This refined engine is a diesel. Yes, a diesel and it does not make noises or feels underpowered or create problems while gaining speed. BMW has successfully discarded what the old notion said and believed that diesel is no good. Driving for a little while and you will realize how smooth the performance is and why you can confidently choose a BMW 535d to own. Diesel is very popular among the European countries where government subsidies and tax structure make it a preferred fuel. Apart from its performance, its decency is shown from the exterior. The styling is sophisticated creating a charming effect which is patent for this class. This mid-sized sports sedan is a very pretty way to enter the BMW 5 series performing to its full every time power is infused into it. For 2016 some minor changes were introduced as 18-inch wheels, enhanced USB and Bluetooth as standard equipment. The beige carpet was replaced by a black one making the dirt factor out with a more practical approach. The exterior got an upgrade way back in 2014 and since then there are no changes made to the outer body.
There is an excellent fitted 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder diesel engine that gives off a 255 hp and a 413 lb-ft of torque. It is paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission and rear wheel drive. Both of these are as standard while an all-wheel drive is an option. Fuel economy is very impressive giving the owner liberty to travel a long distance and then come back home, still, the tank can do it again for you. The start-stop technology shut down the engine while in a traffic jam or a signal which further extends the saving side. Besides the brand new BMW 535d engines, there are reconditioned BMW 535d engines available easily in the market to cut a little load from your pocket.
535d comes in the middle of 5 series but its muscle is outstanding. Engine exhibits amazing pulling power and with feet on the paddle off you go for the relaxing journey waiting for you. There is an instant kick from the engine whenever you accelerate and for the uphill climb. The engine won’t let you down no matter on what kind of road you are. The best part is that it does not matter that your car is slow or it is cruising on the motorway, not a single rattle will be there. It supports you in a curved road and for the mountainous roads it starts, travels and brakes as you expect and want from it. It is a great vacation companion in short.
The cabin shows a nicely topped up extravagance car. There is no cut in the technology or equipment side and it is the same as it is in other trims of 5 series. BMW 535d comes with 18-inch wheels, updated latest shaped headlights and brake lights, smart wipers, heated exterior mirrors, a sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, ambient lighting strips, power adjustable front seats and a BMW iDrive infotainment system. 10.2-inch touchscreen capable of dual display, Bluetooth and navigation are included with others in the iDrive package.
As any other luxury saloon, the interior is kept plain by BMW. However, if you are really after a performing machine then you will see the cabin as free if any distractions. The layout at the dashboard is simple and so are the colors inside.
There is only one tone per sedan and the seats are supportive and relieve oriented. There will be no tension in the muscles of the driver no matter how long he/she is driving and the charisma of fun drive will remain alive throughout. The sunroof further lightens the inner and gives it a spacious look.
There is no doubt about this trait in 535d. There is a standard safety package as well as an optional one. As standard, there is a stability and traction control, ABS, a full range of airbags and active front head restraints. The brake rotors are continuously being wiped by the padding system in wet conditions so that the braking system can perform in emergency situations. The Assistance plus Package which is optional gives you even more options for making your vehicle safer.Read More