What is the Volvo equivalent to the BMW 5 Series?

S90 saloon
Volvo’s new S90 saloon offers a refreshing alternative to executive car buyers. Among the S90’s most important competitors is the venerable BMW 5 Series and, while it may be due for replacement in the near future, it’s a massive seller for the brand and arguably the class benchmark for driving pleasure.

What does BMW M Sport Package include?

The package is available on many BMW models and usually includes features such as larger wheels with performance tires, unique exterior trim, an M steering wheel or M sport steering wheel with paddle shifters, an aerodynamic kit, and sport seats.

How many miles can BMW 520d last?

A BMW 5 Series should be able to last between 150,000 to 200,000 miles if taken care of properly. Reports show that many models can last up to 370k miles, but this kind of longevity can be reached only after several costly repairs and replacements keep the car on the road.

How much does the 520d M Sport weigh?

The 520d M Sport is also now lighter than its predecessor to the tune of 70kg and, crucially, it’s also (at 1,560kg) lighter than anything else in the class, as it’s trimmer than the automatic versions of the Jaguar XF 2.0d R-Sport (1,595kg), the Audi A6 2.0 TDI ultra S line (1,660kg) and the Mercedes E 220 d AMG Line (1,680kg).

Should I buy a BMW 520d?

Given most 520ds will be pounding up and down the motorway, ride comfort is important and the BMW has it in abundance.

How good is the Audi 520d’s ride quality?

While the ride quality is extremely good – especially on the €1,496 Variable Damper Control that was fitted to our particular test car – it is not quite as delicate and elegant as the Mercedes E-Class on (pricey) air suspension. And we weren’t blown away by the 520d’s fuel economy on our drive.

Is the 520d better than the D5?

And while the D5 is faster and has more leather inside, above all it reinforced just how good the 520d is. It still has loads of poke and an interior that’s genuinely luxurious, plus a superb blend of ride and handling. Yet the test D5 was more than twice the price.