Holds the road so well and it is super fast and just so smooth!! In isolation, it provides an average three per cent reduction in fuel consumption and emissions. Things to look for: 1. Subaru shares the Audi's engineering flaw my opinion anyway Mercedes. Take this car on a country road and I dare you to say it is not about the most fun you have ever had driving. What if I move later ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- My wagon: Premium, Sport, Logic 7, Heated front Seats.
. Whichever powerplant you might choose, response, feel and feedback from all the systems — steering, suspension, brakes — are exceptional as expected. The 528s receive a new 3. Finally, high-tech heat-resistant materials in the engine help facilitate performance. Unique to the 535ix Sport Wagon are a dual-panel panoramic sunroof and a power liftgate. The peak power of 300 hp has already been mentioned; this is fully 45 higher than the 530i, and 70 hp up on the 528i.
Yet over its history, turbocharging has also suffered some daunting drawbacks. The Convenience Plan also includes Critical Calling, a new service that connects the driver in case their mobile phone is not in the vehicle or its battery is discharged. Standard features on the 5-Series include a power sunroof with an anti-trap feature, automatic headlights, fog lights, power mirrors with auto tilt-down, tri-zone climate control, and iDrive. The interior is great, nicely appointed, comfortable for driver and riders. Not only is it no-charge for the first 4 years, but there is no mileage limit. Since then, the car's exterior has gradually shifted from boxy lines to gentle arcs. The standard iDrive system has a 6.
In government crash tests, the 5 Series earned only three out of five stars for protecting the driver in a frontal crash. Note: the entire range of 5 Series Saloon and Touring models, with performance and economy data, can be found at the end of the release. I don't think I could find a replacement car with these features at any cost. Minimal additional weight has only a slight effect on acceleration compared to 535xi Sedan; 5. Not only is the fuel tank designed to remain sealed even in severe impacts, its location has been chosen to provide optimum protection from impacts. The reason I went with a 2009 vs. Split folding rear seats and ski bag for the Sedans.
The softer Mercedes-Benz E-Class and Audi A6 are still sportier than ever, while the latest Infiniti M is the stiffest competition the 5 Series has faced yet — from a performance standpoint, anyway. From its launch in 2003, the E60 5 Series delivered year-on-year sales records and received numerous accolades. All nine power units in the 5 Series Saloon and Touring ranges are either entirely new to the car, or have been significantly revised over the previous model. Also, I like the I-drive - just dedicate some time to learning how to operate it. Especially with an automatic transmission, unless the driver consciously eases off on the brake pedal, a jerk can occur as the vehicle comes to a stop. Options and Packages 2008 brings with it a number of significant new technological options that complement an already extensive array of performance, comfort and safety features.
Failed to get data, please try again. The manufacturer currently offers five sedan options and four touring car models. Failed to get data, please try again. Safety equipment includes electronic stability control plus front, front-side and two-row curtain airbags. Turbocharging is a familiar form of increasing the performance of combustion engines — it has been around in various forms for 100 years. Although not as plush as the Lexuses I have had, this car is a lot more fun and it is still comfortable.
In addition to the magnesium construction, other weight-saving materials include hollow camshafts, saving a remarkable 2. . Mine had a tan interior that after 7 years showed the wear, but it still held up well. A lane departure warning system is optional, as is a high-beam assist function. Ive had mine for 75k miles bought at 80k.
Data Unavailable Second Leg Room in. Under ideal conditions, the engine always runs with its lowest possible fuel consumption. In government crash tests, the 5 Series earned only three out of five stars for protecting the driver in a frontal crash. In all, more than five million 5 Series vehicles have been sold. The 550's V8 produces 360 horsepower and the M5's V10 an even 500.
Reproduction of part or all of the contents of this web-site in any form is prohibited and may not be recopied and shared with a third party. Typically, to avoid overheating, turbochargers have had to make do with a lower compression ratio. We have a 08 535xi Wagon which I bought pre-owned 5+ years ago. It is a waste to drive this car on the Interstate because it is capable of so much more. If you can afford to maintain one I highly recommend the drive. The warranty was 3k and it paid out something like 12k.
As a higher compression ratio benefits both fuel efficiency and especially low-speed torque — traditional turbo engines have suffered on both counts — the N54 benefits mightily: its compression ratio is 10. First, there is no other wagon this much fun to drive. Admiring her understated feminine lines, I definitively decided she's a gal. The perforemance of this car is incredible!! State-of-the-art safety and security features In terms of safety and security, the 5 Series is a state-of-the-art vehicle from a state-of-the-art vehicle maker. On earlier N52 engines, it was of magnesium. As in all 5 Series cars, top speed is electronically controlled at 150 mph.