10 Things You Should Know About the 2011 BMW 5 Series
Your family will love it and you'll love to drive it.
At BMW, the midsize 5 Series makes up 20 percent of the company's automobile sales. But it accounts for about 40 percent of the profit. The 5 Series was last redone for the 2004 model year, and as the leader in the premium midsize sedan segment, BMW couldn't afford to let it get old. With so much riding on the car, BMW has redesigned it for 2011, adding more than a little DNA from its top-of-the-line full-size 7 Series. The result is a car that retains its signature dynamic character, while also adding a measure of refinement. Let's take a look at what you should know when considering a 2011 BMW 5 Series as your next family car.