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BMW 5-Series Touring 523i SE 5d Auto (2000/V)

BMW 5-Series Touring 523i SE 5d Auto (2000/V) - Owner Review

So roomy with seats up and with seats down I collected an Ikea Sofa and managed to close the door. Good MPG for car size 2.5ltr engine with 37mpg on a run and 23mpg local
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Review submitted by
Dave Maxfield on

BMW 5-Series Touring (97-04)

Summary

5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
That I don't buy rubbish

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They love it, specially the ride and seats. My daughter loves to see it at night with the Angel Eyes on

Would you buy this car again and why?
Oh yes!! Best I have ever had, more comfort than my last Volvo T5 and just as much room. Good MPG and resale value.

What are you likely to buy next?
Same model , but with the new facelift (its growing on me)

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Independent

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£4,000

When did you buy the car?
May 2007

Did you get a good deal and why?
Bought for cash with no part ex and got Tax included

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Needed a reliable Estate

What was the dealer like?
Fair

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Excellent for its size, Drives just has good as the saloon.

What's it like to park?
Parking sensors are fitted as standard so parking is so easy

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Had to change the rear suspension air bag. Expected it to be a nightmare and was surprised to have it all done for £120 By Quarry Motors of Sheffield

What's most practical about your car?
So roomy with seats up and with seats down I collected an Ikea Sofa and managed to close the door. Good MPG for car size 2.5ltr engine with 37mpg on a run and 23mpg local

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Interior Night Light :)

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