2010 BMW 5 Series  -  $46,825


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $46,825
Base Invoice: $43,150
Destination Charge: $875
Options: $0
Trim: 4dr Sdn 528i RWD
Doors: 4
Drive train: Rear Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 21 | City: 18 | Hwy: 28
Body Style: Sedan
Transmission: 6-speed manual transmission w/OD
Engine: 3.0L DOHC 24-valve I6 engine

Pros

Athletic handling; superior ride quality; powerful and refined engines; impressive high-tech features


Model News

For 2010, the BMW 5-Series remains largely unchanged. The Sport package on the 550i has been replaced with the M Sport package, which includes 19" double-spoke wheels, an "M" steering wheel and anthracite headliner.


Value Writeup

The 5-Series lineup of models are athletic and surefooted sedans and wagons that also offer a surprising level of comfort inside. Technology is also a strong point in the 5-Series, with performance and safety standouts like Active Steering, Active Roll Stabilization and a night vision system. The 535xi Sport Wagon is a very fashionable and fun-to-drive alternative to a sport-utility vehicle.


Model Highlights

The 5-Series is offered with three different engines--designated by the models 528, 535 and 550. A 230-horsepower, 3.0-liter in-line 6-cylinder engine is standard on 528 models; 535 models get a 300-horsepower, turbocharged 3.0-liter six. A 4.8-liter V-8 engine making 360 horsepower equips the 550. The 528 models are offered with rear-wheel or all-wheel drive, as are the 535 models, while the 550 is only available with rear-wheel drive. Each of the models comes with a standard 6-speed manual transmission. A 6-speed automatic transmission with Steptronic shift command is optional.

The M5 model resides at the top of BMW's performance lineup. It's powered by a monster of a V10 engine that makes 500 hp and 383 lb-feet of torque. Power gets to the road via a 7-speed sequential transmission. The M5 utilizes a specially tuned sport suspension and unique cross-drilled disc brakes. M5-specific 19" wheels all around, a special spoiler and air diffuser also distinguish the M5 sedan from the rest of the 5-Series.

The most popular 5-Series configuration is four-door sedan, but a 5-door wagon is also available, coming solely in all-wheel-drive 535xi trim. The wagon features the same performance-oriented engineering as the sedan, but also comes with a cargo cover, cargo net, and under-floor storage compartment.

The 5-Series models have a roomy interior, with front seats that are excellent for long trips, enough back seat space for adults and, in sedans, a very roomy trunk. The instrument panel looks deceivingly simple, with a streamlined, horizontal design, but there's an underlying complexity in the iDrive controller that's needed to access some functions.

Though the standard suspension setup is already quite firm, rear-wheel-drive models can be specified with a Sport Package, which brings a tighter Sport suspension, grippy multi-contour front seats, and upgraded wheels and run-flat performance tires. The package also includes Active Roll Stabilization, a system that simulates much stiffer anti-roll bars with an electronically controlled pump system. Another performance option is Active Steering, which actually helps steer the car back toward a more stable situation when the electronic stability control intervenes.

Front side-impact and head-protecting airbags for front and rear outboard occupants are standard. Rear side airbags, a rare safety feature, are optional.

Compared to other mid-size sport sedans, the 5-Series is a technology powerhouse. To help increase alertness and safety, BMW has designed a lane departure warning system. A clever night vision system is available, which helps spot and avoid animals in the darkness ahead. BMW's active cruise control is one of the most advanced offered, capable of even stopping and restarting the vehicle in traffic. Other unusual options include a heads-up display, high-definition (HD) radio and a high-beam assist feature.


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5

EPA Classification
Mid-Size

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
28 MPG

Cruising Range - City
333.00 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
18 MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
21 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
518.00 mi

Engine Type
Gas I6

Displacement
3.0L/183

Fuel System
EFI

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
230 @ 6500

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
200 @ 2750

Trans Type
6

Trans Description Cont.
Manual

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.32

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.46

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.66

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.94

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.38

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180

Passenger Capacity
5

Passenger Volume
99.1 ft³

Front Head Room
39.1 in

Front Leg Room
41.5 in

Front Shoulder Room
57.3 in

Second Head Room
38.1 in

Second Leg Room
36.0 in

Second Shoulder Room
57.2 in

Wheelbase
113.7 in

Length, Overall
191.1 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.7 in

Height, Overall
57.8 in

Track Width, Front
61.3 in

Track Width, Rear
62.2 in

Trunk Volume
14.0 ft³

Base Curb Weight
3505 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
Double-Pivot

Suspension Type - Rear
4-Link Integral

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut-Type

Front Tire Size
P225/50R17

Rear Tire Size
P225/50R17

Front Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 in

Rear Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 in

Front Wheel Material
Alloy

Rear Wheel Material
Alloy

Steering Type
Servotronic Variable Pwr

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.7

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.4 ft

Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.8 x -TBD- in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.6 x -TBD- in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.5 gal

Basic Years
4

Basic Miles/km
50,000

Basic Note
4 years/50,000 Maintenance Program

Drivetrain Years
4

Drivetrain Miles/km
50,000

Corrosion Years
12

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

Roadside Assistance Years
4

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
Unlimited

Maintenance Years
4

Maintenance Miles/km
50,000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
12V126000

Mfg's Report Date
MAR 23, 2012

Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

Potential Number of Units Affected
367,682

Summary
BMW IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2004-2010 5-SERIES, MODEL YEAR 2004-2010 6-SERIES, MODEL YEAR 2006-2010 M5, AND MODEL YEAR 2007-2010 M6 VEHICLES. THE INSULATED BULKHEAD CONNECTOR FOR THE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE MAY HAVE BEEN INCORRECTLY ATTACHED TO THE TRUNK FLOOR PANEL, WHICH CAN LEAD TO A LOOSENING OF THE BOLT CONNECTION. AS IT LOOSENS, AN INCREASE IN ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE AT THIS CABLE CONNECTION IS POSSIBLE AND COULD CAUSE THE CABLE CONNECTION TO OVERHEAT.

Consequence
OVERHEATING COULD LEAD TO A FIRE, EVEN WHILE THE VEHICLE IS NOT IN USE. AS A PRECAUTION, OWNERS ARE ADVISED TO PARK OUTSIDE UNTIL THE REMEDY HAS BEEN MADE.

BMW WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND SECURE THE BATTERY BOLT CABLE CONNECTION AS NECESSARY, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN APRIL 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BMW CUSTOMER RELATIONS AND SERVICES AT 1-800-525-7417.

CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
13V407000

Mfg's Report Date
SEP 11, 2013

Component
EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected
134,100

Summary
BMW is recalling certain model year 2008 through 2010 528i, 535i, 550i, and M5 passenger cars manufactured from March 1, 2007, through December 31, 2009. Over time, increased resistance at the taillight electrical contact points may cause damage to the ground terminal and housing of the connector resulting in an intermittent or permanent loss of functionality of one or more rear lamp functions (tail, brake, turn-signal, reverse).

Consequence
Intermittent light operation reduces the ability to warn other motorists of the driver's intentions, increasing the risk of a crash

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear lamp bulb carriers free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during October 2013. Owners may contact BMW customer relations at 1-800-525-7417 or email BMW at CustomerRelations@bmwusa.com.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
10V331000

Mfg's Report Date
JUL 21, 2010

Component
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected
6080

Summary
BMW IS RECALLING CERTAIN 2010 AND 2011 GRAN TURISMO PASSENGER VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 12 THROUGH JULY 1, 2010. THE VEHICLE'S FUEL LEVEL SENSOR WITHIN THE FUEL TANK CAN BECOME WEDGED AGAINST THE TANK.

Consequence
IF THIS OCCURS, THE FUEL GAUGE IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER WOULD DISPLAY A LARGER AMOUNT OF FUEL THAN WAS ACTUALLY IN THE TANK. AS A RESULT, IF THE TANK BECAME EMPTY, THE VEHICLE COULD STALL INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

BMW HAS NOT YET PROVIDED THE AGENCY WITH A REMEDY PLAN AND NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-525-7417.

OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
10V446000

Mfg's Report Date
SEP 30, 2010

Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM

Potential Number of Units Affected
198352

Summary
BMW IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2004-2010 5-SERIES, 6-SERIES, AND MODEL YEAR 2002-2008 7-SERIES VEHICLES. A CHECK VALVE OF THE BRAKE VACUUM PUMP MAY LEAK A SMALL AMOUNT OF LUBRICATING OIL. OVER TIME THIS COULD RESULT IN CONTAMINATION OF THE BRAKE BOOSTER.

Consequence
POWER ASSIST BRAKING PERFORMANCE COULD BE ADVERSELY AFFECTED. IN EXTREME CASES THERE COULD BE A COMPLETE LOSS OF POWER ASSIST BRAKING. AN UNEXPECTED REDUCTION OR LOSS IN POWER BRAKING ASSIST MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.

THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED A REMEDY OR AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-525-7417.

OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

Frontal Driver

Frontal Passenger

Side Driver

Side Rear Passenger

Crash Test Note
Results based on a 35 MPH frontal crash and 38.5 MPH side crash. Results are reported in a range of one to five stars, with five stars indicating the best crash protection for vehicles within the same weight class. This test used driver and passenger belts and airbags.

NHTSA Rollover Rating

Rollover Note
The Rollover Resistance Rating is an estimate of your risk of rolling over if you have a single vehicle crash. It does not predict the likelihood of that crash. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is. The more "top-heavy" the vehicle, the more likely it is to roll over. The lowest rated vehicles (1-star) are at least four times more likely to roll over than the highest rated vehicles (5-stars).

6-speed manual transmission w/OD

3.0L DOHC 24-valve I6 engine -inc: double-VANOS steplessly variable valve timing, Valvetronic

Direct ignition system w/knock control

Engine start/stop button

Rear wheel drive

Electronically controlled engine cooling

Double-pivot strut-type front suspension

4-link integral rear suspension

Front/rear stabilizer bars

Twin-tube gas-pressure shock absorbers

Front/rear aluminum subframes

Vehicle-speed-sensitive Servotronic pwr steering -inc: variable assist, variable-ratio

4-wheel ventilated disc brakes

Dual exhaust system

17" x 7.5" double-spoke alloy wheels (style 278) -inc: P225/50R17 all-season tires

Space saver spare tire

Pwr tilt/slide moonroof -inc: 1-touch operation, anti-trapping feature, sliding sunshade, wind deflector

Front/rear body-color bumpers

Chrome line trim

Halogen free-form automatic headlights

Halogen free-form fog lights

Adaptive brake lights

Body-color pwr heated mirrors -inc: passenger-side auto-tilt-down in reverse, 2-position mirror memory

Rain-sensing windshield wipers -inc: heated washer jets

Anti-theft AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3 player -inc: auto-store

Auxiliary audio input

FM diversity antenna

Prep for CD changer

Prep for satellite radio

Front bucket seats w/2-position driver seat memory

10-way pwr front seats w/pwr head restraints

Leatherette seat trim

Dual-compartment front center console -inc: provision for phone headset

Adjustable front center armrest

Fold-up rear center armrest

Leather-wrapped pwr tilt/telescopic steering wheel w/audio controls -inc: auto tilt-up, 2-position memory

Electronic analog speedometer & tachometer

LCD main & trip odometers

iDrive system -inc: on-board computer/controller, (6) programmable memory keys

Check control vehicle monitor system

External temp display w/alarm for freezing temp

Pwr windows -inc: 1-touch open/close, anti-trapping feature, remote open, close from exterior lock

Central locking system -inc: double-lock, selective unlock

Remote keyless entry

Vehicle & key memory

Dynamic cruise control

Pwr trunk release

Alarm system w/interior motion detector

Coded driveaway protection

Dual-zone automatic climate control -inc: automatic air recirculation, activated-charcoal micro-filter ventilation

Rear window defroster

Dual front/rear cup holders

Smokers pkg

Pwr outlets -inc: front passenger footwell, center console, trunk

Front/rear door open storage compartments

Dark poplar wood interior trim

Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors

Dual front/rear reading lights

Courtesy lights w/automatic dimming

Front seatback storage compartments

4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/dynamic brake control (DBC)

Dynamic stability control (DSC) -inc: dynamic traction control (DTC), brake fade compensation, start-off assistant, brake drying, brake stand-by

Interlocking door anchoring system

Driver/front passenger dual-threshold dual-stage airbags w/passenger deployment sensor

Front/rear curtain side-impact airbags

Front side-impact airbags

BMW Assist -inc: Bluetooth, automatic collision notification, emergency request, roadside assistance, door unlock, stolen vehicle recovery, (4) year subscription

TeleService activation

Impact sensor -inc: battery safety terminal activation, turns on hazard/interior lights, unlocks doors

3-point safety belt system -inc: front pretensioners & force limiters, passenger automatic locking retractors (ALR)

Child safety rear door locks

LATCH attachments for outboard rear seats

Tire pressure monitor

 
6-SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION W/OD
$0

 
6-SPEED STEPTRONIC AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION W/OD
$0

 
ALPINE WHITE
$0

 
JET BLACK
$0

 
TITANIUM SILVER METALLIC
$0

 
BLACK SAPPHIRE METALLIC
$0

 
MONACO BLUE METALLIC
$0

 
DEEP GREEN METALLIC
$0

 
SPACE GRAY METALLIC
$0

 
PLATINUM BRONZE METALLIC
$0

 
PLATINUM GRAY METALLIC
$0

 
DEEP SEA BLUE METALLIC
$0

 
CARBON BLACK METALLIC
$0

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
GRAY, DAKOTA LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
CREAM BEIGE, DAKOTA LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
NATURAL BROWN, DAKOTA LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
BLACK, DAKOTA LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
BEIGE, LEATHERETTE SEAT TRIM
$0

 
BLACK, LEATHERETTE SEAT TRIM
$0

 
VALUE PKG
$0

 
VALUE PKG NOT DESIRED
$0

 
PREMIUM PKG
$950

 
SPORT PKG
$2,900

 
M SPORT PKG
$4,500

 
COLD WEATHER PKG
$750

 
ACTIVE STEERING
$1,550

 
XENON AUTOMATIC HEADLIGHTS
$900

 
AUTOMATIC HIGH BEAMS
$250

 
PREMIUM HI-FI SOUND SYSTEM
$1,200

 
HD RADIO
$350

 
SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO
$595

 
IPOD & USB ADAPTER
$400

 
20-WAY PWR MULTI-CONTOUR FRONT BUCKET SEATS
$1,200

 
HEATED FRONT SEATS
$500

 
SPLIT-FOLDING REAR SEATS
$475

 
HEATED REAR SEATS
$350

 
SKI BAG
$100

 
COMFORT ACCESS KEYLESS ENTRY
$1,000

 
ACTIVE CRUISE CONTROL
$2,400

 
NAVIGATION SYSTEM
$1,900

 
LIGHT POPLAR WOOD INTERIOR TRIM
$0

 
BAMBOO ANTHRACITE WOOD INTERIOR TRIM
$0

 
PENTAN ALUMINUM INTERIOR TRIM
$0

 
PWR REAR SUNSHADE W/PWR REAR SUNSHADE
$575

 
REAR SIDE-IMPACT AIRBAGS
$385

 
FRONT/REAR PARK DISTANCE CONTROL W/GRAPHIC DISPLAY
$750

 
LANE DEPARTURE WARNING
$950

 
HEAD-UP DISPLAY
$1,200

 
NIGHT VISION
$2,200


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