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BMW 5 Series 2013

The 2013 BMW 5 Series range of configurations is currently priced from $21,990. Our most recent review of the 2013 BMW 5 Series resulted in a score of 7 out of 10 for that particular example. You can read the full review here.

This is what Ewan Kennedy liked most about this particular version of the BMW 5 Series: Naturally aspirated engines provide great performance., Wagon availability., Handling is superb across all models.

The 2013 BMW 5 Series carries a braked towing capacity of up to 2100 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

BMW 5 Series 2013 Price and Specs

The BMW 5 Series 2013 is currently available from $21,990 for the 5 Series 520d up to $37,990 for the 5 Series 535i.

Pricing guides

$31,939
Based on 33 cars listed for sale in the last 6 months
Lowest Price
$21,990
Highest Price
$37,990
BMW 5 Series Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
520d Gran Turismo Hatchback 2.0L Diesel 8 SP AUTO $19,400 $27,060
520d Gran Turismo Luxury Line Hatchback 2.0L Diesel 8 SP AUTO $20,700 $28,050
520d Gran Turismo Modern Line Hatchback 2.0L Diesel 8 SP AUTO $20,700 $28,050
530d Gran Turismo Hatchback 3.0L Diesel 8 SP AUTO $22,900 $31,130
520d Sedan 2.0L Diesel 8 SP AUTO $17,300 $24,090
520d Luxury Line Sedan 2.0L Diesel 8 SP AUTO $17,700 $24,640
520d Modern Line Sedan 2.0L Diesel 8 SP AUTO $17,700 $24,640
520i Sedan 2.0L PULP 8 SP AUTO $19,000 $26,400
520d Touring Wagon 2.0L Diesel 8 SP AUTO $26,400 $34,980
520d Touring Luxury Line Wagon 2.0L Diesel 8 SP AUTO $23,700 $32,120
520d Touring Modern Line Wagon 2.0L Diesel 8 SP AUTO $32,200 $42,130
520d Touring Sport Wagon 2.0L Diesel 8 SP AUTO $31,600 $41,360
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BMW 5 Series 2013 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the BMW 5 Series here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • Should I buy an electric car now or later?

    It’s definitely true that the march of new-car technology is making big changes to the cars we’re being offered almost on a monthly basis. So, if your current car is just three years old, it might be worth holding on to it and waiting for the next big thing to arrive in showrooms. Certainly, by trading-in at just three years, you’ll pretty much max out the depreciation you’ll suffer in financial terms.

    But by waiting, you might find that you can buy an electric vehicle and be able to tap into newer and better infrastructure that will be in place in another few years, rather than put up with the relatively sparse charging-station network currently in this country.

    At the moment, a hybrid or plug-in hybrid is a pretty good way to go, provided you use the vehicle mostly in an urban setting, rather than long-distance freeway journeys where the hybrid tech is less advantageous. A hybrid is not exactly future-proof, but it’s a good next step for a lot of Australian car-owners.

     

    As for what brand is best, the tech is getting better and better as time goes by, so it’s likely to be build date rather than brand that will determine the efficiency of the vehicle in question. That said, car owners can’t hold off forever when it comes to upgrading, so for the moment, a hybrid or plug-in hybrid is a logical next car. We’re particularly impressed by the current-model Toyota Camry which is good value to buy, a classy driving experience and offers hybrid fuel efficiency in the right environment. Such cars will be a lot of Australian families’ first hybrid, and rightly so.

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  • Why is the coolant system on my 2004 BMW 525i losing pressure?

    Did you replace the coolant tank because the vehicle was losing coolant in the first place? If so, there’s a chance that even though the coolant tank is brand new, there could be a leak from somewhere else in the system (that’s allowing the system to lose pressure, as you’ve identified). Possibilities include the radiator itself or even a head gasket, not to mention any one of a number of plastic fittings that control the flow of coolant to the engine and the car’s heating system. But don’t rule out the simple stuff, either; even the humble radiator cap or loose hose-clamp can allow pressure to leak from a cooling system.

    The problem with a lot of imported cars is that they tend to use lots of plastic components in their plumbing systems. As they age (and at 16 years old, your car is hardly in the first flush of youth) these fittings and couples become brittle and can begin to leak or even fall apart altogether. In colder climates, these plastic bits and pieces don’t present the same problems to the same degree, but here in Australia, our hot-climate heat-cycles are not appreciated by some makes and models. Combine that with a modern, pressurised cooling system, and you have yourself a problem.

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  • BMW 535 2011: Using fuel additives

    I can’t see any reason for using a fuel additive, particularly as you use high-octane fuel.

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  • BMW 5-Series 2006: Where is the oil tank located?

    Oil is added through the cap on the rocker cover on top of the engine, fuel is added through the filler cap on the right rear quarter panel. If in doubt check the owner's manual.

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BMW 5 Series 2013 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2013 BMW 5 Series are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1901mm x 1559mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the BMW 5 Series 2013 Dimensions  include 1559mm height, 1901mm width, 4998mm length.
BMW 5 Series Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
520d Gran Turismo Hatchback 1559x1901x4998 mm 145 mm
520d Gran Turismo Luxury Line Hatchback 1559x1901x4998 mm 145 mm
520d Gran Turismo Modern Line Hatchback 1559x1901x4998 mm 145 mm
530d Gran Turismo Hatchback 1559x1901x4998 mm 145 mm
520i Sedan 1464x1860x4899 mm 140 mm
520i Modern Line Sedan 1464x1860x4899 mm 140 mm
520i Luxury Line Sedan 1464x1860x4899 mm 140 mm
520d Sedan 1464x1860x4899 mm 140 mm
520d Touring Wagon 1462x1860x4907 mm 140 mm
520d Touring Modern Line Wagon 1462x1860x4907 mm 140 mm
520d Touring Luxury Line Wagon 1462x1860x4907 mm 140 mm
520d Touring Sport Wagon 1447x1860x4907 mm 125 mm
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BMW 5 Series 2013 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2013 BMW 5 Series is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The BMW 5 Series currently offers fuel consumption from 4.7 to 8.9L/100km. The BMW 5 Series is available with the following fuel types: Diesel, PULP and Hyb/PULP.

BMW 5 Series Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
520d Gran Turismo Hatchback 2.0L,Diesel,8 SP AUTO 5.3L/100km
535i Gran Turismo Hatchback 3.0L,PULP,8 SP AUTO 8.9L/100km
520d Sedan 2.0L,Diesel,8 SP AUTO 4.7L/100km
ActiveHybrid 5 Sedan 3.0L,Hyb/PULP,8 SP AUTO 6.8L/100km
520i Sedan 2.0L,PULP,8 SP AUTO 6.4L/100km
520d Touring Wagon 2.0L,Diesel,8 SP AUTO 5.3L/100km
535i Touring Wagon 3.0L,PULP,8 SP AUTO 8.5L/100km
* Combined fuel consumption See All BMW 5 Series 2013 Pricing and Specs

BMW 5 Series 2013 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2013 BMW 5 Series will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted. Standard wheel sizes on the BMW 5 Series vary from 17x8 inches to 20x8.5 inches.

BMW 5 Series Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
520d Gran Turismo Hatchback 245x45 R19 19x8.5 inches 275x40 R19 19x9.5 inches
520d Gran Turismo Luxury Line Hatchback 245x45 R19 19x8.5 inches 275x40 R19 19x9.5 inches
520d Gran Turismo Modern Line Hatchback 245x45 R19 19x8.5 inches 275x40 R19 19x9.5 inches
530d Gran Turismo Hatchback 245x40 R20 20x8.5 inches 275x35 R20 20x10 inches
520i Sedan 225x55 R17 17x8 inches 225x55 R17 17x8 inches
520i Luxury Line Sedan 245x45 R18 18x8 inches 245x45 R18 18x8 inches
520i Modern Line Sedan 245x45 R18 18x8 inches 245x45 R18 18x8 inches
520d Sedan 225x55 R17 17x8 inches 225x55 R17 17x8 inches
520d Touring Wagon 225x55 R17 17x8 inches 225x55 R17 17x8 inches
520d Touring Luxury Line Wagon 245x45 R18 18x8 inches 245x45 R18 18x8 inches
520d Touring Modern Line Wagon 245x45 R18 18x8 inches 245x45 R18 18x8 inches
520d Touring Sport Wagon 245x40 R19 19x8 inches 245x40 R19 19x8 inches
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BMW 5 Series 2013 Towing capacity

The BMW 5 Series’s towing capacity ranges from 2000kg to 2100kg. Some models also offer heavy-duty or towing option packs which can increase towing capacity, as well as options which can hamper towing capacity. Towing capacities can vary wildly on a large number of factors. These include engine, transmission, model, and options chosen. Always check with the manufacturer or in your vehicles handbook before attempting to tow anything.

BMW 5 Series Model Body Type Specs Braked Capacity
520d Gran Turismo Hatchback 2.0L,Diesel,8 SP AUTO 2100kg
520d Gran Turismo Modern Line Hatchback 2.0L,Diesel,8 SP AUTO 2100kg
520d Gran Turismo Luxury Line Hatchback 2.0L,Diesel,8 SP AUTO 2100kg
530d Gran Turismo Hatchback 3.0L,Diesel,8 SP AUTO 2100kg
520i Sedan 2.0L,PULP,8 SP AUTO 2000kg
520i Luxury Line Sedan 2.0L,PULP,8 SP AUTO 2000kg
520i Modern Line Sedan 2.0L,PULP,8 SP AUTO 2000kg
520d Sedan 2.0L,Diesel,8 SP AUTO 2000kg
520d Touring Wagon 2.0L,Diesel,8 SP AUTO 2000kg
520d Touring Luxury Line Wagon 2.0L,Diesel,8 SP AUTO 2000kg
520d Touring Modern Line Wagon 2.0L,Diesel,8 SP AUTO 2000kg
520d Touring Sport Wagon 2.0L,Diesel,8 SP AUTO 2000kg
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