2011 BMW 5 Series User Reviews

2011 BMW 5 Series Review Ratings

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  • 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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"power" 11 reviews
"ride" 10 reviews
"handling" 6 reviews
"style" 5 reviews
"fuel economy" 5 reviews
CONS
"expensive car" 2 reviews

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2011 BMW 5 Series 535i Review
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Roomy, many shared parts with a 7 series, luxury, performance

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Trade off between size and handling. Physics wins!

fazmoto
25

A Great Family Sedan From Bmw — The larger size of this model 5 series (known as F10 body style) makes it a better choice for families than previous generations. The 3.0 liter turbo engine has enough power to make this a real performance sedan with plenty of power for performance day to day driving. The interior is roomy, made to comfortably accommodate 4 adults. The trunk is spacious and I have been able to fit two children's bikes (small ones) in there.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2011 BMW 5 Series 528i Review
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Love the design!

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None yet

bmerguy
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Bmw — I love this car, the best car that I've ever owned. It's fast, it has a good looking design, excellent comfort, good acceleration, excellent handling, good fuel economy, equipment is so easy to use, to many good things about this BMW.

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2011 BMW 5 Series 528i Review
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Good driving family car

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Phone connections,

Martam1
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Good Family Car — It looks like a sport car but it is not! It drives really nice, economical in gas, and better quality than Mercedes Benz E class which I used to own. A little under power, and I would consider buying the 535 instead next time. First BMW that I drive/own - not disappointed. A great sedan.

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2011 BMW 5 Series 550i xDrive Review
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Bad fast for a 4 door, AWD everyday car that also gets great gas mileage

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Hard to see out of mirrors, they are small and hard to see past the large sport seats

jcbuncc
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Awesome 4 Door Rocket — BMW quality, maintenance included and warranty is great. AWD is great. Comfortable ride. Plenty of room for most families. Tight with 2 cars seats and lots of kids stuff though. Gas mileage is great for the amount of car and power. Comfortable on long trips and fun to drive.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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FAST

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nothing

eamin1
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Excellent Car — loved the luxury and comfort in the car. Starting 2011, BMW focused more on bringing whats in the 7 series down the 5 series, vs before, were they were focusing on expanding the luxury of the 3 series. I disliked the pick up compared to the 3 series with the same engine.

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Style, power & handling

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Gas mileage

taylordillon
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Buy A Bmw 550, You Won't Regret It. — I'll buy another one! I've owned 4 BMWs and I bought this 2011 a year old with 9k miles. I love this car. For a sport sedan, i don't think anything beats it. Just go test drive one to see for yourself.

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Great pick up (300hp Twin-turbo engine), hugs the road and handles great on turns.

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Not enough trunk space

acura2010tsx
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Low Miles- Low Price 2011 Bmw 535i — I have had this car for 9 months and it handles great. It has twin turbo engines that give you the power when you need to accelerate. The car has illuminated interior (red) that looks great and cozy when you are driving around at night.

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the ride, reliability, style, storage, and power, heated steering wheel!

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leg room in back seat

sweetangel7064
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Beautiful Inside And Out — I love the ride, the style, storage, reliability and the ride. I loved the stylish lighting at night on the inside. I love how my iphone syncs wireless and that i can add songs to the hard drive instead of inserting a cd.

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2011 BMW 5 Series 528i Review
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Handling is much better than my 2006 528I, I love the 8 speeds, I am getting 28.3 mpg combined with mostly in town driving. Handles great at 135 mph with still plenty of speed leftover. Braking is very good and cornering is very predictable. I love this car!

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Would like to have the power of the 535 but not a must

mway
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I Love This Vehicle? — This vehicle is really a step forward for the BMW 5 series, the overall driving experience has been inhanced greatly from the previous 5 series line. The new series performs and handles and feels like a quantum leep from the previous model years. I can't imagine going back to my old 2006 528I. Very happy!

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2011 BMW 5 Series 550i Review
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PERFECT SYMPHONY OF WHAT THE ULTIMATE DRIVING MACHINE SHOULD BE.

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PRICE, BUT IF YOU CAN AFFORD IT, BUY IT.

AutoFirm
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The Ultimate Driving Machine — I don't think there's any other car, no matter how expensive it is, can come close to this BMW 550i with M sport package. It's has a very powerfull and extremely resposive engine that communicates in a sliky way with its 8 speed automatice transmission.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2014 BMW 5 Series Reviews

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2013 BMW 5 Series Reviews

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2012 BMW 5 Series Reviews

Nice Appearance. By stonebay124

Not what I expected the vehicle to be.Though attractive in appearance, handling is more of a performance vehicle than a performance/leisure vehicle. Though brand in name is fine, in the future I thin... Read More

Great Vehicle! By Country860

It is a great vehicle and very comfortable and reliable. The 4 cylinder is great on gas but could have a little more pickup power. All the options on the car are great. Plenty of power once you are up... Read More

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2010 BMW 5 Series Reviews

Addicting! By Rqumsieh

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

A Sporty Sleeper In Disguise By Longtimer

Tight as a drum, reliable, fun to drive easy or hard, corners like it is on rails - and of course, monumental German engineering through and through, this baby is fun as heck to drive and use as a dai... Read More

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2009 BMW 5 Series Reviews

Clean By sa75215

I liked the power, sports mode, acceleration, and handling, and the color combination was great. I'm not a fan of the center console but I have seem much worse. There is large trunk space. Maintenance... Read More

Greatest Car On The Road By fredcars

the greatest car you can have and feel safe having your kids in it. this car handles perfect and has airbags allover. comfort of seating is way better and more comfortable than Mercedes. handling defi... Read More

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