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IIHS: BMW X5 earns GOOD rating


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2007 BMW X5

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BMW X5 Frontal Offset Test

OVERALL EVALUATION: GoodGOOD

Structure/safety cage Injury measures Restraints/dummy kinematics
Head/neck Chest Leg/foot, left Leg/foot, right
Good Good Good Good Good Good

Important: Frontal crash test ratings can be compared only among vehicles of similar weight.

Test details:

The BMW X5 was redesigned for the 2007 model year. Frontal ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test conducted by BMW as part of frontal crash test verification.

Restraints/dummy kinematics — Dummy movement was well controlled. The driver side curtain airbag deployed during the crash.

Injury measures — Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity.

Additional features:

  • Side airbags: head curtain airbags for all three rows of seats and front seat-mounted torso airbags
  • Rollover sensor: designed to deploy the side curtain airbags in the event of an impending rollover
  • Electronic stability control
  • Antilock brakes
  • Daytime running lights

Tested vehicle specifications:

  • 2007 BMW X5 4.8i 4wd
  • Class: Luxury SUV
  • Weight: 5,090 lbs.
  • Side airbags: head curtain airbags for all three rows of seats and front seat-mounted torso airbags
  • Wheelbase: 115 in.
  • Length: 191 in.
  • Width: 76 in.
  • Engine: 4.8 L V8
  • EPA ratings: 15 mpg city | 21 mpg highway

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