|Fuel Type||Engine Capacity||Transmission Type||Power||Torque||Fuel Efficiency|
|petrol||1998cc||auto||252PS @ 5200RPM||350NM @ 1450RPM||15kmpl|
|diesel||1995cc||auto||190PS @ 4000RPM||400NM @ 1750RPM||22kmpl|
|diesel||2995cc||auto||265PS @ 4000RPM||620NM @ 2000RPM||18kmpl|
The BMW 5 series 7th generation takes a lot of inspiration and design cues from its Elder sibling the 7 Series. The new 5 series looks very bold and muscular with straight lines and creases. The new car gets lots of bits from the 7 series as well like the new active stream kidney grille with air curtains which essentially reduces the drag coefficient of the car. Overall the 5 series is a very handsome looking car and grabs a lot of eyeballs in the roads
The BMW 5 series Looks nothing like the previous generation car. The design language of the car has changed by miles but remains true to its original BMW signature styling. The new 5 series takes a lot of design cues for the 7 series. The new 5 series is slightly wider and longer than the previous gen car. It gets the 7 series inspired signature kidney grille. The 7th gen also gets new LED adaptive headlights and a smart access boot to complete the package
The BMW 5 series gets one of the most luxurious and comfortable cabins in the segment. The cabin is very well built with tons on wood being used on the dashboard and high-quality leather wrapped around the seats. coming to the seats, the front seats are electronically adjustable and have 8 massage functions as well. It gets the Idrive touchscreen infotainment system with navigation but apple carplay is only available in the top 530d Msport trim. The rear seats are where the changes are more pronounced and dramatic they are wider bigger and roomier than the 6th gen car thanks to the increased size and wheelbase of the car. the car can seat 4 people in comfort for long journeys and has a decent 530l boot which is more than adequate for a weekend getaway
other mentionable features of the car include automatic air conditioning with 4 zone control, rear seat entertainment, gesture controls, heads up display(HUD), intelligent start/stop and to top it all the BMW display key which can be used to control the car
In terms of Safety equipment, the BMW 5 series has a very elaborate feature list, The car comes with 8 airbags, Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Electronic Stability Program (ESP), Traction Control System,Hill Hold Control,Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), Seat Belt Warning, adaptive headlights and Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) which permanently assesses the vehicle‘s movements and stabilises it using engine and braking regulation when unstable driving conditions are detected.
The BMW 5 series if offed with 3 engine options in India a 2.0l 4 cylinder turbocharged petrol engine making 252PS at 5200RPM and 350NM at 1450RPM, a 2.ol 4 cylinder diesel engine making 190PS at 4000RPM and 400NM at1450RPM and a 3.0 turbocharged 6 cylinder diesel churning out 265PS at 4000RPM and a massive 620NM at 2000RPM all the engines come mated to an 8 speed automatic gearbox
The 2.0l diesel in the 520D is the natural choice for anyone who only intends to drive the car in the city with an occasional highway drive, it is a very smooth and refined engine with a very linear powerband but lacks the top end grunt. the 2.0l petrol in the 530i Msport and the 3.0l diesel in the 530d Msport are perfect for enthusiasts these engines have adequate top end grunt and are very fun to drive
In terms of efficiency, the 2.0l diesel is rated for a company claimed figure of 22.48km/l, The 2.0l petrol is rated for 15.56km/l and the 3.0l diesel is rated for 18.59km/l
BMW 5 Series price starts from INR 58.7 Lakh to INR 66.2 Lakh.
The new 5-series, F10, as it is codenamed, is a sharp aberration from its predecessor in terms of design. In its newest avatar, the 5-series has turned to its tradition as far as the aesthetics go. With the inclusion of a fully electric power steering the car has embraced technology more than ever, but has been criticized by some purists who think that the new inclusion had bereaved the legendary label of its most likeable aspect, a connected driving feel. But is that really the case? We found out with a comprehensive road test review which spanned more than 600km. Read on…