About Leasing a BMW 5 Series
Composed saloon impresses
Refined and well-equipped offering
The BMW 5 Series is a composed saloon that delivers a refined and rewarding driving experience. It's a popular choice in its segment with lots of equipment helping to boost its popularity.
Engines and performance for the BMW 5 Series
Of the engines for the BMW 5 Series, the 530i 2.0 litre petrol unit will meet most needs and return around 42mpg. The four-cylinder unit will sprint from 0 to 62 mph in six seconds. For those who rack up more miles, the 520d 2.0 litre diesel unit returns 50mpg and is very quiet when cruising at speed. There's also a useful hybrid available and all models are mated to a quick-changing six-speed automatic transmission.
Equipment and handling
The BMW 5 Series has a stylish exterior and also a plush cabin that has been well-designed with everything necessary within easy reach. The BMW iDrive infotainment system impresses with satnav fitted as standard. There's also a digital instrument binnacle and everything about the car feels solid with good use of premium materials. There is also lots of space in the cabin, even for tall people in the rear seats and the boot is a useful 530 litres. Behind the wheel, the 5 Series is a composed offered with a strong stance - it's a great car for driving around town and on winding country lanes but really impresses on long motorway journeys. The optional xDrive system offers more grip on slippery surfaces. Other standard equipment includes rear and front parking sensors and there's the option of a self-parking system which is a useful feature to have. Another option worth considering is the driving assistant package which offers blind spot alert and lane keeping assist. There's also adaptive cruise control available. Essentially, the BMW 5 Series is one of the most popular cars available and it's packed with refinement and high-tech features to deliver an impressive driving experience.