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BMW 5-Series Saloon 525d Sport 4d (2005/05)

BMW 5-Series Saloon 525d Sport 4d (2005/05) - Owner Review

Boot space.
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Review submitted by
James Myers on

BMW 5-Series Saloon (03-10)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Doing well.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They seem to like it

Would you buy this car again and why?
No - I fancy something different

What are you likely to buy next?
4x4

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchise

Did you buy this car new?
New

What price did you pay?
£33,000

When did you buy the car?
May 2005

Did you get a good deal and why?
Yes - about 8% off list price

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

What was the dealer like?
Pretty good

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Great handling but watch out for turbo lag.

What's it like to park?
Parking sensors come on too early but you get used to them.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Yes - turbo blown twice. Took BMW over 4 weeks to sort out. Water pipe burst.

What's most practical about your car?
Boot space.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Logic 7 stereo system - sounds excellent.

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