The Impressive BMW X5 Towing Capacity

November 16th, 2020 by
2020 BMW X5 Rear

Not a lot of our Brooklyn customers do much towing. But some of them do, and their needs are important to us. Fortunately, the new BMW X5 is built to handle some substantial loads. We’re going to talk about the impressive BMW X5 towing capacity. A lot of customers ask about the BMW X5 tow package. So, we’ll talk about that, too, including the BMW X5 tow hitch.

The BMW X5 Towing Capacity by Engine

There are three engine options for the BMW X5, and each has its own towing capacity. Here’s the BMW X5 towing capacity by engine:

BMW X5 sDrive40i 3.0L Twin-Turbo V6 engine

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

BMW X5 xDrive40i 3.0L Twin-Turbo V6 engine

  • 6,603 pounds maximum towing capacity
  • AWD–delivers 335 hp and 330 lb-ft of torque
  • 974 pounds payload capacity
  • 4,863 pounds curb weight

BMW xDrive M50i 4.4L V8 engine

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

BMW X5 Tow Package

There’s no actual BMW X5 tow package, per se. But there are some available accessories and features, like the BMW tow hitch, that optimize towing and make it safer. After all, we want you to be safe while towing on our Manhattan roads. Here are a few:

  • BMW 2-inch Tow Hitch Plug
  • BMW X5 Tow Hitch (trailering hitch)
  • Rear-view Camera
  • Active Blind Spot Detection
  • Lane Departure Warning

Check Out the New BMW X5 at BMW of Brooklyn

We make it easy for you to get behind the wheel of your next vehicle. You can even apply for financing online. Our dealership is conveniently located near Queens, but you can also browse our entire inventory from the comfort of your own home! So, contact us today!

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