BMW 5 Series

BMW 5 Series News in Malaysia

  • Buying a used modern BMW? They may be more reliable than you think

    JD Power recently released its 2023 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS), which showed that vehicle reliability has increased with an industry average of 186 problems per 100 (PP100) vehicles, an improvement of 6 PP100 from 2022. For context, a lower PP100 score is better. Even premium marques scored an improvement, lowering their score by 23 PP100. Vehicles from the 2020 model year were the focus of this study. Unsurprisingly, Lexus took the top spot of dependability in the premium brands seg


    Mar 14, 2023

  • Buy pre-owned BMW PHEV with extended warranty at Sime Darby Auto Selection

    Sime Darby Auto Selection (SDAS) has introduced an Extended Warranty Programme for pre-owned BMW plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEV). Called +HYBRID, the programme - in collaboration with Guard My Ride (GMR) and RHB Insurance - is set to offer pre-owned BMW PHEV owners a peace of mind with comprehensive warranty coverage (terms and conditions apply) for the following: Electrical Machine Electronics (EME) - BMW’s terminology for the inverter High-Voltage Battery Cell Integrated Motor Generator (Electr


    Mar 9, 2023

  • BMW Group Malaysia is ASEAN's largest exporter of premium vehicles

    The BMW Group Malaysia’s plant in Kulim, Kedah is now the largest exporter of premium vehicles in the Southeast Asian ASEAN trade bloc, with over 6,000 Malaysia-assembled BMW and MINI models shipped out of Malaysia since 2018. The plant itself has been in operation since 2008. Last year, it reached a new milestone of producing its 100,000th vehicle. Export operations to serve Thailand and the Philippines began in 2018, the year BMW opened an adjascent engine assembly plant. Located within the Si


    Jan 10, 2023

  • Hybrid 101: Demystifying MHEV, HEV, PHEV, and understanding whether Toyota, Honda, or Perodua hybrids are best for you

    Hybrid cars are not new to Malaysians, seeing that they have been available in Malaysia for roughly 15 years with the introduction of the FD-generation Honda Civic Hybrid. And today, hybrids are even more popular, as manufacturers like Honda, Toyota, and Nissan all offer at least one hybrid model in their line-up here in Malaysia. More recently, Perodua has thrown their hat in the ring with the 2022 Perodua Ativa Hybrid. On one of the presentation slides that Perodua showed, the second national


    Sep 30, 2022

  • These are BMW's best selling models for H1 2022 - EV contribution at 6 percent

    BMW ended the first half of 2022 with 1,016,228 units delivered worldwide, excluding BMW Motorrad motorcycles, MINI and Rolls-Royce. The figure however, is down 13.7 percent from the same 6-month period last year due to shortage in semiconductor parts and additional supply chain disruptions caused by the Ukraine-Russia war, as well as China’s zero Covid policy lockdowns. The company now has 20 models on sale, including 4 fully electric i Series models. The following is a list of BMW’s best-selli


    Aug 19, 2022

  • Used F10 BMW 5-Series - An easy way up executive alley from RM 52k? What to look out for and how much to repair?

    Ah yes, the venerable BMW 5 Series; the elder statesman of the executive segment. Now in its seventh generation, the 5er is a wily old politician that’s perfected the expectations of it; that being the epitome of a comfortable yet somewhat sporty business sedan, over the ages. Here however, we’ll be putting the magnifying glass over one of the most underrated generations of the 5 Series, the sixth generation that’s more easily identified by its F10 chassis code. Although renowned for amalgamatin


    Jun 8, 2022

  • BMW Malaysia is less affected by chip shortage, OK to fulfil most orders by June 2022

    Inventory of CKD packs at circa 1.5 months Only minimal waiting period for popular models - 3 Series, 5 Series, X1, X5 Majority of orders to be fulfilled before SST exemption’s expiry on 30-June 2022 BMW Malaysia is weathering the current global shortage in automotive semiconductor parts better its rival Mercedes-Benz Malaysia, at least for now. According RHB Investment bank’s latest report on Sime Darby, whose Motor division owns BMW dealer Auto Bavaria as well as the BMW Group engine and vehic


    Mar 29, 2022

  • BMW Malaysia's 2021 sales was down 5.6% but retains lead – 3 Series, 2 Series GC, 5 Series best sellers

    BMW Group Malaysia delivered over 10,500 units in 2021, down 4.7 percent BMW cars delivered over 8,400 units, down 5.6 percent from year 2020's 8,903 units Leads Mercedes-Benz to retain No.1 selling premium car brand in Malaysia for second consecutive year BMW Group Malaysia announced today that it delivered over 10,500 vehicles in 2021, down 4.7 percent from the year before. The group’s total sales include over 8,400 BMW cars, over 1,100 BMW motorcycles, and over 940 units of MINI. Sales of the


    Feb 24, 2022

  • 2021 BMW 5 Series vs 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class in Malaysia, which is best?

    Within months of each other, the G30 2021 BMW 5 Series facelift and the W213 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class facelift were launched in Malaysia. Now, let’s put them in a head-to-head comparison to see how they stack up against each other. Since we’ve yet to drive either of them, this will be predominantly a specs comparison. Price There are 2 variants of the G30 BMW 5 Series facelift available - 530e M Sport and 530i M Sport, priced at RM 334,353 and RM 384,941 (OTR without insurance and SST, with ex


    Sep 11, 2021

  • Used E60 BMW 5 Series for under RM 35k. Common problems and how much to repair?

    The fifth-generation E60 BMW 5 Series was born at the cusp of a new era for BMW. In addition to technological advancement, the E60 5 Series also ushered in a styling renaissance under the stewardship of Chris Bangle. Some 15 years on, it remains a thoroughly modern-looking (and driving) sedan – the only difference is it costs a fraction of what it did when new. Today, one could pick up a well-kept and honest example for just under RM 35k, and despite a reputation of having finicky electronics (w


    Sep 11, 2021

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