2016 BMW 5 Series

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2016 BMW 5 Series Ratings
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Consumer Rating

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners.
J.D. Power
Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

Measures the level of defects, malfunctions, and design flaws experienced by vehicle owners. Covers the entire vehicle from engine to infotainment system. A higher rating means fewer problems.

Driving Experience

Owners' evaluation of the vehicle's design, performance, comfort, functionality, safety, and technology, comprise this rating. Newer and recently-redesigned vehicles tend to score better.


J.D. Power's forecast of depreciation (how much of its current value the vehicle will likely lose) over the next three years. Lower depreciation equals a higher rating.

Dealership Experience

Not Rated
Owners' experience with this brand's dealerships during the purchase and service process make up this rating. Key factors include customer service, dealership facilities, and the quality of work.

Best Midsize Premium Car of 2016

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2016 BMW 5 Series after 90-days of ownership.
  • Transmission smoothness
  • Ease of folding/adjusting rear seats
  • Rear visibility

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2016 BMW 5 Series during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • Ease of loading/unloading trunk/hatch
  • Coordination of interior colors and textures
  • The vehicle's voice recognition and bluetooth

Performance Specs

MPG City

16 - 26


25 - 38


240 - 445


8 speed, Automatic w/OD


Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-6, Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-6, Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4, Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6, Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8


All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive

Available Trims

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J.D. Power Award Winner

Dependability Award Winner

Awarded to the brands/models with the fewest problems reported per 100 owners during the past 12 months with their 3-year old vehicles
2016 BMW 5 Series JD Power Award Winner
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