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1994 BMW 5 Series 525i Review
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Big, Fast, Solid, Comfy. — An amazing car, 192bhp standard, upgraded to 213bhp, full nappa leather, full electric pack (inc. rear seats and headrests), full courtesy lighting pack, 10-speaker BOSE sound system, unblemished metallic silver bodywork, original metric x-spoke alloys, auto boot, awesome performance from the straight-six engine (good as standard, great with re-map; 0-62 in 7.5 secs), driving on the motorway is effortless with the huge comfy leather seats and armrests, full memory pack (all mirrors, all seats etc), all seat climate control. The list goes on and on and on...

Pros: Everything

Cons: A bit thirtsy around town (15-20mpg), alright on motorways though (32mpg).

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1994 BMW 5 Series 530i Review
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Wine Taste On A Beer Pocket Book — A year ago I purchased my '94 530i with only 86,000 miles, and got it through work (used car dealer). Ever since selling my '87 325i years earlier, I really missed having a BMW. Like with a lot of used cars I knew in this case I was probably buying someone else's problems. Carfax reported when the car was only a year old in 1995 with 5,000 miles it was issued a Salvage Title in the state of Florida. So when the car comes to PA it was issued a Reconstructed Title (total loss by insurance company). Normally that would really scare my away, but being it was a BMW I assumed it was probably put back together right, also keeping in mind this was a 1-year-old car with just 5,000 miles when totaled. It's obvious you can see the car was a full paint, but the gaps look right, and there's no obvious signs doors, quarter, or fenders not lining up right, etc. It's a straight car, doesn't crab, etc. Well I must say the car has 92,000 miles, and can be a blast to drive. I spent about $2,000 on service work, a lot of routine stuff. I put 4 new tires on, new belts, tune-up, etc. There were some things that creaped up like a bad heater core, cracked thermostat housing, and a badly worn accelerator cable. But overall knowing and expecting some problems and routine service needed I have been very happy with the car. The latest little snag is my traction control light stays lit, and the traction control is disabled. I look at it like it's a 14-year-old car, things are going to break no matter what make or model. But I know I'm overall in a safe car, it drives beautiful, the ride quality is quite impressive.

Owner for 1 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:6,000

Pros: Good Throttle Response, Ride Quality, BMW

Cons: BMW (Bring My Wallet), Know a Good Mechanic Whose Honest and Cheap

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1994 BMW 5 Series 540i Review
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85

Might Be A V8 But It's No M5 — Can look gorgeous in black with factory bodykit and massive BBS alloys. Needs to be lowered (more front than back) otherwise looks odd. Confortable and well equiped. But perfomance poor, no torque. No M5 automatic or Jag XJR

Pros: Can look great, nice auto box

Cons: poor acceleration, high fuel consomation

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1994 BMW 5 Series 540i Review
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45

Fifteen Years Later This Car Is Still On Rails Around The Corners — Beautiful feat of German engineering with the classic pre-Bangle curves and muscle. The four litre V8 roars to life when you put your foot down, but is fairly easy on the petrol when cruising. Passing on two lane NZ roads is a breeze. Solid handling in and out of corners. Full leather interior with wood trim. Electronic adjustable driver and passenger seats, sunroof, power windows, air conditioning, factory BMW alarm with double locking doors and shatter sensors in the windows, aftermarket Pioneer CD/iPod stereo. 16" E39 wheels wrapped in Michelin 225s.

Pros: Looks good, feels good, drives well

Cons: Parts and service expensive, getting old and tired, running on 98 gets pricey

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1994 BMW 5 Series 540i Review
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45

This One's Getting A Bit Old, 170k, But Still Going! — I love the style of this car. It's sporty, has great grunt, yet let me fit two kids with car seats in the back. It's got 170k and still going. I've got some niggly problems with it, but the engine is still strong.

Pros: Fast family sedan

Cons: Burns through suspension bits

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1994 BMW 5 Series Review
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35

Great "exotic" Car — I like most everything about it, except repair costs. It even costs twice as much to get smogged as most other cars. The computer system is a real bonus. I didn't realize it would show up on the dashboard until I pressed the turn signal (by mistake). I would buy this car again!

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1994 BMW 5 Series 530i Review
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Old But Still Runs And Handles Great — I love how my 530 handles the road great and its a very comfy ride. The only thing i wish it had was a better sound system.

Owner for 0 years, 1 months

Pros: Hanlding

Cons: Sound system

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Reviews From Other Years

2014 BMW 5 Series Reviews

Excellent, Safe, Quick Enough, And Large Storage. By sjcdal

wifes daily driver. She says just about once a week..."I love my car". After a long time away from BMW, this car has been a pleasant surprise. Nice looks, fairly quick, safe, solid auto. No compl... Read More

A Pleasure To Drive By Joeadp

awesome drive with all the bells nd whistles...takes about a week to get comfortable with bmw idrive.......seems intuitive after a week. great gas mileage n added bonus for a car this size. love the... Read More

2013 BMW 5 Series Reviews

Love The Msport By bmwfan917

Overall nice car. Looks good, handles very well, plenty of features... Decent factory warranty. The runflats give us a peace of mind for long drives. Gas mileage is not bad for a sports car. Around... Read More

Its The Best By ashishbrar

I have no complaints with it. I am sold on a BMW and would never get anything else. Its just amazing. Its drives, handles and runs perfect. Its also great on gas mileage and its roomy. Enough space fo... Read More

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

2011 BMW 5 Series Reviews

A Great Family Sedan From Bmw By fazmoto

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 perfor... Read More

Bmw By bmerguy

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, t... Read More

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 Jack

Fun driving, sports sedan ONLY as BMW can formulate such a delightful balance between form and function. Tight as a drum, reliable, fun to drive easy or hard, corners beautifully and sticky. Rigorou... Read More

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