BMW 5 Series car reviews
Choose the right version of the 5 Series Touring, and the right optional extras, and it’s the finest car in the executive estate class. Make the wrong choices, though, and you could end up being slightly disappointed.
Date added: Monday 27 September 2010.
Choose the right version of the 5 Series, and the right optional extras, and it’s the finest car in the executive class. Make the wrong choices, though, and you could end up being slightly disappointed.
Date added: Friday 13 August 2010.
The BMW 5-Series has come to define what we consider to be a large executive saloon car. Offered as a four-door saloon or five-door estate (Touring), more than five million 5-Series have been sold, proving what a winning formula BMW has struck.
Date added: Thursday 29 July 2010.
The BMW 5 Series has been a stalwart for the Munich car maker over the past 25 years, sitting at the summit of the executive car market for much of this time. With the current generation about to be replaced, we took the most popular model – the BMW 520d – on loan for a week to see if can still cut it amongst its rivals.
Date added: Sunday 01 November 2009.
The BMW 5 Series is the standard which all other large executive saloon cars are judged. It has managed to blend comfort with the kind of driving dynamics which shame some so-called sportscars. This, the fifth generation of 5 Series, has been criticised for its radical looks in a market where sobriety often wins the day. But should you look closer and try to love those looks, or pass on by?
Date added: Thursday 19 July 2007.
BMW’s sixth-generation 5 Series is its most popular yet - over a million have been sold worldwide in three years - and it’s also the best-selling executive model in Britain. Achieving this success requires an excellent car in the first place, which the 5 Series certainly is, and the regular application of upgrades to ensure that it stays that way.
Date added: Thursday 27 June 2013.
Updates for the 2013 BMW 5 Series have been revealed, including more efficient engines, better aerodynamics, an enhanced ConnectedDrive system and, subtle styling and suspension updates.
Date added: Monday 20 May 2013.
The BMW ActiveHybrid5 has reached UK shores, and we’ve had a preview drive before the car’s star debut at the 2012 London Olympic Games. BMW’s first attempt at a production hybrid is a refreshingly different take on the theme.
Date added: Wednesday 02 May 2012.
BMW has posted record sales figures for 2011, selling over 14 per cent more vehicles than in 2010. The figures, which include sales of MINI, Rolls Royce and BMW Motorcycles, show that the German manufacturer sold 1,668,982 vehicles globally last year.
Date added: Monday 09 January 2012.