2004 BMW 5 Series User Reviews

2004 BMW 5 Series Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 29 reviews

  • 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:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 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: 4.7 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

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PROS
"ride" 16 reviews
"handling" 14 reviews
"power" 12 reviews
"fuel economy" 6 reviews
"speed" 5 reviews
CONS
"expensive car" 5 reviews
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"ride" 4 reviews
"power" 2 reviews
"seat" 2 reviews

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2004 BMW 5 Series 525i Review
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When you drive this car you feel happiness. You forget everything. I can't compare these feelings with something else. It's unbelievable. This engine is one of the best that BMW have ever made. It's very strong and reliable.This car runs awesome. It takes any speed amazingly easy.  

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It's 2004 BMW 525i. You need to care about it and use a good gas.

Genat
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This Car Takes Money, But It's Worth It. These Emotions That It Gives To A Driver Incredible. — I was driving this car on the different speed. I always feel safety. It has sport brakes. Shocking speed. It takes a few seconds to reach a high speed. You must be ready to spend some money on this car.

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

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2004 BMW 5 Series 530i Review
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This is a great looking and driving car.

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It is rear wheel drive

jsmckune
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Great Car — I loved everything about this car. Comfort, Performance, economy. I have used this car for driving to customers, so mostly on I-25. It is one car that you can get out of at the end of the day of driving and your back does not hurt. Gret comfort and performance in a luxury car.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2004 BMW 5 Series 530i Review
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6 speed manual trans makes it fun to drive and great gas mileage
Handling is excellent

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Not very good in snow, although the transaction system works and all round snow tires help.

cpk
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Great Car — One of the best cars I've owned, reliable, comfortable, sporty and easy to find information and parts. Car has great acceleration and rockets up to 100mph. Ride is incredibly smooth and quiet at all speeds, and brakes well. Styling is very appealing and still gets compliments after 10 years.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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One owner, clean title. Pristine condition. It's a BMW!

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High mileage

dllamado
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Luxury — The car can go really fast since it's a rear wheel drive. Leather seat is very comfortable on long drive. Moon roof is a nice touch when the sun is out. Very luxurious look and feel to the car. Great gas mileage.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2004 BMW 5 Series 545i Review
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Great Performance and Handling along with good styling features.

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Maintenance cost are higher of the OEM parts

Seoane
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Very Good Car And No Major Problems — I liked everything about this car. The only downside for me was how ofter I had to replace the rear tires and the maintenance cost when I needed to take in the car for routine maintenance. The gas mileage is good for the amount of power.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Outstanding drivetrain and handling!

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Expensive to own/operate/maintain.

SilberGrauE60
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Best In Class Sports Sedan — The benchmark for mid-size luxury, sport sedans in the world. World-class styling, thoroughbred performance DNA. Will not disappoint the serious driver. Truly the Ultimate Driving Machine. Must be one of the cars on your bucket list. Do not overlook it.

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

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2004 BMW 5 Series 525i Review
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Fun to drive, handles great.

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Power is average but I knew that i wasn't buying a race car (not a V8).

Joe_Mo
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Love To Drive It. My Own Ultimate Driving Machine — Bought is used in Nov. of 2011 - had 79,000 mile - $13,599 (With sports package). I had to travel 200 miles to get it but it was worth the trip. The only major work to be done was on the brakes...Engine is solid with NO leaks. Appearance - I love the E60 body style. Accelartion is more than adequate for daily driving. Handles great and brakes are great. Average 30MPG on the highway and about 22MPG in town.

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2004 BMW 5 Series 545i Review
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Handling, styling, room

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Gas mileage

illiamw
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The Ultimate Driving Machine... The E60 5 Series Sedan — As one of the most powerful 5 series ever made, this BMW E60 comes with a 4.4 liter V8 engine that produces 325hp/330tq, seats 5 full sized adults, and can haul ass and overtake any fixed up wannabe's. Comfort, styling, and interior room are high points of this car; of course, since it is a V8 the gas mileage suffers unless you go lightly on the gas pedal (but every BMW begs to be driving hard, and this one is no exception). Overall it is a great tourer and a family sedan that has the character!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Well balanced car, great for a sedan.

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Paying for the gas

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Great First Bimmer For Me :-) — Solid all around car, above average in all categories, not a top performer in any category. Solid build quality and lasting too. The M-Tech body kit definite improvement over stock. Just fun enough to compliment it's sedan platform, almost as if it has dual personalities.

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

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just scratches

shawny
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Brand New Car But In Used Car Price — I love my car and I owned BMW for years , This is different , It has great Mileage and driving is unforgettable . It has Navigation but no DVD .It is fun to drive. I have about 2 years warranty left on it too.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2012 BMW 5 Series Reviews

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2011 BMW 5 Series Reviews

A Great Family Sedan From Bmw By fazmoto

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2010 BMW 5 Series Reviews

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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

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