Quiet luxury, lavish style—both grace the 2021 BMW 5 Series and the 2021 Lexus ES with amazing presence. A smooth ride and a plush, spacious cabin will be yours no matter which car you choose. But only one of them can earn that special place in your heart. Which one will it be?

Compare these luxury cars and explore the qualities you care about most, from performance to interior features. Pensacola, Myrtle Grove, and Cantonment, Florida, shoppers can contact us at Sandy Sansing BMW for more information!

BMW 5 Series vs Lexus ES Pensacola FL 5 Series vs ES: An All-Star Performance

A luxury car should be more than a ho-hum daily driver—you should feel some sense of thrill as you slide into the driver’s seat. The 2021 5 Series and the ES deliver astounding performances.

As you might expect, though, the BMW car outshines the competition in this respect. When you choose the M performance-inspired M550i configuration, expect 523 horsepower from a TwinPower Turbo V8 engine. By comparison, the most powerful engine available in the Lexus ES is a 302-horsepower V6.

Plus, while both cars make all-wheel drive available for more traction, only the BMW 5 Series also offers sporty rear-wheel drive. It will make you feel like you’re driving a true sport sedan!

Dynamic Design in Your Luxury Sedan

The BMW 5 Series and the Lexus ES promise unmistakable luxury, but which one looks sportier? We’ll have to hand it to the BMW sedan that achieves top-tier status through trademark BMW design.

The 5 Series merges bold athleticism and elegance with a modern kidney grille and dynamic details from every angle. For instance, the available M Sport rear bumper with diffuser and dual freeform exhaust tips are able to showcase a sense of sportiness you won’t find in the Lexus ES.

Inside, the two cars are well matched in terms of materials. You can cloak your luxury sedan in authentic leather and also choose from wood finishes, like the stately Grey Poplar Wood in the BMW. The 5 Series even offers deep black glazed finish ceramic controls, a chic and unique feature!

BMW 5 Series vs Lexus ES Pensacola FL BMW 5 Series vs Lexus ES: Electric Car

Did you know the 2021 5 Series and the ES are both available as hybrid models? If you want to save on fuel and make every adventure more efficient, these two luxury sedans will aid and abet your mission.

The Lexus ES 300h earns an EPA-estimated 44 combined MPG and comes with Lexus Hybrid Drive for a more dynamic yet fuel-efficient drive. Meanwhile, the BMW 5 Series goes further: Not only is it available as a plug-in hybrid electric sedan—the BMW 530e—but it also allows all-electric driving.

That’s right: The TwinPower Turbo engine and the integrated electric motor combine to allow you an all-electric range up to 21 miles. Cover short commutes and drives without dipping into your fuel reserves!

So, Is the Lexus or BMW Sedan Better?

We hope you’ve enjoyed this closer look at the 2021 BMW 5 Series and the 2021 Lexus ES. For sport sedans, these two models exceed expectations with their dynamic driving and sense of style.

If you want sportiness and pure power—or perhaps all-electric efficiency—the 5 Series may be more appealing to you. See how you feel when you slide behind the wheel. Book your test drive today here at Sandy Sansing BMW, our dealer serving Pensacola, Myrtle Grove, and Cantonment, FL!

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