2012 BMW 5 Series  -  $47,795


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $47,795
Base Invoice: $44,225
Destination Charge: $895
Options: $0
Trim: 4dr Sdn 528i RWD
Doors: 4
Drive train: Rear Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 27 | City: 23 | Hwy: 34
Body Style: Sedan
Transmission: 8-speed Steptronic automatic transmission
Engine: 2.0-liter, dual overhead cam (DOHC), 16-valve, 240-hp inline 4-cylinder engine

Pros

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


Value Writeup

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


Model News

Following a significant redesign last year, the BMW 5-series enters 2012 largely unchanged, though the 528i replaces its inline-6 with a turbocharged 2.0L 4-cylinder, which produces 240 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. The unit is mated to an 8-speed automatic. BMW xDrive is also now available on the 528i.


Model Highlights

For 2012, the BMW 5-Series is offered with three different engines--designated by the models 528, 535 and 550. A 240-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0L 4-cylinder is standard on 528 models; 535 models get a turbocharged 3.0l six. A twin-turbo 4.4L V8 engine making 407 horsepower powers the 550. All three models are offered with rear-wheel or xDrive all-wheel drive. The 535 and 550 models come with a standard 6-speed manual transmission, while the 528 is offered with a new 8-speed automatic transmission with taller overdrive gears aimed at offering higher fuel economy. The 5-Series also includes BMW's Brake Energy Regeneration system, which charges the battery when the car is decelerating or braking, rather than running the alternator all the time.

The M5 model resides at the top of BMW's performance lineup. It's powered by a 560-hp version of the twin-turbo 4.4L V8. Power gets to the road via a seven-speed M DCT automated manual transmission. The M5 utilizes a specially tuned sport suspension and unique cross-drilled disc brakes. If the brute force and roaring exhaust note aren't enough, M5-specific wheels, a special spoiler, and air diffuser further distinguish it from the rest of the 5-Series.

The 5-Series models have a roomy interior, with 10-way adjustable front seats that are excellent for long trips, enough back seat space for adults and a trunk with an impressive 18.2 cubic feet of space. The instrument panel looks much like the one offered in the 7-series, with updated black panel displays and new steering wheel mounted navigation controls. BMW's iDrive system returns, but with an updated interface aimed at being easier to use.

BMW offers an array of technological features on its 5-Series, including a Top View camera system to aid the driver in seeing while parking and a Parking Assistant, which at speeds up to 22 mph, automatically scans the curb for large enough parking spaces for the car. Once a space is selected by the driver and the car is put in reverse, the computer takes over, controlling the steering and parking the car, with the driver only working the gas and brake. Active Roll Stabilization simulates much stiffer anti-roll bars with an electronically controlled pump system and Active Steering 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 are optional.

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, and a new Side View system mounts cameras in both front fenders, allowing the driver to see around corners that might otherwise be blind. 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
6.7

EPA Classification
Mid-Size

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
34 MPG

Cruising Range - City
425.50 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
23 MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
27 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
629.00 mi

Engine Order Code
N20

Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4

Displacement
2.0L/122

Fuel System
Direct Injection

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
240 @ 5000

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 1250

Trans Order Code
205

Trans Type
8

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.30

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.39

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170

Total Cooling System Capacity
10.7 qts

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67

Passenger Capacity
5

Passenger Volume
100.5 ft³

Front Head Room
39.1 in

Front Leg Room
41.4 in

Front Shoulder Room
58.3 in

Second Head Room
38.0 in

Second Leg Room
36.1 in

Second Shoulder Room
56.2 in

Wheelbase
116.9 in

Length, Overall
193.1 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.2 in

Height, Overall
57.6 in

Track Width, Front
63.0 in

Track Width, Rear
64.1 in

Min Ground Clearance
5.6 in

Liftover Height
- TBD - in

Trunk Volume
18.4 ft³

Base Curb Weight
3814 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Double-Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Integral-V

Front Tire Size
225/55R17

Rear Tire Size
225/55R17

Front Wheel Size
17 x 8.0 in

Rear Wheel Size
17 x 8.0 in

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum

Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.1

Brake Type
Power

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.0 x 0.9 in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.0 x 0.8 in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.5 gal

Basic Years
4

Basic Miles/km
50,000

Drivetrain Years
4

Drivetrain Miles/km
50,000

Corrosion Years
12

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

Roadside Assistance Years
4

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
Unlimited

Roadside Assistance Note
Assist Safety Plan

Maintenance Years
4

Maintenance Miles/km
50,000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
16V746000

Mfg's Report Date
October 17, 2016

Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected
136,188

Summary
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2007-2011 BMW X5 3.0si, X5 4.8i, X5 M, X5 xDrive30i, X5 xDrive35i, X5 xDrive48i and X5 xDrive50i, 2008-2011 X6 x Drive35i, X6 xDrive50i and X6 M, 2010-2011 X6 ActiveHybrid, 535i xDrive Gran Turismo, 535i Gran Turismo, 550i xDrive Gran Turismo and 550i Gran Turismo, 2011-2012 528i, 535i, 535i xDrive, 550i and 550i xDrive and 2012 535i ActiveHybrid, 640i Convertible, 650i Convertible, 650i xDrive Convertible, 650i Coupe and 650i Coupe xDrive vehicles. The affected vehicles have in-tank fuel pumps that may have insufficiently crimped wire contacts.

Consequence
The loose wires may cause the connector to melt, resulting in a fuel leak. Additionally, the fuel pump may stop working, possibly causing an engine stall and increase the risk of a crash.

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 5, 2016. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

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
13V454000

Mfg's Report Date
SEP 26, 2013

Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected
76,191

Summary
BMW of North America LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 320i, 328i, 320i xDrive, and 328i xDrive sedans; model year 2014 328i xDrive Sports Wagons; model year 2012-2013 528i and 528i xDrive sedans, model year 2013-2014 X1 sDrive28i and X1 xDrive28i vehicles and model year 2012-2014 Z4 sDrive28i roadsters. Due to insufficient lubrication, the vacuum pump that supplies brake power assistance may fail.

Consequence
A failure of the brake vacuum pump results in a reduction in braking power that could increase the risk of a crash.

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will modify the vehicles to prevent insufficient vacuum pump lubrication, free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin in November 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
14V627000

Mfg's Report Date
OCT 07, 2014

Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected
8,988

Summary
BMW of North America LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2014 BMW 328i xDrive Sports Wagon, 2012-2014 BMW 320i Sedan, 328i Sedan, 320i xDrive Sedan, 328i xDrive Sedan, 2012-2013 BMW 528i Sedan, 528i xDrive Sedan, 2013-2014 BMW X1 sDrive28i, X1 xDrive28i Sports Activity Vehicle, 2013-2014 BMW X3 xDrive28i Sports Activity Vehicle, 2012-2014 BMW Z4 sDrive28i Roadster, and 2014 BMW 428i Coupe, and 428i xDrive Coupe. Due to insufficient lubrication, the vacuum pump that supplies brake power assistance may fail. Note: This recall is an expansion of recall 13V-454.

Consequence
A failure of the brake vacuum pump results in a reduction in braking power that could increase the risk of a crash.

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will install a locking ring in the camshaft to retain the camshaft seal disk in the proper location, free of charge. The recall began on December 2, 2014. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

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.

Overall Rating

Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver

Frontal Crash Test Note
Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Overall Side Crash Rating

Side Barrier Rating

Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat

Male/Female Dummy Note
Male: Average sized adult male dummy in 35-MPH crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs. Female: Small-sized adult female dummy in 35-mph crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs.

Combined Side Rating Front Seat

Combined Side Rating Rear Seat

Rollover Rating

Rollover Rating Dynamic Test Result
No Tip

Risk of Rollover
9.3%

Side Barrier Rating Driver

Rollover Note
Dynamic (moving) test results (Tip or No Tip) and measured rollover-related properties determine vehicle's risk of rollover in single vehicle crash and its rollover rating. 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.

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger

Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat

Side Barrier Rating Note
Tested with: CURTAIN AIR BAG,TORSO AIR BAG

8-speed Steptronic automatic transmission -inc: sport & manual shift modes, adaptive transmission control (ATC)

2.0-liter, dual overhead cam (DOHC), 16-valve, 240-hp inline 4-cylinder engine -inc: twin-turbo technology, high precision direct injection, Valvetronic, Double-VANOS steplessly variable valve timing

Direct ignition system w/knock control

Electronically controlled engine cooling (map cooling)

Brake energy regeneration system to convert kinetic energy into usable electrical pwr

Engine start/stop button w/Keyless-go feature

Auto start/stop function

Electronic limited-slip differential

Rear wheel drive

Front multi-link double-wishbone aluminum suspension

Rear multi-link integral-V aluminum suspension

Twin-tube gas-pressure shock absorbers

Vehicle-speed-sensitive variable-assist (Servotronic), variable-ratio power steering

4-wheel ventilated disc brakes -inc: composite front rotors, brake pad wear indicators, dynamic brake control (DBC)

17" x 8.0" star-spoke light alloy wheels (style 327) -inc: P225/55R17 run-flat all-season tires

2-way power moonroof -inc: remote expanded "one-touch" operation, anti-trapping feature, sliding interior sunshade

Xenon adaptive headlights -inc: dynamic auto-leveling, LED corona headlight-rings, cornering lights

Automatic headlight on/off control

Front foglights

Adaptive brake lights

Power adjustable heated folding body-color auto-dimming side-view mirrors -inc: mirror memory, auto tilt-down of passenger-side-view mirror (when car is shifted into reverse gear)

Rain-sensing windshield wipers w/adjustable speed

Anti-theft AM/FM stereo/CD audio system w/MP3 capabilities -inc: auto-store, FM diversity antenna system

10-speaker, multichannel high-fidelity sound system -inc: 180-watt analog amplifier, (3) tweeters, (5) midrange speakers, (1) central bass speaker under each front seat

HD Radio w/"multicast" FM station reception

Satellite radio preparation

iPod & USB adapter

Bluetooth wireless technology for hands-free calling -inc: phonebook downloading capabilities, speech recognition capabilities

10-way power-adjustable front bucket seats -inc: 4-way lumbar support, driver seat memory

Fold-up rear seat center armrest

Leatherette upholstery

Front & rear floor mats

Power tilt & telescopic steering column -inc: automatic tilt-up for easy entry & exit

3-spoke leather-wrapped multi-function steering wheel -inc: memory, controls for audio system, cruise control, Bluetooth wireless communication for hands-free mobile phone

Black panel display technology -inc: LCD main & trip odometer displays, warning indicators in dial faces

Electronic analog speedometer & tachometer

iDrive system -inc: on-board computer, controller, (8) programmable memory buttons

Condition-based service display w/additional functions accessible through iDrive system

Service interval indicator & expanded check control vehicle monitor system

Power windows -inc: key-off & "one touch" up & down operation both front & rear, anti-trapping feature, opening from remote, closing from exterior lock

Remote keyless entry security system -inc: selective unlocking & double-lock feature (programmed at BMW center), remote trunk opening, interior motion detector, panic feature, engine immobilizer

Dynamic cruise control

Anti-theft alarm system -inc: keyhead remote operation, interior motion detector

Dual-zone automatic climate control -inc: separate left/right temperature & air distribution controls, automatic air recirculation

Micro-filter ventilation system -inc: replaceable active-charcoal filters

Rear window defroster

Glove compartment

Dual cupholders in front & rear

Power outlet in front passenger footwell, front center console storage compartment, rear center console, trunk

Additional 12-V power outlets

Dark wood interior trim

Open storage compartments in all doors & front seatback storage

Auto-dimming interior rear-view mirror

Dual front sun visors w/illuminated vanity mirrors

Front map lights & rear reading lights w/separate controls for left & right

Interior courtesy lights w/auto-dimming function

Interior ambiance lighting

Fully finished trunk w/interior & remote trunk release

Anti-lock braking system (ABS) -inc: dynamic brake control (DBC)

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

Interlocking door anchoring system to help protect against door intrusion in side impacts

Driver & front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system (SRS) w/advanced technology -inc: dual-threshold, dual-stage deployment, front-passenger seat sensors designed to prevent unnecessary airbag deployment

Front seat side-impact airbags

Front & rear seat head protection system (HPS)

BMW Assist Safety Plan w/Bluetooth wireless technology -inc: (4) years of automatic collision notification, emergency request, enhanced roadside assistance, door unlock, stolen vehicle recovery, customer relations, TeleService, Mobile Office features, MyInfo

BMW Advanced Safety System for integrated deployment of passive & active safety features

BMW Ultimate Service

Crash sensor that activates battery safety terminal disconnect of alternator, fuel pump & starter from battery, automatically unlocks doors, turns on hazard & interior lights

3-point safety belts w/force limiters & head restraints at all seating positions

Front safety belts w/automatic pretensioners

Acoustic safety-belt warning

Active head restraints for driver & front passenger

LATCH attachments for child-restraint safety installation

Child safety rear door locks

Emergency interior trunk release handle

Tire pressure monitor

 
8-SPEED STEPTRONIC AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
$0

 
8-SPEED SPORT AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
$500

 
ALPINE WHITE
$0

 
JET BLACK
$0

 
TITANIUM SILVER METALLIC
$550

 
CARBON BLACK METALLIC
$550

 
BLACK SAPPHIRE METALLIC
$550

 
SPACE GRAY METALLIC
$550

 
TASMAN GREEN METALLIC
$550

 
IMPERIAL BLUE METALLIC
$550

 
DARK GRAPHITE METALLIC II
$550

 
MOJAVE METALLIC
$550

 
CASHMERE SILVER METALLIC
$550

 
DEEP SEA BLUE METALLIC
$550

 
MILANO BEIGE METALLIC
$550

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
VENETO BEIGE, LEATHERETTE SEAT TRIM
$0

 
BLACK, LEATHERETTE SEAT TRIM
$0

 
OYSTER/BLACK, DAKOTA LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$1,450

 
EVEREST GRAY, DAKOTA LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$1,450

 
VENETIAN BEIGE, DAKOTA LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$1,450

 
BLACK, DAKOTA LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$1,450

 
CINNAMON BROWN, DAKOTA LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$1,450

 
OYSTER/BLACK, NAPPA LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$2,450

 
BLACK, NAPPA LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$2,450

 
TRAINING FEE
$0

 
COLD WEATHER PKG
$1,450

 
DRIVER ASSISTANCE PKG
$1,350

 
LUXURY SEATING PKG
$2,400

 
M SPORT PKG
$4,800

 
PREMIUM PKG
$2,250

 
PREMIUM SOUND PKG
$950

 
SPORT PKG
$3,600

 
TECHNOLOGY PKG
$1,850

 
INTEGRAL ACTIVE STEERING
$1,750

 
18" X 8.0" FRONT & 18" X 9.0" REAR DOUBLE-SPOKE LIGHT ALLOY WHEELS (STYLE 350M)
$0

 
18" X 8.0" V-SPOKE LIGHT ALLOY WHEELS (STYLE 328)
$0

 
SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO W/1-YEAR SUBSCRIPTION
$350

 
BMW APPS
$250

 
REAR SEAT ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM
$2,200

 
18-WAY POWER-ADJUSTABLE MULTI-CONTOUR FRONT BUCKET SEATS
$1,300

 
HEATED FRONT SEATS
$500

 
SPLIT FOLD-DOWN REAR SEAT
$475

 
HEAD-UP DISPLAY
$1,300

 
COMFORT ACCESS KEYLESS ENTRY
$1,000

 
ACTIVE CRUISE CONTROL
$2,400

 
HARD DRIVE-BASED NAVIGATION SYSTEM
$1,900

 
ALUMINUM HEXAGON INTERIOR TRIM
$0

 
LIGHT WOOD INTERIOR TRIM
$0

 
ANTHRACITE WOOD INTERIOR TRIM
$0

 
ALUMINUM INTERIOR TRIM
$0

 
CERAMIC CONTROLS
$650

 
POWER REAR SUNSHADE W/REAR MANUAL SIDE WINDOW SHADES
$575

 
SKI BAG
$150

 
FRONT & REAR PARK DISTANCE CONTROL
$750

 
NIGHT VISION W/PEDESTRIAN DETECTION
$2,600

 
PARKING ASSISTANT
$500

 
REAR-VIEW CAMERA
$400

 
SIDE VIEW & TOP VIEW CAMERAS
$800


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