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BMW 5-Series Saloon (96-03)

Engine and TrimPlateDate of ReviewOwner Rating

520i 4d (00)

2000/X

15 Jan 2005

5 out of 5

520i 4d (00)

2001/X

05 Jan 2002

2 out of 5

520i 4d (96)

1998/S

30 Jan 2004

4 out of 5

520i 4d (96)

1998/S

31 Jul 2003

4 out of 5

520i 4d (96)

1999/T

24 Apr 2003

4 out of 5

520i 4d (96)

1999/T

05 Dec 2002

4 out of 5

520i 4d (96)

1999/V

06 Oct 2002

3 out of 5

520i 4d (96)

1999/T

23 Jul 2002

5 out of 5

520i 4d Auto (96)

1998/S

14 Feb 2004

3 out of 5

520i 4d Auto (96)

2003/52

06 Mar 2003

5 out of 5

520i 4d Auto (96)

2002/51

09 Jul 2002

4 out of 5

520i SE 4d (00)

2001/X

23 Jan 2014

4 out of 5

520i SE 4d (00)

2002/52

11 May 2013

5 out of 5

520i SE 4d (00)

2001/X

11 Oct 2011

5 out of 5

520i SE 4d (00)

2001/Y

05 Jun 2011

5 out of 5

520i SE 4d (00)

2001/Y

23 Feb 2011

5 out of 5

520i SE 4d (00)

2003/03

07 Feb 2006

4 out of 5

520i SE 4d (00)

2001/X

02 Dec 2005

4 out of 5

520i SE 4d (00)

2002/02

11 Apr 2004

5 out of 5

520i SE 4d (00)

2001/51

14 May 2003

4 out of 5

520i SE 4d (96)

1998/R

05 Mar 2006

4 out of 5

520i SE 4d (96)

1998/R

08 May 2005

4 out of 5

520i SE 4d (96)

1999/T

14 Jan 2005

5 out of 5

520i SE 4d (96)

1998/S

27 Dec 2004

5 out of 5

520i SE 4d (96)

1997/P

01 Jan 2004

4 out of 5

520i SE 4d (96)

1999/T

17 Dec 2003

4 out of 5

520i SE 4d (96)

1996/N

18 Aug 2003

4 out of 5

520i SE 4d (96)

2002/51

10 Aug 2003

4 out of 5

520i SE 4d (96)

1999/T

15 May 2003

4 out of 5

520i SE 4d (96)

1998/S

27 Nov 2002

4 out of 5

520i SE 4d (96)

2000/W

07 Jun 2002

4 out of 5

520i SE 4d (96)

1999/S

18 Apr 2001

4 out of 5

520i SE 4d Auto (00)

2001/51

07 Jul 2009

4 out of 5

520i SE 4d Auto (00)

2001/Y

03 Mar 2005

4 out of 5

520i SE 4d Auto (96)

1999/T

12 Oct 2015

5 out of 5

520i SE 4d Auto (96)

1998/S

17 Mar 2015

4 out of 5

520i SE 4d Auto (96)

1999/T

30 Apr 2006

4 out of 5

520i SE 4d Auto (96)

1999/V

30 Jan 2006

4 out of 5

520i SE 4d Auto (96)

1999/T

08 May 2004

5 out of 5

520iES SE 4d Auto

2002/52

19 Feb 2007

5 out of 5

520iES SE 4d Auto

2002/52

14 Dec 2004

5 out of 5

523i 4d

1998/S

08 Sep 2013

4 out of 5

523i 4d

1997/P

15 Jul 2004

4 out of 5

523i 4d

1996/N

19 Apr 2003

4 out of 5

523i 4d

1999/S

10 Dec 2002

5 out of 5

523i 4d

1996/P

01 Mar 2002

5 out of 5

523i 4d

1996/P

20 Feb 2002

4 out of 5

523i 4d Auto

2001/X

21 Nov 2004

5 out of 5

523i 4d Auto

1996/P

26 May 2003

4 out of 5

523i SE 4d

2000/W

08 Jun 2012

4 out of 5

523i SE 4d

1999/V

10 Feb 2008

4 out of 5

523i SE 4d

1999/T

23 Dec 2007

4 out of 5

523i SE 4d

1998/S

31 Dec 2005

4 out of 5

523i SE 4d

1996/P

28 Sep 2005

5 out of 5

523i SE 4d

1999/T

23 Feb 2005

4 out of 5

523i SE 4d

1999/T

13 Dec 2004

4 out of 5

523i SE 4d

1996/N

19 Oct 2004

4 out of 5

523i SE 4d

1996/N

19 Oct 2004

4 out of 5

523i SE 4d

1996/N

19 Oct 2004

4 out of 5

523i SE 4d

1997/R

09 Aug 2004

4 out of 5

523i SE 4d

1999/T

02 Jul 2004

4 out of 5

523i SE 4d

1998/R

01 Jun 2004

4 out of 5

523i SE 4d

1997/P

19 May 2003

5 out of 5

523i SE 4d

1996/P

19 May 2003

5 out of 5

523i SE 4d

1997/P

28 Apr 2003

4 out of 5

523i SE 4d

1998/S

30 Dec 2002

4 out of 5

523i SE 4d

1996/N

29 Jun 2001

4 out of 5

523i SE 4d

1997/P

28 Jun 2001

4 out of 5

523i SE 4d

1998/R

16 Apr 2001

4 out of 5

523i SE 4d Auto

1999/V

18 May 2011

4 out of 5

523i SE 4d Auto

2000/X

03 Jan 2011

4 out of 5

523i SE 4d Auto

1996/N

29 Nov 2005

4 out of 5

523i SE 4d Auto

1998/S

27 Sep 2005

5 out of 5

523i SE 4d Auto

1998/R

28 Aug 2005

3 out of 5

523i SE 4d Auto

1998/S

07 Dec 2004

4 out of 5

523i SE 4d Auto

1999/T

15 Oct 2004

5 out of 5

523i SE 4d Auto

1999/T

09 Oct 2004

5 out of 5

523i SE 4d Auto

2000/W

23 Feb 2004

4 out of 5

523i SE 4d Auto

1998/R

01 Jan 2004

4 out of 5

523i SE 4d Auto

1999/S

21 Dec 2003

4 out of 5

523i SE 4d Auto

1997/P

18 Aug 2002

5 out of 5

523i SE 4d Auto

2001/X

08 Jan 2002

4 out of 5

523i SE 4d Auto

1998/S

25 Nov 2001

4 out of 5

525 tds SE 4d

1996/N

15 Feb 2009

5 out of 5

525 tds SE 4d

1998/S

15 Dec 2006

4 out of 5

525 tds SE 4d Auto

1999/V

10 May 2005

4 out of 5

525d ES SE 4d

2003/03

04 Dec 2013

5 out of 5

525d SE 4d

2003/03

07 Feb 2012

3 out of 5

525d SE 4d

2002/52

08 Aug 2008

1 out of 5

525d SE 4d

2001/51

28 Nov 2005

5 out of 5

525d Sport 4d Auto

2003/03

17 Aug 2013

4 out of 5

525i 4d Auto

2002/51

29 Aug 2003

5 out of 5

525i SE 4d

2000/X

25 May 2007

4 out of 5

525i SE 4d

2000/X

31 Jan 2006

4 out of 5

525i SE 4d Auto

2001/Y

06 Oct 2006

5 out of 5

525i SE 4d Auto

2001/Y

02 Aug 2004

5 out of 5

525i Sport 4d Auto

2001/51

28 Sep 2007

5 out of 5

528i SE 4d

1998/R

14 Jan 2005

5 out of 5

528i SE 4d

1998/S

20 Jul 2004

4 out of 5

528i SE 4d

1997/P

11 Jun 2004

5 out of 5

528i SE 4d

1998/R

23 Apr 2004

5 out of 5

528i SE 4d

2003/52

26 May 2003

5 out of 5

528i SE 4d

1996/N

20 Mar 2002

4 out of 5

528i SE 4d

1997/P

17 Mar 2002

5 out of 5

528i SE 4d

1996/P

01 Sep 2001

5 out of 5

528i SE 4d

1999/S

12 Mar 2001

4 out of 5

528i SE 4d

1996/N

05 Jan 2001

5 out of 5

528i SE 4d Auto

1997/R

07 Sep 2013

5 out of 5

528i SE 4d Auto

1997/R

06 Sep 2013

5 out of 5

528i SE 4d Auto

1999/T

05 Jun 2010

4 out of 5

528i SE 4d Auto

1996/P

05 Jul 2008

4 out of 5

528i SE 4d Auto

1999/T

20 Mar 2005

4 out of 5

528i SE 4d Auto

1999/T

15 Feb 2005

4 out of 5

528i SE 4d Auto

1996/P

16 Dec 2004

3 out of 5

528i SE 4d Auto

1998/S

18 Oct 2004

5 out of 5

528i SE 4d Auto

1997/P

28 May 2004

4 out of 5

528i SE 4d Auto

1996/P

14 Oct 2003

5 out of 5

528i SE 4d Auto

1998/R

21 Aug 2003

5 out of 5

528i SE 4d Auto

1999/V

18 Aug 2003

5 out of 5

528i SE 4d Auto

1999/S

26 Jul 2003

5 out of 5

528i SE 4d Auto

1998/S

21 Jun 2003

4 out of 5

528i SE 4d Auto

1997/P

30 May 2002

4 out of 5

528i SE 4d Auto

1996/P

06 Jun 2001

5 out of 5

528i Sport 4d

2000/W

18 May 2004

4 out of 5

528i Sport 4d

2000/V

05 Jan 2004

4 out of 5

528i Sport 4d

2000/W

13 Oct 2003

5 out of 5

528i Sport 4d Auto

2000/V

13 Sep 2005

5 out of 5

528i Sport 4d Auto

2000/W

03 Nov 2004

5 out of 5

528i Sport 4d Auto

2000/W

11 Aug 2004

4 out of 5

528i Sport 4d Auto

2000/W

20 Nov 2003

4 out of 5

530d SE (184bhp) 4d

2002/02

31 Mar 2006

5 out of 5

530d SE (184bhp) 4d

1999/T

22 Dec 2004

4 out of 5

530d SE (184bhp) 4d

1999/T

10 Aug 2003

4 out of 5

530d SE (184bhp) 4d

2000/V

09 Nov 2002

5 out of 5

530d SE (184bhp) 4d

1999/T

10 Jan 2002

4 out of 5

530d SE (184bhp) 4d Auto

2000/W

04 Dec 2012

4 out of 5

530d SE (184bhp) 4d Auto

1999/V

27 Oct 2004

4 out of 5

530d SE (184bhp) 4d Auto

2000/V

27 Oct 2002

4 out of 5

530d SE (193bhp) 4d

2000/W

09 Nov 2005

5 out of 5

530d SE (193bhp) 4d

2001/Y

02 Aug 2004

5 out of 5

530d SE (193bhp) 4d Auto

2000/V

30 Sep 2003

5 out of 5

530d Sport 4d Auto

2002/02

01 May 2013

5 out of 5

530d Sport 4d Auto

2001/Y

29 Dec 2005

5 out of 5

530d Sport 4d Auto

2002/52

03 Feb 2004

4 out of 5

530d Sport 4d Auto

2002/02

11 Nov 2003

5 out of 5

530d Sport 4d Auto

2002/02

15 Jun 2003

5 out of 5

530i SE 4d Auto

2000/X

17 Feb 2011

4 out of 5

530i SE 4d Auto

2001/Y

03 Apr 2009

5 out of 5

530i Sport 4d

2001/51

02 Apr 2009

4 out of 5

530i Sport 4d Auto

2002/02

30 Mar 2013

5 out of 5

530i Sport 4d Auto

2001/51

24 Dec 2007

4 out of 5

530i Sport 4d Auto

2001/Y

23 Oct 2006

5 out of 5

530i Sport 4d Auto

2001/X

12 Jul 2005

5 out of 5

530i Sport 4d Auto

2002/51

18 Nov 2004

4 out of 5

535i 4d (96)

1998/R

10 Nov 2011

5 out of 5

535i 4d (96)

1998/S

12 Feb 2008

4 out of 5

535i 4d (96)

1997/R

31 Dec 2007

5 out of 5

535i 4d (96)

1997/P

22 Feb 2005

3 out of 5

535i 4d (96)

1996/P

03 Jul 2003

4 out of 5

535i 4d Auto (96)

1998/R

01 Jul 2013

5 out of 5

535i 4d Auto (96)

1998/R

29 Sep 2010

5 out of 5

535i 4d Auto (96)

1997/R

11 Dec 2007

5 out of 5

535i 4d Auto (96)

1997/R

07 May 2006

4 out of 5

535i 4d Auto (96)

1998/S

02 Nov 2004

5 out of 5

535i 4d Auto (96)

1999/S

17 Aug 2004

4 out of 5

535i 4d Auto (96)

1996/P

17 Apr 2004

4 out of 5

535i 4d Auto (96)

1999/S

26 Apr 2003

4 out of 5

535i 4d Auto (96)

1997/R

14 Mar 2003

5 out of 5

535i 4d Auto (96)

2001/X

01 Aug 2002

4 out of 5

535i 4d Auto (96)

1998/R

20 Dec 2001

4 out of 5

535i 4d Auto (96)

1997/R

30 Apr 2001

5 out of 5

535i Sport 4d Auto (00)

2002/02

26 Mar 2014

4 out of 5

535i Sport 4d Auto (00)

2000/V

13 Sep 2005

4 out of 5

535i Sport 4d Auto (00)

2000/W

02 Jan 2004

4 out of 5

540i 4d (00)

2002/51

18 Aug 2002

5 out of 5

540i 4d (96)

2000/X

11 Jan 2006

4 out of 5

540i 4d (96)

2001/X

25 Aug 2003

4 out of 5

540i 4d Auto (96)

1998/R

29 Mar 2013

5 out of 5

540i 4d Auto (96)

1997/P

03 Aug 2005

4 out of 5

540i 4d Auto (96)

1999/T

12 Oct 2004

3 out of 5

540i 4d Auto (96)

1998/R

11 Oct 2004

4 out of 5

540i 4d Auto (96)

1998/R

15 Sep 2004

5 out of 5

540i 4d Auto (96)

1999/S

17 Dec 2002

4 out of 5

540i 4d Auto (96)

1997/R

09 Aug 2001

5 out of 5

540i 4d Auto (96)

1999/S

17 Sep 2000

5 out of 5

540i Protection 4d Auto (00)

2002/51

23 Sep 2002

5 out of 5

540i Protection 4d Auto (98)

1998/R

21 Apr 2005

4 out of 5

540i Protection 4d Auto (98)

2001/X

28 Feb 2001

5 out of 5

540i Sport 4d (01)

2002/02

12 Aug 2008

5 out of 5

540i Sport 4d Auto (01)

2001/Y

20 Mar 2013

5 out of 5

540i Sport 4d Auto (01)

2002/02

12 Jan 2007

5 out of 5

M5 4d

1999/V

09 Jun 2010

3 out of 5

M5 4d

2000/W

15 Jan 2006

5 out of 5

M5 4d

2002/02

13 Jan 2005

4 out of 5

M5 4d

2000/X

25 Jan 2004

5 out of 5

M5 4d

2000/W

17 Jan 2003

4 out of 5