1998 BMW 5 Series User Reviews

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    1998 BMW 5 Series 540i Review
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    Amazing. One Of The Best Cars Made, In Almost Every Aspect. — 300 horsepower, over 300 lb/ft of torque. 4.4L V-8 6 speed manual 50/50 balance Luxurious interior Comfortable yet fast What's not to love?

    Pros: Almost everything

    Cons: Open diff
    Not an M5 :( Lol
    Gas mileage
    Price for tires

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    1998 BMW 5 Series 540i Review
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    25

    Sport Package 6 Speed Fun To Drive — great car in good shape. leather interior, built in radar detectors front and back, navigation etc. Sport seats are wonderful

    Pros: fast, built in radar detectors, all options

    Cons: mileage

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    1998 BMW 5 Series 540i Review
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    My Current Ride With Some Performance Enhancements — Other than KBB not reflecting the real value of this car's worth, it's a collector for me especially being a 6 spd manual sport edition.

    Pros: The drive, the power and still looks good.

    Cons: Age.. Considering it's 10 yrs young =)

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    1998 BMW 5 Series 540i Review
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    45

    Power — The 4.4 V8 really makes the 540 an unbelievably fast car. The 6 speed manual only adds the fun to it.

    Pros: performance is very good

    Cons: maintenance, resale value

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    1998 BMW 5 Series 528i Review
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    35

    Great Luxury Commuter.....but That's About It. — Very plain "jane" interior looks. The traditional red with black lighting system wears on the eyes during night excursions. Performance was great during long trip travel and allowing for absolute comfort however when asking a little more of the BMW for cornering and power follow through in regards to turns, there was lethargic, sluggish, and even a hesitant reaction when the throttle was applied.

    Pros: "Cushy" ride feel, and plush driving experience.

    Cons: a little too boring for performance driving.

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    1998 BMW 5 Series 540i Review
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    35

    Top Car — perfect all rounder, super brakes / acceleration and great handling with super build quality

    Pros: everything is superb

    Cons: none

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    1998 BMW 5 Series Review
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    35

    All In One For Me............sporty Roomy Luxury — Nowhere near Honda Reliability but a must have. Pleasure to be in but hate to pay $250 for BMW oil change...........ouch! Can get Expensive! Going back to Honda soon.

    Pros: Great Performance, Luxury and comfy room for 4

    Cons: Reliability, Depreciation and MPG

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    1998 BMW 5 Series Review
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    Nice Family Car — Smooth to drive, seemingly easy to drive, considering it was a big car. I'd definitely have a newer one.

    Pros: Classic looks, lots of boot space

    Cons: A bit gutsy on the fuel around town

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    65

    1998 Bmw 540i — it was a beautiful machine, if you get the chance drive one and tell me what you think. The car is expensive to maintain but it is worth the money in the long run. any questions just email me and would respond appropriately. the frame is solid asa rock can't go wrong with it.at all

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: excelently built

    Cons: great car, but won't believe its a four door car,moves like a sports car.

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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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