2015 BMW M5

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$93,600

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2015 BMW M5
2015 BMW M5

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • Acceleration
  • Adjustability of engine, suspension and steering modes
  • M styling cues
  • Premium cabin materials

The bad:

  • Sloppy manual transmission
  • Replication of engine noise through stereo
  • Cozy backseat
  • Two-ton-plus curb weight

1 trim

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Notable features

  • High-performance variant of the 5 Series
  • Twin-turbo V-8 engine standard
  • Seven-speed dual-clutch transmission or six-speed manual
  • Competition Package available
  • Carbon-ceramic brakes available

2015 BMW M5 review: Our expert's take

Vehicle Overview

The five-seat M5 is BMW’s high-performance variant of the 5 Series sedan. It’s powered by a twin-turbo V-8 engine that makes a whopping 560 horsepower and 500 pounds-feet of torque in its regular form. An optional Competition Package adds 15 hp. Offered with a six-speed manual or a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic, the M5 will sprint to 60 mph in the low-four-second range, according to BMW. Competitors include the Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG and Audi RS 7.

New for 2015

A one-year satellite radio subscription and keyless entry are now standard.

The below is a list of highlighted features and not an exhaustive list. Features are standard unless otherwise noted.

Exterior Highlights

  • Aggressive styling cues differentiate the M5 from the regular 5 Series
  • 19-inch wheels; 20-inch wheels available
  • Adaptive xenon high-intensity-discharge headlamps; full-LED headlamps available
  • Rear spoiler
  • Quad exhaust tips
  • M blue-painted brake calipers; carbon-ceramic brake system available 
  • Power tilt/sliding moonroof 
  • Available soft-close doors

Interior Highlights

  • M multicontour seats trimmed in Merino leather
  • Aluminum trim
  • 10.2-inch screen for iDrive and navigation system 
  • Heated front seats; available ventilated seats
  • Available heated rear seats and steering wheel
  • Available Bang & Olufsen premium stereo
  • Available dual-screen rear-seat entertainment system

Under the Hood

  • 560-hp, twin-turbocharged 4.4-liter V-8 with 500 pounds-feet of torque
  • Available Competition Package increases engine output to 575 hp
  • Six-speed manual or seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission
  • Active M rear differential
  • Adjustable dampers with three modes
  • Adjustable steering effort 
  • Launch control on models with the dual-clutch transmission
  • Fuel-saving stop-start technology and regenerative braking

Safety Features

  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system
  • Side curtain airbags
  • Front-seat side-impact airbags
  • Front and rear parking sensors 
  • Backup camera
  • Available night vision with pedestrian detection
  • Available Driver Assistance Plus Package features lane departure warning, blind spot warning and additional cameras for enhanced visibility

 

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.8
  • Interior design 4.8
  • Performance 4.8
  • Value for the money 4.4
  • Exterior styling 4.8
  • Reliability 4.8

Most recent consumer reviews

5.0

great daily driver

I love this car because of its speed and handling. I drive it daily and just love how it feels and handles. I like the power and the handling that I have under my control.

4.7

Great Performance!

This is full-size car that is also sporty. It a dream car. It has everything that a sport card and still fit in 5 people!

5.0

Love this car

the m5 is awesome, i love mine. Speed, Looks, Sound, Stereo everything you could want in an ultimate driving machine. things a little pricey though

See all 5 consumer reviews

Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by BMW
New car program benefits
Bumper-to-bumper
48 months/50,000 miles
Corrosion
144 months/unlimited distance
Powertrain
48 months/50,000 miles
Maintenance
48 months/50,000 miles
Roadside assistance
48 months/unlimited distance
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
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