2000 BMW 5 Series User Reviews

2000 BMW 5 Series Review Ratings

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  • Performance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Appearance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5
  • Overall: 4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 13 reviews
"power" 13 reviews
"handling" 12 reviews
"speed" 7 reviews
"reliable car" 6 reviews
CONS
"expensive car" 8 reviews
"fuel economy" 3 reviews
"power" 3 reviews
"high maintenance" 3 reviews

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All-time favorite car!

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None!

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Dream Car — I have had this car for fifteen years and still in love with it! It drives great, has 175k miles on it and it has great gas mileage on the freeway and roads. I still have people ask me about the car as it will become a classic one day.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Very Comfortable

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Can be spendy to fix

paulhess3
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Awesome! — One of the nicest cars on the market and very fun to drive. Although maintenance can be a little expensive, it's worth every penny! You won't be disappointed with this car and you'll have a blast driving it wherever you go!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Car is excellent in all regards.  Will buy another, but would go green.

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Needed $450.00 for painting on hood.  New hood is on and has primer.
Needed $300.00 for interior over-head lining to be stretched back and glued to sterofoam.

FancyFish
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Too Good To Sell After Trying Out Other Vehicles — It needs to be kept in garage to protect shoddy materials of interiors for year 2000 models. This car handles and rides like a medium sports car. Plenty of power and very efficient on gas. Six cylinder wants premium gasoline.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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sophisticated, the body style will never be outdated, quality engineering.

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cup holders, German designed vehicles overall deficiency.

JunisLLC
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That 5series I Always Wanted — I feel the "class" driving this vehicle, the unspoken status symbol of a BMW, you get the looks on the road. You feel accomplished. My 22 year old step son actually bought the car from us, he's on his career path in entertainment and acting. This car really compliments and accentuates with his career goal.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Really enjoyed having this car.

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Can't think of any.

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Impressive Car. — This car has it all, power (automatic transmission with BMW's Steptronic and S- Sport mode), excellent handling, good family car where 3 people can fit in the back, giving drivers a lot of fun with the power features for Sport mode and manual transmission with internal clutch days. Not only was this car used for sport/fun, it was also used for commuting to work and having family members and all of these happening at once as well.

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Good Power, Great Handling, Comfortable

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Ok Fuel economy, Expensive to maintain, No folding rear seats

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If You Like A Well Handling Rear Wheel Drive Vehicle With Good Power And Good Road Manners This Is T — The acceleration is brisk but not flat out fast, quite fun in the corners and has great braking, The build quality is quite nice with very well done fit and finish which is expected of a BMW. The appearance of the car is impressive looking with beautifully styled lines while also maintaining an air of subtlety. The cost of ownership however is the real kicker as this is an import with a v8 it tends to be a little thirsty on the gas and the repair bills can be a bit astronomical. However it is a very fun car to drive!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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I WOULD BUY ANOTHER

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I only hate the the grip in the snow

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A Very Good And Strong Family Car — This is a very good family car and all rounder apart from short commute journeys it is not the car for you. It also soes not cope well in the snow as i got stuck on a slight incline with a full tank and all other cars passed me... SAD TIMES

Primary Use: Family transportation

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smooth driving, fully equipped, safe, repayable  

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service cost to high but still if you install a new item it will last for very long some might last for 10 years.

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Bmw Is The Car — It is a very good car, but if you buy it then be sure to buy it with a CD changer a HID face left head lights, parking sensor, heated seats, automatic, alloy weals 16" or more, and with trip computer.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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looks damn good

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bad in snow

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Great Car For A City Without Winters — the car handles great on dry land, but once the suface gets wet or icy your in trouble. in snow, also the cup holders suck, doesnt hold a drink when they work but they mostly break off anyway. other then that its great

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Fun to drive, looks hot

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expensive to own (or at least take proper car of)

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My Thoughts On My Car — This car is the quintessential rear wheel drive perfromance platform. 50/50 weight distribution means you can go surprisingly hard into corners. DSC means if you get a little too crazy in a corner the car has your back and WILL go in whatever direction the steering wheel is aimed. That is really what made me love driving the e39, the DSC. The styling is the reason I was drawn to it in the first place. I think this car and the first gen (B5) Audi A4 are the 2 best looking sedans that have ever been made (coincidentally i had one of those previously). Dumb little stuff breaks a lot (parts of interior trim, cupholders, headlight adjusters, abs module), parts can be fairly expensive. preventitive maintenance is critical. I wouldn't be able to afford to pay someone else to work on this car but luckily i don't have to. Gas mileage is solid. 17 driving around town, 25-28 on the highway. The I6 leaves you really wanting more power unless you floor it, but its more reliable than the V8. Opt for the sport package and DSC and the car is fun to drive. Add a V8 and EDC (electronic dampening control) and there is no better way to get around. You literally cannot feel bumps in the road, its surreal.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2014 BMW 5 Series Reviews

Excellent, Safe, Quick Enough, And Large Storage. By sjcdal

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2013 BMW 5 Series Reviews

Love The Msport By bmwfan917

Overall nice car. Looks good, handles very well, plenty of features... Decent factory warranty. The runflats give us a peace of mind for long drives. Gas mileage is not bad for a sports car. Around... Read More

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2012 BMW 5 Series Reviews

Nice Appearance. By stonebay124

Not what I expected the vehicle to be.Though attractive in appearance, handling is more of a performance vehicle than a performance/leisure vehicle. Though brand in name is fine, in the future I thin... Read More

Great Vehicle! By Country860

It is a great vehicle and very comfortable and reliable. The 4 cylinder is great on gas but could have a little more pickup power. All the options on the car are great. Plenty of power once you are up... Read More

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2011 BMW 5 Series Reviews

A Great Family Sedan From Bmw By fazmoto

The larger size of this model 5 series (known as F10 body style) makes it a better choice for families than previous generations. The 3.0 liter turbo engine has enough power to make this a real perfor... Read More

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I love this car, the best car that I've ever owned. It's fast, it has a good looking design, excellent comfort, good acceleration, excellent handling, good fuel economy, equipment is so easy to use, t... Read More

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2010 BMW 5 Series Reviews

Addicting! By Rqumsieh

This car is fun to drive. Very powerful on the road, people always compliment on how nice the car looks. Since I started driving the 5 series, I dont think I will be able to switch to any other car, s... Read More

A Sporty Sleeper In Disguise By Longtimer

Tight as a drum, reliable, fun to drive easy or hard, corners like it is on rails - and of course, monumental German engineering through and through, this baby is fun as heck to drive and use as a dai... Read More

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