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Latest reviews

We have 2 reviews of recent BMW 5-Series models:

  • The benchmark for the premium executive class – monster M5 imperious

    Parkers rating: 4.8 out of 5 4.8
    New price: £36,980 - £97,980

    PROS

    • Great to drive
    • Strong engines
    • Exceptional comfort
    • Packed with technology
    • M5 is best in its class

    CONS

    • Drive varies according to spec
    • E-Class has a bigger boot
    • Only two trim levels
    • Occasionally jerky gearchanges
    • M5 very expensive to finance
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  • Has BMW created the perfect estate car? Looks that way...

    Parkers rating: 4.1 out of 5 4.1
    New price: £39,770 - £55,780

    PROS

    • Great comfort and refinement
    • Up to 1,700 litres luggage space
    • Spacious, high-quality interior
    • 520d offers 65.7mpg and 114g/km
    • Intuitive and advanced infotainment

    CONS

    • Lacks driver involvement
    • No seven-seat option
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Older reviews

Saloon (4 reviews)

2009 - 2017

  • Parkers rating: 4.7 out of 5 4.7
    Used price: £5,381 - £31,835
    PROS
    • High-class luxury car feel
    • Superbly refined and quiet
    • Outstanding handling
    • Generous passenger room
    • Forgiving ride
    • Amazingly frugal 520d version
    CONS
    • Steering lacks some of the feel you'd expect from a BMW
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2003 - 2010

1996 - 2004

Estate (5 reviews)

2009 - 2017

  • Parkers rating: 4.5 out of 5 4.5
    Used price: £6,214 - £36,295
    PROS

    Supremely refined, incredibly spacious and high class cabin, clever twin-opening tailgate, practical and large boot

    CONS

    Rather ungainly looks, not as agile to drive as a standard 5 Series

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2003 - 2010

1996 - 2004

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