BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014)
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BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014) review: 31 facts and highlights

1. better fuel economy (city)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
11.2l/100 km
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014): 0l/100 km

2. better fuel economy (highway)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
6.5l/100 km
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014): 0l/100 km

3. higher maximum torque

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.
400Nm
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 400Nm

4. Has fully independent suspension

This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014)
73% have it

5. better fuel economy (combined)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
8.2l/100 km
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014): 0l/100 km

6. shorter length

5m
Renault Twizy EV 13kW (2014): 2.34m

7. longer wheelbase

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).
3.07m
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 3.07m

8. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014)
76% have it

9. Has a rear-view camera

A rear-view camera (also known as a back-up camera) provides a view of behind the vehicle, helping to prevent accidents. It is particularly useful in vehicles with large blind spots such as pickup trucks.
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014)
18% have it

10. less CO2 emissions

The CO2 emissions of the car, measured in grams per kilometre. A car with less emissions is better for the environment.
192g/km
Nissan Leaf Acenta (2014): 0g/km

11. Has in-car system

An in-car system (eg. Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) gives you extra functionality, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014)
30% have it

12. larger fuel tank

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.
70l
Kia Rio LX (2015): 73l

13. more valves

An intake valve allows the air/fuel mixture to enter the combustion chamber. An engine with more valves tends to increase performance.
24
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 24

14. height

1.56m
Honda CR-Z (2014): 1.39m

15. more horsepower

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.
306hp
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 306hp

16. Has stolen vehicle tracking system

The vehicle has a tracking system that utilises GPS, allowing you to locate it in case it is stolen.
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014)
19% have it

17. Has a turbocharged engine

A turbocharger compresses the air entering the cylinders, allowing more air (and therefore more fuel) to be added - resulting in a more powerful explosion. This leads to an increase in horsepower without increasing the size and weight of the engine.
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014)
26% have it

18. longer basic warranty (years)

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
4yrs
Nissan Versa Note S (2014): Unlimited yrs

19. longer drivetrain warranty (years)

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
4yrs
Nissan Versa Note S (2014): 10yrs

20. longer basic warranty (km)

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
80467km
Clio GT TCe 120 (2014): Unlimited km

21. longer drivetrain warranty (km)

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
80467km
Hyundai Veloster (2014): 160934km

22. Has rear-wheel drive

Rear-wheel drive benefits from increased traction when accelerating, as the weight of the vehicle shifts to the rear over the drive wheels. The weight of the car is also more evenly distributed, resulting in improved handling.
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014)
7% have it

23. Has Stop-Start system

A Stop-Start system automatically turns off the engine when stopping in traffic or at a red light, and seamlessly starts it again when pressure is applied to the accelerator. This saves fuel and is more ecological.
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014)
10% have it

24. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
1
Ford Focus ST (2014): 2

25. width

1.9m
Peugeot 208 Allure (2014): 1m

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