2005 BMW 5 Series User Reviews

2005 BMW 5 Series Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 31 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:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Build Quality: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
  • Overall: 4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 16 reviews
"power" 12 reviews
"handling" 11 reviews
"fuel economy" 6 reviews
"speed" 5 reviews
CONS
"expensive car" 6 reviews
"fuel economy" 5 reviews
"ride" 4 reviews

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Amandafox writes:
2005 BMW 5 Series 525i Review
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4

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Great driving machine!!  Handles well, performs well. Love this car.

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Very expensive upkeep.  A set of run flat tires for it cost $1200.  Even a simple oil change is 200 due to the synthetic oil.  Also needs premium gas and gas prices are terrible.

Amandafox
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Awesome Driving Car. — Like everything, love the cost of maintaining it. It looks good it is very comfortable. Has heated seats that are great in the winter., comfortable leather seating. The car drives so smooth you hardly know you are moving. In fact, I have had 8 speeding tickets in 2 years as a result of the how smooth this car drives. Car is fun to drive and it always turns heads!

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

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mc2356 writes:
2005 BMW 5 Series 530i Review
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The ultimate driving machine.....

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If you can't afford one...get a second job.

mc2356
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You Won't Be Sorry. — This car is pure pleasure to drive. Strong and responsive especially with the Michelin Sport AS tires I just put on it. It handles so tight even at 100 mph. You will never be sorry you bought BMW. Jump in and get ahead of the crowd.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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bimmerfan writes:
2005 BMW 5 Series 545i Review
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Solid Ride, powerful engine

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Mileage

bimmerfan
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Awesome Car To Own — This is my 5th BMW. Awesome ride - smooth and quick. The engine is very powerful. The sound system is thrilling. Features that I like - Bluetooth, extended seats, climate package, parking distance system Cons - mileage ; not bad compared to other gas guzzlers

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Koji writes:
2005 BMW 5 Series 525i Review
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Design of headlamp

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Muffler

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Huh? — Nice body design like lines in the body. Nice headlamp design. Its starring at you. Nice acceleration but still slow for me. Better engine sound than M5. But mercedes engines have better sounds. Nice fuel consumption! One of my friend is jealous at me

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Alexandra writes:
2005 BMW 5 Series 530i Review
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It looks nice.

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the gears are a bit slow.

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Bmw — Its a luxyrious car with high comfort. The acceleration is good and the car has some coool features. Its always nice to drive a 6 geared car. The negative thing is that It uses much fuel, but its still a very fun car to drive!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Samantha writes:
2005 BMW 5 Series 525i Review
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Performance

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Cupholders!

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Bmw 5 Series Is Everthing It's Cracked Up To Be... — Cupholders suck! The I-drive takes some getting used to. Mileage is good, I average 27 mpg, car handles very tight. It's a very good car and I would buy another BMW. Service department treats you like a queen! Havent had to pay for a thing!!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Joe writes:
2005 BMW 5 Series 530i Review
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Amazing vehicle

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None

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A Fun Car To Drive — Having purchased over 26 cars since the age of 15 (Hey,I'm from the Motor City, it's in our blood ;)) this is a passion that is a high priorty for me. Exceptional ride and handling dynamics, smooth and vigorous engines, premium interior furnishings, precision build quality, strong resale value. The BMW 5 Series earned its deserved reputation as the supreme midsize sport sedan almost on driving dynamics alone. Combined with standout styling, a well-appointed cabin and some of the most sophisticated technologies available in an automobile, the 5 Series offers something for everyone.

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Joe writes:
2005 BMW 5 Series 545i Review
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Fast, Comfortable, Agile, Amazing, Clean Lines, Quiet Ride and you never feel that you are going too fast.

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New Tires every 12,000 miles!

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I Love This Car! — This car has been a great car to drive for the past three years. It is the only car that anticipates my every move and reacts instantly.

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allthefineprint writes:
2005 BMW 5 Series 545i Review
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the ultimate driving machine...

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cost to maintain goes with the cost of a new bmw.

allthefineprint
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A Full Size Sedan That's Really A Full Size Race Car — an amazing car to drive every time you sit down in it. excellent handling in both city and highway situations. but truly, this car handles BETTER when you get it up to speed. it's at home between 90-110mph while getting excellent gas mileage (23+) at cruising speed. with every option except for rear camera, comfort is king and built in nav and Sirius make for easy trips, no matter how long. not for snow, ice, and would never treat to salt of any kind.

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

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Dyma82 writes:
2005 BMW 5 Series 545i Review
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drive very well

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no so good in the snow

Dyma82
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Good — i liked everything about this car. it runs great handle really good it a BMW. i love this car. unfortunately i have to get rid off it because i just got a SUV. this car is great for family. comfortable for 5 to four people

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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