2017 BMW 5 Series Reviews, Ratings & Specs

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Color:  Space Gray Metallic
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$39,102 - $51,850
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
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MPG (up to)
24 City / 34 HWY
Horsepower
248-445
Seats
5

How 2017 BMW 5 Series Ranks In Its Class

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Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

4.7 Overall Score
Performance 4.6Comfort 4.4Styling 4.3Value 4.1

Editor's Overview

The BMW 5 Series enters its seventh generation for 2017, evolving the dynamics, amenities and stately style that have made it the benchmark among midsize-luxury-sports sedans for over 40 years. This all-new model has more power, less weight and loads of cutting-edge technology to make driving safer and more enjoyable.

BMW 5 Series Models & Trims

chevronDown icon 550i xDrive $44,331 - $50,587
Horsepower: 445 hp
Engine Type: Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18 X 8, 20 X 8.5 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon 535i $39,102 - $45,117
Horsepower: 300 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18 X 8, 20 X 8.5 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon 535i xDrive $41,395 - $47,744
Horsepower: 300 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18 X 8, 20 X 8.5 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon 530i $39,801 - $46,002
Horsepower: 248 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18 X 8, 19 X 8 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon 530i xDrive $41,152 - $47,545
Horsepower: 248 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18 X 8, 19 X 8 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon 540i $43,199 - $50,030
Horsepower: 335 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18 X 8, 20 X 8 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon 540i xDrive $45,809 - $51,850
Horsepower: 335 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18 X 8, 20 X 8 (in.) - Aluminum
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Owner Reviews

4.63
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The best vehicle I have ever driven.

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The vehicles has no problems. It handles excellent the vehicle drives better than any vehicle I ever had. The BMW 5 is one of the best vehicles of all time it has the best all around development of any vehicle. The vehicle BMW is amazing and should be considered the vehicle of the year.

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Smooth ride, fuel efficiency.

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No major problems, car is pretty reliable, good on gas, responds quickly, navigate system, Bluetooth, there are leather seating, sunroofs is great, object sensors so that you can be alerted when there are obstacles near. Overall a great buy and would definitely refer to a friend.

Quicks D
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It is low to the ground and may be difficult for older ones to get into.

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My vehicle is good for storing and carrying things because it is a station wagon model. I like the light blue color. It is difficult because it is an older car and hard to find parts if it breaks down.

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Compare Models & Key Features

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Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$44,331 - $50,587
$39,102 - $45,117

Horsepower

Horsepower
445 (hp)
300 (hp)

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
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Standard
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Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
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Standard
Optional
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
4.4L 32V V8 w/TwinPower Turbo
3.0L DOHC 24V I6 w/TwinPower Turbo
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Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
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Standard
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Standard

Alarm

Alarm
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Standard
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Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
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Standard
Optional
Optional

HeadsUp Display

HeadsUp Display
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
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Standard
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Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
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Standard
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Not Available

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
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Standard
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Standard

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
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Standard
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Standard

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
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Standard
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Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
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Standard
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Cruise Control

Cruise Control
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Standard
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Power Windows

Power Windows
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Standard
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Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
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Standard
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Standard

Privacy Glass

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
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Standard
Optional
Optional

Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Automatic Parking
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Not Available
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering
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Standard
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Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.6 (in.)
40.6 (in.)

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
41.4 (in.)
41.4 (in.)

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
41.8 (in.)
41.8 (in.)

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39 (in.)
39 (in.)

Trunk Volume

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
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Standard
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Standard

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
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Standard
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Standard

Entertainment System

Entertainment System
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
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Standard
Optional
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
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Standard
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AUX Input

AUX Input
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CD Player

CD Player
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Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
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AC

AC
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Dual Zone

Dual Zone
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Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
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Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Leather
Leather

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
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Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
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Standard
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Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
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Optional
Optional
Optional

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
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Optional
Optional
Optional

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
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Optional
Optional
Optional

Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
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3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
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Standard
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Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
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Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Power Liftgate
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Standard
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Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Running Boards

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P245/40YR20
P245/40YR20

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
120.7 (in.)
120.7 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
40 (ft.)
40 (ft.)

Length

Length
196.8 (in.)
196.8 (in.)

Width

Width
74.8 (in.)
74.8 (in.)
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Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
5060 (.lbs)
4641 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
445 (hp)
300 (hp)

Torque

Torque
480 (ft. lbs.)
300 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
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4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
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Standard
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Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
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Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
8 Cylinders
Straight 6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18.5 (gal.)
18.5 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
20 (mpg)
23 (mpg)

City

City
15 (mpg)
19 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
24 (mpg)
27 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Air Suspension

Air Suspension
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Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
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Standard
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Overdrive

CTV Transmission

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Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
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Standard
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Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
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Standard
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Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
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Standard
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Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
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Standard
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Stability Control

Stability Control
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Standard
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Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
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Standard
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HID Headlights

HID Headlights
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Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Auto Leveling Headlinghts
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Standard
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Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
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Standard
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Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
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Optional
Optional
Optional

Night Vision

Night Vision
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
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Standard
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Standard

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
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Standard
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Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
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Standard
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Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
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Standard
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Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
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Standard
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Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
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Standard
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Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
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Standard
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Knee Airbag

Seatbelt Airbag

Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration provides consumers with information about crash protection and rollover safety.

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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is a non-profit group which conducts safety testing beyond federal regulations. "Good" is the highest rating.

Moderate Overlap Front
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Roof Strength
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Driver-side Overlap Front
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Good
A
Acceptable
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Marginal
P
Poor

Safety Features

  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC) *
  • ABS And Driveline Traction Control *
  • Side Impact Beams
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • BMW Assist eCall Emergency Sos *
  • Front And Rear Parking Sensors
  • Low Tire Pressure Warning
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
  • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
  • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
  • Rear Child Safety Locks
  • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point and Pretensioners
  • First Aid Kit
  • Back-Up Camera
  • Active Protection

* Optional Safety Feature

Long-Term Reliability

Reliability results are currently not available.

Safety Recalls (0)

This vehicle has no recalls.

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