What is the 2022 BMW X5 Towing Capacity?

November 23rd, 2021 by
2022 BMW X5 driving at night

If you’re looking for a luxury SUV that can also help you accomplish more around Fort Lee, then you’re sure to be impressed with the new 2022 BMW X5 towing capacity. Offering towing strength of up to 7,200 pounds with any traditional turbocharged gasoline engine or 5,952 pounds with the new plug-in hybrid configuration when equipped with the available BMW X5 tow hitch ($550), this high-end model enables you to do it all with ease. Learn more about how you can take advantage of the 2022 BMW X5 tow package, then shop for your very own among our inventory at BMW of Tenafly today!

2022 BMW X5 Towing and Performance Specs

The 2022 BMW X5 towing capacity is supported by several powertrain options but all are supported by the seamless control of a reliable 8-speed automatic transmission. As mentioned before, your exact BMW X5 towing power depends on which engine and trim level suits you best for your Closter travels. Here’s a breakdown of the various 2022 BMW X5 towing options 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

2022 BMW X5 Tow Package

The new 2022 BMW X5 tow package includes a Class III trailer hitch, which is offered on every trim level and costs $550. This accessible hitch is simple to utilize on your next task when you familiarize yourself with how it works in your vehicle owner’s manual. You can also opt for a BMW X5 tow hitch which replaces your Comfort Access feature. However, this would eliminate the ability to open your tailgate by running a foot beneath the bumper. Here are some other available MW X5 tow package options you might be interested in below:

  • The Parking Assistance Package ($800) adds Surround View w/ 3D View, a feature that makes it much easier to hook up a trailer or navigate crowded lots and campsites. You’ll also receive automatic Parking Assistant Plus, which will come in handy elsewhere.
  • The Dynamic Handling Package ($2,600) is offered on the M40i. When equipped, you’ll enjoy superior control due to Adaptive M Suspension Professional, Active Roll Stabilization, and Integral Active Steering.

2022 BMW X5 Towing Features

In addition to various BMW X5 tow hitch and package options, you can continue to enjoy a seamless experience on Cresskill roads when you upgrade to the brand’s own xDrive all-wheel drive system. No matter which drivetrain you choose, you’ll further be protected with a range of advanced safety features in this luxury ride:

  • 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 Lane Departure Warning

Test the BMW X5 Towing Power at BMW of Tenafly

As you can see, the 2022 BMW X5 towing capacity enables you to accomplish more with ease behind the wheel of this luxury SUV on Closter roads and beyond. Lease or finance a new BMW X5 tow package for sale from BMW of Tenafly, and save even more on your next purchase with our rotating new vehicle specials or offers and incentives. You can shop our parts department for the proper BMW X5 tow hitch, as well as apply for financing online right at home to get started. Contact us today for more details on the 2022 BMW X5 towing power and to schedule your test drive at our dealership here in Tenafly!


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