2015 BMW 5-Series is placed between the 3-Series and the 7-Series models from BMW. This sport-sedan has adversaries in Audi A6, Infiniti Q70 and Jaguar XF.
Exterior / Interior of 2015 BMW 5-Series
The vehicle is prominent for its clean, strong, masculine silhouette. It is 193.1 inches long, 73.2 inches wide and 57.6 inches high. The front is stylish with headlights having well-rounded angles and a neat, outstanding bumper. The twin kidney design for the grille is also there in this version. The rear of the car has impressive LED tail lamps with an interesting design.
The interior offers 5-passenger seating and 14 cu. ft. trunk area. The advanced ConnectedDrive infotainment system can be accessed through a color display on the dashboard. It allows making changes to the climate control settings, internet surfing, and choosing a radio station. Other standard features include LED fog lights, auto-dimming ambient lighting system, Bluetooth connectivity, sport steering wheel with leather covering and navigation.
Engine and Mileage of 2015 BMW 5-Series
The base 528i is run by a 2.0 liter turbo-charged 4-cylinder engine with 8-speed automatic transmission. It makes 240 hp and torque of 260 lb-ft. You will get a city/highway mileage of 23/34 mpg.
The 535i uses 3.0 liter 6-cylinder turbocharged engine with 8-speed automatic transmission. It produces 300 hp @ 5800 rpm and torque of 300 lb.-ft. @ 1300 rpm. It gives mileage of 20/29 mpg for city/highway.
The 550i is equipped with twin-turbocharged 4.4 liter V8 engine generating 445 hp and torque of 480 lb.-ft. It can be integrated with either 8-speed automatic or 6-speed manual transmission. It will give you a mileage of 15/22 mpg for city/highway if manual transmission is used while automatic transmission causes the numbers to reach 17/25 mpg.
The diesel-based 535d is powered by a 3.0 liter twin-turbocharged 6-cylinder engine that has 255 hp and 413 lb.-ft. torque. It is mated with an 8-speed automatic transmission while no manual transmission is provided.
The ActiveHybrid5 has a gas-electric engine combination. It has the Twinpower turbocharged 3.0 liter 6-cylinder engine that makes 300 hp and 300 lb.-ft. torque and is integrated with 8-speed automatic transmission. Additionally, it has an electric drive system that has 55 hp and 155 lb.-ft. torque.
Price and Release Date
The base model costs around $49,950 and the maximum price can be $66,850. The release date of this car is mid-2015.
This version of 5-series is expected to meet the driver’s need more efficiently. It is offered with various engine choices in diesel, gas and gas-electric combination. 2015 BMW 5-Series lives up to the classic sport-sedan appearance that BMW has come up with successfully over the years.