The BMW X5, produced from 2007 to 2013, was the second generation of this luxury SUV and represented an evolution of BMW’s foray into the upscale SUV market. Built on the E70 platform, this X5 offered a range of refinements and improvements over its predecessor. One notable addition was the availability of third-row seating, allowing it to accommodate up to seven passengers in certain configurations. The X5 maintained BMW’s xDrive all-wheel-drive system, enhancing its capability and stability across various driving conditions. In terms of design, the second-generation X5 featured BMW’s signature styling cues, including the iconic kidney grille and sleek headlights. The interior was well-appointed, with high-quality materials, advanced technology, and ample cargo space. The vehicle retained its reputation for offering a dynamic driving experience with responsive handling and optional powerful engines.



BMW X5 specifications, engine oil capacity, spark plug gap, safety rating, fuel consumption, transmission, and light bulb sizes.


  • Type: E70

Engine 3.0L 6-Cylinder DOHC

  • Recommended oil viscosity: 5W-40
  • Oil certification: API
  • Drain plug torque: 19 ft-lbs
  • Oil capacity: 6.9 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 3.0L 6-Cylinder: 0.044”

Engine 4.8L 8-Cylinder DOHC

  • Recommended oil viscosity: 5W-40
  • Oil certification: API
  • Drain plug torque: 19 ft-lbs
  • Oil capacity: 8.5 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 4.8L 8-Cylinder: 0.044”


  • Capacity: 22.4gal (85.0L)

Washer Fluid

  • Capacity: 6.9qt (6.5L)



  •  Petrol
    • 3.0 L N52/N55 I6
    • 4.4 L N63/S63 V8
    • 4.8 L N62 V8
  • Diesel:
    • 3.0 L M57/N57 I6


  • 6-speed automatic with Steptronic
  • 8-speed ZF 8HP automatic

Fuel Consumption

bmw x5 fuel comparison


Front Lights

  • Cornering Light Bulb: H7LL
  • Daytime Running Light Bulb: LED
  • Front Fog Light Bulb: LED
    • 5200, LED
  • High Beam and Low Beam Headlight Bulb: HID-D1S
  • High Beam Headlight Bulb: LED
  • Low Beam Headlight Bulb: LED
  • Stepwell Light Bulb: LED

Rear Lights

  • Back Up Light Bulb: LED
  • Brake Light Bulb: LED
  • Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb: LED
  • License Plate Light Bulb: LED
  • Parking Light Bulb: LED
  • Rear Sidemarker Light Bulb: LED
  • Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb: LED
  • Tail Light Bulb: LED

Interior Lights

  • Dome Light Bulb: LED
  • Interior Door Light Bulb: LED
  • Luggage Compartment Light Bulb: 2825L
  • Map Light Bulb: LED
  • Vanity Mirror Light Bulb: LED