What is all the hype about the 2010 M5 SMG?

Asked by Aug 03, 2015 at 09:52 AM about the 2010 BMW M5 Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Did they get all the bugs out of the M5 SMG Transmission?  If i buy a 2010  BMW M5 with 65k- 85k miles and i dont drive this car hard would I be okay and not have SMG issues?

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Couldn't tell you for sure. I know people don't really like the SMG because it tends to be much less reliable than the manual, and less reliable than a regular automatic. It shouldn't cause you any problems if it's driven every now and again.

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