2005 BMW 5 Series Top Comparisons

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2005 BMW 5 SeriesReview
Scott writes:
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i had a 545 i and it was the best car i ever drove. i am a ase cert. mechanic and this car was a dream.

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2005 BMW 5 SeriesReview
Lazaro writes:
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I just love the 5 series, specially the 525. I think is a good value. The other model I love is the 740i. Expensive repair is something breaks but keeping a good maintenance is a key to long lasting vehicle.

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Guru6CLPY writes:
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I would compare it to the 2005 A6 By the Audi

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2005 BMW 5 Series 545i Sedan RWDReview
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Awesome Car To Own — This is my 5th BMW. Awesome ride - smooth and quick. The engine is very powerful. The sound system is thrilling. Features that I like - Bluetooth, extended seats, climate package, parking distance system Cons - mileage ; not bad compared to other gas guzzlers

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Solid Ride, powerful engine

Cons: Mileage

15 of 15 people found this review helpful.
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2005 BMW 5 Series 525i Sedan RWDReview
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Awesome Driving Car. — Like everything, love the cost of maintaining it. It looks good it is very comfortable. Has heated seats that are great in the winter., comfortable leather seating. The car drives so smooth you hardly know you are moving. In fact, I have had 8 speeding tickets in 2 years as a result of the how smooth this car drives. Car is fun to drive and it always turns heads!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Great driving machine!!  Handles well, performs well. Love this car.

Cons: Very expensive upkeep.  A set of run flat tires for it cost $1200.  Even a simple oil change is 200 due to the synthetic oil.  Also needs premium gas and gas prices are terrible.

16 of 18 people found this review helpful.
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2005 BMW 5 Series 545i Sedan RWDReview
Dyma82 writes:
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Good — i liked everything about this car. it runs great handle really good it a BMW. i love this car. unfortunately i have to get rid off it because i just got a SUV. this car is great for family. comfortable for 5 to four people

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: drive very well

Cons: no so good in the snow

5 of 5 people found this review helpful.
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2005 BMW 5 Series 525i Sedan RWDReview
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Always Wanted One..sp I Did!! — BMW's are great but when they go wrong they can be a pain, buy a diesel as petrols are thirsty, stay away from high tech ones, you will sit at a BMW dealler more than in the drivers seat. these now look dated as 2011 model looks the biz

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: nice looking car

Cons: broke down too much

4 of 5 people found this review helpful.
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2005 BMW 5 Series 530i Sedan RWDReview
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You Won't Be Sorry. — This car is pure pleasure to drive. Strong and responsive especially with the Michelin Sport AS tires I just put on it. It handles so tight even at 100 mph. You will never be sorry you bought BMW. Jump in and get ahead of the crowd.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: The ultimate driving machine.....

Cons: If you can't afford one...get a second job.

12 of 12 people found this review helpful.
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2005 BMW 5 Series 545i Sedan RWDReview
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Love The Car, Now I Want An M5. :-) — I love this car, how it feels, handles & accelerates. Braking is awesome and spent a day on the track with a pro on how to drive really really fast. The only think that bugs me about the car are the squeaky door seals. It is annoying.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Handling, acceleration and feel.

Cons: Rubber door seals make noise.

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2005 BMW 5 Series 545i Sedan RWDReview
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Lean Mean Teutonic Fighting Machine — Top notch sport sedan, plenty of power at all revs, excellent brakes and solid handling for a two ton ride. Nice seats, could use a few more features for a car of this price range. 24mpg on the highway, gas guzzler around town. Expensive to maintain, needs good mechanic. 55kmiles in less than 2 years

Pros: Can still hang with newer cars in this class

Cons: Expensive upkeep

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