A 6-speed manual can be swapped out for a 7-speed dual-clutch. A twin-turbo V-8 550i churns out 445 hp and 480 lb-ft, and takes only 4. Amid the stiff competition, the 5 Series remains a standout with its blend of performance, technology and brand cachet. Tax, title, license, registration and dealer fees are additional fees due at signing. The trim looks conservative-and in basic black, a bit drab-but there's lots to love in the 5-Series' straightforward interior design.
Gone are the huge optic blocks and the rectangular shape of the boot lid, both being replaced by smoother, more rounded off lines that seem to give the car a more acceptable look. While driving inside the city will require you to brake and swerve from time to time, getting this car on the open road reveals a whole new experience. The 5 Series sedan's design announces the car's athleticism without chasing fads. Our blue sapphire anniversary marks a significant moment in the timeline of automotive history because cars, it seems, are back. If you're among the minority who crave a manual transmission, the M5 is where it's at. Steering on the 5 Series cars is electronic and uses variable ratio tuning, which makes it comfortable and stable on highways and straightaways, yet more precise and responsive around corners and for low-speed maneuvering.
Dealer contribution may vary and could affect your actual lease payment. The cabin has lost some intimacy as the 5-Series has grown, but the driver focus and low-set dash still are lovely. I Drive takes getting used to, but works fine. This car has the wave-your-foot-under-the-rear-bumper-and-the-trunk-lid-will-pop-open feature. I like it, but nobody is impressed when I do it in the Walmart parking lot. Interior space is generous in both variants with a relatively roomy rear seat and a decent 14-cubic foot trunk with split folding seatbacks. And overall, the driving experience feels direct and connected.
The Executive Package is a must then, as it will restrict the number of people you can carry with this chariot to four. So is there something I liked? Since it measures 5 meters 196. Offer valid through June 02, 2019 and may be combined with other offers unless otherwise stated. Switchgear clicks with satisfying feel, and some trims are truly plush. Available in: 540i Sedan, 540i xDrive Sedan M550i: The M Performance TwinPower Turbo eight-cylinder engine is an athletic powerhouse that promises pure adrenaline over the entire range of revs.
Those who want better dynamics will surely go for the Touring model that is both cheaper and offers around the same amount of space in the boot. The latter can stop the car from low speeds if the car detects an imminent accident. Standard front seats in 5 Series sedans have 10-way power adjustment. Advertised payment does not include applicable taxes. Interior is as expected and the vehicle is very very quiet.
The optional night-vision system can display possible hazards in the road the driver might not see otherwise. This is my fifth Bimmer and the nicest by far in terms of luxury and quiet cruising. Also for 2015, Black Nappa leather is more widely available -- at no charge with either of these packages, actually. While the rear end received most of the attention, the front end ended up getting more subtle changes. With the economical four-cylinder engine, it's rated up to 22 mpg city, 34 highway, with the eight-speed automatic.
At high speeds, the rear wheels steer in the same direction as the front, increasing stability for the driver and riding comfort for passengers. It maintains the performance cred earned over the decades, yet now offers so much more. Standard is impressive, but it's the upgraded audio, heated rear seats, a rear sunshade, or one of many available trims and trim package that starts to distinguish it in a now crowded class. Data Unavailable Rear Door Type Data Unavailable Track Width Data Unavailable Wheelbase in. Archived from on 14 September 2010.
Perhaps our favorite variant is the diesel-powered 535d, which uses a turbocharged, 3. All 5-Series models include dual-zone climate control, rain-sensing wipers, power heated mirrors, xenon adaptive headlamps, dynamic cruise control, navigation and other extras. The turbodiesel, also an inline-6, generates a monstrous 413 lb-ft of torque yet soundly beats the gasoline-electric ActiveHybrid 5 in fuel economy. It doesn't feel natural, but it lends some tossable feel to what's become a pretty big vehicle. Tax, title, license, registration and dealer fees are additional fees due at signing.
You can also recline them for a more fitting position, depending on your mood. An active rear-steer setup nudges the rear wheels in the opposite direction of the fronts at speeds under 35 mph, which helps parking while not upsetting high-speed stability. Dealer contribution may vary and could affect your actual lease payment. In this case, it works out in favor of electronic brainpower. Optional safety features include the Driver Assistance Plus package, which adds an upgraded camera that shows a full picture of vehicle surroundings, blind-spot warning, a lane-departure warning and forward collision mitigation with pedestrian detection.