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BMW 5-Series Touring 523i SE 5d (1999/T)

BMW 5-Series Touring 523i SE 5d (1999/T) - Owner Review

Smooth, comfortable and more agile than similar sized cars.
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BMW 5-Series Touring (97-04)

Value

5 out of 5

I bought 3 years old at 40% of new cost - great for me, less so for original owner.

Costs

4 out of 5

Not bad eg 30mpg. I use main dealer for stamped services, but trusted specialist for other work.

Driving

5 out of 5

Smooth, comfortable and more agile than similar sized cars.

Performance

4 out of 5

Fast enough, particularly with manual box.

Reliability

4 out of 5

Generally fine.

Image

4 out of 5

Understated prestige.

Comfort

5 out of 5

Spacious and excellent seats.

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Security

4 out of 5

No cause for concern.

Service

4 out of 5

Better from specialists than busy main dealers.

Problems

Bodywork
-

Engine
-

Gearbox
-

Other
Rear door lock solenoids both failed, otherwise fine.

Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
No

Would you buy the same model again?
Yes

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
Yes