2019 BMW M5

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$102,700

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2019 BMW M5
2019 BMW M5

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • Gut-wrenching acceleration
  • Available semi-autonomous features
  • Marina Bay Blue exterior color
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay
  • Programmable M buttons
  • Sharper handling than old M5

The bad:

  • Overdone adjustable driving modes
  • Quiet exhaust for an M car
  • Noisy optional carbon-ceramic brakes
  • Stick shift discontinued
  • Quickly gets expensive with options

2 trims

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Our 2019 BMW M5 trim comparison will help you decide.

Notable features

  • More power for 2018
  • Zero-to-60 mph in 3.2 seconds
  • New all-wheel drive with selectable rear-wheel drive
  • Carbon-fiber-reinforced roof
  • Twin-turbocharged V-8
  • New eight-speed automatic transmission

2019 BMW M5 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 4.6
  • Interior design 4.8
  • Performance 5.0
  • Value for the money 4.4
  • Exterior styling 4.8
  • Reliability 4.8

Most recent consumer reviews

5.0

Best Car I have owned!

This car is incredible. It is so fast right front the factory and has so much luxury and comfort I am blown away. I have owned over 20 cars and this is by far the best one. Every time I slide into the driver seat and cruise around it brings nothing but smiles to my face.

5.0

Fastest with comfort

Great comfort with easy in n out. More control in wheel. Safest on road with AWD. Stable and awesome handling through curve. Excellent in gas mileage.

4.9

I am a converted Porsche owner.

I have owned 10 different 911's. I found the M5 was faster, had much more room for people and stuff, and unlike Porsche provides a ton of standard features. Porsche charges for every option, and many should in my opinion be standard at this price point. Driving the M5 is a thrill every single day. It is my absolute favorite car of all time.

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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
36 months/36,000 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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