Test-Drive The New 5-Series at BMW of Columbia

The 2018 5 Series is available at BMW of Columbia near Lexington, SC

2018 5 Series: Beyond Luxury

The new 2018 5 Series from BMW of Columbia takes driving to a new place, perfectly melding unrivaled luxury with incredible power. Drivers of the new 5 Series will experience dynamic handling, extreme comfort in a nearly silent cabin and have a choice between a series of highly potent engines.

The 2018 BMW 5 Series comes in 4 trims, including 2 new ones. They include the 530i, 540i, the all-new 530e hybrid and performance trim, M550 xDrive.

All vehicles in the new 5 Series are now available for sale or lease at BMW of Columbia, in Columbia, SC.

Exterior of the 5 Series at BMW of Columbia near Irmo, SC

Go On A Power Play

In the 530i drivers will get a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder that produces 248 horsepower, while the 540i comes with a turbo V6 that delivers 335 horsepower. If 0-60 MPH times matter to you, the 530i hits 60 in 4.9 seconds while the 540i gets there a full second faster.

For even more power, there is the M550i xDrive. This all-wheel drive trim features a 4.4-liter V8 that delivers 456 horsepower.

The environmentally-conscious driver, however, may want to steer toward the turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder found in the all-new plug-in hybrid, the 530e iPerformance. It gets an EPA-estimated 72 combined city/highway MPGe.

In the base 4-cylinder engine, drivers in Columbia, Lexington and Irmo, SC, will get an EPA-estimated 24/34 city/highway MPG. Drivers of the V6 will get an EPA-estimated 20/30 city/highway MPG.

Safety features and interior of the 2018 5 Series - available at BMW of Columbia near Lexington and Irmo, SC

Comfort, Convenience & Cargo

Once inside the 2018 5 Series drivers and passengers alike will enjoy superior comfort. Finding the perfect driving or napping position will be a breeze thanks to its 16 or 20-way adjustable front seats.

Drivers will marvel at the new BMW 5 Series' contemporary and sophisticated dash, genuine leather and wood trims. At the dashboard's center lies its 10.2-inch touchscreen infotainment system. It includes a standard navigation system and a series of neat features like the available gesture control system and Apple CarPlay™.

Other standard and available features include:

  • Bowers & Wilkins® or Harmon Kardon® audio systems
  • Wireless charging
  • WiFi hotspot
  • Push-button start
  • HD Radio
  • Moonroof

The 2018 5 Series also has a wealth of cargo space. With 18.7 cubic feet of trunk space, the new 5 Series will seem downright cavernous compared to the trunks found in the competitors.

Stand Out Safety Features

BMW's Active Protection System is a feature found in every 2018 5 Series sedan. This safety system reacts when it detects a possible collision by automatically closing windows, tightening seatbelts and activating brakes.

Other standard and available safety features include head-up display, blind spot monitoring, lane departure warning, driver drowsiness monitor, rearview and surround view cameras, pedestrian detection and more.

See Why Drivers In Columbia, Lexington and Irmo Are Choosing The Powerful, Luxurious And Safe 5 Series

Visit BMW of Columbia and take the new 5 Series sedan for an exhilarating test-drive today!