2012 BMW 5 Series User Reviews

2012 BMW 5 Series Top Comparisons

Users ranked 2012 BMW 5 Series against other cars which they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

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2012 BMW 5 Series Review
says:
The BMW has a tight suspension and the performance is very good. room in the front, but if you need leg room it takes up back seat space.
vs2012 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
2012 BMW 5 Series winning categories:
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  • Family Car
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  • Would Buy
Power Ranked 2012 Mercedes-Benz E-Class worse.
"transition between sedan/ sport allows the twin turbo to act as a V8"
Looks/Style Ranked 2012 Mercedes-Benz E-Class better.
"style and luxury"
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2012 BMW 5 Series 535i Sedan RWDReview
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Nice Appearance. — 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 think I would prefer other vehicles similar to the vehicles I own currently.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Attractive looking vehicle

Cons: Maintenance costs,expensive; back seating area poor;not family useful vehicle.

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2012 BMW 5 Series 528i xDrive Sedan AWDReview
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Great Vehicle! — 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 to 55mph.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Great on gas, great handling.

Cons: 4 cylinder

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2012 BMW 5 Series 535i Sedan RWDReview
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A Sports Car With 4 Doors. — only had the car for a week.... will review in a few months when i have at least 3,000 miles of driving completed on the roads. So far so good.....love the handling and the sport package it has. Still learning the onboard computer and figuring out the bluetooth contacts issue.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Onboard Computer is insane!

Cons: The price to replace a Michelin Run Flat Tire

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2012 BMW 5 Series Review
says:
I've actually owned all 4 2012 models, the BMW 550i was best suited for my needs, but the CLS550 was a close 2nd - actually more fun & comfortable to drive as a daily. BMW styling was just better!
vs2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
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vs2012 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
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vs2012 Porsche Cayenne
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2012 BMW 5 Series 528i xDrive Sedan AWD Review
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vs2012 Audi A7 3.0T quattro Premium AWD
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Power Ranked 2012 Audi A7 3.0T quattro Premium AWD better.
"Overall handling, power, and experience."
2012 BMW 5 Series 528i xDrive Sedan AWD Review
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Drives smooth handles strong
vs2012 Audi A4 2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD
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2012 BMW 5 Series 535i xDrive Sedan AWD Review
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The ultimate driving machine. xDrive took time but now I am glad my sedan has Android auto for phone connectivity for Nav, voice to text and voice calling (even with onboard NAV).
vs2012 Acura RL SH-AWD with Technology Package
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Looks/Style Ranked 2012 Acura RL SH-AWD with Technology Package worse.
"Its lines are bold and confident."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2012 Acura RL SH-AWD with Technology Package worse.
"golf clubs for 2 is what I cared about."
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2013 BMW 5 Series Reviews

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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

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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 William

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

2009 BMW 5 Series Reviews

Clean By sa75215

I liked the power, sports mode, acceleration, and handling, and the color combination was great. I'm not a fan of the center console but I have seem much worse. There is large trunk space. Maintenance... Read More

Greatest Car On The Road By fredcars

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