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BMW 5-Series Saloon 520d (177bhp) M Sport 4d (2008/58)

BMW 5-Series Saloon 520d (177bhp) M Sport 4d (2008/58) - Owner Review

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BMW 5-Series Saloon (03-10)


1 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
That i'm stupid enough to believe what the car magazines say about cars.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Most like it, because they don't have to drive it!

Would you buy this car again and why?
No way, its been more unreliable than my first car (Morris Marina 1.3L super deluxe). Very uncomfortable to drive.

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

Buying experience

3 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
October 2008

Did you get a good deal and why?
No,at the time I bought it the new 2.0l diesel was selling well and discounts were small.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Liked the look of it and reviews were good.

What was the dealer like?
Dealer was friendly and very helpful when it came to working out the options list.

Driving it

1 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Hard, very hard. Suspension is rockhard and then they stupidly fit runflat tyres. What were they thinking of ?

What's it like to park?
Bulky, parking sensors are the worst of any car i have driven.

Living with it

1 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Car has been a nightmare of problems. 2 cracked alloys, they refused to replace and warranty saying I must of hit a pot hole (I just didn't the problem was all over BBC watchdog for gods sake) Blown turbo, repaired under warranty, but made me pay for a hire car !!! DAB radio nevered work from new, were unable to fix after countless attempts. All electric windows come down randomly (Problem on-going). Rattles on dashboard (Problem on-going) Bonnet catches replaced because they kept leeting go at speed- Arrrrg!

What's most practical about your car?
Automatic Lights !!!!

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Cruise Control

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