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Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2001 2001 4dr SUV turbocharged 445hp 4.4L V8 8-sp shiftable automatic AWD 20.63
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With the turbocharged 456hp 4.4L V8 engine, 8-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2001 BMW X5 has been averaging 20.63 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2001 BMW X5s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 67 miles per hour (about 71.7 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (25 percent), in heavy traffic (1.7 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2001 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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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2001 BMW X5

2001 BMW X5 Real Gas Mileage: Cons
2002 4dr SUV 282-horsepower 4.4L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
It gets about 16 mpg in town and about 19-20 on the highway. For the amount of performance I should not complain but I would love a SUV that got about 30 see full BMW X5 review
2001 4dr SUV 282-horsepower 4.4L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Horrible mileage. see full BMW X5 review

2001 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.