Build it: 2014 BMW X5 Configurator Goes Live, Starts at $52,800
If you've been waiting to build your very own 2014 BMW X5, now's your chance. The 2014 X5 configurator is now live on BMW's website, offering each of the four available models with pricing attached to everything. For 2014, you can get the X5 in four different flavors including the sDrive35i, xDrive35i, xDrive35d, and xDrive50i. The 2014 BMW X5 sDrive35i starts at $52,800 while the top-tier xDrive50i will set you back at least $68,200. You have the option of going with the luxury line, M Sport, xLine, or xDrive dressing no matter which model you choose. Some standard exterior features on the 2014 BMW X5 include 19-inch light alloy wheels, chrome window surrounds, roof rails dipped in satin-finish aluminum, lower front and side air vents, and rear bumper accents. Inside, notable features include a leather wrapped steering wheel on every trim that isn't the M Sport. If you do go with the M Sport, you get a lot of sporty stuff including sport automatic transmission and sport seats. Other standard features on the M Sport include anthracite headliner and the M badges emblazoned on the foot rests, door sills, and a special steering wheel with the M Sport badge on it, as well. Optional features on the 2014 BMW X5 include dynamic damper control and rear axle air suspension ($1,500), four-zone automatic climate control ($500), concierge services ($250), and aluminum running boards ($400). Other notable optional features for the 2014 BMW X5 include Nappa leather on the dashboard ($1,200), multi-contour seats ($1,300), and a third row of seats ($1,700). Optional features inside include a Bang & Olufsen sound system ($4,500), a rear-seat entertainment system ($2,200), active driving assistant ($1,900), and night vision with pedestrian detection ($2,600). The 2014 BMW X5, now in its third generation of production, has seen a steady climb in sales figures over the last three years. The 2014 X5 is currently built at BMW's production facility in Greer, South Carolina alongside the X3 and X6. Source: BMW
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