What is the 2022 BMW X5 Towing Capacity?

June 22nd, 2022 by
2022 BMW X5

The 2022 BMW X5 interior boasts a cavernous cargo area fit for daily errands and weekend road trips, but how much weight can a BMW X5 tow if you also want to bring a trailer or camper along for the ride? With a traditional turbocharged gas engine, the 2022 BMW X5 towing capacity is 7,200 pounds! If you’re interested in the plug-in hybrid configuration, your BMW X5 towing capacity will max out at 5,952 pounds. 

No matter the powertrain, you will need the BMW X5 tow hitch to safely take advantage of the X5 towing capacity. The BMW of Southpoint parts center can help you get the equipment you need so you can hit the road for your next adventure near Raleigh as soon as you secure the keys!

How Much Weight Can a BMW X5 Tow with Each Engine?

The X5 towing capacity is rather consistent across the lineup, with the exception of the plug-in hybrid variant, which is a little more limited than the other options. However, whether you select RWD versus AWD or a base I6 versus a Turbo V8 engine will affect other performance specs like horsepower, torque, and payload. 

Find out how much weight a BMW X5 can tow with each engine and compare other key performance 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

Before you can start towing near Cary you will need to equip your vehicle with the BMW tow hitch. Adding the BMW X5 Tow Package to your build is a simple, all-encompassing way to get the necessary equipment to safely bring your trailer or camper on the road with you. Included in the Tow Package is a Class III trailer hitch that is approved for BMW towing.

Explore the New BMW X5 at BMW of Southpoint! 

Looking for a new BMW X5 near Chapel Hill? Visit BMW of Southpoint for a strong selection and first-rate dealership services, like a Concierge Center and ongoing BMW specials! While you’re here, we can help you compare the X5 towing capacity to the 2022 X7 towing capacity so you can make a confident upgrade.

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