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BMW 5-Series Saloon 530d SE 4d (2003/53)

BMW 5-Series Saloon 530d SE 4d (2003/53) - Owner Review

The car's mpg. The top end of the cars mpg is 52 and with my BMW having a 3 litre thats quite a lot.
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BMW 5-Series Saloon (03-10)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
It says you dont have too much money but enough for this BMW as it is now approximately 50 months old

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Well put it this way my two neighbours to my right have both bought BMW's.

Would you buy this car again and why?
I wouldnt buy this car again as i think the price i paied for it was a bit heavy and thats the big problem with BMW's, yes you get the reliability, yes you get the power but also you have to stick your neck out when it comes to your bank account.

What are you likely to buy next?
I have no idea what i will buy next because it will seriously go on what this car will be worth. Yet though i am planning on selling it in 2009

Buying experience

3 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchise

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£20,000

When did you buy the car?
July 2007

Did you get a good deal and why?
I felt that the deal that i got was adequate. I did get them to bring the price of my car up by £300 and the BMW by £700. In sence yes that is a £1000 saving but i thought that my car was still worth a little bit more.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Reliability

What was the dealer like?
The dealer was very helpful, he went through every single step of the process with me and made me understand a different financial service that BMW offer.

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
The Driving enjoyment i get from this BMW is staggeringly good. I get the balance between power and handling and also im not burning up all my petrol in 20 feet, which is always good.

What's it like to park?
The BMW 530d comes with Front & Rear parking sensors so parking it is quite easy compared to normal cars. The only problem is that you get used to using the parking sensors and not your own senses so when you use another car your expecting the beeps from the BMW's sensors to come on and they dont and then theres a problem.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
I have had it now for nearly 6 months and nothing whatsoever has gone wrong with it.

What's most practical about your car?
The car's mpg. The top end of the cars mpg is 52 and with my BMW having a 3 litre thats quite a lot.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
The on-board computer provides your entertainment, air conditioning settings and also other information about different parts of the car.

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