With a base price around $47,000, the X5 is the true sports car of the SUV market. This is a full-size SUV, as compared to the smaller X3. It comes in three different trims: X5 xDrive 30i, the X5 xDrive48i and the turbo diesel xDrive35d. There are also three engine choices, beginning with the standard 3.0 liter V6, which produces 260 horsepower. Moving up a level will give you a 4.8 liter V8 with an exhilarating 350 horsepower.
For those power heads out there, the top-of-the line engine is a 4.4 liter twin-turbo V8 producing a mind blowing 555 horsepower. Be prepared to pay around $85,000 for this power. In keeping with current emission regulations and technological advancements, the X5 is also offered with a 3.0 liter V6 turbo diesel.