Consistently one of the most popular -- and increasingly populous -- classes in all of autodom, the midsize luxury SUV segment is teeming with competition. Yet, while other models have come and went, ours -- the BMW X5 -- has remained.
How has this stalwart SUV managed to withstand the test of time? Auto Trader UK Senior Road Tester, Paul Bond, is here to provide some insight:
While all X5s are excellent, the luxury-laden xDrive50i is, in many ways, in its own lane.
Standard features on this top-tier trim include the most potent powertrain of the pack -- a 445-horsepower turbo-V8, at that --