BMW 5 Series facelift was initially revealed in international markets in May 2020; it has been updated with some cosmetic changes and has finally arrived in India.
BMW 5 Series facelift model is launched in India at a starting price of Rs 62.90 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). This luxurious sedan has been updated with new features, design, technology, and styling. The present generation BMW 5 Series was launched in 2017 in India and now after a wait of four years, it has received an update. Let us find out what are the changes made in the exterior and interior of the refresh version of the BMW 5 Series along with its other key details.
BMW 5 Series Price
The current BMW 5 Series range is currently priced in India between Rs 62.90 and Rs 70 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The facelift will see a slight rise in price due to the styling and tech updates.
BMW 5 Series Exterior Updates
Exterior changes to the BMW 5 Series facelift focus on the front grille. It is now wider and lower than ever before. The front grille also gets a single-frame redesign, which includes a chrome central element and fits within a re-profiled bumper. The new headlights feature BMW’s laser-light technology in higher versions. This allows the larger grille to gel very well. The outer edges of the headlights have quad-LED beams and L-shaped daytime running lamps. Indicators are also included. The facelift also includes more structured tail-lights, which are identical to the 3 Series latest design, and a redesign of the rear bumper. All 5 Series models will come with trapezoidal tailpipes regardless of their variant.
BMW 5 Series Interior Updates
The 5 Series facelift gets the seventh-generation BMW iDrive infotainment system and a central touchscreen of 10.3 inches as standard. Interior changes are focused on the dashboard. It gets a lower climate display and revised materials. Entry-level models receive more equipment than ever before.
BMW 5 Series Engine and Specifications
Although no details have been released, the BMW 5 Series facelift will continue to offer the same engine options as the current model. There are three engines available: a 252hp 2.0-litre petrol engine in the BMW 530i, a 190hp 2.0 litre diesel in 520d, and a 265hp 3.0-litre diesel inside the BMW 530d. Standard across the range is an 8-speed torque converter automated gearbox.
BMW 5 Series Competitors
The new BMW 5 Series facelift competes against the following cars:
- Mercedes-Benz E-Class
- Audi A6
- Volvo S90
- Jaguar XF