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How Do the 2017 and 2016 BMW 5 Series Models Compare?

While the differences between the sixth generation and all-new seventh generation BMW 5 Series models are subtle, they make a world of difference in overall feel. And while both boast styling cues like angel-eye headlamps, the double kidney grille, and Hofmiester kink, their unique treatments in each version help set these generations apart.

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An Introduction Worth Savoring: The 2017 BMW M240i

As the “introductory” coupe in BMW’s portfolio, one might think the M240i as a “primer” vehicle meant for leases, so a driver can get a taste of what it has to offer. But that’s anything but true. In fact, this 2 Series performance variant is one of the most well-rounded performance coupes you’re like to find, and a blast to live with in the long term.

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carwow Sings Praises of Stately 2017 BMW X5

 

Is the 2017 X5 most magnificent midsize luxury SUV we here at Bert Smith BMW have ever encountered?

 

Well, if it isn't, we've absolutely no trouble admitting that we're not quite sure what is. Simply put, the latest X5 is a straight-up stunner.

 

Check the clip below to get a feel for what we mean. Here now with more on all things X5 is carwow reviewer Mat Watson:

Sure to be one of the more popular picks across the X5 lineup, its entry-level engine -- a turbocharged 3.0-liter six-cylinder -- is altogether exquisite.

 

Good for a hearty 300…

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BMW X5 Offers Performance and Practicality Without Sacrificing Either

Each model in the BMW portfolio comes with a wide variety of add-ons and performance options, and the 2017 X5 is no different. From the nicely-appointed sDrive35i to the snarling beast that is the X5 M, there’s a little something for everyone. But what if you want both luxurious practicality with a dash of sport? Well, that can be had, too—on the xDrive35i.

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Check Engine Light On: What Does That Mean?

Whether you are a new or experienced driver, whenever the check engine light comes on it always tends to trigger a sense of alarm. Is something wrong with your car? Not necessarily, but it is always a good idea to bring your vehicle to a professional to detect what the possible issue is exactly. The check engine light could simply be a notification that it is time for an oil change or a reminder for routine maintenance, or it very well may be something more complex such as a transmission problem.

As soon as your check engine light goes on…
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Buying vs. Leasing: What's Right for You?

If you want to purchase a car, you have a lot of options when it comes to how you buy it. A lot of people today are excited about all of the options in the market. With all of the recent changes in our business, we are more committed than ever to providing quality customer support for your decision. Over the long term, this is something that we are passionate about. Not only will we help you with your financing, but we can offer advice based on the current state of your finances. Depending on your goal, the Buying vs…
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2017 BMW 7 Series Charms carwow Critics

 

If you've yet to meet the 2017 7 Series, the German automaker's full-size luxury sedan, we here at Bert Smith BMW hate to be the ones to break it to you, but:

 

You most definitely are missing out.

 

Not to worry, though, as carwow commentator Mat Watson is here today to help you get up to speed. Scope his review of the 7 Series right here:

Boasting tech-centric goodies and gadgets galore, the 7 Series is no doubt one smart sedan. This is true even of its base model, the 740i.

 

Standard equipment on this trim includes a…

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Spanking-New 2017 BMW 5 Series Asserts Itself as a Luxury Sedan Standout

 

Has the midsize luxury sedan segment been calling your name? Well, if so, we here at Bert Smith BMW suggest you heed its cries and turn your attention to ours, the totally overhauled 2017 BMW 5 Series.

 

Could it be love at first drive?

 

Here now to help you sort out that very question is Kelley Blue Book Senior Associate Video Editor Zach Vlasuk. Check out his evaluation of the 5 Series in the clip below:

If high-octane performance is the priority, it's likely that the 5 Series' top-of-the-line trim -- the feisty 540i -- is the one for you.

 

Outfitted…

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Autotrader Takes 2017 BMW i3 for Test Run

 

If you happen to have a hankering for a hatchback EV for your next automotive purchase, we here at Bert Smith BMW may well have your fix. And you'll find it in the form of the 2017 BMW i3.

 

Want proof?

 

Well, you're sure to find plenty of it throughout the clip below, a video review of the i3 from Autotrader commentator Jabari Jones. Have at it right here:

An altogether outstanding entry-level offering, the base 60 Ah trim most certainly delivers the goods in a major way.

 

Standard features on this model include 19-inch alloy wheels, LED…

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Arrive in Fashion and on Time, For Once!

Let's face it: these days we are always on the go.
 
From casual morning business meetings, to the coffee shop, to a downtown dinner date, you spend a lot of time in your car.  So, what if your car could help you arrive safely and on time?
 
Well, the BMW ConnectedDrive platform can!
The car has its own app which keeps track of everything from your daily commute to your doctor's appointments.  The app will keep track of traffic conditions and notify you when you need to leave.  You don't even need to enter your destination, the…
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