2003 BMW 5 Series Overview

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Avg. Price: $7,124
525i Wagon
Avg. Price: $7,565
Avg. Price: $7,454
Avg. Price: $9,441
540i Wagon
Avg. Price: $9,377

BMW 5 Series Experts

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Based on 29 reviews

Bmw 525i by Murray
 — Possibly the nicest looking car on the road. The BMW E39 chassis (5-series, 1997-2003 models) were some of the best cars of their time, and highly respected among enthusiasts. Ranging from the "eco... Read More
2003 Bmw 530i by Rob
 — Purchased this from the BMW CPO program and am blown away by the value for money. The car, like many BMWs, performs wonderfully with a great balance of handling and ride. Truly an executive sports s... Read More
Outstanding E39 Bmw... by Skiloypet
 — In my opinion, that this car is 11 years old and as tight and quiet as it is today, is testimony to BMW's engineering and to its manufacturing expertise. The fit and finish of this car, when I bought... Read More

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BMW 5 Series Questions


Which Year Of 530i To Buy?

Hello, I'm planning on buying a 530i within a few days and i have a few questions. Are there any major difference between the 2000-2004 E39s? At BMW of Newport (http://www.bmwofnewport.com) they have ...

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Power Seat. & Wheel Not Working

The power seats and the power steering wheel quit working after I left the car wash. I think it is the fuse, but I can't find it. I heard this a ongoing to the common problem. Anyone know how to so...

4,686 views with 8 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)

My 2003 Bmw 530i Emits Three Beeps (onetime) After Afew Minutes Of Operatio...

It happens whether the radio is on or off. There is no icon notice on the instrument panel

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Marusoy Daniel

Hi I Have A Problem With My Car Is An Bmw 520i 2003 New Model. And I Park ...

35 views with 2 answers (last answer 4 months ago)

My Bmw Making Sound Like Water Boiling But Not Marking Hot

29 views with 1 answer (last answer 6 months ago)