BMW 5 Series Price in Kenya - Specs, Reviews, Features, and How to Import

The BMW 5 Series for sale in Kenya is an executive vehicle made by BMW since 1972. It initially came in a sedan body style, with the estate/wagon style being introduced in 1991.

The wagon is famously called the “Touring”, and a 5-door fastback or Gran Turismo style was added on 2009 to 2017.  

Now in the 7th generation, the 5 Series was the first model to carry the name “Series’ in the BMW vehicles. 

The automobile comes with potent powertrains with a peak horsepower range of 181-617 h, giving a dynamic ride.

There is an option of an All-wheel drive or rear-wheel drive model to suit your driving conditions.

5 series is highly rated with a score of 8.5 out of 10 in the luxury midsize cars class.

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A Classic Gran Turismo BMW 5 Series

Its interior features m-specific seats, leather upholstery and a 12.3-inch infotainment system capable of wireless Android Auto and Apple Carplay connectivity. 

The BMW 5 Series price in Kenya for the 2021 model is around ksh.15M but may change based on the dealer’s location and the maintenance cost. 

It competes closely with Audi A6 and Mercedes E-class. The BMW 5 series beats the E-class in fuel economy and sharper handling. 

Though close to A6 in performance, the BMW beats the A6 with its straightforward infotainment system and opulent cabin.

Check the trims and the features of the BMW 5 Series for sale in Nairobi below.

Sixth Generation (F10/F11/F07/F18; 2010–2017)

This generation features powerful V8 engines and an electric-powered model. The production of sixth-generation cars began in 2010 and ended in 2017.

Here are the details of the sixth-generation models.

BMW 5 Series Sedan/Saloon for Sale in Kenya - F10

The 2014 30th anniversary model features a powerful 4.4 L V8 engine that produces 592bhp at 6250rpm and 700NM of torque at 1500rpm.

The F10 BMW 5 saloon comes with four doors and five seats. 

Its powerful engine propels the sedan from 0-100km/h in only 3.9seconds and has a maximum speed of 249km/h.

It has a front-engine RWD driven by a 7-speed automatic transmission gearbox.

With average fuel consumption of 8.4 l/100km, you can travel for over 800km before refilling the 80L fuel tank.

You will also enjoy 520l of boot space enough to carry around your camping luggage.

BMW 5 Series Estate/Wagon for Sale in Kenya - Touring (F11)

The F11 series was facelifted in 2011 to replace the 2007 BMW touring. This large estate is driven by RWD and comes with five doors and five seats.

Its 3.0-L inline-six turbocharged diesel engine produces 201bhp @4000rpm and 450NM at 1750 rpm directed by an 8-speed automatic transmission.

This power propels the car from 0-100km/h in 7.3 seconds while offering you a decent fuel consumption of 5.25 l/100km.

You can comfortably travel for over 1100km with a full tank (70l) of fuel. No worry about your luggage, as the boot can be extended between 560-1670L to meet your needs.

BMW 5 Series Fastback for Sale in Kenya - Gran Turismo (F07)

The Gran Turismo  F07 features a midsize luxury executive car produced between 2009 and 2017 with a hatchback crossover body.

It comes with five doors and five seats. Both RWD and 4WD engine configurations are available for this model with different engine sizes.

Choose a 2017 550i Gran Turismo and enjoy a 4WD xdrive drawing 445hp and 651NM from a 4395cc petrol engine. It accelerates from 0-100km/h in 5 seconds.

This petrol engine consumes 14.0l/100km, whereas the available 530d Gran Tourismo with a diesel engine consumes 8.1l/100km. 

Both petrol and diesel engines are all driven by an 8-speed automatic transmission. 

The Gran Turismo model boasts a revised tailgate that raises the luggage space by 60L from the standard sedans.

BMW 5 Series Long Wheelbase Sedan for Sale in Kenya - F18

The F18 model was manufactured mainly for the Chinese market and featured an extended wheelbase by 14cm.

This four-door sedan was produced between 2010 and 2016 with different powertrains ranging from 201-382bhp.

Available 2016 F18 535li comes with an RWD system driven by an 8-speed auto gearbox that derives its 302 hp and 400 Nm from a 2979cc petrol engine.

It consumes 8.7 l/100km and can accelerate from 0-100km/h in 6.2 seconds. Its electronically limited speed is 250km/h

You can also opt for a 523Li that comes with a 2497cc petrol engine (201hp,250 Nm, RWD) with decent fuel consumption of 7.9l/100km.

The rear seats are specifically developed to offer comfort for this model, while its interior also comes with 4-zone auto climate air conditioning.

Seventh Generation (G30/G31/G38; 2016–Present)

The production of the BMW 5 7th generation started in October 2016 and has continued to date. 

Three models produced include a  4-door sedan/saloon called G30. A 5-door wagon/estate known as G31 and a 4-door long-wheelbase saloon called G38. 

The models come in different powertrain options with petrol, diesel or a plug-in hybrid model. 

Among the security features in these models includes a collision warning system and a lane departure warning. Check more information below.

BMW 5 Series Sedan/Saloon for Sale in Kenya - G30

You can’t mistake G30 since its exterior features a new iconic kidney grille, a BMW laser light, an adaptive suspension and a sporty rear suspension. 

The high tech drive assist features include a driving assistance professional, parking assistance, and blind-spot monitoring. 

G30 has a 2.0-L I4 diesel engine that produces 190hp and a 400NM. It consumes 4.2-4.5l/100km.

Its rear-wheel-drive and accelerates from 0-100km/h in 7.7 seconds. This model has a maximum speed of 238km/h.

BMW 5 Series Wagon/Estate for Sale in Kenya - G31

BMW 5 Series G31 has been designed to offer you much passenger and cargo space. 

It has a 2.0-l engine producing 252hp  and 230NM. This car accelerates from 0-100km/h in 6.5 seconds, with a maximum speed of 249km/h. 

The car is rear-wheel drive and is mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission. It consumes 5.6l/100km.

BMW 5 Series Long-Wheelbase Saloon for Sale in Kenya - G38

BMW 5 Series G38 offers you better soundproofing, spacious cabin, ambient air package and electrically adjustable comfort seats. 

It has three engine options 2.0-L turbocharged 4-cyl 224hp, the second one produces 252hp, and the third has a 3.0-L turbocharged I6 engine with 340hp. 

You enjoy a reasonable consumption rate of 6.4-7.6L/100km, thanks to the enhanced aerodynamic and slippery bodywork that boosts acceleration due to minimal air resistance.

BMW 5 Series for Sale in Kenya - How to Import BMW F10, F11, F07, F18, G30, G31, and G38

BMW 5 Series price in Mombasa for 2015-2021 across the various variants and trims is about Ksh 9.5-16 Million.

Expect to pay Ksh 5-10M if consider buying the used BMW 5 Series for sale in Kenya by the owner.

Although these prices are higher, the cars available in the yards are limited, and you may not get your preferred trims with specific BMW 5 Series Specs. 

The BMW 5 Series price in Nairobi may even be higher due to the transportation cost from the port to the yard.

So, that leaves the option of importing the car from Japan and other markets where you get a better deal than when buying BMW 5 Series JiJi Kenya.

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BMW 5 Series for Sale in Kenya -
A BMW 5 Series G 31 Touring Wagon

BMW 5 Series for Sale in Kenya: FAQs About the 5 Series

Find some of the questions that clients ask about this model.

1.Is the BMW 5 Series Worth it?

Yes, it’s worth the cost. It costs more than other luxury midsize cars in its class. 

The model comes with powerful engines that provide excellent performance even where the terrain is demanding.

2.Are 5 Series BMW Expensive to Maintain?

Expect to spend about Ksh 130,000 on repairs and maintenance for this car. This cost is slightly higher than the average for the class, which is justified by its luxury features.

3.How Long Will a BMW 5 Series last?

A 5 Series car can last up to 240000 kilometres. Longer ranges have been recorded depending on the level of maintenance and servicing.

4.Which is Better Mercedes or BMW?

Though both are great luxury cars, Mercedes is known for its high performing sedans, while the BMW is preferred for its luxury performance.

5.Does the BMW 5 Series Have a Sunroof?

Yes, expect to enjoy a sunroof for any trim of the 5 Series.

You can import other BMW cars with us like the 6 Series, 7 Series, 8 Series, and 1 Series