2022 BMW M550 review

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  • Super powerful engine
  • Luxury interior
  • Latest tech


  • Conservative styling
  • Platform is a bit dated
  • Performance over mpg focus

Mileage (EPA estimate)

17 city, 25 highway, 20 combined

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Power and luxury

The 2022 BMW M550 has many impressive features, not the least of which is its big turbocharged engine. It's a stout 4.4L V8, making a massive 523 horsepower, plus there's performance suspension, bigger brakes, and interior upgrades to help you go fast in style. Naturally, it has all the BMW luxury sedan appointments you would expect so that you can have the latest comfort and technology features.

All BMW M550 years

What is new for the 2022 BMW M550?

  • M550 trims have been upgraded with Rear Spoiler as standard equipment this year.

2022 BMW M550 trims

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5 reasons to buy the 2022 BMW M550

1. Turbo V8 power 

The 2022 M550's V8 is a turbocharged 4.4L machine, with power at 523 horsepower alongside 553 lb-ft of torque. That makes for a pretty impressive powertrain that is rounded out with a standard all-wheel-drive system and an eight-speed automatic transmission. This means you'll have power and grip no matter whether you're heading downtown or taking a road trip down to the lake. 

2. Other performance upgrades 

Power is nothing without control, and the 2022 M550 has a great list of performance features. You'll get an electronically controlled rear differential, a great adaptive sport suspension, high-performance brakes, 19-inch wheels, and a rear spoiler. This means you'll be able to turn sharper and brake harder than the average 5 Series in your 2022 M550. 

3. Standard luxury 

No matter which M550 you have, it'll surely have many luxury and convenience features. You get standard leather upholstery, a leather-wrapped wheel, a sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, power-folding and heated mirrors, a power trunk lid, and automatic wipers. So, as you can see, comfort comes standard on the 2022 BMW M550. 

4. Tech too 

With all the attention paid to the engine and chassis, you can might also expect the best from a technology perspective. Well, you won't be disappointed. The M550 has standard Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto smartphone integration, a 12.3-inch infotainment touchscreen), a digital gauge cluster display, and navigation. Stay connected on the go with the 2022 M550. 

5. Upgrades available 

Searching our lots for a 2022 M550 that meets your strict standards is easy. While there are a bunch of comfort and convenience upgrades, you also should check out the Dynamic Handling package that ups the performance. It delivers an even more impressive high-performance adaptive suspension, active steering, and active roll stabilization. 

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BMW M550 features and specs

I xDrive 4WD/AWD 4D Sedan

Standard Features

  • 4WD/AWD
  • ABS Brakes
  • Adjustable Suspension
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Cruise Control
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Harman Kardon Sound
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Leather Seats
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Navigation System
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Hatch/Deck Lid
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Rear View Camera
  • Remote Start
  • Run Flat Tires
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Sunroof(s)
  • Traction Control
  • Turbo Charged Engine
  • 20 Inch Plus Wheels
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Bowers & Wilkins Audio
  • Head Up Display
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Parking Sensors
  • Rear Seat Heaters
  • Rear Sunshade
  • Remote Start
  • Seat Massagers

Drive Wheels

All Wheel Drive (4WD/AWD)

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Torque (ft-lbs)


Engine type

Turbo Gas

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Overall length






Leg room

F 41.4"/R 36.5"

Head room

F 38.8"/R 37.5"

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