BMW X5 2000 E53

This generation of BMW X5 E53 has been produced from May, 2000 to October, 2003. We can provide information about 6 modifications of this generation. 2000 BMW X5 comes with four wheel drive (4x4).

This BMW is available with three petrol engines with displacement from 3.0 to 4.6 litres and power of from 231 to 347 horsepower un one diesel engine with displacement 2.9 litres and power of 184 HP. All engines feature a timing chain-driven camshaft, which is considered a more reliable and less maintenance-intensive solution (What is an engine chain and belt?).
The car is available with both manual (2 versions), as well as automatic (4 versions) gearbox.

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BMW X5 2000 E53 average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 13 to 15 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 9.6 to 9.7 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient BMW X5 2000 E53 petrol engine version is BMW X5 3.0i, consuming 13 litres per 100km. While the most fuel efficient BMW X5 2000 E53 diesel - BMW X5 3.0d for 100 kilometers consumes 9.6 liters of diesel.
According to user reviews, BMW X5 real-world fuel consumption is on average the same as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy (on average the same for petrol engines and the same for diesel engines). For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific BMW X5 modification.

BMW X5 2000 E53 CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 305 to 356 grams per kilometer, but for diesel engine - approximately 259 grams per kilometer. From BMW X5 with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has BMW X5 3.0i which produces an average of 305 grams of CO2 per kilometer.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 6.5 seconds has BMW X5 4.6is version, conversely the tardiest one is BMW X5 3.0d reaching this speed only in 10 seconds. The maximum top speed is 240 km/h for the 4.6 petrol 8-cylinder 347 hp version (BMW X5 4.6is).

Lenght of BMW X5 is 467 cm, it is decent size car. For comparison - BMW X5 is about 3 cm longer than Toyota Land Cruiser, but 4 cm shorter than Land Rover Range Rover. BMW X5 gross weight is from 2600 to 2685 kg (depending on modification), which is about 6 percent lighter than the average for this age and class. BMW X5 trunk space is 465 litres, by folding down all rear seats boot capacity can be increased to 1550 litres.

This BMW is in average price group - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 3700 €. According to user reviews, average BMW X5 repair costs are 600 € per year. Users calculated BMW X5 2000 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 4000 € cost per year and 0.39 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 60%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 16% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of BMW X5 for your situation and driving habits here! Our review authors managed to sell their BMW X5 in average time of 2 weeks. Below you will find more detailed information about BMW X5 prices and costs.

In user reviews BMW X5 received average grade 8.0 (from 10) - better than average rate for same years cars (7.6). Ratings are quite controversial, both positive and not so good, read more in the reviews below. 92% of reviewers would recommend this car to the friend.

BMW X5 modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
BMW X5 2001 2.9 3.0d 4x4 Jun 2001 — Oct 2003

Most fuel efficient diesel version by real consumption

2.9 Diesel 184 HP 9.7 l/100km Manual (5)
BMW X5 2001 2.9 3.0d 4x4 Sep 2001 — Oct 2003

Most fuel efficient diesel version

2.9 Diesel 184 HP 9.6 l/100km Automatic (5)
BMW X5 2000 3.0i 4x4

Most fuel efficient petrol version

3.0 Petrol 231 HP 13.0 l/100km Manual (5)
BMW X5 2000 3.0i 4x4

Most fuel efficient petrol version

3.0 Petrol 231 HP 13.0 l/100km Automatic (5)
BMW X5 2000 4.4i 4x4 4.4 Petrol 286 HP 14.0 l/100km Automatic (5)
BMW X5 2002 4.6is 4x4 Apr 2002 — Oct 2003

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 6.5 seconds

4.6 Petrol 347 HP 15.0 l/100km Automatic (5)
BMW X5 service and maintenanceOil change intervals, capacities and specifications, service information for filters, spark plugs, belts etc.

BMW X5 prices

BMW X5 2000 - 2003 crossover price in Latvia is from 2300 € to 5000 €.
Comparing to analogical vehicles BMW X5 price is above average (compare crossovers 2000 - 2003 prices).

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
BMW X5 2003 price 3400 € 4200 € 5000 €
BMW X5 2002 price 2800 € 3600 € 4500 €
BMW X5 2000 price 2300 € 3400 € 4500 €

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BMW X5 reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service BMW X5 reliability is little below average. In the roadworthiness tests in 2014 defects were detected in an average of 35 percent of BMW X5 of this generation (on average 13 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 33.3%.

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BMW X5 2000 E53 features (options)

Percentage of BMW X5 with corresponding feature (option)

Climate control
84%
Conditioning
80%
Xenon headlights
70%
Metallic paint
66%
Rain sensor
64%
Leather upholstery
57%
Cruise control
54%
Electrically adjustable seats
50%
Roof bars (railings)
47%
Heated seats
45%
Rear parking sensors
44%
Electrically adjustable steering wheel
43%
Front parking sensors
41%
Adjustable steering wheel
41%
Navigation
36%
Auxiliary heating
35%
Sunroof
31%
Dimming mirrors
26%
Tire pressure control
12%

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BMW X5 reviews

Total 28 BMW X5 owner reviews

BMW X5 2003 Diesel 3 litres, Automatic gearbox
Review - positive and negative sides
Purchase year:2014 age of car 11 years)Owned for210`000 kilometers (6 years)
Average fuel consumption:8.2 litres per 100km (30% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs:6390 € (~ 1065 € per year)
Total car rating:
7
   male, age 34
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