2012 BMW 5 Series Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$46,900-$64,300
$43,150-$59,155
20 /CITY / 28 /HWY
Overall Quality
Overall Performance and Design
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Available Trims for the 2012 BMW 5 Series
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name 528i (4dr Sdn RWD) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 46900.00 Engine 2.0L/122 City/Hwy MPG 23/34
Name 528i xDrive (4dr Sdn AWD) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 49200.00 Engine 2.0L/122 City/Hwy MPG 22/32
Name 535i (4dr Sdn RWD) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 52500.00 Engine 3.0L/182 City/Hwy MPG 21/31
Name 535i xDrive (4dr Sdn AWD) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 54800.00 Engine 3.0L/182 City/Hwy MPG 21/30
Name 550i (4dr Sdn RWD) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 62000.00 Engine 4.4L/268 City/Hwy MPG 15/23
Name 550i xDrive (4dr Sdn AWD) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 64300.00 Engine 4.4L/268 City/Hwy MPG 15/20
Name ActiveHybrid 5 (4dr Sdn RWD) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 60950.00 Engine 3.0L/182 City/Hwy MPG 23/30
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INTERIOR
  • 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
  • Dakota leather upholstery & door trim -inc: seat surfaces, armrests in center console & doors, headrests for front seats & outer rear seats, gear shift lever boot
  • 18-way power-adjustable multi-contour front bucket seats -inc: 4-way lumbar support, articulated upper backrests, driver & passenger-seat memory, adjustable thigh support
  • Integrated 3-button universal garage door opener
  • Hard drive-based navigation system -inc: voice feedback, voice-command system, Real Time Traffic, online info services
  • Hard drive-based navigation system -inc: integrated hybrid vehicle electronic intelligent energy management system for fuel conservation, voice feedback, voice-command system, Real Time Traffic, online info services
  • 4-zone automatic climate control -inc: separate left/right temperature & air distribution controls, air recirculation, micro-filter ventilation system w/replaceable active-charcoal filters
  • Stationary cooling to pre-cool cabin without starting engine
  • ActiveHybrid 5 door sills
EXTERIOR
  • 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
  • 18" x 8.0" radial-spoke light alloy wheels (style 237) -inc: P245/45R18 run-flat all-season tires
  • 18" x 8.0" star-spoke light alloy wheels (style 330) -inc: P245/45R18 run-flat all-season tires
MECHANICAL
  • 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)
  • Hill descent control (HDC)
  • xDrive all wheel drive system
  • 6-speed manual transmission
  • 3.0-liter, dual overhead cam (DOHC), 24-valve, 300-hp inline 6-cylinder engine -inc: twin-turbo technology, piezo direct fuel injection, Valvetronic, Double-VANOS steplessly variable valve timing
  • 4.4-liter, 32-valve 400-hp V-8 engine -inc: twin-turbo technology, piezo direct fuel injection, (4) overhead camshafts, Double-VANOS steplessly variable valve timing
  • 3.0-liter, dual overhead cam (DOHC), 24-valve, 300-hp inline 6-cylinder ActiveHybrid combustion engine w/electric motor -inc: twin-turbo technology, piezo direct fuel injection, Valvetronic, Double-VANOS steplessly variable valve timing, high-performance lithium-ion battery
  • Brake energy regeneration system to convert kinetic energy to recharge battery
  • Hybrid-specific automatic start/stop -inc: gasoline engine shut-off in sailing/coasting mode, gasoline engine shut-off when stopped
  • Driving dynamics control w/eco pro mode
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • 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
    • Front & rear park distance control
    • Rear-view camera
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • 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

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