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X5 F15 (2014 - Current)
The all new F15 BMW X5 started production August 2013 as a 2014 model year. The new X5 arrives in sDrive35i (RWD), xDrive35i, xDrive50i and a diesel xDrive 35d.

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Old 04-06-2014, 03:24 PM
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3.0L Diesel Engine - Changes for 2014

Does anyone know what changes have been made to this engine? bhp has been reduced from the previous 265 to 255, that's all I gathered from the specifications but dont know why or whats actually changed in the engine.
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This is completely different engine. The one in E70 was bi-turbo (originally 289 HP, downgraded for the US market to 265), the one in F15 is single turbo.

F15 diesel is 30d Euro spec, but BMW is fooling Americans with the 35d badge. F15 40d is the real comparable engine with the gas version 35i. Interesting that they are asking premium for the fake 35d (real 30d) over 35i when even in Europe where diesels are more popular 30d is cheaper than 35i...
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