2015 BMW 5 Series


2015 BMW 5 Series

BMW first introduced its 5 Series 528i, and 540i models in 1998. Based on the BMW E39 platform, the mid-level sedan featured a six-cylinder engine that packed plenty of power with 282 horsepower. The 5 Series started out as a sedan, and gained a wagon body style for the 1999 model year. Since then, the BMW 5 Series has seen more body styles, trim levels, and features, as in-vehicle technology has progressed.  

For 2015, the German automaker has upped the ante on its 5 Series models. Offering two body styles, a Sedan and a Gran Turismo, the 2015 5 Series features something for everyone. Drivers who are environmentally conscious will appreciate the ActiveHybrid 5 variant of the 5 Series, which features BMW luxury and appeal, as well as exceptional fuel economy. Regardless of which 2015 5 Series you choose, there is surely to be one that fits your lifestyle perfectly.

2015 BMW 5 Series - Interior



Sedan or Gran Turismo? Yes, and Yes.

The 2015 5 Series is offered in two body styles: the Sedan, or Gran Turismo. Both offer exceptional standards of luxury, comfort, power, and performance. Which one is right for you - only you can make that decision. Explore what each body style offers in the information below.



2015 5 Series Sedan - Starting below $50,000, the 5 Series Sedan blends classic luxury, impressive handling, and dynamic power. BMW cut no corners with the 2015 5 Series Sedan, and it shows in every major and minor detail. The 5 Series Sedan is in its 41st year of production, and BMW has only improved upon its original model, making the 2015 model the best it has ever been.

  • Exceptional Interior - The interior of the 2015 5 Series Sedan is nothing short of exceptional. Drivers will find peace in the 20-way multi-contour seats that deliver ultimate comfort every time they get behind the wheel. Lush Nappa Leather accentuates the interior of the 5 Series sedan, further upping the comfort level of drivers and passengers alike. For those who value staying connected, the iDrive touchpad controller is as intuitive as it is advanced. Name your destination, dial a phone number or command other intuitive features with the swipe of your finger. The high definition 10.2’ full color monitor will aid you in navigating every extra feature packed into the 5 Series Sedan.
  • Breathtaking Power - Drivers can choose from a variety of engine options, depending on which trim level they choose. Those who seek a diesel engine will be happy with the 3.0-liter 6-cylinder Advanced Diesel Technology engine. Available on the 550i, the 4.4-liter TwinPower Turbo V8 delivers 445 horsepower, and 480 lb.-ft. of torque. Plenty of power and ultimate performance is delivered every time you sit behind the wheel of your 5 Series Sedan. 
  • Superb Handling - Thanks to BMW’s Integral Active Steering system, drivers will always remain in ultimate control of their 5 Series Sedan. Dynamic Damper Control automatically adjusts your shock absorbers for the smoothest ride possible, while the optional xDrive all-wheel drive system intelligently monitors road conditions and adjusts power to each wheel accordingly. Regardless of the situation, the 5 Series Sedan has you covered.  


2015 5 Series Gran Turismo - With a starting MSRP of $60,700, the 5 Series Gran Turismo packs in everything you need, and much more. Every aspect of the Gran Turismo was thoughtfully executed, for ultimate luxury, comfort, and power. Discover what makes the Gran Turismo stand out from other 5 Series models, below.

  • Added Space - The Gran Turismo is larger than the 5 Series Sedan, appealing to a much wider drive base. Whether you need a lot of space for passengers or need maximum cargo capacity, the 5 Series Gran Turismo has you covered. The elevated back seat allows for a remarkable 40 inches of legroom, while the dual mode hatch gives drivers easy access to their rear storage space.
  • Bringing the Outdoors, In - The standard panoramic moonroof helps to bring the outside marvels, safely inside your BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo. The wider windshield and wide windows match the sweeping roofline on the Gran Turismo model, further bringing the magnificent views of the outside, indoors. Drivers and passengers will appreciate the marvelous views from every angle of the interior cabin.
  • Advanced Technology - Drivers will operate their 5 Series Gran Turismo with added confidence and safety, thanks to BMW’s full-color Head-Up Display system. The projection on the front windshield displays important vehicle information, and even navigational instructions.
  • 8-Speed Automatic Transmission - The 2015 5 Series Gran Turismo features an 8-speed STEPTRONIC automatic transmission, for ultimate control on the road ahead. This impressive transmission aids in overall improved handling, and increased fuel efficiency. 


Both the 2015 5 Series Sedan and Gran Turismo are exceptional vehicles, and both offer their own unique take on the 5 Series model. Which one is the right one for you? Only you can make that decision.

Go Green with 5 Series ActiveHybrid Sedan

2015 BMW 5 Series - Engine

When BMW set out to create its iconic 5 Series, they had one goal in mind - to create a vehicle to reach every lifestyle. The BMW 5 Series ActiveHybrid 5 reaches out to drivers who are environmentally conscious.  


Featuring a 3.0-liter TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder, 24-valve, 300- horsepower engine, the 5 Series ActiveHybrid 5 does not sacrifice power for efficiency. The high-precision direct injection engine is paired with a 55 horsepower electric motor, and 120-volt lithium-ion battery, for ultimate power, performance, and fuel economy. The result is a BMW 5 Series sedan that packs the same amount of luxury, comfort, and performance, with an exceptional EPA-estimated fuel efficiency. The 5 Series ActiveHybrid 5 achieves an impressive highway fuel economy of 30 miles per gallon, without skipping out on any of the power.

BMW put every ounce of effort into ensuring that their 5 Series lineup features all of the luxury styling, comfort, and power, that their drivers have come to expect. The 2015 5 Series is no exception to the perfection that BMW strives for in every vehicle that they produce.