2003 BMW 7 Series User Reviews

2003 BMW 7 Series Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 10 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • Appearance: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
  • Build Quality: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
  • Overall: 4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 6 reviews
"interior" 4 reviews
"power" 3 reviews
"handling" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
"power" 2 reviews

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Zain writes:
2003 BMW 7 Series 745i Review
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Design exterior/interior, options, ride, gas mileage (for a v8).

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Could turn the plastic usage notch a bit, handling/braking, power could be better.

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03 745i — This car has a lot to offer. Style, fun, comfort, options and a lot more than you'd want out of a car. Being at the top of the BMW class it does not let one down after he/she had to dig deep (really deep) into their pocket to get one. Although, the one I drove was the lowest at the top (760Li being the 'best'); this one wasn't a let-down at all. Having features such as one-touch start, suction doors, LOTS of leg room, and the usual massage power/leather/wood and navigation (except bigger); I really enjoyed the interior. From the outside this car is a promised attention-getter. With it's bi-xenon, projector head-lamps you'll be sure to notice one driving down the road. As far as the ride goes, it was fairly comfortable for a luxury. (For a normal car it is very comfortable but luxury cars are supposed to go that extra mile for the comfort, which this one stopped at about 1200 meters). Handling and braking is something BMW could work on with this one. Expect cost of maintenance to be "up-there" with all it's German parts. However, to it's German counterpart (Mercedes-Benz), after much research and experience I have found that BMW's are far cheaper to maintain. Gas mileage isn't TOO bad with it's 4.4L V8. Picks up and goes, but if you're usually in a big rush, I'd recommend the 760Li with it's V12 and over a 100k price tag. Overall a decent car. I've always been more of a MB guy but I don't think anybody can say no to a 745...even Rick 'Rowss'. (See lyrics for Hustlin' by Rick Ross).

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Blair writes:
2003 BMW 7 Series 745i Review
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great turning radius for a car with its wheelbase and length. very powerful (i have the 325
horsepower engine) and it get up and go when you need it to

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long car, wide car (hard to park), touchy gas pedal (because i have the 325 horsepower
engine in it)

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Speedy Tank — this car is loaded so full with electronics it is almost too much for a car. the sound system is excellently balanced and has enough bass to satisfy me (immaculate quality), the leather is awesome.

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philippeboccara writes:
2003 BMW 7 Series 745Li Review
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interior size

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devaluation

philippeboccara
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Safe And Poised — ,Performance,great: How were this car's acceleration,very good braking and handling? great. Did you feel safe and in control driving it? very safe. Is this car fun to drive?a pleasure.Build quality, very good.: Did you notice any noises or blind spots?very little. Was it in the shop often? yes Were the gas mileage, maintenance and repair costs fair? pretty fair.Appearance: Did you like the look of this car? love it. Was it comfortable? extremely. Always pleasing on long freeway rides and get 26mpg going 80. The service panel will show when next services are due or when. Paint stays beautiful with waxing and interior stays perfect.

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Ahad writes:
2003 BMW 7 Series 745Li Review
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Everything

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Nothing

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Bmw 745 — I love everthing and hate nothing, quality is amazing, performance is amazing. The interior is luxurious. Girls love it. Ownership is expensive but it is worth it, the car zooms from 0 to 60 in a heart beat. The End

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Linda writes:
2003 BMW 7 Series 745i Review
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smooth accelration, excellent handling, spacious

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drinks gas like crazy, motion sensor response lags 1 sec at times.

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Excellent Luxury Car To Own — >> acceleration is very smooth, but might be too smooth for drivers who likes that sudden acceleration feel. >> handling is great despite the large size of this car. >> iDrive is a bit outdated for the current tech, but that is a given for tech these days. >> long drives with this car is great, I've taken this car to Vegas several tmes, ranging from 3hr to 5 hr drives each time, drives were great each time. >> very spacious even with 3 adults seated in the back. >> trunk space is so-so as this car is not really for hauling a bunch of stuff from costco. >> steering wheel is light, auto trunk open/close button, car door sucks in..., i love all that old ppl tech on this car!

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jgen1234 writes:
2003 BMW 7 Series 745Li Review
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Looks Good Drives Great When Working

Cons

Price of Repairs

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A Lot Of Electrical Problems And Very Pricy To Fix — Cost of Repairs and the fact that you have to go to BMW for every thing their labor rate is 100 hour can get price radio sunroof in the car when out in this car in a months period and over 2200 to fix

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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milwaukeetvn writes:
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Super fast and aggressive looking

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High Maintenance Costs

milwaukeetvn
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Impressive — Car is very fast and handles very well even with custom rims. But this car has a lot of maintenance issues due to advanced technology that BMW was not ready for. This car is very well made for a 2003 model.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Thomas writes:
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5

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the I-drive system when u work it out

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24 miles per gallon and thats not bad for a V8 petrol

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A Lot Of Flash For A Little Ca$h — Bought as a ex demo with 16000 miles had been sat in dealership yard for 18months , a new battery and quick touch of the start and she fired up and i have now owned the car for 5 years dont want to sell still beautifull and a great drive , used as a second car now and 72000 on clock one of the best cars i have owned !!!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Raymond writes:
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The best ever

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much electric that can fail with time..

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Cheap To Drive In Style — BMW 730D so quiet inside while driving, so comfortable.. runs quick but not a sportscar.. huge lux wagon..so much electric stuff im scared to think what happens if those fail :) but its so nice to drive, can drive and drive.. never get tired.. diesel isnt as fun as the v12 but cheap to drive and pulls away quite good so not complaining.. 0.7L/10km and 218hp and 500nm torque.. got an offer for chipping it to 300hp and 800nm.. but havent deared yet..

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Brad writes:
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comfort

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nothing!

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Dream Car! — awesome daily driver! part of my dream car garage. comfort, luxury,speed, and beauty as i roll down the road. I look great pulling up to restaurants, hotels and parties. A truely arrogant car that i deserve and worked hard for.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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