The 2021 BMW 5 Series comes as a two-door coupe and convertible. Both the coupe and the convertible will get a number of standard features. The BMW 5 Series will also be powered by a powerful engine under its hood. In addition to it, it has excellent handling to improve the driving experience.
For 2021, the new BMW 5 Series will be featured with more standard features. The 228i actually share some standard features with the M325i. Both get a number of exterior, interior, and safety features which come as standard. In addition to it, the automaker also adds several optional choices available to choose from.
2021 BMW 5 Series Redesign and Changes
The new BMW 5 Series rides on the 17-inch alloy wheels. The standard features available are automatic headlights, fog-lights, automatic dual-zone climate control, and automatic wipers. Further, the 228i also comes standard with some infotainment system including BMW’s iDrive electronics interface with a 6.5-inch display and Bluetooth phone connectivity. It also gets a seven-speaker sound system with HD radio, a USB port, and a CD player.
Buyers can also opt for a Premium package for the 2021 BMW 5 Series which adds several features. Those include auto-dimming side and rearview mirrors, ambient interior lighting, satellite radio, and many more. Stand-alone features available for the 228i are 18-inch wheels, heated front seats, adaptive xenon headlights, and a sunroof. The interior also gets several stand-alone options including leather upholstery, USB connectivity, and a self-parking system.
Inside, the BMW 5 Series get high-quality interior materials which help to improve the comfort. For an entry-level luxury car, it is a good start to attract many potential buyers. The interior also packs BMW’s iDrive infotainment system. Fortunately, the system is user-friendly.
2021 BMW 5 Series Features and Engine Specs
The standard safety features on the new BMW 5 Series include traction control, stability control, and hill-start assist for manual-transmission cars. Also come standard are four-wheel antilock disc brakes with brake-drying and fading-compensation features. In addition to it, there are front-seat side airbags, front knee airbags, and full-length side curtain airbags. As optional features, also available are front and rear parking sensors, mitigation system with automatic braking, and a lane-departure warning system.
Under the hood, the 2021 BMW 5 Series will be powered by a 2.0 L turbocharged four-cylinder engine. The engine is capable of producing 240 horsepower and 255 pound-feet of torque. The engine comes standard with an eight-speed automatic transmission. In a testing, this model can accelerate to 60 mph in 5.1 seconds.