2005 BMW 5 Series Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$4,670 - $6,780
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Not Available
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
20 City / 30 HWY
Horsepower
215-325
Seats
5
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$4,670 - $6,780
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Not Available
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
20 City / 30 HWY
Horsepower
215-325
Seats
5

Ranks #10 By Owner Reviews

BMW 5 Series Models & Trims

525i $4,957 - $6,780*
Horsepower: 215 hp
Engine Type: Gas 6-Cyl
Standard Seating: Premium Synthetic
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.5, 17 x 8.0 in. - Alloy
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
530i $4,731 - $6,590*
Horsepower: 255 hp
Engine Type: Gas 6-Cyl
Standard Seating: Premium Synthetic
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.5, 18 x 8.0 in. - Alloy
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
545i $4,670 - $6,491*
Horsepower: 325 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.5, 18 x 8.0 in. - Alloy
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

*Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

Owner Reviews

4.21

24 Reviews

42% 42% 13% 4% 1 star 0%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

Great value luxury sports car.

It is a luxury sports car but drives more like a sports car. It has tight steering and hugs the ground close so it is not the smoothest of rides as far as luxury goes. It is a great car for good gas mileage and filling up but is pricey when needing service and even more so for tires. Overall it is been a great car.

- Heather B

It makes me feel Safe and confident.

My car is reliable, I feel very safe in it. In the winter my steering wheel heats my hands, and the seat warmer comforts my back. I feel safe and protected in my car. I know that even if It fails at some time, I will be safe in it till help arrives. I love my Car. It gives me confidence and independence.

- Carol F

It has the best security features.

It provides a sense of direction, as well as a centralizing purpose as to what I ultimately intend on accomplishing throughout life in general. I also know it will provide me with some form of respectable security, as well as an abundantly light knowledgeable comfort.

- Alicia M

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Compare Models & Key Features

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Front angle view.
Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$4,957 - $6,780
$4,731 - $6,590

Horsepower

Horsepower
215 hp
255 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.0L DOHC 24
3.0L DOHC 24
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Standard
Standard

Alarm

Alarm
Standard
Standard

HeadsUp Display

HeadsUp Display
Optional
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Standard
Standard

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Standard
Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Standard
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Standard
Standard

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.5 in.
41.5 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.7 in.
37.7 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
36 in.
36 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.9 in.
37.9 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
14 cu. ft.
14 cu. ft.

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Standard
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Standard
Standard

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Standard
Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Premium Synthetic
Premium Synthetic

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Standard
Standard

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Optional
Optional

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Optional
Standard
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P245/45WR17
P245/40WR18

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
113.7 in.
113.7 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
37.5 ft.
37.5 ft.

Length

Length
191.1 in.
191.1 in.

Width

Width
72.7 in.
72.7 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
3428 - 3450 .lbs
3472 - 3494 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
215 hp
255 hp

Torque

Torque
185 ft. lbs.
220 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
- TBD - .lbs
- TBD - .lbs

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Standard
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
Straight 6 Cylinder
Straight 6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18.5 gal.
18.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
24 mpg
25 mpg

City

City
19 mpg
20 mpg

Highway

Highway
28 mpg
30 mpg

Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional
Optional
Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Standard
Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Standard
Standard

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Standard
Standard

Stability Control

Stability Control
Standard
Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
Standard
Standard

HID Headlights

HID Headlights
Optional
Optional

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Auto Leveling Headlinghts
Optional
Optional

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Optional

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Optional

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Standard
Standard

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
Optional
Optional

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
Not Available

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

    N/A
  • Roof Strength

    N/A
  • Driver-side Overlap Front

    N/A

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
Not Available

*JD Power Circle Ratings