The modifications and updates applied to the 2014 BMW 5 Series are quite subtle. They include standard xenon adaptive headlights, restyled front grille, elegantly contoured taillights and automatic glare-free High Beam Assistant.
The BMW 528i starts at $56,695. An additional $2,400 is required to purchase the all-wheel drive 528i xDrive.
The BMW 535i xDrive is available at a starting price of $64,900. The 550i xDrive starts at $75,900.
The ActiveHybrid 5 has a MSRP of $71,150.
The rear-wheel drive 528i consumes 8.5 L/100 km city and 5.7 L/100 km highway.
The all-wheel drive version consumes an extra 0.5 L/100 km.
The 6-cylinder 535i xDrive consumes an estimated 9.8 L/100 km city and 6.5 L/100 km highway.
Estimated fuel consumption for the V8 engine is between 12.7 L/100 km and 13.2 L/100 km city and 7.9 L/100 km and 8.3 L/100 km highway.
The BMW 5 Series sedan is a classic. The somber and fluid design, which has passed the test of time, belies its sporty demeanor.
The German manufacturer offers a choice of three engines. A turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder that delivers 241 hp and 258 lb-ft torque is installed under the hood of both 528i and 528i xDrive.
The 535i XDrive is powered by a turbocharged in-line 6-cylinder that produces 300 hp and 300 lb-ft torque.
A hybrid option is available. It consists of this same 6-cylinder engine combined to a 55 hp electric motor for a total of 335 hp, which is delivered to the rear wheels.
Last, but not least, a twin-turbo 4.4 liter V8 can be found under the hood of the 550i. This engine delivers 400 hp and 450 lb-ft torque. These engines are all mated to the same 8-speed automatic transmission with manual mode.
The trunk can hold 520 liters of cargo.
This model is equipped with six airbags and numerous standard and optional safety features.
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