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Latest models

We have 39 owner reviews for the latest BMW 5-Series:

  • Average owner rating: 4.6 out of 5 4.6

    Our most recent reviewers said:

    Overall a very nice car to drive, ride and handling are good on the 17" non-runflat tyres, quick enough and...

    Like anything in life there’s good and bad, firstly the bad ,boot space is reduced because of the battery being...

    Superbly quiet and effortless drive. Adaptive suspension smoothes out the ride even with 20 inch wheels. About 15 to 20...

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Older models

Estate (206 owner reviews)

2009 - 2017

  • Average owner rating: 5 out of 5 5.0
    Our most recent reviewers said:

    I was very careful when I bought this car. I have had a look at 3 on the day of...

    Love BMW diesels. This is my 4th. Wanted a Euro6 engine after having to pay environment charge in Antwerp for...

    As per the article, though branded a 5-series it is a practical 7-series hatchback. Smooth, comfortable, reliable and a model...

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  • Average owner rating: 4.5 out of 5 4.5
    Our most recent reviewers said:

    A good balance of performance and economy. Quite swift when you want and comfortable on any journey had to replace...

    It is very nice to drive. Word of advice - ditch the run flat tyres (as BMW have on...

    It is very spacious and comfortable in all situations with a very effective climate control system. It has been totally...

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2003 - 2010

  • Average owner rating: 4.2 out of 5 4.2
    Our most recent reviewers said:

    Comfortable, quick and generally very reliable. When things do need resolving it can be expensive, but there are plenty of...

    A masterpiece of design technology and a total pleasure to drive,classy sporty and very economical on few!Very responsive and if...

    It's a great car. drives superbly, handles great, good boot space, tough car, very strong takes a lot of punishment...

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  • Average owner rating: 4.1 out of 5 4.1
    Our most recent reviewers said:

    For a 3ltr diesel the car performs very well in all areas especially mpg 60plus on long runs at 14...

    Ridiculous power, super smooth engine and gearbox, problems to be expected due to age and mileage, but fixed easily and...

    the BMW E61 535D M-Sport Touring is the complete car to buy. Practical family car, when you want it to...

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1996 - 2004

  • Average owner rating: 4.4 out of 5 4.4
    Our most recent reviewers said:

    Fantastic, smooth and powerful drive, whilst being very spacious and practical. Have owned mine for nearly 10 years and probably...

    Loved my car! did let me down a fair few times. the Engine and Gearbox are bulletproof and had no issues...

    The versatility, the amount of storage available. The ability to eat up the miles on motorways,...

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1988 - 1997

Saloon (362 owner reviews)

2009 - 2017

  • Average owner rating: 4.2 out of 5 4.2
    Our most recent reviewers said:

    The reviews are all true, comfortable, very fast, surprisingly economical, driven gently brakes, disks and tyres last a long time.

    Fantastic drivers car that flies under the radar, not as gaudy as an AMG, but not as confidence inspiring as...

    Nothing to dislike if you are OK with fuel costs and tax. Even the insurance is moderate. Servicing is OK...

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  • Average owner rating: 4.5 out of 5 4.5
    Our most recent reviewers said:

    I had a Mercedes CLS before this one and I didn’t want to lose the bit of “poke” it had...

    A long time high mileage "road warrior" I have owned five petrol BMW 7 series, and only had problems with...

    Bought the car with 8,000 miles on it and now down almost 100,000 miles. Still very reliable. It...

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1996 - 2004

  • Average owner rating: 4.4 out of 5 4.4
    Our most recent reviewers said:

    The E39 M5 is iconic for a reason. As well as being a really nice place to spend time travelling,...

    Very comfortable car plenty of power considering age easily capable in modern traffic Still looks like a modern car...

    The best car I have ever owned, would not have kept it 19 years. I have looked at other cars...

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1988 - 1997

2003 - 2010

1981 - 1987

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