BMW 5 Series Touring review

Category: Estate car

Section: Introduction

Available fuel types:hybrid, petrol, diesel
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BMW 5 Series Touring 2021
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Introduction

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What could possibly top the BMW 5 Series? After all, we’ve championed it as one of the best cars on sale. Well, how about a 5 Series with an even bigger boot: the BMW 5 Series Touring, perhaps? After all, you get the panache and luxury of the 5 Series saloon, but with enough space in the back for your dog to enjoy it as well.

The 5 Series Touring features a great line-up of engines that come with mild hybrid technology to improve efficiency. There’s a full plug-in hybrid option, too, which offers zero-emissions motoring and very appealing company car tax rates.

Now, the 5 Series is a previous winner of our What Car? Car of the Year award, so you know it’s good, and to keep it fresh it’s been updated since then. Those updates apply to both the Saloon and the Touring, and include styling tweaks and a smattering of new technology, including a revised infotainment system that’s the same as you get in the BMW X5 and X7

It all sounds very promising on paper, but with a plethora of other big, deluxe wagons to choose from, how does the BMW 5 Series Touring compare with its rivals? In this review we’ll be comparing it with the Audi A6 Avant, Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate and Volvo V90, and we’ll also explain which engine and trim make the most sense in the range.

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Number of trims10 see more
Available fuel types Which fuel is best for you? hybrid, petrol, diesel
MPG range across all versions156.9 - 55.4
Avaliable doors options5
Warranty3 years / No mileage cap
Company car tax at 20% (min/max)£1,122 / £4,585
Company car tax at 40% (min/max)£2,245 / £9,171

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