Models equipment BMW 5 Series Saloon 540i Saloon G30 Bluestone metallic three-quarter front view


Models & Equipment.

THE BMW 5 SERIES SALOON.Models & Equipment.


With the intelligent all-wheel drive system BMW xDrive*, Integral Active Steering*, and the Drive Performance Control with optional Adaptive Mode, the BMW 5 Series Saloon delivers outstanding handling and performance. Drivers can now enjoy different driving experiences through the driver's control switch; and with the new Adaptive Mode, can automatically switch between modes to match the driving situation.

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Mild hybrid technology BMW 5 Series Saloon G30 chassis

Mild Hybrid technology.

48V Mild Hybrid technology helps the BMW 5 Series Saloon (520d and 520d xDrive) recover kinetic energy during braking, while also supporting the combustion engine when accelerating. This helps reduce fuel consumption and emissions, and enhance the Start/Stop function.
Intelligent lightweight construction BMW 5 Series Saloon540i Saloon G30 Bluestone metallic three-quarter front view

Intelligent lightweight construction.

Lightweight materials such as aluminium and new aluminium alloys, make this BMW 5 Series Saloon up to 100kg less than its predecessor.
Active air stream kidney grille BMW 5 Series Saloon 540i Saloon G30 Bluestone metallic close-up front

Active Air Stream kidney grille.

When demand for cooling air is low, the air valve inside the Active Air Stream kidney grille remains closed, and by doing this leads to improved efficiency.


The BMW 5 Series Saloon takes The Ultimate Driving Machine to new heights thanks to powerful and seamless connectivity. BMW ConnectedDrive with Intelligent Personal Assistant and the latest standard connectivity package gives you access to 50 million songs through connected music and Apple CarPlay® Preparation (now with lifetime subscription), meaning journeys are about to get a lot more fun. 

Connectivity BMW 5 Series Saloon 540i Saloon G30 Bluestone metallic detail view cockpit
Driving Assistant Plus BMW 5 Series Saloon 540i Saloon G30 Bluestone metallic

Driving Assistant Plus.

Driving Assistant Plus offers greater comfort and security for various driving situations, from stop-and-start traffic to longer journeys. Innovative features that help include Lane Departure Warning and Lane Keeping Assistant, Collision Warning and Active Cruise Control with Stop&Go.
Parking Assistant Plus BMW 5 Series Saloon 540i Saloon G30 Bluestone metallic

Parking Assistant Plus with 3D View.

The optional Parking Assistant Plus makes parking and manoeuvring the vehicle easier. It features Surround View including Top View, Remote 3D View, PDC and the Parking Assistant, which automatically parks the vehicle parallel or perpendicular to the lane.
Remote Control Parking BMW 5 Series Saloon 540i Saloon G30 Bluestone metallic

Remote Control Parking.

The Remote Control Parking function allows the driver to conveniently get out of the vehicle before parking it via the BMW Display Key by moving it forward into, or reversing out of, a tight parking space or garage.


The latest BMW 530e Plug-in Hybrid features both a turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine and an electric motor with the latest 4th generation battery. Delivering 248bhp and 420Nm of torque, it goes from 0 to 62mph in just 6.1 seconds. In all-electric mode, which can be recharged (AC Fast Charge) in only 3.6 hours, it can achieve a maximum range of up to 36 miles.

Click here to learn about the exclusive Plug-in Hybrid offer available on the BMW 530e to enhance your charging solutions.

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Drive system BMW 530e Saloon Glacier Silver metallic top view

Drive system.

The drive's core components include a 184hp 4-cylinder petrol engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology, a 95hp electric motor and a high-voltage lithium-ion battery with a capacity of 12kWh. When running on electricity alone, the vehicle has a range of up to 36 miles and an electric top speed of 87mph.
Charging BMW 530e Saloon Glacier Silver metallic side view

Intelligent power.

Intelligent energy management optimises the hybrid drive's power-efficiency factor by predictively choosing the appropriate drive. For example, available navigation data is used to identify in advance the sections of the route and driving situations that are best suited for the electric motor or for charging the high-voltage battery.
My BMW Remote App BMW 530e Saloon Glacier Silver metallic side view

ConnectedDrive app.

The ConnectedDrive app for plug-in hybrids for iOS and Android shows detailed information on the current status of the BMW 530e – such as the battery charge level and the remaining range. Remote control can be used to schedule charging operations via the weekly timer.
Charging cable BMW 530e Saloon Glacier Silver metallic metallic side view


The vehicle can be charged from household power sockets with the charging cable included or via a BMW i Wallbox, which would need to be installed. Alternatively, you can charge on the go from public charging stations with a cable available from BMW accessories. Use the button below to learn about about the innovative charging solutions available for your BMW 530e Plug-in Hybrid.
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  • *This feature or technology is optional, and not included within base model (SE) standard specification.