THE 2017 BMW 530I VS. The 2017 Lexus ES 350M

World-Class BMW 530i takes on the Competition 

BMW is the name in luxury vehicles, and, here at BMW of Visalia, we're proud to offer a vast selection of these amazing cars to our customers in central California.

With the best selection of first-class BMW vehicles around, we are the home for Visalia drivers looking for luxurious SUVs, sedans, and coupes.

The 2017 BMW 530i

The 2017 BMW 5 Series is one of the carmaker's most popular models. With mutiple trims to choose from, the 5 Series is a luxury, four-door sedan for drivers with discerning taste.

The BMW 530i is the first of two trim options for the 5 Series. It comes equipped with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that offers drivers 248 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. It's also available with all-wheel drive, called "xDrive" in BMW speak.

BMW 530i vs. Lexus ES 350M

At BMW of Visalia, we know our available BMW models are top-notch and hard to beat. But, that doesn't mean they stand alone in a crowded car market.

If you're torn between the stellar BMW 530i and one of its competitors, read on. We've researched two similar-but-different luxury sedans for you. With side-by-side comparisons at your fingertips, we hope to make your car-buying decision easier.

  • ¬†Features. The BMW 530i comes with more standard equipment than the Lexus ES 350. In fact, some amenities, including a navigation system, come standard on the BMW model, but are more expensive add-ons for the Lexus.
  • All-wheel drive. For those who like the extra security of all-wheel drive, the BMW 530i is available in xDrive. Comparatively, the Lexus sedan does not have an all-wheel drive option.
  • Fuel economy. The BMW model has better fuel economy ratings than the Lexus, earning around 24 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway, compared to the Lexus rating of 21 mpg city and 30 mpg highway. Plus, the BMW has a larger gas tank than the Lexus, meaning fewer refueling stops for you.
  • Size. Both sedans are similar in size, but the BMW 530i is overall slightly larger than the Lexus. This translates to more space for you and your passengers inside the car. In fact, the BMW 530i offers more headroom, shoulder room, and elbow room than the Lexus ES 350.

Shopping for the BMW 530i in Visalia

When you're ready to see all the ways the 2017 BMW 530i is the better choice for luxury sedans, come see us at BMW of Visalia. We have a selection of this versatile sedan on hand on our new car lot that you can meet in person and take out for a test drive soon.