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2009 BMW X5 Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the BMW X5's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.

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BMW X5 Gas Mileage

Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr SUV 260-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med none 10 20 40 30 68 11.8
  flat med hvy 0 40 40 20 70 17.0
2009 4dr SUV 260-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 5 30 40 25 69 14.4  
  Averages flat med light 5 30 40 25 69 14.4
With the turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 engine, 8-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2009 BMW X5 fuel economy has been averaging 14.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 BMW X5s in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 40 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (30 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 69 miles per hour (25 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2009 BMW X5 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 282hp 3.0L I6 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 0 10 70 20 62 21.4
  flat v.lt light 0 10 70 20 62 22.2
  flat light light 0 10 70 20 62 21.8
2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 282hp 3.0L I6 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 0 10 70 20 62 21.8  
  Averages flat light light 0 10 70 20 62 21.8
With the turbocharged 282hp 3.0L I6 Diesel engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2009 BMW X5 has been averaging 21.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 BMW X5s in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 70 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 62 miles per hour (20 percent), in the city (10 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2009 BMW X5 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 265hp 3.0L I6 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 10 40 30 20 60 21.6
  flat light none 0 90 5 5 60 20.6
  flat med hvy 0 90 0 10 75 21.0
  flat light none 0 50 50 0 N/A 24.2
  flat light light 0 75 15 10 60 22.2
2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 265hp 3.0L I6 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 2 69 20 9 64 21.9  
  Averages flat light light 2 69 20 9 64 21.9
With the turbocharged 265hp 3.0L I6 Diesel engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2009 BMW X5 gas mileage has been averaging 21.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 BMW X5s in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 69 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (20 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 64 miles per hour (9 percent), and in heavy traffic (2 percent).

In addition the average 2009 BMW X5 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.

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2009 BMW X5 Fuel Economy: Pros
Year Body/Powertrain Comment
2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 265hp 3.0L I6 Diesel 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD Diesel engine, 24 MPG highway, 600 miles per tank