Rear-wheel drive is standard, while xDrive models are all-wheel-drive. In a nod to shoppers with different priorities, has also upgraded the V8 engine in the 550i. See your dealer for details. And then there is the area where Audi has, for more than a decade, excelled: providing a beautifully designed vehicle with high apparent quality inside and out, without excess flash or fussiness. Gran Turismo body styles add four inches to the wheelbase and feature a sleek, coupe-like roof. The big-displacement V-6 gets loud and gritty-sounding.
Most 5 Series models are equipped with all-season run-flat tires and will have slightly longer braking distances as a result. ©2019 Hearst Magazine Media, Inc. It comes back only to drop again. Should you choose to push it further—and we did—the seemingly imperturbable car becomes perturbed. The others make up for the difference with more power. With 575 hp and 500 lb-ft of torque, the M5 Competition Pack backs up is menacing looks with impressive acceleration. We began as a news source, but we now publish popular rankings as well — such as the and.
I gave him my phone number and he sent me pictures of the vehicle immediately, once I saw the it I said Bingo! And the apparent quality of the materials and finish is impeccable, with just the right amount of gleam. The interior is understated, luxurious and beautifully finished. Skip to details on the: New for 2014 The biggest news for 2014 is the addition of an all-new diesel model to the 5 Series lineup. In fact, the 535d is just as quick as the 535i. Step on the accelerator pedal and it delivers a massive wave of thrust that makes it ridiculously easy to pass slower motorists. Both rows are spacious; even a pair of adults can relax in the back seat, thanks to its ample head and legroom. The 328i was a fun little car but it doesn't have the ride quailty near the 535.
Data Unavailable Rear Door Type Data Unavailable Track Width Data Unavailable Wheelbase in. The instrument panel, exclusive to M5, shows what modes you're in. Very spacious car, very responsive, super fast. . In Edmunds brake testing, various 5 Series models with optional summer run-flat tires came to a stop from 60 mph in distances ranging from 110-114 feet. Each has its own advantages, but the 535i is a favorite.
They treat you like a king, specially Mr. It accelerates faster than the 528i and is less expensive than the 550i or M5. Those considering the 5 Series Gran Turismo might also consider the elegant Audi A7, with its ample cargo space. However, once mastered, the logic becomes clear. The Gran Turismo can accommodate four or five depending on the backseat configuration. These repairs will be made free of charge. The idea is to allow drivers to set up the car as they'd like, and although the adjustability is nice to have, the 5 Series never feels as sporty as we'd like in any of its settings.
I've owned mine for less than 6 months and each time I get in the driver's seat, I feel like the very first time that I drove it off the dealer's parking lot. See your dealer for details. The dash is low and the windows are tall, providing excellent visibility. And in addition to a gasoline and hybrid powertrain, a new diesel engine joins the 5 Series lineup for 2014. It's the only transmission offered with the diesel, although the gas model offers a manual. Rear-wheel drive is standard, and all-wheel-drive xDrive versions are available.
All but the base 528i get a few additional upgrades, to Dakota leather plus power multi-contour front seats, a rear-view camera and park distance control. The M5 Competition Package bumps horsepower up by 15 thanks to a specialized exhaust system and adds a rear M differential, more aggressive steering and suspension tuning, black chrome tailpipes and unique 20-inch wheels. The Executive package for the 550i bundles these items with soft-closing doors, ceramic-trimmed interior controls, a head-up display and an upgraded, 16-speaker. The biggest news for 2014 is the 535d, available in both rear-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive xDrive models, which uses a turbocharged, 3. Interior Design and Special Features Both driver and passengers will be quite pleased with the 5 Series cabin, as it's elegant, spacious and comfortable, but not over the top.
Each is available with xDrive all-wheel drive. Gran Turismo models are larger and offer more passenger and cargo space while retaining 5 Series driving dynamics. Again Data Unavailable Suspension Sedan-535i Suspension Type - Front Data Unavailable Suspension Type - Front Cont. If a leak has already occurred, the engine intake manifold will also be replaced. Wood and metal trims line its interior, and the seats are upholstered with either leatherette which looks and feels like the real thing or actual leather. I must say that Mr.