2024 BMW i5

The 2024 BMW i5 represents BMW's latest foray into the electric vehicle market, drawing inspiration from the updated design of the BMW 5 Series. Initially launching with the flagship M60 variant, this model sets the stage for an expanded range to follow.

High-Performance Electric Luxury

The New 2024 BMW i5 M60

The i5 M60 underscores BMW's dedication to merging performance and luxury, leveraging the distinct advantages of electric propulsion. The new BMW i5 M60 promises quick accelerations, a balanced fusion of agility and precision handling, complemented by cutting-edge connectivity and comfort amenities. Furthermore, the spacious interior ensures a comfortable journey for all occupants, making the new i5 capable of surpassing your expectations in every possible situation.

Where Does the 2024 BMW i5 Fit In the Lineup?

Positioned between the i4 and the premier i7, the 2024 BMW i5 emerges as the brand's contemporary electric midsize sedan. It's the latest electric vehicle from BMW and the third electric sedan. Taking the best parts of the redesigned 5 Series with the added benefit of a fully electric powertrain, the new i5 provides the best balance of the i4's performance and the i7's luxury. The i5 M60, as the pinnacle of this lineup, signifies the brand's dedication to electric innovation. Mirroring the attributes of the revamped BMW 5 Series in terms of size, interior capacity, and overall essence, the i5 is poised to expand with more variants, with the M60 continuing as its flagship.

2024 BMW i5 Sedan front view

Who Is The 2024 BMW i5 M60 Designed For?

Aimed at discerning individuals who value a blend of luxury and athleticism, the 2024 BMW i5 M60 stands out as one of the quickest electric vehicles available. Its dual-motor setup ensures swift acceleration, making it a top choice for luxury EV aficionados who prioritize performance. Designed for those who prioritize luxury without sacrificing performance, its comprehensive suite of tech and comfort amenities positions it as a top choice for both daily drives and extended trips. The i5 M60 embodies BMW's hallmark performance, luxury, and advanced tech, catering to a wide range of discerning buyers.

2024 BMW i5 Sedan driving on road


Exterior design of 2024 BMW i5

Sporty Design

The 2024 BMW i5's design takes cues from the updated 5 Series, seamlessly fitting between the i4 and i7 models, characterized by a sporty profile and extended dimensions. Its side view emphasizes its extended form, highlighted by a pronounced hood, steep A-pillar, and a smoothly transitioning roofline. Distinctive to the i5 M60 xDrive are design elements like its distinct front apron, broad air intakes, and 19-inch M alloy wheels, reinforcing its sporty appeal.

Interior of 2024 BMW i5

Enhanced Comfort

Inside, the i5 M60 prioritizes comfort. The seats have been reimagined for better adjustability and comfort. While sport seats are a standard feature, there's an option for Multi-contour Comfort Seats. The rear seating design emphasizes comfort, especially in the shoulder region. The rear seat backrest offers a versatile 40:20:40 split, providing impressive versatility and flexibility. The i5 M60 provides nearly 500 litres of cargo space, ensuring that it can fit everything your busy life requires. The ambient-lit BMW Interaction Bar, standard in the i5 M60 xDrive, spans the dashboard, adding a refined touch.



The 2024 BMW i5 M60 xDrive elevates performance to new heights with its advanced electric powertrain delivering 590 horsepower. It utilizes two integrated drive units, positioned on the front and rear axles, resulting in an electric all-wheel-drive system. The rear motor provides 335 hp, while the front contributes 257 hp. Together, they achieve a torque of up to 605 lb-ft with the M Sport Boost or M Launch Control activated. This configuration allows the i5 M60 to reach 0-100 km/h in just 3.8 seconds.

Power on Demand

For those seeking an extra burst of power, there's a "Boost" shift paddle on the steering wheel that provides an added kick of performance over a short period of time and in the process unleash the full potential of the new i5 M60. Additionally, the M Sport Pro Package introduces a standard Launch Control feature which optimizes power delivery when taking off from a start.


The new i5 also benefits from BMW's updated adaptive recuperation technology for improved energy usage and recuperation. For times when preserving battery life becomes paramount, the i5 features the MAX RANGE mode. This function optimizes energy usage by adjusting various vehicle operations, keeping drivers well-informed of the adjusted range.

Energy Saving Technology

In terms of energy storage, the i5's battery provides a commendable 81.2 kWh of usable energy, ensuring a significant all-electric driving range. The vehicle's Combined Charging Unit facilitates Level 2 AC charging up to 9.6 kW, and when connected to a DC fast charger, it can replenish its battery from 10% to 80% in 30 minutes when charging at 205 kW.

2024 BMW i5 Interior technology


The 2024 BMW i5 is equipped with cutting-edge technology to elevate the driving experience. The Driving Assistance Professional package offers a Highway Assistant for semi-autonomous driving up to 130 km/h, with continuous driver attention monitoring. A novel feature is the eye-activated Active Lane Change, allowing lane changes with a simple glance at the relevant mirror. For parking convenience, the vehicle features a Parking Assistant that autonomously manages various functions. The Reversing Assistant aids in automated reversing in tight spaces. Enhanced parking visuals, including a 360-degree view and remote viewing capabilities, are available for those seeking advanced parking assistance. This just an overview of the extensive tech features of the 2024 BMW i5.

Frequently Asked Questions about the 2024 BMW i5

When will the 2024 BMW i5 arrive on the market?

The 2024 BMW i5 will go on sale in the last quarter of 2023 with first deliveries coming in 2024.

How much will the 2024 BMW i5 cost?

The 2024 BMW i5 lineup is currently comprised of only the 2024 BMW i5 M60 model which has a starting price of $95,000.


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