2022 BMW 5 Series: The BMW 5 Series remains unchanged for 2022. The 5 Series is a 5-seat, midsize luxury car that's only available as a 4-door sedan. Competitors include the Audi A6, Cadillac CT-5. Jaguar XF, Mercedes-Benz E-Class and Volvo S90. Hybrid and high-performance variants are available.
Four different trims are offered: 530i, 540i, 530e, and M550i. The 530i get a turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder with 248 horsepower, the 540i a turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six engine aided by a mild hybrid system that makes 335 horsepower, while the 530e plug-in hybrid produces 288 horsepower and can travel up to 21 miles on battery power alone. The M550i gets a twin-turbocharged 4.4-liter V8 that makes 523 horsepower. All models pair to an 8-speed automatic transmission. Rear- and all-wheel drive models are available.
The BMW M5 is the high-performance variant of the 5 Series, and can only be had as a four-door sedan. It's powered by a 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 which produces 617 horsepower and is paired to an 8-speed automatic. M Competition and CS models produce 627 horsepower, and feature wider wheels and tires, stiffer suspension, and lighter body parts. Pricing ranges from $54,000 to $120,000.
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