The BMW M5 2016 Guide

Introducing the BMW M5 2016

Guide Version: 1.0. This guide was created on 10-02-2015 and updated monthly with new information.

Though its antecedents were committed execution cars, the 2016 BMW M5 is to a greater degree an extravagance super-vehicle. It’s still one of the speediest four-entryways on the planet, yet common luxuries set aside more noteworthy need this time around.

The 2016 BMW 5 Series denote the fifth year of a to some degree questionable examination. Prior to the present 5 Series appeared for 2011, BMW’s moderate size car was the benchmark for taking care of accuracy and driving fulfillment. Be that as it may, was that what clients truly needed? The organization’s item organizers weren’t persuaded. So they attempted an alternate tack this time, substituting size and solace for bleeding edge physicality – and polarizing general supposition simultaneously.


The individuals who forecasted fate for the milder, friendlier 5 Series have, obviously, been demonstrated wrong, as the 5 Series keeps on being a top draw for various reasons. You’ll discover a great deal to like in the engine, from the 528i’s overachieving turbocharged four-barrel motor to the 550i’s marvelous twin-turbo V8 – and keep in mind about the 535i’s expert turbocharged inline-6 and the 535d’s ultra-effective six-chamber diesel. In the interim, the lodge is a specialist show of limited, finely created extravagance, with an engaging cluster of up and coming innovation offerings. Truly, the main thing missing is the remunerating treatment of yore, however for some customers, the 5 Series’ space and solace will be more than satisfactory pay.

What You Need To Know About the BMW M5 2016


The 2016 BMW 528i is fueled by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-barrel motor that delivers 240 pull and 260 pound-feet of torque. An eight-speed programmed transmission is standard and a programmed stop-begin capacity close down the motor when the auto stops keeping in mind the end goal to spare fuel. In Edmunds execution testing, a 528i went from zero to 60 mph in 6.4 seconds, a normal appearing for a base-model fair size extravagance car. EPA mileage evaluations are 27 mpg consolidated (23 city/34 thruway) with back wheel drive and 26 mpg joined (22/33) with xDrive all-wheel drive.

The 535i stages up to a turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-6 evaluated at 300 hp and 300 lb-ft of torque. Force is sent to the wheels through an eight-speed programmed transmission and programmed stop-begin is standard. In Edmunds execution testing, a back commute 535i with the programmed went from zero to 60 mph in 5.9 seconds, another aggressive result. Efficiency for back commute models is 24 mpg consolidated (20 city/31 thruway) with the AWD model getting 23 mpg joined (20/29).

The 535d components a turbocharged 3.0-liter diesel inline-6 that creates 255 hp and 413 lb-ft of torque. The eight-speed programmed and programmed stop-begin are standard. In Edmunds execution testing, a back commute 535d went from zero to 60 mph in only 5.8 seconds. EPA-evaluated efficiency is a remarkable 30 mpg consolidated (26/38) with back wheel drive and 30 mpg joined (26/37) with xDrive.

At long last, the 550i gloats a twin-turbocharged 4.4-liter V8 that wrenches out 445 hp and 480 lb-ft of torque. A game adaptation of the eight-speed programmed transmission is standard (it’s discretionary on alternate trims), as is auto stop-begin. EPA appraisals are 20 mpg consolidated (17/25) with back wheel drive and 19 mpg joined (16/25) with xDrive.


In the event that the 2016 BMW 5 Series were judged on its motors alone, few would scrutinize its “Definitive Driving Machine” status. The 528i’s turbo-4 punches well over its weight, and the six-chamber 535i is a worldview of smoothness. Be that as it may, the litter’s pick may well be the diesel-controlled 535d, which is as armada as the 535i and serves up 25 percent better efficiency to boot. If it’s all the same to you topping off all the more every now and again, the 445-hp 550i tosses down rocket-ship increasing speed that is sufficiently compelling to make a M5 fan reconsider. Less engaging is the vibration you get when the auto stop-begin framework fires the motors go down from rest. Different automakers appeared to have made sense of how to make their frameworks smoother.


The 5 Series lodge is appealing and trimmed with reliably top notch materials, however it’s not gaudy. Rich limitation is the diversion’s name here, and it’s an amusement that BMW has played to flawlessness for quite a long time. The instrument board is a reasonable association with the organization’s past with its exemplary twin simple gages. Another legacy touch is the dashboard’s downplayed focus stack (the part that incorporates the atmosphere and sound controls), which cants toward the driver for a sportier, more private feel.

The focal sensory system of each 5 Series is the iDrive interface, comprising of a high-determination 10.2-inch show in the focal point of the dashboard and a rotational controller on the middle console. The present rendition incorporates a touchpad on top of the controller that acknowledges “written by hand” finger inputs. It’s pretty easy to use, yet some opponent frameworks appear to require less presses or whirls of their controllers to get what you need.

The base front seats are agreeable in their own particular right; however the accessible 20-way multicontour situates could very well be the best in the business, giving a mind boggling scope of modification and grand backing for every driving situation. Back detachable travelers will discover acceptable space in all bearings, regardless of the fact that they’re 6-footers, and the back seats themselves are insightfully shaped and cushioned. Trunk space is moderately restricted, on the other hand, measuring 14 cubic feet.


Standard security gear for the 2016 BMW 5 Series incorporates steadiness and footing control, antilock plate brakes, front-seat side airbags, side window ornament airbags and dynamic front head limitations. The stopping mechanism likewise occasionally wipes the brake rotors dry in wet conditions and naturally snugs the brake cushions to the rotors in arrangement when you suddenly lift off the throttle. Also, the standard versatile brake lights caution activity behind you by getting brighter when you apply more brake power. Additionally standard is the BMW Assist crisis correspondences framework, which incorporates programmed crash warning, a SOS catch, remote entryway open and stolen vehicle recuperation.

Stopping sensors and a rearview camera are standard on the 550i and discretionary on different models through the Driver Assistance bundle (which likewise incorporates the head-up presentation and overhauled instrument bunch). A luxurious side and top-perspective stopping camera framework is accessible through the Driver Assistance Plus bundle, which moreover gives a blind side cautioning framework, a path takeoff cautioning framework and a forward crash relief framework with programmed braking. At long last, the discretionary night vision framework can distinguish potential perils (counting people on foot) that are out of consistent fog light range.


ENGINE TYPE: twin-turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 32-valve V-8, aluminum block and heads, direct fuel injection

HORSEPOWER: 575 hp (600 for Competition Package) @ 6000 rpm

TORQUE: 500 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm

FUEL ECONOMY- 17/20mpg

TRANSMISSION- 6-speed manual, 7-speed dual-clutch automatic with manual shifting mode



DRIVE TYPE: rear-wheel-drive


0-60MPH- 3.7 sec

Price:  $100,425


Should you covet more game in your game vehicle, various contenders have ventured up to fill the void. The2016 Audi A6 feels remarkably lighter on its feet and contends well in the powertrain division, as well. We’re additionally partial to the astonishingly energetic Cadillac CTS and the cleaned 2016 Lexus GS 350. For a customary extravagance encounter, the 2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class calls, while the Jaguar XF holds dim steed claim, compensating for its dated inside with energetic execution and a particular character. In any case, the 2016 5 Series remains a great all-around extravagance vehicle, and that is the reason it’s still at the leader of this fervently class.

We additionally don’t care for how the 5 Series never feels as deft or exact as we’d like when circumventing turns, even with every one of the settings at their sportiest. The controlling likewise does not have the exactness for which it used to be famous. So that is the terrible news. The uplifting news is that the 5 Series is honored with a smooth, permeable ride quality. On the off chance that a rich normal ordeal is more imperative to you than most extreme execution, you’re going to like how the 2016 5 Series works.


√ Powerful yet refined V8 engine

√ Impressive handling; responsive dual-clutch automated manual transmission

√ Excellent seats

√ Available manual transmission


× Less engaging to drive than its forebears;

× Feels sleepy in its default performance settings;

× Sometimes-harsh ride quality

× Lacks a thrilling V8 sound.