2024 BMW i5 Review: The 5 Series Goes Electric

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience
Styling
When you walk up to the new BMW 5 Series, it’s almost impossible to tell if it’s the gas-powered 530i or the electric i5. The 2024 model is slightly taller than its predecessor (providing space for the electric powertrain), so to keep the proper proportions, designers made the 5 Series longer and wider. Up front is the iconic kidney grille, which is solid on the electric i5 and can be illuminated for a unique look. The grille is flanked by new LED headlights with arrow-shaped running lights, and the sculpted hood matches the grille’s shape.

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