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2020 BMW 5 Series
530e Hybrid Plug-in iPerformance Sedan RWD
No Expert Reviews
2016 BMW ActiveHybrid 5
RWD
George Kennedy Preview:

The spectrum of luxury automakers runs from the comfort minded to the performance oriented. BMW has long prided itself on leaning toward the performance end of things, signified by its...

Specs

2020 BMW 5 Series
530e Hybrid Plug-in iPerformance Sedan RWD
2016 BMW ActiveHybrid 5
RWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
--
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 12.1 gal 17.7 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Hybrid
Power
248 hp @ 5,200 RPM
335 hp @ 5,800 RPM
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
330 lb-ft @ 1,200 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.2:1
10.2:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.23 in x 3.72 in
3.3 in x 3.5 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.4 in 41.4 in
Back Legroom 36.5 in 35.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 10 cu ft 14 cu ft
Exterior
Length 194.6 in 193.1 in
Width 83.7 in 84.4 in
Height 58.4 in 57.6 in
Wheelbase 117.1 in 116.9 in

Available Options

2020 BMW 5 Series
530e Hybrid Plug-in iPerformance Sedan RWD

Exterior Colors

  • ALMANDIN Brown II Metallic
  • Alpine White
  • Azurite Black II Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Bluestone Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Champagne Quartz II Metallic
  • Dark Graphite Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Imperial Blue Metallic
  • Jet Black
  • Mediterranean Blue Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Rhodonite Silver Metallic

Option Packages

  • Bowers & Wilkins Diamond Surround Sound System
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Dynamic Damper Control
  • Power Rear Sunshade
  • Rear-Seat Entertainment Professional
  • Ceramic Controls
  • Leather Dashboard
  • Plum Brown Wood Trim
  • Convenience Package
  • Driving Assistance Plus Package
  • Executive Package
  • Harman/Kardon Surround Sound System
  • Individual Piano Black Finish Trim
  • Lighting Package
  • Luxury Package
  • Luxury Seating Package
  • M Sport Package
  • Night Vision W/Pedestrian Detection
  • Parking Assistance Package
  • Premium Package
  • Black, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige/Black, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Caramel/Black, BMW Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Multi-Contour Seats
  • Night Blue, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Smoke White/Black, BMW Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • TARTUFO, BMW Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Dynamic Handling Package
  • Wheels: 19" X 8" FR & 19" X 9" RR V-Spoke
  • Wheels: 19" X 8" V-Spoke (Style 635)
2016 BMW ActiveHybrid 5
RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Azurite Black Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Cashmere Silver Metallic
  • Champagne Quartz Metallic
  • Dark Graphite Metallic
  • Frozen Bronze Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Imperial Blue Metallic
  • Jatoba Brown Metallic
  • Jet Black
  • Mediterranean Blue Metallic
  • Mineral Grey Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Moonstone Metallic
  • Space Gray Metallic
  • Tanzanite Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • BMW Individual Composition
  • Bang & Olufsen Sound System
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Soft-Close Automatic Doors
  • Power Tailgate
  • Professional Rear-Seat Entertainment
  • Ceramic Controls
  • Dark Red Sycamore Wood Trim
  • Piano Finish Black Trim
  • Cold Weather Package
  • Driver Assistance Plus
  • BMW Individual Wood Inlay Steering Wheel
  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Lighting Package
  • Luxury Line
  • Luxury Seating Package
  • M Sport
  • Power Rear Sunshade with Manual RR Side Window Shades
  • Premium Package
  • Adaptive Cruise Control Stop & Go and Active Driving Assistant
  • Driver Assistance Plus
  • Night Vision with Pedestrian Detection
  • Park Distance Control
  • Parking Assistant
  • Side- and Top-View Cameras
  • Amaro Brown, BMW Individual Merino Extended Leather Upholstery
  • Cashmere Beige/Black, BMW Individual Merino Extended Leather Upholstery
  • Champagne/Black, BMW Individual Merino Extended Leather Upholstery
  • Individual Platinum, BMW Individual Merino Extended Leather Upholstery
  • Nutmeg, BMW Individual Merino Extended Leather Upholstery
  • Silk Gray/Black, BMW Individual Merino Extended Leather Upholstery
  • Multi-Contour Seats
  • Wheels: 18" x 8.0" Streamline (Style 364)

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