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2009 BMW X5 3.0i

2009 BMW X5 3.0i

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Details

Price: SOLD

Mileage: 104,000 Miles

Engine: N52B30 Inline 6-Liter Engine

Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic Transmission

Exterior color: Monaco Blue Metallic (A35)

Interior: Nevada Grey Leather Interior (LUAD)

Additional features:

Dark Fine-wood Bamboo Grain Interior Trim

Panoramic Sunroof

Heated Front Power Front Seats w/ Memory

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Steering Wheel

Automatic 4-Zone Climate Control

BMW Professional Sound System

iDrive Professional w/ Navigation (CCC Update 2)

Adaptive Xenon Headlights

Lights Package

Rain Sensor

Headlight Cleaning System

Parking Distance Control

Back-Up Camera

Fold Down 3rd Row Seating

Power Rear Lift Gate

18-Inch Style 210 Wheels

Nitto Crosstek Tires

All Maintenance Up to Date

100% Stock and Unmolested

Background

2009 BMW X5 3.0i exterior photo

The BMW E70 generation X5 was the second generation of the Sports Activity Vehicle that started the modern BMW crossover movement. Launched in 1999, as the E53, the X5 grew to become BMW’s most popular crossover. It offered a taller ride height and more utility than its sedan counterpart. Yet, unlike other crossovers, it retains BMW’s fantastic driving dynamics and despite its height and weight, it can still go around corners properly. And, like its 5 Series sibling, BMW festooned it with a host of performance and luxury options and amenities. The E70 generation X5 took this a leap further with modernities like an available panoramic sunroof and third row seating. The most reliable E70 X5 was the 3.0i; having fewer maintenance requirements than the turbo and V8 models did. This was thanks to one of BMW’s last naturally aspirated inline 6-cylinder engines, the 270-horsepower N52B30. The N52-powered X5 3.0i offered the best of both worlds, modern amenities with old-school BMW reliability.

Summary

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This 2009 X5 3.0i is one such example; I am selling it on consignment for the second owner. Finished in Monaco Blue Metallic over Grey Nevada Leather it is very well optioned with desirable items including the panoramic sunroof, third row seating, adaptive xenon headlights, heated front and rear seats, and a heated steering wheel (a full option list is outlined in the VIN decode below). It was originally delivered to West Chester BMW in July of 2009 and sold to the first owner shortly thereafter. The Carfax reports regular BMW Dealer services under that owner. Then in 2012 it came to Colorado through Gebhardt BMW and was sold to the second owner as a Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) vehicle—meaning it meet BMW’s strict CPO criteria. It has remained with that owner ever since always being serviced at Gebhardt BMW or independent BMW specialists Auto Sport Werks. Proper ownership and maintenance are the most crucial component with used any BMW, and this X5 has benefitted from that in spades. A thick records binder is included with the sale that shows extensive routine and preventative maintenance of common X5 items. The Carfax shows a minor accident in 2011; if it were worse than minor it would not have met CPO criteria. In 2016 the current owner hit the garage door with the rear hatch, resulting in the rear hatch and lift motor being replaced. Well-maintained X5s such as this one are difficult to come by and most racked up hard commuter miles or were battered by the likes of harsh weather, kids, and dogs. It comes with a clean Colorado title, three key FOBs, and we pay for and ensure it passes emissions.

Exterior

2009 BMW X5 3.0i exterior photo

Monaco Blue Metallic is an excellent color, a rich dark blue metallic that looks nearly black in the shade, but really pops in the sunlight. The paint on this example is in very good condition. Other than minor scratches and dings, the only notable imperfections are light UV fade on the black plastic trim bits and running boards, along with some fading of the headlights. All trim is present and in great condition. The adaptive xenon headlights are bright and the halo rings have no failed filaments. The fog lights, marker lights, and taillights have clean and clear lenses and operate correctly. The windshield has minor pitting with 2 small chips in the lower left driver’s field of vision. The factory VIN sticker and all decals are in place. The Style 210 wheels have no curb rash, only some minor scratches. They are wrapped in Nitto Crosstek tires with 40% tread remaining.

Interior

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The Grey Nevada leather interior is overall in excellent condition. Most X5s have hauled kids, dogs, etc. and the interiors took a beating as a result. This interior shows no evidence of that. There are no odors and it has never been smoked in. The carpets are clean and in good condition, other than light staining by the dead pedal in the driver’s foot well. BMW carpet and all-weather floor mats are included. The dashboard leather is in good shape. The wood trim is also in good shape, but it does have a few faint cracks. The seat leather has no tears, failed stitching, or bolster wear. All power seat functions and seat heaters work. The instrument cluster has no failed pixels; there are no warning lights and no system check messages. The stereo system sounds fantastic, there are no blown out speakers. The heat blows warm and the air conditioning blows cold. The heater blower is quiet at all speeds. All power door locks, windows, and rear hatch work as they should. The sunroof operates on command and the shade is on the tracks. The rear carpet has no wear or stains. The rear side window sunshades extend and retract correctly and the latching clips are intact. The lift gate has firm shocks and the electric latch functions correctly. The cargo cover is present. All owners’ manuals are present, along with three keys.

Mechanical

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When you buy a used BMW, you buy the previous owner’s stewardship, and this example has clearly benefitted from such. The Carfax and records show proper BMW maintenance in the form of regular oil changes, inspections, preventative and corrective maintenance. As it sits, no common X5 issues are present. The electric water pump, valve cover gaskets and brakes have all been replaced within the last year. The N52 engine fires up on command, idles smoothly, and pulls strongly to redline. There is no VANOS rattle. The transmission shifts smoothly. The self-leveling suspension is compliant and does not sag even after sitting for a long time. There are no clunks, rattles, or other abnormal drivetrain noises. The brakes are firm and it passes emissions with no problems, which we pay for. Like any X5, it will certainly need continued care and maintenance, but it is a turn-key car.

VIN Decode

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Vin Decode

  • VIN: 5UXFE43579L273554
  • Type code: FE43
  • Model: X5 3.0SI (USA)
  • E-F-R series: E70
  • Series: X
  • Type: All-Road
  • Steering: LL
  • Doors: 5
  • Engine: N52K
  • Displacement: 3.00
  • Power: 200 (272 hp)
  • Drive: ALLR
  • Transmission: AUT
  • Paint code: A35 - MONACOBLAU METALLIC
  • Upholstery code: LUAD - LEDER NEVADA/GRA
  • Production Date: 2009-07-23

Options

  • S2RX BMW LA wheel, Star Spoke Style 210
  • S2VB Tire Pressure Control (TPC)
  • S3AG Reverse Camera
  • S4AZ Fine-Wood Trim Bamboo Grain Dark
  • S4NA Interior Mirror with Digital Compass
  • S4NB Automatic Climate Control with 4-Zone Ctrl
  • S4NC Auxiliary Heating/Ventilation
  • S4UB 3rd Seat Row
  • S6AA BMW TeleServices
  • S6AB Control, Teleservices
  • S6UH Traffic Information
  • S8S4 Decoding, Variable Light Distribution
  • S8SC Telematics Access Request, Country-Specific
  • S8SL Trailer Coupling Preparation
  • S8SM Car Identification Number Visible from Outside
  • S8SP Control unit COP
  • S220 Self-leveling Suspension
  • S245 Steering Wheel Column Adjustment Electric
  • S248 Steering Wheel Heater
  • S302 Alarm System
  • S316 Automatic Trunk Lid Mechanism
  • S319 Integrated Universal Remote Control
  • S328 Footplate, Aluminum
  • S386 Roof Railing
  • S402 Panorama Glass Roof
  • S417 Roller Sun Visor, Rear Door
  • S430 Interior/Outside Mirror with Auto Dip
  • S431 Interior Rear-view Mirror with Auto Dip
  • S441 Smoker Package
  • S459 Seat Adjustment, Electric, with Memory
  • S464 Ski Bag
  • S488 Lumbar Support, Driver and Passenger
  • S493 Storage Compartment Package
  • S494 Seat Heating Driver/Passenger
  • S496 Seat heating, Rear
  • S502 Headlight Cleaning System
  • S508 Park Distance Control (PDC)
  • S521 Rain Sensor
  • S522 Xenon Light
  • S524 Adaptive Headlights
  • S544 Cruise Control with Brake Function
  • S563 Light Package
  • S620 Voice Control
  • S639 Preparation f mobile phone cpl. USA/CDN
  • S645 BMW US Radio
  • S655 Satellite Tuner
  • S697 Area-Code 1 for DVD
  • S761 Individual Sunshade Glazing
  • S823 Hot-Climate Version
  • S853 Language Version, English
  • S876 Radio Frequency 315 MHz