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1997 BMW 5 Series 528i Sedan RWDReview
Divinejudge1 writes:
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Hi Tech 1997 — In 1997 we owned this car and it was fully loaded. It even had navigation which impressed anyone who I took for a ride. Never been a fan of BMW but they do make a decent sports sedan with the right amount of high-end refinement. Of course in 1997 there were better cars that cost less. However this car still holds up and I wouldn't mind driving one again. I just hate the maintenance required and the cost of parts on BMWs.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Hi tech for 1997

Cons: Horrible in the snow with all season tires

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1997 BMW 5 Series Review
mr_lucky says:
Style, handling, power. Great car all around and more versatile and well designed than others. Solid build, great performance over time.
vs1997 Audi A6
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vs1997 Jaguar XJ-Series
1997 BMW 5 Series winning categories:
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vs1997 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
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1997 BMW 5 Series 528i Sedan RWD Review
Ashley says:
Loved it out on the street
vs1997 BMW 5 Series 528i Sedan RWD
1997 BMW 5 Series 528i Sedan RWD winning categories:
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1997 BMW 5 Series 540i Sedan RWD Review
Ashley says:
Loved it
vs1997 BMW 5 Series 528i Sedan RWD
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1997 BMW 5 Series Review
Khashayar says:
Excellent car
vs1997 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
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1997 BMW 5 Series Review
Patrick says:
excellent car. not reliable. great looks and interior. Perfect handling. Too expensive to keep if you dont have the money, like me
vs1997 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 420
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Handling Ranked 1997 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 420 worse.
"BMW has a perfect balance of sport and luxury on all roads. MB is mostly luxury and scary on ice and rain."
Would Buy Ranked 1997 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 420 better.
"Mercedes Benz is a great car very strong and reliable. Very simple. BMW sport luxury at a price and unreliable breakdowns."
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