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BMW 5-Series Touring 520d SE (Business Media) (Start Stop) 5d Step Auto (2012/12)

BMW 5-Series Touring 520d SE (Business Media) (Start Stop) 5d Step Auto (2012/12) - Owner Review

It's practical because it's a touring model but drives as good as a salon.
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Review submitted by
Paul Ottaway on

BMW 5-Series Touring (10-17)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
It feels classy and 'executive' and you feel classy and executive driving it even if you are not :-).

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
All like it.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes, for the same reasons why I brought it in the first place.

What are you likely to buy next?
Possibly a second BMW car but a convertable for extra 'fun'.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchised

Did you buy this car new?
New

What price did you pay?
£35,000

When did you buy the car?
June 2012

Did you get a good deal and why?
Got a fair deal.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Always loved the image and style of the 5 series.

What was the dealer like?
Excellent and non-pushy.

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Fantastic

What's it like to park?
Ah well it's a big and long car so you have to pick your spot and rely alot on the parking sensors. That's not a critism because all big cars are the same.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Yes had a few issues but BMW have been brilliant at fixing it and providing a courtsey car.

What's most practical about your car?
It's practical because it's a touring model but drives as good as a salon.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Satnav is great as is the standard equipment.

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