The 5 Series, part of BMW's lineup for decades, is a large sedan/wagon with seating up to 5. The 5 Series has offered Android Auto since 2021 and Apple CarPlay since 2017. Exceeding the average MPG (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and the carbon footprint. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. The BMW 5 Series has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. BMW offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.
We estimate that the 2019 BMW 5 Series has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0328% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.741%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0328% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.741% chance of being injured.
Compared to the average vehicle, the 2019 BMW 5 Series is 30% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2019 BMW 5 Series is 35% less likely to result in a fatal accident.
2019 BMW 5 Series offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 14%.
But it is about as safe as many comparable models.