BMW 5-Series Interior

The rating of BMW 5-Series interior is 91
BMW 5-Series interiorCritics usually call BMW interiors a bit sparse, with a lot of to provide the driver but little to provide passengers. That’s no longer the case with this vehicle. Experts say the 2011 BMW 5-Series is sumptuous inside, with softer leathers and finer woods than the vehicle it replaces. Even the controls are well-liked, and in our experience, experts nearly always pan the controls inside a BMW product.

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The 2011 BMW 5-Series is available with a long features list, most of it traditional. Experts like the fabrics and design inside, as well as the controls. When auto writers review a BMW, they’re accustomed to criticizing its iDrive control interface. iDrive uses a single knob and a series of menus on the navigation display to control almost all of the climate and entertainment functions inside the vehicle. Previous generations have had a steep learning curve, but the 2011 BMW 5-Series includes a new version of iDrive, and experts say it’s a tremendous enhancement over the old version.

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Seats We’ve yet to find a complaint about the front seating of the 2011 BMW 5-Series. Experts love their support and adjustability. Some find the back seating a bit tight. Those in need of more back bench space may want to consider the Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan.

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Trunk The cargo of the 2011 BMW 5-Series is cavernous, provideing 18. 4 cubbies of room. In the Luxury Large vehicle class, only the aging Cadillac DTS provides more, and few would consider the sluggish front-wheel-drive DTS a genuine alternative to the BMW 5-Series. In-cab cargo may be less than what many Americans are accustomed to. But those familiar with German design will be surprised to find traditional, center console cupholders - a revelation from BMW.

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