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BMW 5 Series:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

BMW 5 Series side view
BMW 5 Series angular front perspective
BMW 5 Series angular rear perspective

Pros and cons of the BMW 5 Series

  • Wide range of powerful engines available
  • Innovative tech features
  • Large trunk capacity
  • Limited space in rear seats
  • Additional options can drive price up quickly
  • Infotainment gesture control can be imprecise
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the BMW 5 Series

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags6

Specifications of the BMW 5 Series

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats5
  • Doors4
  • Fuel typeHybrid or Gas
  • TransmissionAutomatic
  • City consumption10.5 - 11.4 L/100km
  • Highway consumption7.4 - 7.8 L/100km
  • Width1868 mm
  • Length4943 - 4978 mm
  • Trunk space410 - 530 L
  • Cargo space410 - 530 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the BMW 5 Series

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the BMW 5 Series 2018 - 2021 is available in 5 trims:

Basic trim features and specs

Dimensions of the BMW 5 Series

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20211467 mm1868 mm4973 mm
20181483 mm1868 mm4943 mm