Read the full 2014 BMW X5 xDrive35i Review at AutoGuide.com and don't forget to catch our video review too!Sweeping turn after sweeping turn, the BMW X5 does very little to remind you that you’re in a 4,790-lb luxury SUV. With solid steering and throttle response, you almost feel like you’re at the helm of one of brand’s benchmark-setting sport sedans.
That experience is exactly what BMW set out to achieve in 1999 when the X5 was first introduced. Forget lumbering family haulers that boast off-road capability and rugged simplicity. The biggest BMW utility vehicle is injected with BMW’s hallmark driving dynamics.
For 2014 the X5 continues to be described as a “Sport Activity Vehicle” and truthfully, there’s very little to suggest that the car can be qualified use the term ‘utility’ at all - but that’s not necessarily a bad thing.