The BMW 520d EffcientDynamics review

A spectacular new 5 Series model has been rolled out this year for a price of £30,435. The BMW 520d EfficientDynamics Saloon looks stunning from every angle that drives as good as it looks. The EfficientDynamics technology makes the car wonderfully efficient in terms of fuel and emissions.

Rivals

  • Audi A6 2.0 TDI
  • Jaguar XF 2.2d
  • Mercedes-Benz E220 CDI
  • Volvo S80 DRIVE

Economy

The car’s C02 emissions are just 119g/km. The standard BMW 520d emits just 125g/km. Combined the EfficientDynamics model is able to bring out 60 MPG.  The car’s ECO-PRO driving mode contributes greatly into lowering the car’s emissions.

The 2.0 litre turbo diesel engine is able to produce a respectable 184 BHP with a quick acceleration of 0 – 62 MPH in just 8.2 seconds.

There is currently no automatic gearbox transmission option at the moment for the EfficientDynamics 520d. In a way this could a great factor behind why the vehicle is so efficient. Automatic gearboxes are less fuel friendly as they are always on the biting point. A manual gearbox is controlled by the driver with them reaching the biting point when needed. The gear transmission offered is in fact quite powerful and complements the car very well.

The economy of the car alone should be enough to make anyone deter away from the car’s rivals.

The drive

The car’s ECO-Pro mode enhances the car’s efficiency by a great deal. This mode is the default drive mode every time the car is turned on.

The vehicle’s large size can be intimidating to some, but with all the driver aids included it grows on you making it a very pleasurable car to drive.

The car is generally quiet and especially low on noise levels considering that it is a diesel. The car’s steering is very responsive and satisfying to the driver. It generally doesn’t away too much at speed and stays quite stable.

Conclusion

The interior is wonderfully designed with a great amount of comfort. The car is overall a great complete package leaving any owner proud to drive it.

We believe the 520d will be one of the best sellers throughout the world. It has all the attributes to adapt to almost any country.