The 2017 BMW 5 Series is all new for this model year and it’s also one of the highest-rated cars we’ve reviewed. The 5 Series carries the BMW flag forward as the best-selling sedan in the make’s lineup, and this year’s updates mean a lot to the car’s excellence going forward.
The 5 Series is most well known for its excellent drive dynamics and everyday usability combined with smart performance. That doesn’t change for the 2017 model, which now sits on an entirely new platform. The new 5 is 1.2 inches longer and just over half an inch taller, but you wouldn’t know it by just looking at the car. Its exterior has been adjusted to give it a lower, sleeker look instead.