A Comprehensive Guide to BMW SUV Models

November 05, 2023
BMW SUV Models up close in all black.

BMW SUV models are among the most exciting vehicles on the road. Offering the latest in convenience and technology, the new generation features reworked engines and rejuvenated designs.  


This comprehensive guide to BMW’s SUV models will provide an overview of the latest lineup, highlighting key models and their features.  

Exploring the Range with BMW SUV Models

BMW SUVs are characterized by their performance, versatility, and luxury. Series models include:


The compact BMW X1 has four doors and can seat up to five passengers. Dimensions are 177.2″ L x 72.6″ W x 64.6″ H, and it has a 7-speed dual clutch transmission. 

  • X1 xDrive28i
  • X1 M35i


The BMW X3 features big screens, wide panoramas, and a wide range of seating options. Dimensions are 185.9 x 185.9″ L x 74.4″ W x 66.0″ H. An 8-speed Sport Automatic transmission is standard on all models.

  • X3 sDrive30i 
  • X3 xDrive30i
  • X3 M40i
  • X3 M


The BMW X4 comes with a 2.0-liter inline 4-cylinder engine (X4 xDrive30i) or a 3.0-liter inline 6-cylinder engine (X4 M40i & X4 M). Dimensions are 187.6″ L x 75.5″ W x 63.8″ H.

  • X4 xDrive30i
  • X4 M40i
  • X4 M


The BMW X5 models feature updated interior and exterior designs and available remote-control parking. Dimensions are 194.2″ L x 78.9″ W x 69.5″ H.

  • X5 sDrive40i
  • X5 xDrive40i
  • X5 sDrive50e
  • X5 M60i
  • X5 M   


The new BMW Curved Display comes standard on X6 models and features the latest iDrive 8 Operating System. Dimensions are 194.8″ L x 78.9″ W x 66.3″ H.

  • X6 xDrive40i
  • X6 M60i
  • X6 M  


The expansive BMW X7 series features seating for seven with second-row bench seats or a six-seat configuration with Captain’s Chairs. The largest BMW SUV ever, it has 203.6″ L x 78.7″ W x 72.2″ H dimensions.

  • X7 xDrive401i
  • X7 M60i
  • X7 Alpina XB7  


The BMW iX is a mid-sized electric SUV. The dimensions are 195.0″ L x 77.4″ W x 67.7″ H.

  • iX xDrive50  
  • iX M60


The BMW XM has a hybrid 4.4-liter turbo V-8 engine paired with a high-performance electric motor. 201.2″ L x 78.9″ W x 69.1″ H are the dimensions.

Spotlight on Notable Models

BMW SUVs are engineered for excellence. Smarter than ever, the lineup features interior enhancements and the power to do more. As the smallest SUV model, the X1 is both an entry-level BMW and one that is preferred by seasoned BMW drivers. Its 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine features a twin-scroll turbocharger with variable valve control. The popular X5 series comes in a hybrid plug-in version that is now capable of up to 40 miles of all-electric range (X5 xDrive 50e). Built for efficiency, it lets drivers tackle any road with ease. At a whopping 631 HP, the X7 Alpina XB7 accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.9 seconds.

Innovation on Wheels

Committed to staying at the forefront of automotive technology, BMW SUV models are called Sports Activity Vehicles. Innovative features include wireless device charging, a cloud-based navigation system, ventilated seats, and a surround sound audio system with 10 speakers. Dynamic Stability Control includes Brake Fade Compensation, Start-off Assistant, Brake Drying, and Brake Stand-by features, with Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), and Dynamic Brake Control.


To explore the BMW SUV lineup, visit a BMW dealer or website today.

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