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BMW 5-Series Saloon 520d (177bhp) M Sport 4d (2008/58)

BMW 5-Series Saloon 520d (177bhp) M Sport 4d (2008/58) - Owner Review

Cruise control.

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BMW 5-Series Saloon (03-10)


1 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
I,m all about buying a badge. Wont make that mistake again.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They think its great. But then again they don't have to live with it.

Would you buy this car again and why?
No, to much money, unreliable, poor customer service.

What are you likely to buy next?
Probably an Audi.

Buying experience

3 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Didn't buy from a dealer

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
October 2008

Did you get a good deal and why?

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Mistakenly thought it would be a quality car.

What was the dealer like?

Driving it

1 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
It is a very hard ride. Partly because of sports suspension but more down to the run flat tyres. I would reccommend you steer clear of run flats. Handles great with the sports suspension though.

What's it like to park?
Parking sensors make it a dream to park.

Living with it

1 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
It has gone wrong more times than I can mention. 2 cracked alloys. Blown turbo. electric windows faulty (still are !!!). Faulty radio (still is !!). Dashboard rattles (Arggggggh). Peeling paintwork. Constantly blows headlight bulbs.

What's most practical about your car?
Cruise control.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Cruise control.

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