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  • Summary

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What does this car say about you?

    Like something a little different underpinned by German quality.

    What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?

    It's like Marmite.

    Would you buy this car again and why?


    What are you likely to buy next?

    5 Series tourer.

  • Buying experience

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?


    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    November 2011

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Yes excellent personal lease deal 'enhanced' by BMW as.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    Great lease deal from BMW.

    What was the dealer like?

  • Driving it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Superb drive, gearbox is the smoothest auto I've ever driven, Performance puts a smile on your face. Very comfortable on long journeys.

    What's it like to park?

    Takes a while to get used to the size, parked next to a range rover it doesn't look small!

  • Living with it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    No. However replacing the run flat tyres makes your eyes water. The only really annoying point is that if the rear seat back rests are not clipped in the squeaking whilst driving is unbearable.

    What's most practical about your car?

    Huge rear cabin space, brilliant spec.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Auto closing boot and reversing camera essential. Sport comes fully loaded with enough toys.