2015 BMW 5 Series Review – The 5-series was a tactile and agile hot rod for the autobahn; today, it is more of a roomy, luxury conveyance—still good, but not at the level it once enjoyed. All engines are turbocharged: the diesel inline-six; gasoline four-cylinder, inline-six, and V-8, and the gas-electric hybrid; each pairs with an eight-speed automatic and all but the hybrid offer all-wheel drive
2015 BMW 5 Series Review – Strengths: The BMW May 2015 offers a perfect blend of style, luxury and space as well as a conduct worthy of a compact car. Several interesting engines also on the menu.
2015 BMW 5 Series Review – Weaknesses: The current design is about 5 years old and has not received updates like other BMW models.
Prices and consumption of the BMW 5 Series 2015: It’s not lack of choice with this car: gasoline, diesel, hybrid, sedan, wagon, propulsion, AWD, etc. Here is how the range is available:
- BMW 528i 2015-56 $ 900 – 8.9 L / 100 km
- BMW 528i xDrive 2015 to $ 59 950 – 9.1 L / 100 km
- BMW 535i xDrive 2015 to $ 66 650 – 8.8 L / 100 km
- BMW 550i xDrive 2015 to 76 750 $ – 12.3 L / 100 km
- BMW 535d xDrive 2015-68 $ 150 – 7.9 L / 100 km
- BMW ActiveHybrid5 2015-71 $ 150 – 9.4 L / 100 km
- BMW 535i xDrive Gran Turismo 2015 à $ 71,900
- BMW 550i xDrive Gran Turismo 2015 à $ 81,900
2015 BMW 5 Series Review – Improvements and changes: Nothing major for 2015.
2015 BMW 5 Series Review – Powertrain of the BMW 5 Series 2015: start with the 528i version, which contains a TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder engine developing 241 horsepower and 258 foot-pounds of torque. Then comes the 535i with its TwinPower Turbo 6-cylinder that produces 300 horsepower and as many foot-pounds of torque. The most powerful of the 5 Series petrol engines, however, is a TwinPower Turbo V8 which enables the 550i to extract 445 horsepower and 479 foot-pounds of torque.
In the BMW ActiveHybrid 5, the TwinPower Turbo technology teamed with an electric motor of 40 kilowatts to generate a total output of 300 horsepower and 259 foot-pounds. The system operates in 100% electric mode at speeds up to 60 km / h and brakes recharge the battery.
Finally, the 535d version uses a diesel TwinPower Turbo 6-cylinder engine with 255 horsepower is supported by a prodigious torque of 413 foot-pounds. It reaches 100 km / h in just 5.7 seconds.
In any case, an 8-speed automatic transmission is required. The designation “xDrive” refers to BMW’s AWD system. In his absence, the power is delivered to the rear wheels only.
Loading volume: In addition to his cabin 5 seats, the BMW Series Sedan in May 2015 has a trunk of 396 liters (283 liters version ActiveHybrid 5 due to the battery). As for the 5 Series Gran Turismo, it can accommodate 439 liters.
Security: A full range of airbags and safety devices protects the occupants of the BMW 5 Series emphasize the adaptive cruise control, head-up display, night vision system and optional parking aid.
Comparable models in the BMW 5 Series 2015 Acura RLX, Audi A6, Cadillac XTS, Lexus GS, Volvo S80, Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Infiniti Q70.