How Do the 2015 BMW 5 Series Features Stack Up?

September 10th, 2015 by

2016 RLX
When it comes time to take a step up from an entry-level luxury car, we know some Chicago drivers might be inclined to go toward the 2015 BMW 5 Series for its standard features. We suggest an alternative: the 2016 Acura RLX. The RLX is Acura’s flagship sedan and brings so much more to the table than its competitors, including the 2015 BMW 528i.

See for yourself.

Luxurious vs. Luxury Grade

The BMW lineup is filled with luxury grade vehicles sporting high price tags and tempting Chicagoland drivers, but when you compare them against a truly luxurious sedan like the 2016 RLX, well, we think the 2015 BMW 5 Series standard features fall short.

You can find these amenities and more on the standard RLX, but they are unavailable or require an upgrade on the 2015 BMW 528i:

  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Rearview camera system
  • Leather-trimmed seating
  • Heated front seats
  • Satellite radio
  • Noise and sound cancellation
  • LED headlights
  • Paddle shifters

Some of those amenities, like the RLX’s Jewel Eye LED headlights, are Acura-exclusive technologies, helping to give the RLX a unique look and feel that you won’t find on competing luxury cars.

The RLX also has a 3.5L V6 engine with 310 hp and 272 lb-ft of torque under the hood while the BMW 528i is still working with a 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder with only 240 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque.

To top it all off, Acura offers drivers superior peace of mind with a powertrain warranty that far exceeds the BMW warranty:

  • 2016 Acura RLX models have a 72-month/70,000-mile powertrain warranty covering the most expensive and intricate parts of an engine and drivetrain.
  • The 2015 BMW 528i only has a 48-month/50,00-mile powertrain warranty.

Test Drive an RLX

The fun of the 2016 RLX isn’t just in seeing how it gives drivers more than the 2015 BMW 5 Series standard features. The fun comes with getting behind the wheel, putting your foot to the pedal, and feeling that 310-hp 3.5L V6 roar. Visit a Chicagoland Acura Dealer near you today to see what the 2016 Acura RLX has to offer you, firsthand, from the best seat in the house.

Chicagoland Acura Dealers includes Joe Rizza Acura, Acura of Libertyville, Muller’s Woodfield Acura, McGrath Acura of Westmont, Continental Acura of Naperville, Arlington Acura in Palatine, Ed Napleton Acura, McGrath Acura of Morton Grove, Pauly Acura, McGrath Acura of Downtown Chicago, and Muller Acura of Merrillville.
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