On a long haul, say, out to Las Vegas, all that quiet solidity equates to one hell of a nice, smooth ride. Data Unavailable Third Leg Room in. All three models are available with rear- or xDrive all-wheel drive. Data Unavailable Cargo Area Sedan-535i Cargo Volume ft³ Data Unavailable Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down ft³ Data Unavailable Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up ft³ Data Unavailable Trunk Volume ft³ 18. Let's get the bad news out of the way: We prefer the because it's a lighter, sprightlier, more fun-to-drive automobile.
Front side-impact and head-protecting airbags for front and rear outboard occupants are standard. The recall began on December 2, 2014. The thing about this car that strikes me the most is its driving capabilities. Data Unavailable Third Hip Room in. Rear side airbags are optional. After having a kid, traded that in this 2012 535i M-Sport! Active Roll Stabilization simulates much stiffer anti-roll bars with an electronically controlled pump system and Active Steering helps steer the car back toward a more stable situation when the electronic stability control intervenes.
Model value: The 5-Series lineup of models offers athletic and surefooted sedans that also offer a surprising level of comfort inside. Data Unavailable Front Leg Room in. Nothing less, and sadly, nothing more. The car is large, yet extremely fast for it's size and weight yet it gets 22. The 5 Series lineup includes the Gran Turismo, a tall hatchback built on the 7 Series sedan platform. The 528i and 535i also get standard stop-start technology in which the engine automatically turns off when the car is stopped and the driver's foot is on the brake pedal.
They are a little complicated to learn, but once you get used to them it is easy to navigate all the features. The Gran Turismo can accommodate four or five, depending on the backseat configuration. Other than a few glitches with the financing and extended warranty process, I was able to drive my new car home safely and satisfactorily. Due to insufficient lubrication, the vacuum pump that supplies brake power assistance may fail. That middle-rung car that turns out to be the best of the lot. On the freeway you really begin to see the value of this great hulk of a car.
However, there are certain cars where Goldilocks really is the most apt descriptor. Dual-stage, dual-threshold front airbags with passenger seat sensors are standard on all 5 Series models, as are front seat-mounted side impact airbags, side curtain airbags, and an automatic crash response system. Exterior Sharing its platform with the recently redesigned 7 Series, the 5 Series' wheelbase was extended about 3 inches with the 2011 redesign. Data Unavailable Second Leg Room in. The 5 Series lineup includes the Gran Turismo, a tall hatchback built on the 7 Series sedan platform. Staff was friendly and attentive but not pushy.
Without navigation, the display still sorts through various audio and setup menus, but it shrinks to a 7-inch display and 800-by-480 pixel resolution. There was just no repeatable rhyme or reason to the car's mood near or at the limit. Vehicle Overview Redesigned last year, the sixth-generation 5 Series gained a longer wheelbase, better fuel efficiency and more conventional styling than its predecessor. But fitted with the N55 turbo-six, it's still a very good automobile. Truly lives up to the reputation as an ultimate driving machine, roomier than our3-Series, and the same inline 6-cylinder twin-turbo engine still cooks even with all the extra weight a 5-series comes with! It's like driving a tub of spent uranium. When I decided to proceed with the purchase, he was very accommodating in answering my questions and delivering the car to my hotel, since I traveled from another state and was not familiar with Salt Lake City. The unit is mated to an 8-speed automatic.
Now that the 5 Series has inherited some of the styling cues and natural good looks of its bigger brother, the 7 Series, the car is well-rounded as far as size, luxury, and value are concerned. All three models are offered with rear-wheel or xDrive all-wheel drive. A rear camera comes standard on 550i sedan and Gran Turismo models, and is available with the technology package for all other models some models require bundling with the Park Distance Control feature. The optional navigation system includes a massive 10. This 2-ton, four-door, six-banger can hit 60 mph in a scant 5. Note: This recall is an expansion of recall 13V-454.
I was thoroughly impressed with the service and atmosphere. This is typically measured in liters 3. Eighty mph feels more like 40 mph, and 100 mph feels like a totally reasonable, responsible, safe cruising speed. Which makes the 4007-pound 535i the Goldilocks of the 5 Series group. However, with the release of the F10 in 2011, decided to make a compromise.
Show full review Vehicle Overview Redesigned last year, the sixth-generation 5 Series gained a longer wheelbase, better fuel efficiency and more conventional styling than its predecessor. It's powered by a 560-hp version of the twin-turbo 4. The hatch opens in two sections: The entire hatch can be raised, or a section below the rear window opens separately to reveal a trunk behind the rear seats and below a cargo cover. This unpredictability showed up both in the canyons and around our figure-eight, where we test limit handling. Data Unavailable Spare Bolt Pattern Data Unavailable Spare Tire Size Data Unavailable Interior Passenger Area Sedan-535i Front Head Room in. Though it carries the 5 Series name, this model shares as much with the larger 7 Series, and many of its measurements — including all seating dimensions — differ from those of the 5 Series sedan. They had a great children's area with couches and Legos and Netflix.