HQ:Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Overview:BMW (Bavarian Motor Works) is a German automaker company established in 1916, it also owns and designs Mini cars and Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. BMW is one of the three best-selling luxury makers in the world, along with Audi and Mercedes-Benz.
The BMW X5 is a mid-size luxury SUV manufactured by BMW. The initial generation of the X5, with the chassis code E53, made its introduction in 1999. It was BMW's original SUV and it also emphasized all-wheel drive and was available with either manual or automatic transmission.
2008 BMW X5 Owner's Manual