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BMW 5-Series Saloon 520d M Sport 4d (2005/55)

BMW 5-Series Saloon 520d M Sport 4d (2005/55) - Owner Review

Loads of interior space and rear legroom.

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Review submitted by
Nigel Darley on

BMW 5-Series Saloon (03-10)


4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
A bit of a poseur I think. (M5 Wannabe!)

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They love it. Media pack is an expensive but worthwhile option. Which includes 6CD, Sat Nav and Bluetooth.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes, the last 5 series is still expensive, especially in M Sport guise, so I think this one will hold it's value too.

What are you likely to buy next?
Probably keep this one a while, so maybe the new X6 when prices have come down.

Buying experience

4 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?
December 2007

Did you get a good deal and why?

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Luxury, handling and economy.

What was the dealer like?

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Brilliant driving experience. M sport suspension is quite hard but nowhere near as bad as my previous Z4. Very quiet on the motorway and very relaxed. Engine easily powerful enough for this size of car. 0-60 in 8.3s and 140 mph!

What's it like to park?
Ok, parking sensors front and rear are a must.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
No, everything is fine.

What's most practical about your car?
Loads of interior space and rear legroom.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
M Sport styling....looks fantastic.

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