BMW Australia has confirmed that the 2025 BMW i5 Touring, the wagon version of the i5 – the all-electric new 5 Series – sedan, will be launched locally in the third quarter of 2024. To be launched in high-spec high-performance M60 trim only, the i5 M60 Touring will be priced from $219,900 plus on-road costs and will be the only all-electric wagon for sale in Australia. Like the i5 sedan, the Touring has grown in dimensions and in M60 form, offers up to 506km of range on the WLTP cycle.

According to BMW, “The BMW 5 Series Touring, the epitome of driving pleasure, sporty elegance and modern functionality in the premium upper mid-range segment, is entering a new era. The sixth generation of the BMW 5 Series Touring is more progressive than ever, featuring numerous digital innovations, pioneering systems for automated driving and parking, increased sustainability throughout the entire product life cycle and, for the first time, an all-electric drive in the form of the BMW i5 Touring.

“The new BMW i5 M60 Touring is a sophisticated all-rounder for everyday driving and touring, offering stylish presence, superior sportiness, versatility and spacious comfort.”

Stylistically, the 2025 BMW i5 Touring follows the same general styling theme as its sedan sibling with aggressive frontal styling with the BMW ‘Iconic Glow’ illuminated grille, daytime running lights doubling as the front indicators and new wheels up to 21-inches in size. The i5 Touring’s rear design is more rounded than the previous-generation 5 Series Touring and features larger rear shoulders for a more muscular look. The tailights are more curved than the sedan and give a more three-dimensional look.

Measuring 5,060mm long, 1,900mm wide, 1,515mm tall and riding on a 2,995mm long wheelbase, the 2025 BMW i5 Touring has grown compared to its predecessor and is 97mm longer, 32mm wider, 17mm taller and its wheelbase is 20mm longer than before. Its boot offers 560-litres of space with the seats up and 1,700L with them folded.

Riding on the same architecture as the i5 sedan, the 2025 BMW i5 Touring uses an 81.2kWh usable battery that allows for up to 506km of range on the WLTP cycle, which is 10km less than the sedan. The battery feeds two electric motors for 442kW of power and 820Nm of torque, which allows for a 0-100km/h sprint time of just 3.9 seconds (0.1 seconds slower than the sedan) and an electronically limited top speed of 230km/h.

The i5 Touring can be charged at up to 205kW on a DC fast charger for a 10 to 80 per cent charge in as little as 30 minutes. Australian-spec i5 Tourings will also include a onboard 22kW AC charger to enable reasonably fast charging when DC fast chargers are unavailable. Like the i5 M60 sedan, the Touring includes a five-year subscription to the Chargefox public charging network, and both a type 2-to-type 2 cable and a car-to-wall socket cable as well.

2025 BMW i5 Touring M60 xDrive standard equipment:

  • 20-inch M alloy wheels (21s are a no-cost option)
  • Adaptive M suspension with M-specific chassis tuning
  • Panoramic glass roof (non-opening)
  • Automatic LED exterior lighting with front and rear daytime running lights
  • Automatic rain-sensing wipers
  • Automatic tailgate
  • Keyless entry and push button start
  • BMW ‘Individual Merino’ leather upholstery
  • Electric sports front seats with lumbar adjustment, heating and ventilation
  • Four-zone automatic climate control
  • Configurable ambient lighting
  • BMW Live Cockpit Professional with Operating System 8.5 incorporating a 14.9-inch touchscreen and 12.3-inch digital driver’s display with an inbuilt eSIM for live services and over-the-air updates
  • Head-up display
  • Digital radio
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • 17-speaker Bowers & Wilkins sound system
  • Wireless phone charger
  • Interior camera
  • Mode 3 and mode 2 charging cables
  • 22kW AC charging
  • Five-year subscription to the Chargefox charging network
  • Metallic paintwork

i5 Touring M60 xDrive safety equipment:

  • Auto emergency braking (AEB) with pedestrian and cyclist detection
  • Lane keeping assistance with lane departure warning
  • Adaptive cruise control with stop and go functionality
  • Adaptive lane guidance
  • Blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert
  • Rear automatic braking
  • Matrix adaptive high beam
  • Driver attention monitoring
  • Traffic sign recognition
  • Front, side and rear parking sensors
  • Automatic parking
  • 360-degree parking camera
  • Tyre pressure monitoring
  • Alarm

i5 Touring M60 xDrive options:

  • Comfort Package (heated steering wheel, sun blinds for rear windows, ‘comfort’ front seats and heated rear seats): $2,700
  • M Sport Plus Package (21-inch wheels, carbon exterior mirror caps, gloss black exterior trim, red brake callipers and M seat belts): $3,000

i5 Touring M60 xDrive colour options:

  • Alpine White
  • M Carbon Black
  • Black Sapphire
  • Sophisto Grey
  • Mineral White
  • Phytonic Blue
  • Oxide Grey
  • M Brooklyn Grey
  • Cape York Green
  • Fire Red
  • Tanzanite Blue ($2,400)
  • Frozen Pure Grey matte ($5,000)
  • Frozen Deep Grey matte ($5,000)

2025 BMW i5 Touring pricing (plus on-road costs):

  • M60 xDrive: $219,900

The 2025 BMW i5 Touring is due in Australia in the third quarter of 2024, with local deliveries to commence then. Stay tuned to DiscoverAuto for the latest automotive news and reviews.

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