2019 BMW 540

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$58,950

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2019 BMW 540
2019 BMW 540

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • Active suspension available
  • Adaptive LED headlights available
  • All-wheel drive available
  • Cabin quality

The bad:

  • Backseat isn’t that roomy
  • Styling may be too evolutionary for some

2 trims

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Our 2019 BMW 540 trim comparison will help you decide.

Notable features

  • New standard active safety features
  • Apple CarPlay now standard
  • Five-seat mid-size luxury sedan
  • Turbo four-cylinder (530i) or six-cylinder (540i) engine
  • Plug-in hybrid, M Performance and M5 versions available
  • Gesture-recognition system available

2019 BMW 540 review: Our expert's take

What Is the 2019 BMW 5 Series?

The 2019 BMW 5 Series is a five-seat mid-size luxury sedan that competes with the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and Audi A6, among others. It offers a choice of turbocharged gas engines as well as plug-in hybrid, M Performance and M5 versions. Rear- and all-wheel-drive models are offered.

What’s New on the 2019 BMW 5 Series?

Standard active safety features include blind spot warning, lane departure warning, forward collision warning, pedestrian detection, city collision mitigation and rear cross-traffic alert. Park Distance Control and a one-year trial of Apple CarPlay smartphone connectivity are also standard.

What Features in the 2019 BMW 5 Series Are Most Important?

Standard luxury features include wood trim, automatic air conditioning and navigation. Available features include an active suspension, power trunk lid, aluminum cabin trim, Nappa leather upholstery, massaging front seats, a heated steering wheel, a head-up display, wireless device charging, a gesture-based interface, a Harman Kardon or Bowers & Wilkins surround-sound system, a night vision system, adaptive cruise control and a 360-degree camera system.

Should I Buy the 2019 BMW 5 Series?

Whether you’re looking for an efficient luxury car or a high-powered sports sedan, there’s probably a version of the 5 Series that’ll fit your needs. Its high-quality interior impresses and it can be loaded up with tech features, but some shoppers might find the backseat isn’t roomy enough.

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 5.0
  • Interior design 4.9
  • Performance 5.0
  • Value for the money 4.6
  • Exterior styling 5.0
  • Reliability 4.8

Most recent consumer reviews

4.6

Great car

Like the car, performance is all I expected, gas mileage is better than I expected, has had couple minor electronic bugs but dealer service excellent.

5.0

most comfortable car

Best looking car on the road. Its is reliable and my whole family drives BMW's. I have always drove BMW's would not consider driving any other car. My husband bought him a BMW too.

4.9

Great car with wondeful style, luxury and reliabil

By far the nicest car I've ever owned. Great style, performance and reliability. Highly recommend that 540i. Comes with a great warranty and CPO warranty also.

See all 16 consumer reviews

Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by BMW
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
Certified Pre-Owned Elite with less than 15,000 miles; Certified Pre-Owned with less than 60,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
1 year/unlimited miles from expiration of 4-year/50,000-mile new car warranty
Powertrain
N/A
Dealer certification required
196-point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
View all cpo program details

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