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BMW 5 Series Saloon Car Lease Deals

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Considering a BMW Lease Deal? - Take a Good Look at the 5 Series Leasing a BMW 5 Series is a great option if you're a fan of the BMW brand. Synonymous with luxurious vehicles, BMW is responsible for some of th

Considering a BMW Lease Deal? - Take a Good Look at the 5 Series

Leasing a BMW 5 Series is a great option if you're a fan of the BMW brand. Synonymous with luxurious vehicles, BMW is responsible for some of the globe's all-time favourite vehicles. And the range of vehicles it has to offer grows year on year.

Always a frontrunner when it comes to innovation, the company now has a range of electric vehicles available that are designed with both efficiency and greener driving in mind. We never expected any compromises on performance though, and we're not disappointed. BMW electric vehicles are top performers. They're thrilling to drive and the amount of guilt-free miles you can enjoy means that long road trips could well become your favourite pastime.

Of course, not everyone is ready to make the switch to electric power. In line with customer feedback, BMW offers a range of vehicles that tick all the boxes when it comes to fuel options. You can choose a BMW lease deal to suit your needs and current fuel preference, whether that's fully electric, hybrid, diesel or petrol.

As well as the full range of power options, BMW lease deals are available on every size and shape of car. From luxury saloons to estate cars and SUVs big enough for the whole family and the dog, whatever you're looking for, BMW has a balanced vehicle that's the perfect answer.

The BMW 5 Series is one of the most luxurious ranges of everyday vehicles in the manufacturer's extensive stable. It's available as a petrol, diesel or plug-in hybrid. On this page, we're going to take a look at what the BMW 5 Series has to offer to help you decide if this model is right for you.

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About the BMW 5 Series

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What is the BMW 5 Series?

There are few cars available that have such appeal. You might even get the idea that BMW employed an alchemist in the design stage of the 5 Series - the perfect combination and levels of luxury, practicality, efficiency and pure driving pleasure is evident from the moment you slide into the luxurious cabin.

The 5 Series range offers more room inside and even more comfort than the popular BMW 3 Series, yet still falls within the same price bracket. If you're looking for a BMW lease deal within a certain budget, we highly recommend that you consider both the 5 Series and the 3 Series. There really isn't much difference in the monthly leasing costs.

The 5 Series certainly isn't new to the market. And that's a good thing. It's clear that BMW continues to invest time and effort into honing this model. Everything about the car is carefully considered, and a high level of attention to detail is evident throughout.

And don't just take our word for it - the 5 Series is a consistent winner of various categories in the WhatCar? Car of the Year awards.

In our opinion, and we think we know our stuff, one of the reasons for the Series 5's top track record in various annual awards is BMW's commitment to keeping the range up to date and in line with customers' evolving needs. New versions of the 5 series have enjoyed a pretty detailed makeover and you'll find improvements and positive changes all round. All models have a great range of safety and driver assist equipment as standard and that's always a winner as far as drivers are concerned.

Different BMW 5 Series Models Available to Lease

BMW offers the 5 Series in a variety of models. Whether you need an economical car for town driving, a luxury tourer for eating up plenty of miles without breaking the bank at the fuel pumps, a compact luxury crossover for weekends away or a business saloon, the 5 Series has you covered.

There are several engine options. This includes petrol models, diesels and plug-in hybrid models (PHEVs). There's even a high-performance BMW M5 Competition on offer that blasts out 616bhp for the thrill seekers out there. Remember, BMW is also a manufacturer of aircraft engines - and it shows!

There is the base model SE and the M Sport - both with a number of variations, depending on the model you choose. The 5 Series Touring is the estate car of the range - it's got acres of passenger and luggage space, making it the perfect car for travelling the length and breadth of the country in style and comfort.

One thing that doesn't change across the full range of popular models is the level of luxury - BMW has a reputation built on manufacturing cars that provide an elite experience and that isn't going to change in the foreseeable future. Engine capabilities are also excellent across the range - would we expect anything less from BMW?

The Roomy BMW 5 Series Estate

As we've touched on the BMW 5 Series Estate - one of the most popular across the range - let's take a deeper dive into the details. 

Taking out a BMW 5 Series Estate lease deal is one of those life decisions that opens up a whole new world of possibilities. It's frankly a car that demands you take to the tarmac on adventures - or at least some weekend road trips!

It's a great-looking estate, as far away as you can imagine from the old image of the dowdy, functional estate car of years gone by. This is an estate that's going to look good on your drive. It's going to turn heads thanks to its sloping creases and chiselled silhouette, wherever you drive. But, it's also adaptable… 

If taking long road trips isn't on your to-do list, the BMW 5 Series Estate is equally at home in an urban setting. All that space and clever storage options mean you can get a month's worth of shopping in without any problem at all and, don't forget it's a BMW, so a supremely comfortable drive is always on the cards no matter where you travel.

The 5 Series Estate, also known as the 5 Series Touring, offers a good choice of engines that feature innovative mild hybrid technology to improve efficiency and performance. MPG is 156.9-55.4 across the full range.

There's a plug-in hybrid option available too. This means miles of zero-emissions motoring and attractive company car tax rates for business drivers.

This estate car has a long wheelbase, giving you extra room inside. The special touches to both the interior and exterior provide that little bit of magic that marks it out against other cars in this class.

Let's take a look at some of the features and equipment you get with the base SE model and the M Sport:

BMW 5 Series Touring Exterior

  • LED headlights and LED rear lights
  • Light alloy wheels
  • Black roof rails 
  • Automatic tailgate operation
  • Rear window, opening separately

BMW 5 Series Touring Interior

  • BMW Live Cockpit Plus with navigation
  • Semi-electric, adjustable front seats
  • Sport leather steering wheel
  • Automatic air conditioning with 2-zone control incl. rear vent
  • Through-loading system 40:20:40

BMW 5 Series Touring Drivetrain/suspension

  • Steptronic automatic transmission

BMW 5 Series Touring driver assistance

  • Cruise Control with brake function
  • Park Distance Control, front and rear

Of course, BMW also offers a boat-load of options. The standard equipment goes beyond the offerings of other manufacturers but, should you really wish to customise your 5 Series Estate, you can go even further. For example, options on the M Sport include the M Sport leather steering wheel, M Sport suspension, high-gloss shadowline exterior trim, anthracite headlining and front sport seats.

Experience the Luxurious 5 Series Saloon

BMW is a company perhaps best known for its luxury saloon cars. The BMW 5 Series Saloon is one of the most popular cars in this class. If you're looking for a saloon car to lease that's going to put a smile on your face on every journey, make sure you don't walk past this versatile crowd-pleaser.

The BMW 5 Series Saloon is a large executive car that competes against the likes of the Mercedes E-Class, Audi A6, Jaguar XF and Lexus ES. We think it might well be leading the pack - and that's no small feat given the excellent credentials of the competition. It offers all the luxury and quality of build, both inside and out, that you'd expect from BMW but also has a unique sporty quality that marks it out. 

While it's sporty to drive and noticeably ‘BMW comfortable', the plus points don't end there. The BMW 5 Series Saloon is available to lease with a wide range of engines so you can find the perfect balance between economy and performance. There are petrol models, diesel models, and even a plug-in electric hybrid - not to mention the high-performance BMW M5 Saloon models.

If a good driving experience is near the top of your priority list, we highly recommend the agile BMW 5 Series Saloon. The complete driving pleasure it offers is hard to beat, wherever you look in this highly competitive class.

Standard equipment on all versions of the BMW 5 Series Saloon is impressive. Let's take a look:


  • LED headlights and LED rear lights
  • Light alloy wheels 


  • BMW Live Cockpit Plus with navigation
  • Semi-electric, adjustable front seats
  • Sport leather steering wheel
  • Automatic air conditioning with 2-zone control incl. rear vent


  • Steptronic automatic transmission

Driver assistance

  • Cruise Control with brake function
  • Park Distance Control, front and rear

With optional extras available in both safety, driver assistance, and interior entertainment/infotainment tech, if you decide to customise this compact saloon, you've got plenty of fantastic choices to investigate. What better way to spend an afternoon?

Are BMW 5 Series Cars Safe?

BMW 5 Series Cars perform well in safety assessments across the board, scoring a full five-star rating in Euro NCAP tests. All models have an impressive range of safety equipment as standard, which includes automatic emergency braking and numerous airbags. 

If you decide to go for the optional Technology Plus Pack, you also get Driving Assistant Professional. This is a suite of safety features that includes a huge amount of useful gadgets and other tech, such as lane-keeping aids, traffic light recognition, and cross-traffic alerts.

Are BMW 5 Series Cars Reliable?

The 5 Series has been around for a long time. This is no more apparent than in its reliability credentials. BMW has clearly had lots of time to get all things mechanical as near to perfect as possible. You're unlikely to experience any mechanical problems at all but, should that happen, BMW provides a three-year/unlimited mileage warranty on new cars.

For added peace of mind, take out a maintenance option with your lease deal. That means you'll never need to worry about the downtime caused by waiting for your car to be booked into a workshop garage or dealing with the unexpected costs of mechanical problems.

Why Should You Take Out a BMW Series 5 Lease Deal?

Choosing a new car is a big decision. Cars of any age aren't cheap, and a new car comes with the extra downfall of being subject to depreciation as soon as you drive it out of the sales garage. Larger, more expensive cars, such as the BMW Series 5, are sometimes subject to more depreciation than smaller, cheaper cars. That's why, traditionally, many people steered clear of brand-new vehicles, choosing instead to drive slightly older models.

However, driving a new car comes with a considerable list of benefits - in addition to the obvious fact that it's good to have a car that's nice to spend time in and drive, wherever your travels take you. The benefits of driving a new car aren't just about looking and feeling good though. Driving newer models means benefitting from all the latest innovations in performance, safety, efficiency, comfort and technology. 

Since hybrid cars were introduced to the market, technology has moved at a rapid pace. Improvements in efficiency now mean that driving a car with up-to-date tech could save you money in the long run as fuel efficiency is so much better today than it once was.

Leasing is becoming more and more popular with UK drivers. It's an economical way to get behind the wheel of a brand-new car without it putting a huge strain on your finances. It also means that you'll never have to worry about depreciation or the hassle of selling the car once you decide that you're ready to drive something newer. At the end of your lease contract, you just hand back the car and keys to us and then walk away. 

Of course, like most of our customers, you can always choose to take out another lease and drive away in a brand-new vehicle once again!

Leasing a BMW 5 Series with LeaseCar

LeaseCar is one of the UK's longest-established national leasing companies. We have an excellent track record in the leasing market, both for business lease deals and personal lease deals.

We offer market-leading affordable leasing options and have frequent special leasing offers - including lease offers on the BMW 5 Series. If you sign a lease agreement with us, you can rest assured that you'll receive the best possible customer support for the duration of your contract and beyond. The vast majority of our customers come back to us because of our commitment to good service, and that's a reputation we're very proud to uphold.

Years of experience in the leasing market mean that we can help you decide on which finance type is right for you as well as talk you through the pros and cons of various finance agreements. We can also help you estimate your annual mileage so you don't have to worry about any excess mileage charges. Our lease deals come with a generous annual mileage allowance but this can be tailored to suit your individual needs. We can also adjust this throughout the duration of your lease as your driving needs change.

When you choose LeaseCar as your leasing partner, you're benefitting from over twenty years of experience in the leasing sector as well as our firm links with the UK's top vehicle suppliers. This means that we can source cars quicker than many other leasing companies. Whatever car you're dreaming of getting behind the wheel of, we've got the contacts to quickly make that dream a reality.

What to Do Now

We're not just a team of vehicle leasing experts, we're a team of dedicated car enthusiasts who genuinely enjoy matching customers with their perfect road partners. 

If you'd like advice about the BMW Series 5 and whether it's a car that's going to suit you, we're always happy to discuss your options. Chances are, whatever your driving needs and style, there's a 5 Series version that's got your name on it!

Talk to us today to find out more about a BMW 5 Series lease.

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