BMW 5 Series – Key Highlights You Should Be Aware Of

Read the worth noticing highlights of the BMW 5 Series luxury saloon.

BMW 5 Series Key Highlights

BMW 5 Series is one of the most popular vehicles in the BMW line-up and the previous generation was a huge success in the Indian car market. It was a perfect blend of luxury and sportiness which was required in the segment but it was getting a bit dated, so an update was the need of the hour. The current generation model looks futuristic and sharp and has a distinctly new design which is completely different from the older generations of the 5 Series. It goes up against Audi A6, Mercedes-Benz E Class and Jaguar XF.

BMW 5 Series Interior and Exterior

BMW 5 Series

Talking about the interior, the 5 Series has become luxurious and the materials used are of supreme quality along with top-notch fit and finish levels. The exterior looks modern with a distinct design language adopted by BMW.

Some of its interior features include:

  • Leather upholstery
  • Rain sensing driving lights
  • Folding table at the rear
  • Active air stream kidney grille
  • BMW display key

BMW 5 Series Performance

BMW 5 Series

Unlike the 3 Series, this vehicle comes with two diesel engines and one petrol engine. The petrol engine is a 2.0-litre; 4-cylinder motor churning out 248 bhp and 350 Nm of torque. Needless to say, these are some powerful figures for a powerful engine that has an ARAI claimed mileage of 14.82kmpl. There is a 2.0-litre; 4-cylinder diesel engine producing 187 bhp and 400 Nm of torque and the ARAI claimed mileage is 20.37kmpl and this is the same motor that does duty in the 3 Series as well. The talking point is the 3.0-litre; 6-cylinder diesel engine which produces a hefty 262 bhp and 620 Nm of torque. This engine will put a smile on your face as soon as you press the throttle and is the motor to choose for enthusiastic drivers.

BMW 5 Series Safety

BMW 5 Series

Safety is something that cannot be compromised on, no matter which car is being manufactured. These are German luxury sedans and they are expected to maintain a level of quality and they give options which inspire confidence among potential customers.

Some of its key safety features include:

  • 7 airbags
  • Active park distance control
  • Runflat tyres with reinforced sidewalls
  • Vehicle stability control system
  • Tyre pressure monitor

BMW 5 Series Comfort

BMW 5 Series

Comfort is expected from a mid-size luxury sedan and the automakers ensure to provide the best experience so that they can perform better than their rivals. The outgoing vehicle excelled in this department, let us look at what the current model has to offer.

Some of its comfort & convenience features include:

  • 4-zone climate control
  • Adaptive suspension setup with independent damping
  • Cruise control with braking function
  • Brake energy regeneration
  • Heated and ventilated front seats

BMW 5 Series Entertainment

BMW 5 Series

Modern vehicles are expected to have a host of features inside to make the experience as intuitive as possible. When it comes to luxury sedans, there should be a perfect blend between luxury and technology which many automakers fail to strike.

Some of its key utility and entertainment features include:

  • iDrive touch with handwriting recognition
  • BMW gesture control
  • 3-inch fully digital instrument display
  • 16 speaker Harman Kardon surround sound system
  • 3-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

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