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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Displaying 21 - 30 of 31 2005 BMW 5 Series reviews.

Omar writes:
2005 BMW 5 Series 545i Review
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4

Pros

Drives amazing

Cons

Style

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Good Car For Any Situation — Its pretty fun to drive in any weather condition, but it can make do with a better soundtrack from the engine and more torque. It looks like every other 5-series too. The brakes are pretty good, but this is not a track car.

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Cristian299 writes:
2005 BMW 5 Series Review
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5

Pros

a car that makes you smile

Cons

buy a mercedes if you want a confort ride

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Best Car I Had — performance - good speed and cornering build quality - nothing repaired, quiet diesel appearance - flashy exterior, depends on the taste, good interior cost - expensive car, good gas mileage (diesel) fun - yes, rear weal drive is fun, it make you smile everytime you drive it

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Glenn writes:
2005 BMW 5 Series 545i Review
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5

Pros

Always fun to drive.

Cons

Not quite an M5

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Bmw 545i Smg — Best car I've ever owned so far. SMG tranny makes for improved performance. Car performed exceptionally well at Pacific Raceway Proformance Racing school. I highly recommend taking this class as it does a great job of preparing you for driving extremely fast & safe. :-)

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jgbmw writes:
2005 BMW 5 Series 545i Review
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5

Pros

Performance, great ride and handling, comfort features (get Sports Package); super fun to drive

Cons

Having a V8 when gas was over $4.00/gallon

jgbmw
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Great Car For The Driver — Performance - Great handling, brakes and acceleration for mid luxury car. Build quality - No problems or defects on my car. Nice comfort features and Logic 7 sound system is great. Looks- 545 has aggressive stance close to M5. Cost of ownership: (Only gas and winter tires). MPG Highway is 26, City 18, combined 22-23 Fun Factor - THE BEST, smooth acceleration, corners like a 3 series ( make sure you have sports package). i-drive issues are overrated. Once you make the intial settings you only use it of the radio.

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Adil writes:
2005 BMW 5 Series 530i Review
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5

Pros

extremely gorgeous, fast and very solid

Cons

very expensive maintanence

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Sure If Someone Is Inetrested In Buying A Good Car Bmw 5 Series Is The Best Option — BMW 530 is the most amazing car in the whole world. I kept it for almost 18 months. Its beautiful, solid and very fast. You could easily say that this car is a head turner. I have sold it now but would surely consider buying it agagin sometime soon. cheers.

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Andy writes:
2005 BMW 5 Series 530i Review
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4

Pros

Speed, urge, economy, handling, comfort

Cons

Challenging looks

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Bmw 530d — Questionable looks but unquestionable ability. The 530D will top 150mph and still return 50mpg! Use the slightly clunky gears to propel yourself on a wave of torque in the slightly awkward driving position! It is utterly composed through corners, not the oversteering beast I thought it might be. Acres of room in the back and a decent sized boot too. And people dont want to spit at you or call you a facist because its not a stockbroker wannabe 3 series either....

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Danish writes:
2005 BMW 5 Series 545i Review
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5

Pros

Awesome handling and presence on the road

Cons

Everything in this car is an option.  I dont like that about BMW

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Love It — I know its a V8 but it doesn't guzzle gas as much. I love it, It is an ultimate driving experience.

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Cynic writes:
2005 BMW 5 Series 530i Review
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2

Pros

Brand name.  Fun to drive.

Cons

Resting on their laurels and pandering to the masses at a cost of quality.

Cynic
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Too Many Little Problems For High End Car — Mechanically sound. Lots (and I mean lots) of little things go wrong - poor trim, door seals replaced x 3, noisy sunrood, electronic problems, irritating and cheap interior (cupholders - aaaagggghhh). Better value out there for less money. I've driven BMW for over 10 years but this will be the last.

Owner for 3 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:8,000

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Greg writes:
2005 BMW 5 Series 545i Review
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4

Pros

style, style, power, power

Cons

annoying center console

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Nice Euro Design A Usual — The exterior is amazing, but if you look at all the buttons and commands, you realize that there are alot of distrasctions while you drive for instance the center knob controls almost everything, now imagine setting the clock on that thing :) .Driving wise this car has a smooth acceleration until you floor it, give's you a whiplash like no tomorrow. Extremely amuzing

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dominican530 writes:
2005 BMW 5 Series 530i Review
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dominican530
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Very Nice Car... Smooth Ride A Lot Of Girls — just one problem with todays new car>> the run flat tires,, a very stupid technology.. the tires so expensive... and you have to go the bmw dealer because regular tires shop don:t wanna deal with it>>>

Owner for 3 years, 3 months

Miles Driven per Year:20,000

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