The premium sedan market segment is BMW India, which has launched the 2021 BMW 5 Series facelift. The 530i M Sport starts at Rs 62.9 lakhs, and the 520d Luxury Line starts at Rs 63.9 lakhs and Rs 71.9 lakhs (all prices before the Indian showroom) for 530d M Sport. The new 5 Series is available in gasoline and diesel versions and can be purchased from all BMW dealers today. In addition, the company also announced that the selected M Performance accessories series of M Sport models can enjoy up to 50% discount, and online reservations are valid until July 24, 2021. The new 5 series will use Mercedes-Benz and other models. India’s E-class, Audi A6, and Jaguar XF.
The improved grille and headlights signify that the improved 5 Series BMW now offers more packages because the standard engine options remain the same
The exterior changes on the 5 Series facelift are targeting the front grille, which is wider and positioned less than before. It also receives a replacement single-frame design, with a central element in chrome, and sits within a reprofiled front bumper. The larger grille gels alright with the new headlights, which feature BMW’s Laserlight tech within the higher M Sport variants. The headlights get a quad-LED beam, L-shaped daytime running lights, and indicators that are located at the outer edges.
The facelift also gets more heavily structured tail-lights – which are similar in design to those on the newest 3 Series – also as a redesigned rear bumper. Furthermore, all 5 Series models get trapezoidal tailpipes, no matter the variant. What’s also standard across the range are the 18-inch alloys, with customers having the choice to spec up to larger wheel sizes. There also are two new paint shades on offer – Phytonic Blue and Bernina Grey Amber.
The updated 5 Series is 27mm longer than the outgoing model, though the width, height, and wheelbase remain unchanged.
Interior and Features
BMW 5 Series facelift sports an equivalent silhouette as its predecessor but gets a much bigger kidney grille with a single-piece chrome surround. This new grille is flanked by sleeked full-LED adaptive headlights (Laserlight in M Sport variants) with new L-shaped LED DRLs that immediately help one tell the new one aside from the previous 5 Series. The sedan also gets a replacement design for the 18-inch alloy wheels (although customers can choose 20-inches), new split tail lights with L-shaped LED signature, a replacement rear bumper, and trapezoidal exhaust tips. The M Sport variant gets newly designed mesh-type air intakes, a special design for alloy wheels, red brake calipers, and a rear diffuser.
The new 5 Series has an equivalent interior layout because of the previous model but the 530i M Sport variant gets perforated Sensatec upholstery while the 520d Luxury Line comes with Natural Leather Dakota upholstery. The top-end 530d, however, gets Nappa leather upholstery with diamond stitching. The sedan comes with features sort of a 12.3-inch fully digital instrument cluster, a 12.3-inch touchscreen with an iDrive 7.0 interface, BMW Virtual Assistant and gesture control, wireless charging, wireless Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto, 16-speaker Harman Kardon audio system, etc. The new 5 Series also features a head-up display, glass sunroof, ambient lighting with six dimmable designs, and four-zone climate control.
The BMW 5 Series facelift is out there with three engine options – one petrol and two types of diesel. The petrol engine within the 530i variants may be a 2.0-liter, four-cylinder, turbocharged unit that produces 252hp and 350Nm. The smaller diesel within the 520d may be a 2.0-liter, four-cylinder unit that creates 190hp and 400Nm, while the larger diesel within the 530d may be a 3.0-liter, in-line six units that pushes out 265hp and 620Nm of torque. An 8-speed converter automatic gearbox is standard across the range.
|530i M Sport||2.0-litre petrol||8-speed AT||249 bhp||350 Nm|
|520d Luxury Line||2.0-litre diesel||8-speed AT||187 bhp||400 Nm|
|530d M Sport||3.0-litre diesel||8-speed AT||261 bhp||620 Nm|
2021 BMW 5 Series is additionally equipped with a raft of safety features and an advanced driver assistance system. These include Parking Assistant Plus with Reversing Assistant, remote parking, six airbags, ABS with EBD, dynamic stability control, dynamic traction control, electronic differential lock control, cornering brake control, and more.
2021 BMW 5 Series Price in India
|Total Variants||Price (ex-showroom)|
|530i M Sport||₹62.9 lakh|
|520d Luxury Line||₹63.9 lakh|
|530d M Sport||₹71.9 lakh|