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BMW 5-Series Saloon 530d M Sport Business Edition 4d Step Auto (2009/59)

BMW 5-Series Saloon 530d M Sport Business Edition 4d Step Auto (2009/59) - Owner Review

The huge boot.
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Review submitted by
Rakesh Patel on

BMW 5-Series Saloon (03-10)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Someone who appreciates quality.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They love the car, feels luxurious inside.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Possibly, may look into the newer shape.

What are you likely to buy next?
Depending on requirements, 5 series or 3 series with all the gadgets.

Buying experience

3 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Independent

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£15,000

When did you buy the car?
September 2013

Did you get a good deal and why?
It was certainly cheaper than BMW dealership (by about £2k), but very hard to find a good example with 3 litre engine and M sport spec.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Needed bigger car and bigger boot.

What was the dealer like?
Nice friendly guy, dealt with any minor issues promptly.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Very quick and nimble for its size, handles well, for a big car.

What's it like to park?
The sensors help, but a big car is a big car. Supermarket parking is a nightmare, try to park in a parent and child spot whenever possible.

Living with it

3 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Not yet.

What's most practical about your car?
The huge boot.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
The hard drive on the entertainment system and Idrive.

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