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BMW d First Test – Motor Trend

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. BMW’s iDrive screen-driven interface comes in all 5-Series models and it’s been improved in recent years with more intuitive, streamlined menus and controls. With each generation, the 5-series has added more luxury to the sports sedan equation.

All in all, the car is a pleasure to be in for the long periods of time afforded by roughly miles of cruising range. Related Articles European Car cars. It isn’t overly thick, like some previous cars, and won’t tire hands by being too soft.

This isn’t a subtle car; it doesn’t like soft inputs. The dollars and cents is only one variable in a much bigger equation.

Austin Lott — Dec 19, About This Vehicle Model strengths: The lb-ft of torque generated by the turbocharged 3. Most people, however, swore that diesel was far more expensive, maybe as much as 40 cents a gallon, which as you math-minded readers realize is around 10 percent. The BMW 5-Series stands out as a traditional luxury sport sedan that not only offers strong, uncompromised performance but also some leading-edge safety and connectivity technology. That includes some traffic and in-town driving as well.

The BMW 5-Series is available with 4-cylinder i, 6-cylinder i or V8 i models, as well as with rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive.

Send a private message to Nuttendiesel. Originally Posted by DPM. May 19th, The car itself still feels well built and solid. Additionally, a system called Integral Active Steering is available and gives the 5-Series sedan a more nimble feel by steering — slightly — with the rear wheels. Robin Trajano March 24, Apparently BMW has saved the best for last because the 535 is the new powertrain sweet spot in the 5 Series lineup. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. The diesel-based BMW d is the best all-around version whether it saves you money or not.

The BMW 5 Series. Tech Specs Base Price: Out on the road, the d is exactly how a big and sturdy luxury sedan should be.

2015 BMW 535d First Drive & Review

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Telling people that diesels are as much as 30 percent more efficient is futile when all they see is an extra outlay at every fill-up. View Photo Gallery 14 Photos.

The diesel-based BMW d is the best all-around version whether it saves you money or not. Over the roughly mile trip, the BMW averaged 36 mpg.

2014 BMW 535d Parts and Accessories

This isn’t a subtle car; it doesn’t like soft inputs. The time now is Options on the lineup include active cruise control, a night vision system, a head-up display, a parking assistant and Driver Assistance packages bring lane departure warning with collision mitigation plus active blind-spot detection and multiple gp views. BMW is expected to debut a next-generation M5 later this year, and these shots of the prototype give us our first glimpse of the new model.