DOUBLE VICTORY FOR BMW AT WHAT CAR? CAR OF THE YEAR 2019.

The new BMW 3 Series Saloon and BMW 5 Series Saloon have received two of the highest accolades at this year's What Car? Car of the Year Awards, which took place at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on Tuesday 22 January 2019. The BMW 3 Series Saloon 320d Sport auto secured the title of overall 'Best Executive Car', while the BMW 5 Series Saloon was crowned 'Best Luxury Car' for the third consecutive year.

In its appraisal, What Car? judges declared: “The latest BMW 3 Series is scintillating to drive, yet it also rides well and is impressively fuel efficient. That, plus a comfortable, spacious interior and brilliant infotainment system equals a car that encapsulates all of the attributes required in the executive car market – and then some.” Read the full review here.

BMW 3 Series

It is the third year in a row that the BMW 5 Series Saloon has been crowned as the 'Best Luxury Car', which is a testament to the success of this business saloon since its launch in February 2017.

“Our 2017 Car of the Year remains the best luxury saloon on sale, being every bit as classy and relaxing as rivals that cost twice as much. In fact, we can’t find any areas in which it drops the ball – it’s the supreme luxury package without the exclusive price tag.” Read the full review here.

BMW 5 Series 520d SE

Along with these wins, five other models were highlighted with 'Best Buy' commendations:

  • BMW 2 Series 218i Sport – Best coupé for less than £30,000
  • BMW 5 Series 530e SE – Best plug-in hybrid for £30,000-£50,000
  • BMW 5 Series Touring 520d SE – Best estate car for more than £30,000
  • BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo 630d SE – Best luxury car for £40,000-£60,000
  • BMW X3 M40i – Best sports SUV for £40,000-£60,000


Find out more about the BMW 3 Series Saloon or book a test drive today.

Find out more about the BMW 5 Series Saloon or book a test drive today.

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