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BMW 5-Series Touring 540i 5d Auto (97) (1999/T)

BMW 5-Series Touring 540i 5d Auto (97) (1999/T) - Owner Review

Hard to fault.
4

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BMW 5-Series Touring (97-04)

Value

4 out of 5

Good value second hand.

Costs

3 out of 5

23mpg not bad for a 4.4 V8.

Driving

4 out of 5

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Performance

5 out of 5

Excellent, considering the size and load lugging capacity.

Reliability

2 out of 5

Too many niggling problems with radiator, brakes, drivetrain, a/c & automatic idling.

Image

4 out of 5

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Comfort

4 out of 5

Hard to fault.

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Insurance group: 36

Security

4 out of 5

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Service

4 out of 5

BMW dealers provided very good service levels, but are not cheap.

Problems

Bodywork
-

Engine
Cracked radiator and engine cuts out or surges at very low speeds.

Gearbox
-

Other
A/c, brakes, knocking from drivetrain.

Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
No

Would you buy the same model again?
No

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
Yes