The BMW 5 Series is a luxurious sedan designed for those who desire performance and superior features in one car. It was the 5 Series originally launched in 1972, however the latest seventh generation was introduced in the year the year 2017.
There’s a reason BMW is frequently credited with being among the top automobiles on the market as well. The BMW 5 Series continues this very well-deserved trend. It is quick and agile it looks stunning and offers a comfortable and elegant interior. It’s an all-in-one vehicle that you should put at the top of your list. The most popular competitors are Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Audi A6 as well as Lexus GS.
Trims and Pricing
It is the BMW 5 Series is available as a car or Gran Turismo trim, which features an enormous liftback. Sedan models include the 530i, 530e iPerformance M550i and 540i. Gran Turismo models are the 535i and the 550i. The standard equipment of the 530i comes with an active grille an automatic stop-start 18-inch alloy wheels led fog lamps, adjustable LED headlights, power folding side mirrors, power-adjustable seats in front, SensaTec upholstery, wood interior trim pieces, and an Anthracite headliner with CD player, HD radio with 12 speakers and a 205-watt amplifier. Bluetooth connectivity as well as it has an 8.8-inch digital gauge cluster with dynamic cruise control, navigation as well as an rear window defroster, real-time traffic updates, dual-zone climate control with automatic temperature controland a powered sunroof and rain-sensing windshield wipers. a steering wheel with power adjustment and power windows. It also comes with auto-dimming mirrors, power locks as well as the general garage door opener as well as an emergency communications system. This model, the 530e iPerformance is an iPerformance plug-in hybrid version of the 530i and consequently, it comes with all the features of the 530i, plus an onboard charging cable as well as a special BMW iPerformance external trim pieces and an BMW eDrive Services system to display the driving range as well as other important information as well as puddle lights on the door handles, as well as ambient lighting throughout the interior. In addition, the 535i Gran Turismo model adds electronically controlled engine cooling and the driving Dynamics Control system with an Eco Pro mode, xenon LED-enhanced headlights that are adaptive, Dakota leather upholstery, dark interior wood trim as well as a powered tailgate the rear and front park distance controls as well as a backseat central armrest. If you choose the 540i, you get two USB ports for charging. USB ports. Other standard equipment on the model 550i Gran Turismo includes a self-leveling rear air suspension and hill descent control. 18.2-inch V Spoke light alloy wheels, and a top-of-the-line Harman Kardon Surround Sound System featuring 16 speakers satellite radios, a soft-closed tailgate and a panoramic moonroof. Additionally, the M550i features an exhaust system for sport with launch control, electronic dampers M Sport brakes, Cornering Brake Control 19 inch Double Spoke Cerium Gray light alloy wheels and an aero kit. automated high beams, Shadowline exterior trim, an illuminated rear spoiler, doorsills and aluminum trim pieces. The 5 Series includes an invoice from the factory of around $49,000 for a 530i version with an MSRP approximately $51,000. A 530e iPerformance trim level adds around $2200 to the MSRP of the car as does the 540i, which increases the price by another $5,500. In addition, the M550i will add another $6,000 in MSRP to the vehicle. As a member, you will save money by visiting your certified dealer, which will provide you with an easy experience.
Engine and Performance
In the BMW 5 Series you get an impressive range of engines. The 530i has the 2.0-liter TwinPower inline four-cylinder. It’s capable of 248 horses and 258 lb.-ft. of torque. A eight-speed Steptronic automatic transmission is used in conjunction with the engine. The 530e iPerformance includes an 2.0-liter TwinPower four-cylinder engine, coupled using electronic motor. The total performance is 248 hp and 300 lb.-ft. of torque. The underside on the 535i Gran Turismo and 540i is the 3.0-liter TwinPower inline six-cylinder, which produces 300 horses and 300 lb.-ft. of torque. In the 550i Gran Turismo is equipped with powerful 4.4-liter TwinPower Turbo V8, that produces 445 horsepower and the equivalent of 480 lb.-ft. of torque. The M550i also has an 4.4-liter M Performance TwinPower Turbo V-8. It produces 456 horsepower and the equivalent of 480 lb.-ft. of torque.
The interior can be found in a black-only color scheme, or a two-tone design that mixes with black and brown or cream. Overall, the design is reminiscent of other contemporary BMWs and includes some modern features and traditional elements to prevent the interior from appearing odd. The craftsmanship is top-quality with tight, but small gaps between the components. The materials are top of the line however the leatherette upholstery isn’t as soft as genuine leather. With plenty of insulation, wind and road noise is low. Both passengers and drivers will enjoy comfortable and comfortable seats that are ideal for any trip of any length. As you progress to the upper levels of the model line you will have more adjustment options for the front seats which is a huge benefit. Also, you get access to basic physical controls, as well as displays that are easy to operate, such as the infotainment system.