6 airbags, traction control, hill start assist and descent control to name a few.

Price List

Variants Price (ex-showroom, Delhi)
xDrive40i Rs.77.90 Lakhs
xDrive30d Rs.79.50 Lakhs

Alternatives

In India, the all-new BMW X5 range competes with some well-known German rivals such as Audi Q7, Volvo XC90, Mercedes-Benz GLE and Porsche Cayenne. Want to know more about the GLE? Check out all the details related to it down below.

Mercedes-Benz GLE

Mercedes-Benz-GLE
Image Source: Media Daimler

The last version of GLE is now available in India at a price tag ranging between Rs.79.91 Lakhs to Rs.1.25 Crores (ex-showroom, Delhi). Available with three different engine options, it is currently one of the most practical luxury SUVs available in India. In terms of features, the all-new Mercedes-Benz GLE comes fully loaded with a panoramic sunroof, four-zone climate control, 360-degree camera and air suspension among others.

Specifications

Mercedes-Benz GLE
Engine 2.0-litre four-cylinder diesel (300d)

3.0-litre six-cylinder diesel (400d)

3.0-litre six-cylinder turbo petrol (450)

Power 241BHP (300d)

326BHP (400d)

362BHP (450)

Torque 500Nm (300d)

700Nm (400d)

500Nm (400)

Key Highlights
  • 360-degree camera
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Four-zone climate control
  • Burmester surround sound system
Price (ex-showroom, Delhi) Rs.79.91 Lakhs to Rs.1.25 Crores

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Harsh Rana

Full-time management student and a part-time automobile enthusiast. Not much happy about EVs taking over the V8, V10 and V12 motors.

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