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BMW 5-Series Saloon 530d SE 4d (2005/05)

BMW 5-Series Saloon 530d SE 4d (2005/05) - Owner Review

Motorway miles gobbled up with ease
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BMW 5-Series Saloon (03-10)

Summary

3 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Businesslike

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Comfortable, quick, not bad looking

Would you buy this car again and why?
Not sure - disappointed with irritating problems and I am surprised that it is now beginning to rust in odd places

What are you likely to buy next?
Audi, VW, Jaguar

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchise

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£34,000

When did you buy the car?
September 2005

Did you get a good deal and why?
Ex Demo

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Diesel for economy. 4D for new family

What was the dealer like?
Condescending at times - especially after warranty expired

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Strong, assured, comfortable

What's it like to park?
Easy - good turning circle and front/rear sensors help enormously

Living with it

2 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Disappointed with reliability of electrics. Windows, Park distance sensors, Sat Nav have all played up at various times (and cost me money)

What's most practical about your car?
Motorway miles gobbled up with ease

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
PDC make life easy

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