If you do not mind for not having the newest wheels on the block, but can still spend a significant sum of money for remarkably luxury sedan, the new 2016 BMW 550i 0-60 can make a great choice for you. With only a few of changes in feature availability, all models under the 2016 BMW 5 Series are already enhanced with Bluetooth and USB functionality. As for the 550i itself, it receives additional standard features, including satellite radio, a power trunk lid, and a Harman Kardon sound system.
Debuted for the 2011 model year, the current generation of BMW 5 Series has turned into a little different. It is not a big, comfortable, and perfectly refined sedan that emphasizes its luxury rather than being sporty. Therefore, it’s reasonable to not to expect the sedan will not deliver the handling engagement and precision as desired by many driving enthusiasts. However, the 5 Series sedans do have the spacious cabin inside, topped with high-grade materials in addition to a vast number of high-tech features, convenience, and comfort made available.
The 2016 BMW 550i has richer features to offer, which is not surprising considering the 550i is the highest trim level the 5 Series present. For the 2016 model year, the 550i adds parking sensors on front and rear, a rearview camera, keyless entry and ignition, a power trunk lid, passenger memory functions, 16-way multi-contour front seats, a 16-speaker sound system, and satellite radio. Most of them are available for other trim levels—528i, 535i, and 535d—through optional or packages.
Under the hood, the BMW 550i 2016 is equipped with the most powerful powertrain compared to other trim levels within the lineup. A turbo V8 with 4.4 liters of displacement is rated at 445 horsepower of total output, in addition to 480 pound-feet of torque. The engine is also EPA-estimated at 20 mpg combined, or 17 mpg city and 25 mpg highway for the rear-wheel drive option, and 19 mpg combined or 16 mpg city nd 25 mpg highway for xDrive or all-wheel drive option.
For any shopper, though, the 5 Series offers powerful and efficient engine, including for the 550i trim. The fuel efficient can even be more obvious with the diesel-powered 353d. Step up to the 550i, you will benefit the quicker acceleration, with BMW 550i 0-60 that can sprint from 0 to 60 mph only in 4.5 seconds, which is really quick even in its class.