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1994 BMW 5 Series 525i Sedan RWDReview
Matt writes:
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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 Sedan RWDReview
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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 Sedan RWDReview
Gerrit15 writes:
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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 Sedan RWDReview
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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 Sedan RWDReview
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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 SeriesReview
Swampfox writes:
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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 Sedan RWDReview
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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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1994 BMW 5 Series 520i Review
vs1994 Acura Vigor
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Would Buy Ranked 1994 Acura Vigor better.
"Battery in bmw trunk poor clutch leaky top end manifold.extremely expensive to maintain"

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2021 BMW 5 Series Reviews

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2020 BMW 5 Series Reviews

Review By Guru9VCVVP

Great ride and performance. Compare to Audi, mb e series and others it is the benchmark. Expensive new. 1 year old less 10000 miles and $20,000 cheaper make it a good deal Owned 2 mb, 3 Audi and 3... Read More

Review By Rymarchyk

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2019 BMW 5 Series Reviews

Review By Anthony

For the price and Im not crazy about it Read More

Review By nrecarr

Excellent car. Great condition. Very good value. Read More

2018 BMW 5 Series Reviews

Review By Maxlive13

Wrong color. I want white exterior with black interior and must have M package. Thank you. Read More

Review By Tyrell

I recently purchased a 2018 BMW 530i and I absolutely love it. I traded my 2018 Audi A5 in for the BMW and it was the best decision I could have made. The cockpit is stylish and screams luxury. The r... Read More

2017 BMW 5 Series Reviews

Review By Aarjun

The 540i is a magnificent vehicle, and it looks like a dad car even though it can leave your daily WRX in the dust. Read More

Review By Guru94P13N

Have previously owed a BMW325c, Hondas, Acura, Mercedes, Nissan and when comparing the 2017 530ix against the GS350 , E350 and Genesis G80, the Bimmer wins. I own a 2012 e350 but the 2017 cabin fee... Read More

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