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BMW 5-Series Touring 530d SE (Professional Media) 5d Step Auto (2011/11)

BMW 5-Series Touring 530d SE (Professional Media) 5d Step Auto (2011/11) - Owner Review

Great boot size, roomy interior.
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S Bannister on

BMW 5-Series Touring (10-17)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Flash git :-(.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Roomy, fast, comfortable but expensive. Was better than new A6 interior, surprisingly.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes, definitely.

What are you likely to buy next?
Next 5 series or a6 avant. Maybe range rover.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchised

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£30,000

When did you buy the car?
April 2012

Did you get a good deal and why?
Seemed ok. Bought from a dealer 250 miles away - better value up north.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Needed plenty of practicality.

What was the dealer like?
Polite and delivered the car promptly.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Fast, quiet, smooth. Does 30 mpg day to day, high 30s on motorway runs. Bit more willowy than 3 series touring was but better ride comfort.

What's it like to park?
Better with the rear camera. Front sensors standard but not exactly a city car to park...

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Nothing except rear tyres are shot after only 11000 miles!!!

What's most practical about your car?
Great boot size, roomy interior.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Reversing camera.

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