2012 BMW X5 xDrive35d Diesel: Review Roundup

bmw xdrive 35d 2012
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Shopping for a 2012 clean diesel and thinking about the BMW X5 xDrive35d SUV? Here’s a round up of major reviews of the vehicle to help you decide. Be sure to leave a comment at the bottom if you have questions, or something to add!

The BMW X5 xDrive35d  experienced a major refreshening in 2011 and, although some options have become standard, not much has changed for the 2012 model year. Of course, it is the  diesel engine that attracts interest in this car. It sprints from 0-62 mph in 6.9 seconds and fuel economy is attractive at 19 MPG in the city and 26 MPG on the highway. MSRP starts at about $52,000.

The Diesel Driver — BMW X5 xDrive35d Review

The Diesel Driver touts the diesel engine on the xDrive 35d. They say, “While the 335d is the embodiment of the Ultimate Driving Machine, the X5 xDrive35d, which competes with the Audi Q7 TDI, Mercedes-Benz GL320 BlueTEC, and the Volkswagen Touareg, is the performance leader in this crowd.”