BMW 5 Series - most comfortable cars

Whether cruising along or tackling tight corners, the BMW 5 Series has it all

Despite being an executive saloon rather than a fully-fledged limousine, the BMW 5 Series still offers brilliant ride quality that belies its size. 

The current 5 Series makes use of tech from its 7 Series bigger brother, including carbon fibre in its construction and plenty of hi-tech gadgets. And another useful feature that's carried over is the 5 Series' ability to carry five people in comfort. 

If you choose the adaptive dampers, the ride is almost on a par with the 7 Series and at just a push of a button can switch between motorway cruiser and b-road sports car. 

OK, so there's not quite as much space as you'll find in a 7 Series, but rear occupants won't feel short-changed by a lack of head or knee room. And the cabin is still quiet and refined, while BMW offers a similar range of rear-seat entertainment as the 7 Series, too.

Most comfortable cars on sale

  1. 1. Mercedes S-Class
  2. 2. Rolls-Royce Phantom
  3. 3. Range Rover
  4. 4. BMW 7 Series
  5. 5. Bentley Mulsanne
  6. 6. Audi A8
  7. 7. BMW 5 Series
  8. 8. Bentley Bentayga
  9. 9. Audi Q7
  10. 10. Mercedes E-Class

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