• (4.9) 14 reviews
  • MSRP: $4,481$15,641
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 20
  • Engine: 360-hp, 4.8-liter V-8 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 6-speed auto-shift manual w/OD and auto-manual
2007 BMW 550

Our Take on the 2007 BMW 550

Our Take

BMW redesigned its midsize 5 Series for 2004 by making it slightly larger and giving it a fresh exterior look. Backseat space and trunk capacity increased and a new all-aluminum front-end structure helped reduce the car's weight. A simplified version of BMW's iDrive control system, adap... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • RWD wet-weather traction
  • Complex iDrive controls
  • Somewhat controversial styling
  • Seat comfort, especially in back
  • Price

Notable Features

  • 360-hp V-8
  • RWD layout
  • iDrive control system
  • Luxury amenities
  • Distinctive appearance

Reviews

Our Expert Reviews

BMW hasn't changed an awful lot on the 550i for 2007. Not that there was much that really needed changing on the German automaker's best-looking sedan.Although the midrange 5 Series remains one of our favorites, it still has a few quirks and idiosyncrasies that annoy us.We tested a lavishly equipped 550i with nearly $14,000 in options and a bottom line of $73,040.HE: I always feel lik... Read full review for the 2007 BMW 550

Consumer Reviews

4.9

Average based on 14 reviews

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The Perfect Car

by DMo Slice from Los Angeles, CA on June 15, 2010

I absolutely love this car. Power, Styling, Performance, Technology and in a Sedan. A true professionals vehicle while still satisfying an enthusiast desires. Style and substance. The 550 is the way... Read Full Review

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Safety

Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on BMW 550 i

Head Restraints and Seats
P
Moderate overlap front
G

IIHS Ratings

Based on BMW 550 i

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Head Restraints and Seats

Dynamic Rating
P
Overall Rear
P
Seat Head/Restraint Geometry
A

Moderate overlap front

Chest
G
Head/Neck
G
Left Leg/Foot
G
Overall Front
G
Restraints
G
Right Leg/Foot
A
Structure/safety cage
G
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.

Recalls

There are currently 2 recalls for this car.


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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,400 per year.

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