2022 BMW X5 Towing Capacity

March 29th, 2022 by

2022 BMW X5

Not only is the BMW X5 a premium Sports Activity Vehicle with style and refinement, it’s also a powerhouse on the Jackson, WY roads. The 2022 BMW X5 towing capacity reaches up to 7,200 pounds when properly equipped, which brings out brand new potential for the Jackson, WY roads ahead. Whether you rely on the stock configuration or add the BMW X5 Tow Package with BMW X5 Tow Hitch, you’ll be treated to plenty of power behind the wheel in Bozeman, MT. Find out more about the BMW X5 towing features below, and visit BMW of Idaho Falls for your test drive today.

BMW X5 Towing and Performance Specs

What type of performance do you want for your Butte, MT adventures? The BMW X5 towing capacity ranges from 5,952 pounds to 7,200 pounds, based on your chosen configuration. While each model includes a 8-speed automatic transmission, you can take your pick of four different configurations. Compare the BMW X5 towing specs below:

BMW X5 sDrive40i – 3.0L Twin-Turbo I6 Engine

  • 7,200 pounds maximum towing capacity
  • RWD, 335 hp, 331 lb-ft of torque
  • 1,014 pounds payload capacity
  • 4,828 pounds curb weight

BMW X5 xDrive40i – 3.0L Twin-Turbo I6 Engine

  • 7,200 pounds maximum towing capacity
  • AWD, 335 hp, 331 lb-ft of torque
  • 1,016 pounds payload capacity
  • 4,863 pounds curb weight

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

  • 5,952 pounds maximum towing capacity
  • AWD, 389 combined hp, 443 lb-ft of combined torque
  • 5,646 pounds curb weight

BMW X5 M50i – 4.4L TwinPower Turbo V8 Engine

  • 7,200 pounds maximum towing capacity
  • AWD, 523 hp, 553 lb-ft of torque
  • 1,030 pounds payload capacity
  • 5,260 pounds curb weight

BMW X5 Tow Package

If you want to maximize your towing prowess, then the BMW X5 Tow Package is a great addition to any configuration. The BMW X5 Tow Package includes a Class III trailer hitch, which can also be added to any X5 for approximately $550. While the Tow Package will help you reach your 7,200-pound towing potential, it does require the removal of the optional Comfort Access feature. So, keep that in mind when designing your dream SUV!

BMW X5 Towing Features

Drivers have plenty of options when configuring their BMW X5, including the popular BMW X5 Tow Hitch and xDrive all-wheel drive to maximize handling. However, there are a wealth of premium features included standard across the lineup:

  • 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

Drivers who tow frequently can consider optional packages and accessories to boost your performance even further, including:

  • Parking Assistance Package ($800): This package adds Surround View w/ 3D View, which helps you easily hook up your trailer, along with automatic Parking Assistant Plus for better driving precision.
  • Dynamic Handling Package ($2,600): Available for the M Series, this package adds in a number of features for superior driving control: Adaptive M Suspension Professional, Active Roll Stabilization, and Integral Active Steering.

Experience the BMW X5 at BMW of Idaho Falls

Whether you want to take a test drive in the 2022 BMW X5 or just order a BMW X5 Tow Hitch, the team at BMW of Idaho Falls can assist your with all of your BMW needs. Just contact us at any time or visit our dealership in Idaho Falls for more information.


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