Vehicle Overview

Redesigned for 2011, the sixth-generation 5 Series offers a longer wheelbase, better fuel efficiency and more conventional styling than its predecessor. Available in 528i, 535i and 550i trims, the 5 Series sports a new twin-turbo V-8 (550i) and single-turbo six-cylinder (535i), with eight-speed automatics available across the board. Competitors include the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Audi A6 and Infiniti M.

High-tech options include BMW's Adaptive Drive system, a self-parking feature and lane departure and blind spot warning systems. When it hits dealerships, the 5 Series will come as a rear-wheel-drive sedan; expect all-wheel-drive variants and eventually a high-performance M5 to follow.

For 2010, BMW introduced the 5 Series Gran Turismo hatchback.

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    Compatibility
    If this symbol is printed on the packaging or in the instructions of the system to be controlled, the system is generally compatible with the integrated universal remote control. If you hav ...

    Programming
    ▷ LED, arrow 1. ▷ Memory buttons, arrow 2. Fixed-code hand-held transmitters 1. Switch on the ignition. 2. Initial setup: Press the two outer memory buttons 1 and 3 for approx. 20 ...

    Office information
    The number of unread messages and active tasks as well as the upcoming appointments are displayed. 1. "Office" 2. "Current office" 3. Select the desired entry to display det ...