BMW 5 Series astounds everyone by its superb performance. Read this review to explore the features & specifications of BMW 5 Series - 525i, 530i, 520d, 530d, 530d Highline.

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BMW 5 Series hit the Indian roads in 2007. Positioned in the d+ segment of luxury cars in India, the sedan model of this series comes with five variants. Its powerful engines have been complemented by flawless transmission system, which ensures smooth gear changes. Apart from this, BMW 5 Series flaunts richly appointed interiors, with generous cabin space and high-tech instruments -integrated on the central console. All these features are packed in the sedan - the four wheel wonder!

BMW 5 Series offers five models to the Indian consumers. The petrol engine of 525i variant generates a maximum power of 158 kW @ 6500 rpm and a peak torque of 246 Nm @ 4000 rpm. The 530i model gets a gasoline engine, which delivers a maximum output of 190 kW @ 6500 rpm and a torque of 300 Nm @ 2400 rpm. A maximum power of 130 kW @ 4000 rpm and torque of 350 Nm @ 1750-3000 rpm are generated by the 520d diesel engine. The 530d and 530d highline variants of BMW 5 Series sedan are powered by 2993 cc diesel engine, which churns out a power of 173 kW @ 4000 rpm and a torque of 500 Nm @ 1750-3000 rpm. All the engines of BMW 5 Series sedan promise to deliver outstanding fuel economy.

Design And Comfort
All the variants of BMW 5 Series sedan flaunt a front end that is curvy and dynamic in its appearance. The trademark double-kidney shaped radiator grille and feline headlights adorn the frontage. Sporty elegance of the sedan is visible it its long wheelbase, short overhangs, imposing silhouette and smooth flowing lines. Its interiors are as luxurious as the exteriors. The height of its comfortable seats is partially adjustable. The electrically adjustable driver?s seat comes equipped with memory functions.

The plush interiors of BMW 5 Series sedan provide a soothing atmosphere to its occupants. The cabin, upholstered in finest Dakota leather, offers a host of comfort and entertainment features, to make every ride a pleasurable one. It comes equipped with a 6-CD changer music system, with Hi-Fi loudspeakers. Sleek wooden trim adorns the dash and central console. Sunroof, with tilt/slide functions, and sunblinds on the rear side window are standard features found in all the variants of BMW 5 Series sedan.

Ride And Handling
All the models of BMW 5 series sedan are fitted with electronic chassis control system, which makes driving a pleasurable experience. Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) helps prevent loss of traction in unstable vehicle situations, like under-steering and over-steering. Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) of the sedan facilitates increased wheel slip, when you are in need of a sportier driving style. All the models of BMW 5 Series sedan are equipped with six speed automatic transmission, which increases the dynamic responsiveness of the engine. The system offers effortless gearshifts, with minimal loss of power.
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BMW 5 Series sedan is laden with advanced safety features, ensuring a comfortable and protected ride to the occupants. Apart from the driver, passenger and side airbags, the car comes equipped with improved head airbag system, which protects front and rear seat occupants. A protective curtain airbag is positioned across the side windows. The standard run-flat tyres are capable of being driven up to 250 km even after a puncture, which eliminates the need to have a spare tyre. A fall in the tyre pressure is immediately monitored by the Tyre Pressure Indicator (TPI).

BMW 5 Series Price, Variants And Color
The five variants of BMW 5 Series are 525i, 530i, 520d, 530d, 530d Highline. The luxury sedan is priced between Rs 42 lakhs and Rs 51 lakhs. It comes in five vibrant colors, including Monaco Blue, Black Sapphire, Platinum Grey, Titanium Silver and Alpine White.

BMW 5 Series Mileage
As a d+ segment luxury car procured with flawless automatic transmission system, BMW 5 Series renders an average mileage of 12-14 miles/gallon on gasoline model and 9-11 km/l on both petrol and diesel variants.

Technical Specifications of BMW 5 Series
Model 5 Series sedan
Body Type Sedan
Number Of Doors 4
Seating Capacity 4
Fuel Capacity 70 liters
Length 4841 mm
Width 1846 mm
Height 1468 mm
Wheelbase 2888 mm
Ground Clearance -
Minimum Turning Radius 5.7 m
Kerb Weight 1530 kg (525i) 1540 kg (530i) 1520 kg (520d) 1600 kg (530d and 530 Highline)
Type Inline, 4V DOHC, Petrol Engine (525i, 530i) 3.0-liter dual overhead cam (530d)
Number Of Cylinders 6 (525i, 530i, 530d and 530d Highline) 4 (520d)
Displacement 2497 cc (525i) 2996 cc (530i) 1995 cc (520d) 2993 cc (530d and 530d Highline)
Transmission 6 speed, automatic
Max. Power 158 kW @ 6500 rpm (525i) 190 kW @ 6500 rpm (530i) 130 kW @ 4000 rpm (520d) 173 kW @ 4000 rpm (530d and 530d Highline)
Max. Torque 246 Nm @ 4000 rpm (525i) 300 Nm @ 2400 rpm (530i) 350 Nm @ 1750-3000 rpm (520d) 500 Nm @ 1750-3000 rpm (530d and 530d Highline)
Front Suspension Independent
Rear Suspension Independent
Front Disc
Rear Disc
Steering Type Rack & Pinion, Power Assisted
Tyre Size 225/50 R17 W (525i) 245/40 R 18 W (530i) 225/50 R 17 (520d) 225/50 R17 W (530d) 245/40 R 18 W (530d Highline)

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