2018 BMW 5 Series Review
The name BMW has always represented performance and luxury. From its racing history to its style on residential streets, BMW has loads of great cars to choose from. With so many models, how do you know which one is right for you to get around Stratham, Portsmouth, and Exeter?
BMW of Stratham put together this 2018 BMW 5 Series review to give you an inside look at what these sporty luxury cars have to offer.
BMW 5 Series Performance
The 2018 BMW 5 Series lineup features performance in every aspect of its design. Its body was constructed out of lightweight high-strength steel and aluminum to give it faster acceleration.
Under the hood, there’s a standard a 2.0L TwinPower Turbo inline 4-cylinder engine that generates 248 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. The BMW 5 Series offers five impressive powertrains, with options up to 456 horsepower.
The standard engine works alongside an 8-speed STEPTRONIC Sport automatic transmission that allows supreme control when it shifts gears.
The lightweight, aerodynamic design and engine power allow it to go 0-60 MPH in just 5.8 seconds.
Style & Design
Sport and luxury come together to create the look of the 2018 BMW 5 Series. Its exterior is a beautiful balance of luxury car and streamlined style. The wide front grille makes a bold first impression every time you arrive. On the back end, the dual exhaust with black chrome tips rounds out the 5 Series’ daring design.
Inside, you’ll find the level of luxury you’ve come to expect from BMW. Fineline Ridge Wood trim lines the dashboard while the seats feature SensaTec upholstery.
The cabin was designed to amplify your driving experience, too. Steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters let you manually change gears quickly and easily.
BMW 5 Series Technology
Technology gets an upgrade in the 2018 BMW 5 Series. It’s the first BMW to have iDrive 6.0. This intuitive interface system assists the driver with everything from navigation to finding new radio stations.
The infotainment system lives on a 10.2-inch touchscreen on the dashboard. In addition to navigation, you can control SiriusXM® Satellite Radio from here. You’ll get great sound quality, too, with the HiFi Sound System that comes with 12 speakers and a 205-watt digital amplifier.
BMW aims to make driving as convenient as possible, which is why they’re going a step further with control. Available Gesture Control lets you answer or reject calls and raise or lower the volume by just waving your hand in front of the screen.
Below the touchscreen, you’ll find a convenient wireless charging station, so your smartphone never runs out of battery.
Test Drive The BMW 5 Series
For a fun drive around Stratham, Portsmouth, and Exeter, the BMW 5 Series is a great choice. It offers power and performance in a luxurious car. If this 2018 BMW 5 Series review has you daydreaming about being behind the wheel of this performance luxury car, stop in to BMW of Stratham to take one for a test drive.