2002 BMW 7 Series Top Comparisons

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2002 BMW 7 Series 745Li RWDReview
notoriousJ writes:
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Welcome To The Poor House —

I was like a movie star, when pulling up at restaurants. If I told you how many women I got as of a result of driving this car you wouldn't believe me. The car was strong and powerful and it would take off like a rocket. I had plenty of room; and if you slide the front seats all the way upward, the backseat was like a hotel. The ugly side of ownership was the repair expenses; they were the most I've ever seen with a car. I've owned many Mercedes, Lexus, Hummers; but what I went through with this car was excessive. The problem wasn't necessarily the cost of the parts, it was the labor and the design that only allows the dealer to fix them. So when I had an issue I would try at all cost not to go to the dealer, but many of the independent BMW repair shops couldn't locate the problem, or didn't want to spend 3 days trying to. When I took it to the dealer they would say that it may be 5 issues causing my problem, and they have to replace all 5 items to determine the real issue. The crazy thing is that after all of that effort of replacing 5 expensive parts, the problem may still go unfixed. After being stranded numerous times, enduring the embarrassment of being dressed in my best suit, with the hood up on the side of the road, I decided to sell it. I was tired of dealing with the consent issues, and the issue of no one knowing how to or wanting to fix them. A funny realization, is that between gas, insurance and repair cost, in the the 20 months I owned this car it cost me $25,0000. It would have been a lot more if I wasn't as resourceful as I am. A few days ago I was marveling at the fact that I have so much money left over at the end of the month now. This car being gone is the reason why. Another interesting side note. I was going to get rid of my 2002 and get a newer year, but after talking to my friends and others I knew who had newer models, we had the same problems. I loved the attention, I love the ride and power; I hated the cost that came along with it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: I received all types of attention driving this car.

Cons: The repair expenses

24 of 26 people found this review helpful.
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2002 BMW 7 Series 745Li RWDReview
Mariian writes:
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Powerful — This car handles great. If I could I would have a new 750LI now but, it won't be long. This car has so much room and the comfort of the seats. I love how if you don't close the door all the way...it closes by itself.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: This car has the best ride.

Cons: The amount of money the dealer ships charge for any repairs. But, don't have many problem out of the car so I guess it is worth the price you pay.

5 of 9 people found this review helpful.
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2002 BMW 7 Series 745i RWDReview
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Best Combination Of Luxury And Performance — Without a doubt this is the best ride I ever owned. Handles great for a car this big, best technology available at the time it was introduced, and ha the right level of luxury / comfort without feeling over done. Not to mention 21-22mpg ave. with a V8 that blows the doors off most others.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Smooth, fast, predictable, fun to drive.

Cons: If you cannot afford the maintenance at BMW,well think twice before owning one of these.

9 of 12 people found this review helpful.
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2002 BMW 7 Series 745i RWDReview
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What A Lemon! — Save your money DO NOT BUY this car...This is by far the worst car I have ever owned.. Look @ the Lexus before you even think of buying one of these .. or have a second car for when this one is getting fixed

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: handles great when it runs

Cons: it's always in the shop for something

8 of 10 people found this review helpful.
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2002 BMW 7 Series 745i RWDReview
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A Remarkable Car — I love the car because of everything.It has so much items to rely on which other cars don't have.I just want to sit in the driver's seat and do so many stuff with this amazing,beautiful specialized car.It is remarkable.

Pros: It has many cool stuff.

Cons: Nothing.Why does someone buy something if he/she hates it?

3 of 6 people found this review helpful.
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2002 BMW 7 Series 745i RWDReview
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Fun — fast acceleration, high top speed (160mph), great handling . although i havent had that much stuff to repair on this car everytime i do it is expensive as hell. The interior and exterior of this car are wonderful, people stop and stare almost everywhere i go. this car has a 23 gallon gas tank which i can get about 480 miles to a tank city and about 650 hwy. oil changes cost me about $100 dollars to change it myself. all in all this thing is great to go out on the town speed down the highway and hit turns fast as hell, but if it breaks good luck!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: handling, top speed and styling

Cons: maintenance

6 of 8 people found this review helpful.
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2002 BMW 7 Series 745i RWDReview
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Stunning Car In All Aspects-power To Burn-spoils You For Anything Else On The Road — Probably the overall best car I have ever owned-once you get to know the I drive and how to operate it-don't like the Time port phone--its not Bluetooth so I am dismayed as to how to make it work with the new technoledgy-can anybody help

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Fabulous drivers car

Cons: None

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2002 BMW 7 Series 745i RWDReview
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Badass Whip — 4.4L V8 Engine producing 325 HP. Built like a pro, 7 years old 110,000mi runs great. Beautiful looks on the luxurious BMW roughly $80,000 brand new, bought for $24,000 in 2007. Gets around 18mpg city, 21 highway. huge car with power, smooth quick ride.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: luxurious and fast

Cons: winter weather

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2002 BMW 7 Series 745i RWDReview
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Blah — great fantastic expensive to fix when warranty runs out gas guzzler in city great on long trips price is a little eh, but manageable. . .thats all i have to say about that cant wait for the next thing to drive

Pros: everything else

Cons: gas

3 of 7 people found this review helpful.
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2002 BMW 7 Series 745Li RWDReview
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Not Too Shabby — Controversial style, but I like it. The materials are great, the interior is amazing, and ahead of its time. There's a reason Merc copied this car with the S-Class. So long as no mechanical difficulties arise, it will treat you good. It's not a cheap car to run, mind you.

Pros: Beautiful, luxurious

Cons: Owner cost

5 of 6 people found this review helpful.
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2020 BMW 7 Series Reviews

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2017 BMW 7 Series Reviews

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Its a good car. Expensive to maintenant. Great not good on gas. Read More

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2016 BMW 7 Series Reviews

Review By Ridgerunner3116

The 2016+ 740’s are spectacular, reliable, quick, and extraordinarily comfortable on long trips. Make sure you have a Pre Purchase Inspection (PPI) done and look for an extended warranty! Read More

Review By Terry

The car is great the color is perfect and the inside is the bomb but it is a little to expensive for me Read More

2015 BMW 7 Series Reviews

Review By Guru9972GB

It was everything I was looking for in a automobile Read More

Review By Albert

Its classy. Its fast very dependable car. And the way it handels on the road, I have a 2006. 750li 12 yers still going strong. I would definitely buy this car. Or trade mine in. Read More

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