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BMW 5-Series Saloon 530i SE 4d Auto (2004/04)

BMW 5-Series Saloon 530i SE 4d Auto (2004/04) - Owner Review

Best in its class, it goes exactly where you point it. If I had any small criticism it would be that it can tramline slightly on white lines but I've got the 18-inch wheels fitted. Other than that it goes round corners like its on rails.
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BMW 5-Series Saloon (03-10)

Value

4 out of 5

Good, mines pretty load however (Sat Nav, Leather, Auto, 18-inch wheels).

Costs

4 out of 5

If your easy on the loud pedal it will average 30 mpg. I haven't had it serviced yet and its got the 5-year/60k miles service inclusive package anyway. The bad point are the tyres - over £800 for a set, that's part my fault for having 18-inch wheels.

Driving

4 out of 5

Best in its class, it goes exactly where you point it. If I had any small criticism it would be that it can tramline slightly on white lines but I've got the 18-inch wheels fitted. Other than that it goes round corners like its on rails.

Performance

5 out of 5

Its quick, leaves the Merc E320 and Lexus Gs300 for dead.

Reliability

4 out of 5

Touch wood, nothing has gone wrong yet.

Image

5 out of 5

If you get the colour (mines black) and the wheels right it looks great! Makes people look but I guess its a love/hate thing.

Comfort

4 out of 5

Very good seat comfort etc. ride is hard (back to the tyres again).

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Insurance group: 38

Security

4 out of 5

No comment - not been stolen or broken into.

Service

4 out of 5

In general BMW servicing is OK, but some dealers are a right pain and I won't return too.

Problems

Bodywork
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Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
No

Would you buy the same model again?
Yes

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
Yes