The head-up display is sharp and clear; we like it a lot. The four-door sedan bodies are the same, and they all come with a smooth 8-speed manual automatic transmission. Point Inspection These inspections entail a comprehensive vehicle test to ensure that all parts are in excellent working order. With the optional head-up display, navigation guidance can be read on the windshield just above the steering wheel; that's eminently safer, because the driver doesn't have to turn his head and decipher things on the console, often on a busy freeway. The recall began on December 2, 2014.
The 5 Series models are substantial, well-engineered passenger cars, yet they are gifted with an exciting athleticism that keeps the driving experience engaging and pleasurable. Active blind spot detection monitors safe lane reentry when overtaking another car; a visual signal and a recognizable vibration in the steering wheel provide further warning. The manufacturer of your vehicle recommends that you maintain records of all maintenance and repair work performed on your vehicle. For the most demanding sporting driver, they are big and heavy, but their excellent dynamics and agility make them assertively proactive and manageable when faced with the necessity of an emergency avoidance maneuver, making them excellent family sedans. Side Impact Crash Test - Rear: Similar to the front side impact test only now the focus is on the rear passenger.
If you're using a debit card we suggest you switch to a credit card. The 535i gets a turbocharged 3. Night Vision with Pedestrian Detection provides early detection of objects and pedestrians in the night; warning is provided by the Control Display and is displayed on the inner surface of the windshield if equipped with head-up display. Automated headlights follow curves in winding roads, and automated high-beam controls switch high beams on and off as required when drawing close to another car or meeting oncoming cars up to 440 yards ahead. Each is available with xDrive all-wheel drive. Cupholders are in the center console instead of flipping from the dashboard as on the previous generation.
Rollover Resistance: Simulates an emergency lane change to measure the likelihood of a vehicle rolling over. At each restart, the cars shudder, and there are other occasions of intrusion and annoyance. Also use the Integrated Owner's Manual in your vehicle. Due to insufficient lubrication, the vacuum pump that supplies brake power assistance may fail. The recall began July 28, 2017. The 2013 M5 is available with a 6-speed manual transmission or 7-speed double-clutch paddle-shifting transmission. Gauges are about perfect to look at and read.
There is flexibility and range in the modes, and that's a good thing. And the 5 Series, whether in its spirited turbocharged four-cylinder 528i form, its smooth-as-glass inline-6 535i form, or its forceful, V8-powered top-of-the-line 550i, fully earns its reputation in motion. Gauges are about perfect to look at and read. So it's no surprise that the 528i handles the best. And that there's something that feels like turbo lag, at least when the car is in Efficient mode. Head-up display delivers vehicle speed and other data without requiring a glance away from the road ahead. The steering and throttle response aren't too quick for around-town driving in Sport Plus.
While the 550i is the obvious choice for real speed, the 528i's strong handling, fine fuel mileage, and good acceleration will attract many, including us. Night Vision with Pedestrian Detection provides early detection of objects and pedestrians in the night; warning is provided by the Control Display and is displayed on the inner surface of the windshield if equipped with head-up display. Ask your local dealer about specific details. That these roomy sedans also provide safe, sumptuous family transportation qualify them as a highly desirable mid-size entries. The sedan is available in a variety of flavors that correspond with engine choice: 528i, 535i, 550i, ActiveHybrid 5, and the high-performance M5. The display is trans-reflective: Sunlight doesn't affect its readability.
Glowing tan and matte-black contrast handsomely on the dashboard, these surfaces punctuated by elegant swatches of exotic wood. Instrumentation is comprehensive and flawless. A 7-inch console screen is standard. White arrows pointing to the left or right indicate that additional panels can be opened. The 5 Series lineup includes the Gran Turismo, a tall hatchback built on the 7 Series sedan platform. One thing we found is that Sport Plus makes the suspension too stiff for almost anything except a billiard-table smooth track. We also drove an M6 with ceramic rotors and pads on this day, and they did the job.
We needed stability control a couple of times to keep us from pushing off the outside edge on the exit of an off-camber corner. Each is available with xDrive all-wheel drive. New for 2013 The M5 arrives with a 560-hp 4. This also applies for equipment that is offered in the model series is safety-related functions and systems. The 2013 M5 is available with a 6-speed manual transmission or 7-speed double-clutch paddle-shifting transmission. Drivetrain Warranty: This warranty covers items the basic warranty does not protect. Among them are a number of cars that are quick in a straight line and also surprisingly fuel efficient.