2021 BMW X5 M Review

The 2021 BMW X5 M is a powerful SUV that boosts performance with a twin-turbo V-8 along with the luxury features you’d expect from the conventional M.

Drivers in Portsmouth, Stratham, and Exeter, NH can learn all about the new X5 M with this 2021 BMW X5 M review from BMW of Stratham.

BMW X5 M Near YouX5 M Performance

The X5 M comes with a 4.4-liter V-8 twin-turbo engine that generates 600 horsepower. The Competition package offers a higher-output version of the engine that produces 617 horsepower. Both engines use an eight-speed automatic transmission and a variable all-wheel-drive system for traction or more agility, depending on the situation. Adaptive dampers and 21-inch wheels are standard, but you can get 22-inch wheels with the Competition package.

The performance-oriented M has incredible numbers. It can reach a top speed of 155 MPH and go from 0 to 60 MPH in just 3.8 seconds.

X5 M Interior

The X5 M boasts a stunning interior with a variety of luxury features. Each model includes a 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster and exclusive M styling, such as red M drive-mode buttons, ambient interior lighting, a head-up display, and racing style touches.

Leather upholstery, a heated steering wheel, and heated armrests are also standard. Several upgrades are available, such as premium leather upholstery, massaging front seats, and heated and cooled.

With the seats up, the X5 M has 33.9 cubic feet of space. With the seats folded flat, you can fit up to 72.3 cubic feet of cargo. That’s enough for several suitcases, golf clubs, sports equipment, or camping gear for your weekend trip. On top of giving you tons of storage space, the BMW X5 M also features seating for five and plenty of room to kick back and relax.



Cargo Room Behind Row

72.3 cubic feet

33.9 cubic feet


40.7 inches

38.7 inches


39.8 inches

37.4 inches

X5 M Technology

The X5 M includes a variety of high-tech features as standard equipment, such as a 12.3-inch touch-screen infotainment system that uses the highly intuitive iDrive software. You can control the system with voice commands, hand gestures, and a rotary controller on the console, so it couldn’t be more convenient.

A premium Harman Kardon® audio system and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone compatibility are standard, so you can listen to music from your phone with concert-quality sound.

Several advanced safety systems are also standard, including features that alert you if you drift out of your lane and guide you back gently. You’ll also have more awareness when you’re changing lanes with technology that monitors your blind spots and alerts you if there’s a vehicle or pedestrian nearby while you’re passing or reversing.

These driver assist technologies can help prevent accidents. Some of the ones that come standard include:

  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Active Blind Spot Detection
  • Frontal Collision Warning

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The BMW X5 M is an incredible SUV with all the comfort and technology you want for a family vehicle, along with powerful performance for a fun and dynamic driving experience.

Drivers in Portsmouth, Stratham, and Exeter, NH can experience the 2021 BMW X5 M in person when they visit BMW of Stratham. Call or stop by our dealership today to learn more about our 2021 BMW X5 M review or take your test drive!