Yes, there is a number of hitches, and also a thread
Originally Posted by BMW Power
I wonder if there is a hitch that doesn't require cutting the bumper. I have the same issue, need to carry 4 bikes. The ones on the roof really cut fuel mileage, I went from 35 mpg to 25 mpg with my 335d with 4 on the roof. I wonder how bad it effects the X5.
Some require minimual cutting but since they are not bmw approved you run into potential issues with warranty and electronics. None of the choices appeared good enough, so I postponed the hitch decision for now and went with the rear mount.
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