2018 BMW 530i versus Mercedes-Benz E Class 300 Sedan

BMW versus Mercedes: Take a look as we explore these popular San Francisco bay area luxury mid-size sedans, the 2018 BMW 530i and the 2018 Mercedes-Benz E Class 300. If you want an impressive blend of technology and safety, wrapped in a luxurious rear wheel drive sedan, these two BMW and Mercedes-Benz vehicles are likely on your "short list". For an almost identical starting MSRP[1], they both feature a power moonroof, rear view camera, rain sensing wipers, navigation, premium sound system, luxurious seating, and a host of technology options and safety features. The BMW wins out over the Mercedes-Benz with:

  • BMW 530i – Acceleration: 0-60mph in 6.0 seconds[3] versus MB E Class 300 at a slightly slower 6.2 seconds
  • BMW 530i – Fuel Efficiency: 34 MPG Highway[2] versus Mercedes-Benz’ at only 30 MPG Highway
  • BMW 530i – Significantly greater Cargo Space: 18.7 cu. ft. versus MB E Class 300 at only 13.1 cu. ft.
  • BMW 530i – Maintenance: Includes BMW Ultimate Care, 3 YR/36,000 MI factory-recommended maintenance*, versus the Mercedes-Benz offering of a pre-paid maintenance option at time of purchase.

Overall, the 2018 BMW 530i Sedan offers greater acceleration, fuel efficiency, cargo space, and a far more optimal covered maintenance plan than the 2018 Mercedes Benz E Class 300, making the BMW 5 Series model a smart choice for your luxury, rear wheel drive sedan purchase. Contact BMW of San Francisco to check out the BMW’s automatic parallel parking feature, and test drive a fully loaded 2018 BMW 5 Series model today!

2018 BMW 530i Sedan versus Audi A6 Premium Sedan

The 2018 BMW 530i and the 2018 Audi A6 Premium both offer the best in luxury mid-size sedans in the San Francisco bay area. Both of these fully equipped 5 passenger sedans feature 2.0L 4-cylinder turbocharged engines in their base models. The BMW 5 Series offers optional drive train upgrades in their xDrive and iPerformance models.

These BMW 530i and Audi A6 Premium models both include rear-view cameras, navigation, moonroof/sunroof, rain sensing wipers, premium luxury interior seating, impressive sound systems, an array of safety features, and more. The BMW 5 Series offers a smooth, powerful ride and forges ahead of the Audi:

  • BMW 530i – Acceleration: 0-60mph in 6.0 seconds[3] versus Audi A6 Premium at a slower 6.7 seconds
  • BMW 530i – Significantly more Cargo Volume: 18.7 cu. ft. compared to the Audi’s 14.1 cu. ft.
  • BMW 530i – Advanced Available Features like Hands-Free Automatic Parallel Parking, and Remote 3D Surround View
  • BMW 530i – Maintenance: Includes BMW Ultimate Care, 3 YR/36,000 MI factory-recommended maintenance*, versus the Audi’s 1 YR/10,000 MI no charge first scheduled maintenance.

Overall, the 2018 BMW 530i pulls ahead of the Audi A6 Premium with greater acceleration, significantly more cargo space, advanced available features, and a far more advantageous covered maintenance plan. Want to experience the smooth ride of the 5 Series first-hand? Explore the new BMW 5 Series today at BMW of San Francisco by submitting the form on this page or calling 800-872-2697.

2018 BMW 530i Sedan versus Lexus GS 300

Let’s explore the 2018 BMW 530i versus the 2018 Lexus GS 300, as we compare these elite 5 passenger mid-size sedans, popular in the San Francisco bay area. Both luxury sedans are fully equipped with 8-speed sport transmissions, power moonroofs, rear view cameras, voice command, premium sound systems, bluetooth technology, advanced safety features, and much more. The BMW 5 Series model wins out against the Lexus in these important areas:

  • BMW 530i – Acceleration: 0-60mph in 6.0 seconds[3] versus Lexus GS 300 at a slower 7.0 seconds
  • BMW 530i – Fuel Efficiency: 34 MPG Highway[2] versus Lexus GS 300 at 32 MPG Highway
  • BMW 530i – 16-way power front sport seats versus Lexus’ 10-way power front seats
  • BMW 530i – Standard Features like Rain Sensing Wipers and BMW Navigation system w/ 10.2″ high-res Touch screen, 3-D maps, Voice Command (Lexus offers a version as an optional upgrade)
  • BMW 530i – Available Features like available Wireless Charging[4], Wi-Fi Hotspot, Remote 3D Surround View, and Parking Assistant Plus
  • BMW 530i – Maintenance: Includes BMW Ultimate Care, 3 YR/36,000 MI factory-recommended maintenance*, versus the Lexus 6 MO/5,000 MI and 1 YR/10,000 MI no charge first and second scheduled maintenance.

With greater acceleration, better fuel efficiency, its advanced standard and available features, and a more advantageous covered maintenance plan, the 2018 BMW 530i Sedan is clearly the smart choice in mid-size luxury sedans. Want to learn more? Contact a 2018 BMW 5 Series expert at BMW of San Francisco today to experience all that the 5 Series has to offer first-hand.

 

The New 2018 BMW 5 Series.

As Stylish and Sophisticated as San Francisco.

For more than forty years, the BMW 5 Series stood for uncompromising performance and dynamic driving. Now it takes its place as one of the most interactive and innovative vehicles in the BMW lineup. Gorgeous design and luxurious comfort make this 5 passenger, mid-size luxury BMW sedan more than a statement piece – it’s a work of art.

 

Simply submit the form on this page or call 800-872-2697 now to schedule your personal 2018 BMW 5 Series test drive today with your friendly BMW experts, BMW of San Francisco.


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THE BMW 5 SERIES – DRIVER’S PARADISE

 

Luxurious appointments. Every BMW, is built for demanding drivers. With intuitive instruments, advanced technology, and a comfortable cabin, the BMW 5 Series Sedan doesn’t just satisfy a driver’s desires across San Francisco Bay Area and beyond – it exceeds all expectations.

 

 

COMFORT FOR ALL

Passenger pleaser. Opulent options for passenger comfort – like the available Rear-seat entertainment Professional system, Rear Heated Seats, and Harman Kardon® or Bowers & Wilkins Surround Sound Systems, make the BMW 5 Series ride as comfortable as the drive.
 

REMOTE 3D VIEW

From every angle, from anywhere. Remote 3D View, part of the optional Surround View with 3D View feature, lets you view your vehicle remotely on the BMW Connected App, so you can make sure your BMW 5 Series is in safe surroundings – and right where you left it.
 

GESTURE CONTROL

In the BMW 5 Series, a simple motion is all it takes. Convenient while navigating the hilly roads of San Francisco and the busy freeway beyond, available Gesture Control lets you operate selected functions – from changing the volume to answering or rejecting phone calls and setting custom controls – totally touch free.
 

WIRELESS CHARGING & WIFI HOTSPOT

A charging pocket in the BMW 5 Series central console provides inductive Wireless Charging for your compatible smartphone.3 The onboard WiFi Hotspot lets your passengers connect with ease – with 3GB of data included free for 3 months.
 

BMW iDRIVE 6.0

Navigate your BMW 5 Series naturally. The intuitive interface of the latest iDrive includes natural language understanding, so you can simply say what you want to do – from finding a destination to choosing a radio station – and let your BMW do the rest.
 



PERSONALIZED BMW 5 SERIES PERFORMANCE

 

Driven by craftsmanship. It took more than four decades of engineering, design, and technological advancements to arrive at this iteration of the BMW 5 Series. With the powerful lines of its exterior and the chest-gripping thrill of acceleration, this sedan is worth every minute.

 


LIGHT SPEED

A question of craft. Lightweight high-strength steel, aluminum, and magnesium gives the 5 Series Sedan its awe-inspiring acceleration. An elegant design and superior materials come together in a vehicle that’s as fast as it is sophisticated, stable, and efficient.
 

POISE MEETS POWER

Peak performance. Turbocharge your drive with the M Performance tuned BMW M550i xDrive Sedan. With a 4.4-liter 8-cylinder TwinPower Turbo engine delivering 456 hp, 8-speed STEPTRONIC Sport transmission, and a standard xDrive All-Wheel Drive system, you’re looking at a 5 Series that can run from 0-60 mph in just 3.9 seconds. Subtle exterior design elements, like a rear spoiler and Shadowline exterior trim, shows the world the M550i is not to be taken lightly.
 

THE FUTURE OF BMW 5

Eclipsing efficiency. Meet the BMW 530e – a 5 Series Sedan with the enhancements of BMW iPerformance technology. This powerful plug-in hybrid is built to the same exacting standards of the 5 Series, but with an additional electric motor that delivers better fuel efficiency and surprisingly powerful torque. Available today at BMW of San Francisco!
 



BMW X5 PACKAGES AND OPTIONS

 

SIMPLICITY TIER

Pure enjoyment. This is the original, incredible 5 Series Sedan. Enjoy every drive with standard features like Sport seats, LED Headlights, Adaptive light control, BMW Navigation system, and more.
 

PREMIUM TIER

Comfort and class. The Premium Tier features options like a Power tailgate and Comfort Access keyless entry for ease of access. Once inside your 5 Series, enjoy the amazing variety of SiriusXM Satellite Radio with one year All Access Subscription.
 

EXECUTIVE TIER

The ultimate expression. Accentuate your 5 Series Sedan with top-level features. Icon Adaptive Full LED Headlights with Automatic high beams illuminate the road ahead, while Parking Assistant Plus and Soft-close automatic doors let you end every drive like a boss.
 

 

LUXURY SEATING PACKAGE

Treat yourself. Spend more time in the driver’s seat with this package. Front ventilated seats regulate your body temperature on warm days, while a subtle massage function adds an extra level of comfort.
 

 

DRIVING ASSISTANCE PLUS PACKAGE

Peace of mind on every drive. This suite of features includes the improved Active Lane Keeping Assistant and Traffic Jam Assistant – allowing for up to 50 seconds of hands-off, worry-free driving – while Active Cruise Control with Stop & Go keeps you moving in highway conditions.
 



5 SERIES MODELS & SPECS

 

2018 530i Sedan

6.0s | 0-60 MPH
248 Horsepower
Starting MSRP: $52,650
 

2018 530i xDrive Sedan

5.8s | 0-60 MPH
248 Horsepower
Starting MSRP: $54,950
 

2018 530e iPerformance

6.0s | 0-60 MPH
248 Horsepower
Starting MSRP: $52,650
 

2018 530e xDrive iPerformance

5.8s | 0-60 MPH
248 Horsepower
Starting MSRP: $54,950
 

 

2018 540i Sedan

4.9s | 0-60 MPH
335 Horsepower
Starting MSRP: $58,200
 

2018 540i xDrive Sedan

4.7s | 0-60 MPH
335 Horsepower
Starting MSRP: $60,500
 

2018 M550i xDrive Sedan

3.9s | 0-60 MPH
456 Horsepower
Starting MSRP: $73,900
 

 

 
 
 



EXPLORE THE NEW BMW 5 SERIES NOW!

 

 

The new 2018 BMW 5 Series models are in-stock at BMW of San Francisco and ready for your test drive! Simply submit the form on this page, or call 800-872-2697 to schedule your personal BMW 5 Series test drive experience now.

 

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All information presented on this page was obtained directly from BMWUSA.com and competing manufacturer web sites, in addition to national industry sites such as www.thecarconnection.com and fueleconomy.gov. Information is deemed to be accurate but cannot be guaranteed. Consumers are welcome to independently verify all facts against manufacturer data and to contact us with any questions, using the form above.

*All model year 2017 BMW vehicles and newer sold or leased by an authorized BMW center come with BMW Ultimate Care standard for the first 3 years or 36,000 miles whichever comes first. Only the following maintenance items are included with BMW Ultimate Care when they are performed as outlined in the vehicle’s Maintenance booklet:Engine Oil, Engine Filter, Brake Fluid, Cabin Micro Filter(s), Engine Air Filter(s), Spark Plugs, Remote Control/Key Battery, Vehicle Check, Fuel Filter (Diesel engines only). Details at https://www.bmwusa.com/explore/bmw-value/bmw-maintenance/terms-and-conditions.html.

**QUALIFIED CUSTOMERS MUST LEASE OR FINANCE A MY2017 OR MY2018 BMW 5 SERIES, 7 SERIES, X3, X4, X5 & X6 THROUGH BMW FINANCIAL SERVICES NA, LLC BY NO LATER THAN APRIL 2, 2018. LEASE AND FINANCE CONTRACTS ARE SUBJECT TO CREDIT APPROVAL; NOT ALL CUSTOMERS WILL QUALIFY. OFFER APPLIES TO NO MORE THAN THE SCHEDULEDD MONTHLY PAYMENT(S), STATED ABOVE, THAT HAVE NOT BEEN PAID ON THE EXISTING CONTRACT AND MAY NOT BE USED TO PAY OFF AN EXISTING BMW LEASE OR RETAIL CONTRACT. SELLING DEALER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR MAKING REMAINING PAYMENT ON TRADED-IN VEHICLE. PLEASE BRING A COPY OF YOUR CURRENT COMPETITIVE LEASE OR FINANCE PAYMENT INVOICE SHOWING YOURACCOUNT NUMBER, PAYMENT AMOUNT AND CONTRACT END DATE. END OF TERMS CHARGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO EXCESS WEAR AND TEAR, EXCESS MILEAGE, TAXES AND PAST-DUE PAYMENTS ARE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE ORIGINAL CUSTOMER. COMPETITIVE LEASE PAYMENT OFFER IS TRANSFERRABLE PENDING CREDIT REVIEW AND IS VALID THROUGH APRIL 2, 2018, AND MAY BE COMBINED WITH OTHER OFFERS UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED. OFFER IS TRANSFERABLE PENDING CREDIT APPROVAL, NONNEGOTIABLE AND NOT REDEEMABLE FOR CASH. SEE BMWSF FOR DETAILS.
$1,000 CONQUEST ALLOWANCE PROGRAM: THIS $1,000 ALLOWANCE IS EXTENDED TO CURRENT OWNERS/LESSEES OF COMPETITIVE VEHICLES. THE ALLOWANCE IS NONNEGOTIABLE AND NOT REDEEMABLE FOR CASH. THE ALLOWANCE IS AVAILABLE ON THE PURCHASE, LEASE, OR FINANCE OF ANY NEW 2017 OR 2018 BMW X1 & X2 MODELS THROUGH BMW FINANCIAL SERVICES OR FOR CASH CUSTOMERS. LEASE AND FINANCE CONTRACTS ARE SUBJECT TO CREDIT APPROVAL; NOT ALL CUSTOMERS WILL QUALIFY. THE ALLOWANCE MAY BE COMBINED WITH OTHER OFFERS UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED. THE ALLOWANCE IS VALID AT PARTICIPATING BMW CENTERS TO ELIGIBLE, QUALIFIED CUSTOMERS. CREDIT AND ALLOWANCE ARE VALID THROUGH APRIL 2, 2018. OFFER NOT VALID TO CURRENT BMW CUSTOMERS TRADING IN A BMW VEHICLE. SEE BMWSF FOR DETAILS.

1 MSRP excludes destination & handling fee of $995, tax, title, license, and registration.
2 Per https://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/noframes/39153.shtml
3 BMW AG preliminary test results. Actual acceleration results may vary, depending on specification of vehicle; road and environmental conditions; testing procedures and driving style. These results should be used for comparison only and verification should not be attempted on public roads. BMW urges you to obey all posted speed laws and always wear safety belts.
4 Qi wireless charging not compatible with all smartphones. Some devices may require a charging accessory.

 

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