The BMW 5-Series passenger sedan has just been upgraded, slightly changed the design, added technology, and refined the engine to consolidate its position.
Despite declining demand for sedans in recent years, the BMW 5-Series luxury sports sedan is still very popular.
The current BMW 5-Series is the 7th generation launched in 2016 and has just been upgraded in the mid-term (facelift). The 2021 BMW 5-Series not only refines the interior and exterior, but also adds a new 48-volt light hybrid system to the 540i and 540i xDrive models.
Since its introduction in 1972, the 5-Series has always been the iconic model of BMW, especially in its luxury, sporty driving and top mechanical quality.
The latest 2021 5-Series model is no exception, helping BMW to better compete with newly upgraded rivals Mercedes-Benz E-Class and Audi A6,
BMW also announced the optional equipment package of very high quality, minimizing fuel consumption, making the owner of the 5-Series 2021 more satisfied with their choice.
The exterior is more eye-catching
Since this is only a mid-life upgrade, the designer is not too showy with the 2021 BMW 5-Series. That means the level of expression, innovation and exterior changes are not too great.
However, the 2021 BMW 5-Series still surprised fans with more attractive exterior upgrades.
Most noticeable is the new kidney-shaped grille design with new headlights. Compared to last year’s model, the grille on this year’s model is taller and wider, though not as large as the 7 Series.
Adaptive LED headlights are standard equipment that is not only thinner than before, but also incorporates two more L-shaped position lights that take on the role of turn signals. The taillights are also changed with the L-shaped design and black painted edges
The overall length of the new sports sedan is increased by 30 mm thanks to a lower clawed tail, significantly increasing the aerodynamics of the vehicle.
The optional M Sport Package as usual is still sporty, this time with a different front and rear bumpers, larger front air cavities, and a different diffuser.
The BMW M550i xDrive also has this package, plus rear spoiler, black chrome dual exhaust system, glossy black window trim. Like other new cars, technology is the most noticeable thing in the 2021 BMW 5-Series cockpit.
Starting from USD54,200 , competing with Mercedes-Benz E-Class and Audi A6. As always, the direct competitors to the BMW 5-Series are the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and the Audi A6. Meanwhile, rival Lexus GS will no longer be produced after this year.
The starting price of the 2021 BMW 5-Series 530i is from $ 54,200 in the US market. The XDrive AWD version increased to USD56,500 .
In fact, BMW has upgraded many of the technologies for this model, starting with the standard Live Cockpit Professional cockpit with the iDrive7 operating system.
This system includes a 12.3-inch digital display cluster, adding a touch screen of the same size for the infotainment system. The BMW 5-Series 2021 supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support for the first time.
Another new feature is the Perforated SensaTec interior with contrast stitching. Optional Dakota Leather leather is standard on the high-end BMW M550i xDrive. Customers can choose from Nappa Leather.