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2003 BMW X5

2003 BMW X5 3.0i
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BMW has entered the SUV segment with a luxury mid-size that has three differently powered installments. This luxury SUV is performance-oriented, in keeping with BMW's brand identity in general. Impressive technological innovation provides advanced performance, handling and safety components. Meanwhile, the interior displays an assortment of comfort-oriented features and high quality materials.

Throughout, inside and out, BMW's classic sporty styling echoes in the 2003 BMW X5 design, making this vehicle unique and distinctive yet unmistakably BMW. The 2003 BMW X5 is built for successful families who want adventure readiness and SUV versatility combined with joyful, driving capability.

Available Models
The X5 has a single body type with three versions, offering different power and trim levels. These three models are: the 2003 BMW X5 3.0i, the 2003 BMW X5 4.4i and the 2003 BMW X5 4.6i.

Interior Features
All of the 2003 BMW X5 models comes with excellent ergonomic interiors fitted with functional enhancements and a high standard for comfort-related basics. Some of the former include heated power mirrors, one-touch power mirrors, air condition, rear-climate controls, and an active charcoal filtration system that will keep the interior air tasting sweet.

Comfort-related standards include a high-fidelity 10-speaker sound system that includes a CD player and a radio with the Radio Data System technology allowing traffic and emergency report access. The front seats have power features and optional heat and memory adjustment devices.

Exterior Features
Outside the BMW X5, an assortment of carefully chosen details make for a car that looks good and works better. This vehicle has standard roof-rails, halogen fog lights and low beam headlights, metallic paint and a sturdy and effective all-weather wiper system. Options mean the availability of such things as a liquid high-pressure headlight cleaning system, Xenon high-intensity discharge headlights, heated windshield washer jets and star-spoke alloy wheels.

The 2003 BMW X5 comes with three engine choices. The first is a 24 valve, 3.0-liter V6 that comes with a manual 5-speed or an automatic 5-speed with Adaptive Transmission Control and steptronic automatic/clutchless manual capability. It gets 15/20 mpg (city/hwy) and manages an impressive 0-60 in 8.1 seconds. The 3.0-liter has 225 hp at 5900rpm and 214 lb-ft of torque at 3500.

The award-winning 4.4-liter V8 engine powers the next one up. This powerplant has 325hp at 6100 rpm and 330 lb-ft of torque at 3600. It also comes with 5-speed adaptive automatic transmission.

The 4.6i is the top engine and model X5 choice. It increases capability so that this BMW X5 does 0-60 in 6.2 seconds. This one offers a commanding 340 hp at 5700 rpm and 350 lb-ft of torque at 3700 rpm.

Safety and Security
The safety portfolio is very impressive. All models have integrated deployment logic for safety-belt pre-tensioners, airbags and post-impact safety measures. This system extends to the dual front-impact airbag Supplementary Restraint System (SRS) with dual-threshold and dual-stage deployment and the front-compartment Head Protection System (HPS) with front side-impact protection. Optional extras on the 2003 BMW X5 enable the addition of rear-door mounted side impact airbags as well.

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Fast Stats


MSRP from
3.0L I6
4.4L V8
4.6L V8
225 @ 2500
290 @ 5400
340 @ 5700
5-speed manual
5-speed sequential
MPG: City/Hwy
3.0L: 16 / 21
4.4L: 14 / 18
4.6L: 14 / 18

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