Who are BMW?
BMW is a German manufacturer that first opened its doors in 1916. It’s the proud creator of the BMW 5 Series, among many other popular models.
The BMW 5 Series was released in 1972 and, since then, there have been an impressive seven generations. It’s also the second best-selling BMW model after the 3 Series, representing around 50% of the manufacturer’s total profit.
The most recent generation of the BMW 5 Series is available in a number of different body types including a 5 door estate, 4 door sedan and 4 door long-wheelbase saloon.
Frequently asked questions
How much does a BMW 5 Series cost to insure?
That depends on the specific model you drive. After all, different versions of the 5 Series fall into different car insurance groups.
Based on Compare the Market data from 1 March 2019 to 1 June 2019, the average insurance quote for a BMW 520 D SE was £985.67 while for a BMW 518 D Luxury it was £1,029.11**.
**Average price amount based on the top five quotes from Compare the Market data from 1 March 2019 to 1 June 2019. The average is based on all variations of the vehicle model and uses risk data from people with different age ranges, addresses and driving histories. You may find a cheaper or more expensive quote based on your circumstances.
The majority of BMW 5 Series models fall between groups 30 – 46. And remember, the higher the insurance group, the more expensive the car insurance is likely to be.
There are many other factors that will determine the amount you’ll pay to insure your BMW 5 Series. These include, but are not limited to:
Can I cut the cost of my BMW 5 Series insurance?
It may be possible to reduce your car insurance premium for your BMW 5 Series. One of the tops ways could be to install a telematics device. With this, the better you drive, the bigger the discount you might qualify for.
It could also be a good idea to have some extra security features, such as an immobiliser and an alarm, installed in your car.
Where can I find BMW 5 Series insurance?
Compare the Market can help you find a great price for BMW 5 Series car insurance. Complete our simple online form and we’ll compare quotes from a wide range of UK insurance products.
If you’d like to learn more about another make or model of car, our manufacturers hub is a good starting point.