• Summary

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What does this car say about you?

    Realise it has a poor image, but car suits lifestyle.

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

    Not bothered.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    Yes, extremely reliable over 80k miles, and towed horse box across snow covered fields.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Not sure.

  • 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?

    September 2009

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Good trade -on old 5 Series.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    Towing horse box in rural area, mixed with weekday commute.

    What was the dealer like?

    Bluebell - very good.

  • Driving it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Very good.

    What's it like to park?

    Front and rear sensors vital, too big for older multi-story car spaces.

  • Living with it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    One front seatbelt latch broke.

    What's most practical about your car?

    Lots of torque for towing.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Auto gearbox