BMW 5 Series Facelift Launched At Rs 62.90 lakh

BMW 5 Series Facelift Launched At Rs 62.90 lakh

BMW has launched the 5 Series facelift in India at a starting price of Rs 62.90 lakh (ex-showroom India). It gets updated aesthetics and added new features.

 

BMW 5 Series Facelift

Here is the detailed price list: 

 

Old

New

530i Sport 

Rs 56 lakh

Discontinued 

530i M Sport

Rs 61.50 lakh

Rs 62.90 lakh (+Rs 1.4 lakh)

520d Luxury Line

Rs 61.50 lakh

Rs 63.90 lakh (+Rs 2.4 lakh)

530d M Sport

Rs 69.10 lakh

Rs 71.90 lakh (+Rs 2.8 lakh)


As seen in the table above, the facelifted 5 Series is pricier by up to Rs 2.8 lakh. The carmaker has also discontinued the base-spec 530i Sport variant making the 530i M Sport the new base variant for the 5 Series. 

In terms of design, the front fascia looks similar to the 6GT facelift, which went on sale in April this year. It gets new sleeker headlamps with L-shaped LED DRLs flanking the wider single-piece front grille. The bumper is also redesigned and looks more elegant with a wider and sleeker air dam flanked by thick D-shaped chrome inserts. The side and rear profile look similar to the current car save for the new LED tail lamps and redesigned rear bumper. The M Sport variants look sportier with aggressive front and rear bumpers.  

The cabin looks identical to the current model save for some new trims. Feature additions include the latest version of BMW’s 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster and a 12.3-inch touchscreen with BMW’s latest iDrive software. It also gets wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support and gesture control. Other features on offer include LED headlamps with optional Laser Light tech,  BMW display key, powered tailgate, ambient lighting, 4-zone AC, electrically adjustable front seats, panoramic sunroof, head-up display, 464W Harman Kardon music system and cruise control with brake function.

Safety features on offer include front and rear parking sensors, a 360-degree camera, remote control parking, parking assistant, 7 airbags and an electronic parking brake. 

Under the hood, the facelifted 5 Series gets the same engines as the pre-facelift model. It is offered with three engine options: 530i, 520d and 530d. Here are the details:

Engine

520d 

530d

530i

Capacity

2.0-litre

3.0-litre

2.0-litre turbo

Fuel

Diesel

Diesel

Petrol

No. Of Cylinders

4

6

4

Power

190PS

265PS

252PS

Torque  

400Nm

620Nm

350Nm

Transmission

8-speed automatic

8-speed automatic

8-speed automatic

0-100kmph

7.3 seconds

5.7 seconds

6.1 seconds


 The facelifted 5 Series rekindles its rivalry against the likes of the Audi A6, Mercedes Benz E-Class LWB, Volvo S90   and the Lexus ES 300h. 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Saransh Goyal

He is an automobile engineer who likes to write. A born Tifosi, he follows Formula 1 and likes to keep up with upcoming technologies in the world of cars.

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