BMW 5 Series
The 7th generation of BMW 5 series was debuted in 2017 and this executive sedan maintains its lofty position in markets throughout these years especially known for its sharp handling techniques and luxury items while the new model for the year 2020 has been introduced with variety of powertrain options and a spacious cabin to accommodate four passengers quite comfortably. A list of many new upgraded features have been added to 2020 5 series of BMW and especially the M550i model and 530e plug in hybrid model have been improved with more power deliveries while the diesel version 540d of BMW has now been discontinued.
2020 BMW 5 series is available in 4 different variants that include 530i trim, 530e I performance, 540i and M550i (it is also available in all-wheel drive feature).
530i & 530e:
530i and 530e are the base trims of BMW 5 series that are equipped with 10.2 inches touch screen display, blind spot detection, heated side mirrors, sunroof, navigation system and power windows.
540i trim is upgraded from base trim as it has leather upholstery in it and the
M 550i xDrive:
M 550i XDrive trim is upgraded with improved suspension, brakes, M Sport steering wheel and enlarged wheels. 540i trim is mostly recommended by reviewers as it is a best luxury car in an affordable price loaded with intuitive technology thus we will be reviewing it in detail.
Engine, transmission and performance:
BMW 540i is powered by 3 liters six in line cylinder V8 twin turbocharged engine producing horsepower of 335 hp and torque of 331 pounds feet. It offers you an eight speed automatic transmission that shifts its throttle intuitively and quickly while it offers a quick acceleration sprinting fast from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 6.2 seconds (Claimed by company is 4.9 sec) which is faster than all its competitors.
A pure driving pleasure is achieved giving you maximum comfort with its light and responsive steering. It gives you options of various driving modes like Eco mode, Pro mode, Comfort mode and sport mode among which the sport mode let you fire off gear shifts quickly to give you a mind blowing driving performance. The driving range of 540i is surprisingly much better than other trims and it matches EPA estimates giving you a range of 22 miles per gallon in city and 30 miles per gallon on highways. The 530e plug in hybrid model manages to give you a combined mileage of 39 miles per gallon.
Exterior design and features:
The exterior design of this all-new 2020 BMW 5 series is astonishing with less radically size grille on front with subtle modern looking LED headlights accompanying it giving you bright and clearer visibility on roads while sleek lines flow beautifully into the double chrome grille.
BMW pride is shown with the BMW Logo placed on center and the rear end is as beautiful as the front. It gives you the option of choosing your favorite exterior color among choices of thirteen colors. Eighteen inches double spoke wheels look astonishingly sporty and all trims feature power controlled glass sun roof while exterior also features shadow line along with aerodynamic kit and rear spoiler.
Interior design and features:
Cabin of 2020 BMW 5 series is made with soft touch rich materials giving it an overall deluxe look and latest idrive system switches and knobs can be seen inside the cabin unlike the physical buttons while a newly designed eye catching 12.3 inches digital cockpit is also equipped in it assisting drivers in driving by giving details about speed, mileage, temperature and other aids and a 10.25 inches LED screen mounted on dashboard displays infotainment connected with your smartphones while 12 speakers HIFI stereo system let you enjoy your favorite music.
The seats are leather covered with heating technology equipped and front seats are provided with twenty way power adjustments while you will be provided with rear seat private entertainment, head up display, USB port, Bluetooth connectivity,
FOR SAFETY: emergency braking, rear cross traffic alert, adaptive cruise control, blind spot detection system and it has earned maximum stars from IIHS declaring it top safety pick sedan rating it on number five among other midsize sedan.
Price of 2020 BMW 5 series range from 53,900 US dollars to 76,650 US dollars while the 540i trim is priced at 60,445 US dollars and it comes with a warranty period of four years.