2018 BMW 5 series Redesign and Price

Bavaria’s best-selling sedan gets a new suit. Of course it is a model 2018 BMW 5 series. New “Five” reveals new details. Exterior, interior and engines.

ABOUT 2018 BMW 5 SERIES

The big money is tied to the name of the BMW 5 series. The history is long but successful. Not one generation, does not record failures, which is why many drivers are looking forward to the new model. Sales are excellent worldwide. On the territory of America, during the 11 months of last year, was sold 30,293 pieces, but December has not entered in the clearing. In the territory of Canada was sold 1,825 copies of this vehicle. The new year should bring new successes.

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2018 BMW 5 SERIES EXTERIOR REFRESH 

Always current BMW 5 series takes a new look. Many drivers know very well what to expect. The ideal is a combination of luxury, comfort and sports performance. Will be placed on a completely new platform, which is represented in the model 7 series. Appearance is a little more elegant than before, with a lot of modern details. As could be expected. The dimensions have increased, as well and wheelbase. The car is built on a new cluster architecture, which involves the use of carbon fiber, high strength steel and aluminum. It promises weight reduction and improved performance. The front mask is placed correctly in the designated space, between the LED headlights. For an extra charge the customer can get the laser light.

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2018 BMW 5 SERIES INTERIOR SPACE

Innovative design is reflected in the interior. The entire space is somehow matured, with a great deal of dynamism. Aesthetically speaking, everything is sophisticated to a specific maximum, border with a great deal of functionality. The greatest benefit are having passengers, with more space. Also will be increased luggage space.

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Improved insulation materials are installed in the door and in a windshield. The seats are very comfortable, with electronic adjustment and more than 20 air chambers, which provide high-quality massage. The center console is a completely modern. In the middle is a touch screen that is connected to all parts of infotainment equipment. Travelers can expect a good audio system, navigation, hands-free calling, voice commands, internet connection, HD radio, satellite radio etc.

2018 BMW 5 series - interior

2018 BMW 5 SERIES ENGINE OPTIONS


ENGINE

POWER

TORQUE

TRANSMISSION

CITY / HWY mpg

2.0L turbo 4-inline

240 hp

260 lb/ft

7 Speed Automatic

22/34 mpg (AWD)

3.0L turbo 6-inline

300 hp

300 lb/ft

7 Speed Automatic

20/29 mpg (AWD)

3.0L turbo hybrid

300 hp

300 lb/ft

7 Speed Automatic

26/37 mpg (AWD)

3.0L twin-turbo diesel

255 hp

413 lb/ft

7 Speed Automatic

26/37 mpg (AWD)

4.4L twin-turbo V8

445 hp

480 lb/ft

7 Speed Automatic

16/25 mpg (AWD)

4.4L twin-turbo V8

560 hp

500 lb/ft

7 Speed Automatic

14/20 mpg

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SAFETY FEATURES FOR 2018 BMW 5 SERIES

From the German manufacturers can expect only the best. But unlike the Japanese manufacturers, a large part of the additional equipment will cost a lot. However, the driver and passengers can safely enjoy the ride. Because of that cares innovative security systems. On the list will be: ABS, air bags, pedestrian detection, lane departure, cameras, sensors, active cruise control, traction control, stability control, navigation, automatic headlights etc.

On the safety test, which was conducted by Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the latest generation of BMW 5 series, gets very commendable reviews. Each segment is estimated with a maximum score of GOOD. Only, Small Overall Trap, gets the grade MARGINAL.

2018 BMW 5 series - safety

Australian Center for Traffic Safety TAC, also made a test on the BMW 5 series. The result is excellent. The car wins 36.53 points out of 37. Which is a great result.

The new model brings new features and certainly safer driving, so we can expect more success in all safety tests.

COMPETITORS FOR 2018 BMW 5 SERIES

Competition in this segment is very strong. All of these vehicles have great popularity and excellent quality. The main competitors are: Mercedes-Benz E-class, Lexus GS, Volvo S90, Cadillac CTS, Audi A6 and Jaguar XF.

2018 BMW 5 series - competitors

RELEASE DATE AND PRICE FOR 2018 BMW 5 SERIES

New model BMW 5 series is still in the preparation phase. Therefore, there is no accurate data, when it will officially appear. Price will depend on many factors, but the basic model could cost around $ 50,000.

2018 BMW 5 series - release date

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