We also got the optional head-up display, showing vehicle speed as well as cruise-control and navigation info. Standard tires are 16 inches in diameter, but 17-inch wheels come in a Sport Package. Warranty Deductible This is the amount for which you are responsible when repair work is performed under the warranty. This is the master control for iDrive, the computer interface that can operate virtually everything in the 5, from stereo to climate controls to telephone to navigation. The commercial copying, redistribution, use or publication by you of any such matters or any part of this site is strictly prohibited.
Ask your local dealer about specific details. The E60 was the first 5 Series to be available with a turbocharged petrol engine, a 6-speed automatic transmission and regenerative braking. A new button located behind the iDrive knob opens the first menu. The sport seats that come with the Sport Package are very firm, perhaps too firm for long trips. With Active Steering, the steering response slows down considerably at fast freeway speeds, but there is perceptible reaction from the front tires almost with the first fraction of movement on the wheel. All models use a 2.
And it's not hard to extrapolate this behavior to advantages in emergency situations on public roads. In addition to the four-door 325i and 325xi sedans and the 325Ci coupe and convertible, the lineup includes 325i and 325xi wagons. Wood interior trim is now standard, and aluminum trim is offered as a no-cost option. Manufacturer-backed inspections and warranties help eliminate the risks involved with buying pre-owned, so buyers who qualify can take advantage of the great offers. To view table with complete performance data and technical specifications including final drive and gear ratios, powertrain description, dimensions, accelerations chart etc. Point Inspection These inspections entail a comprehensive vehicle test to ensure that all parts are in excellent working order. Corrosion Warranty: This warranty focuses on protecting you from holes caused by rust or corrosion in your vehicle's sheet metal.
Except as expressly authorized by automobile-catalog. In our view, the lines make for a compact package, and that may be part of the problem. The original warranty is often broken down into multiple sections, including: Basic Warranty: Typically covers everything except for parts that wear out through normal use of the vehicle. As standard they included an intercom system and panic alarm. Some manufacturers require a deductible while others don't, so always ask. Once you understand it, iDrive begins to feel like second nature, but it takes some effort to learn. We think the design of the 5 seems a bit more cohesive than that of the 7.
Coupe and convertible models are 176. The heating and cooling system has a sophisticated humidity control system. Like other cars in this so-called near-luxury class, it mixes comfort, performance, and passenger-friendly accommodations in a manageable size. That tradition continues for 2005. And the wagon's back seat is much more accommodating than the X5's, for example, despite the identical 45-cubic-foot rating. The commercial copying, redistribution, use or publication by you of any such matters or any part of this site is strictly prohibited.
Always check with the manufacturer for the specific warranties they offer. The M5 model was introduced in 2005 and is powered by the S85 V10 engine. There's a price for this responsiveness, and it's most obvious traveling at high speeds on an Interstate. As expected, straight-line performance has worsened: 0-to-60 mph happens in 7. All 325 models have a 107. It offers the features, comfort and convenience of full-size luxury sedans, the sporting character of smaller ones, and a better compromise between interior space and physical bulk.
There are three 12-volt power outlets in the cabin and one in the trunk. While most certified pre-owned programs transfer and extend the existing new car warranty terms, others offer a warranty that simply represents an additional year and mileage value. Later, 120 miles up the Hudson, we discovered the performance advantages of this new steering system. The 5 Series has long been a big seller in the most popular, most competitive class of luxury cars. The length of the lease is often shorter than a new car lease, but it will cost you less. . Drivetrain Warranty: This warranty covers items the basic warranty does not protect.
However changes were made to the steering column, footrest, door trims, door latch, airbags and electronic software and the car was retested achieving its four-star rating. It was sold from 2003 to 2010 and was available as a 4-door sedan E60 model code and as a 5-door wagon E61 model code, marketed as 'Touring'. Additional plans are available to extend your vehicle's coverage up to a total of 6 years with unlimited miles. If you never drove the 5 Series quickly, you'd be left with a smooth, truly comfortable car with nearly all the bells and whistles and nothing to diminish the experience. All 325 models have a 107.
The effect is basically the same, in that small bumps or grooves require no conscious correction from the driver. Some product and company names mentioned on this site may be trademarks of their respective owners. The E60 was also one of the first vehicles, as well as one of the first vehicles in the industry, to offer features such as , , , and auxiliary integration the latter became standard equipment on later E60 models , and technology. Archived from on 2 October 2017. The radio is hard to operate, however, requiring some study of the owner's manual to understand. You do not acquire ownership rights to any content, document or other materials viewed through the site. At best, it's difficult to master.
Rear-seat side-impact airbags are optional. Please check the owner's manual, visit a local dealership or look at the manufacturer's website to learn more about the specifics of the warranties that apply to a vehicle. Under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, the content, organization, graphics, design, compilation, magnetic, translation, digital conversion and other matters related to the automobile-catalog. The front airbags deploy with less force in low-speed impacts. But we found ourselves flogging the wagon harder to compensate for the added bulk and ended up getting 19 mpg. The driver can focus more on the car's trajectory through the course, less on compensating for mistakes. Styling changes were relatively subtle, and included revised headlights, tail lights and front bumper.