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Just As Well It Doesn't Drink Red Bull!

Advantages: A fantastic high performance vehicle for silly money (Second hand)
Disadvantages: Not a lot! Well, maybe the boot space.

...I recently changed my taxi. (For the second time this year!) My old car was a BMW 525TDS which I'd run for about 3 years (and about 90,000 miles) practically trouble free, so my first choice of vehicle when looking about for a change of car was another di ...

the_mad_cabbie 18.12.2008 · Read full review
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Review of BMW 530d

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The Ultimate Machine

Advantages: Road Manners, Comfort, Its a BMW, Fuel Economy
Disadvantages: Can be hairy in the wet, poor stereo

The BMW 5 Series was first launched in 1972 and the first model was known as the E12. The vehicle is a medium executive and nowadays competes with cars like the Audi A6 and Mercedes E Class. Quality and reliability on the very early cars was patchy to say ...

olijt08 24.04.2008 · Read full review
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Good economy, comfort, performance and image

Advantages: BMW Badge, Subtle but mean looks, Quiet for a Diesel, Economy
Disadvantages: BMW Drivers, V Poor Hifi considering price,

...I have had VW Passat, Audi A4 both 1.9TDI 130BHP, both covering 130K miles in 3 years with very little consequence. The move to BMW was to fulfil a childhood desire to own one of the best automotive marques available. I now have a 2002 BMW 530d M-Sport ...

skymouse 12.11.2005 · Read full review
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Getting on but still great.

Advantages: Great all-rounder
Disadvantages: fairly large car..... fairly large price

(Our 530d is a 'T' Reg registered in March '99, and cost around £30k) Although the current 5 Series is aproaching the end of it's shelf life (the new model should be available in Sept '03), it is still one of the best cars out there. The 530d in partic ...

lostprophet 08.04.2003 · Read full review
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Still one of the best

Advantages: Awesome engine, refined, smooth, understated. A winner
Disadvantages: Space in the back is a bit tight for such a big car

Having recently purchased an ex-demo 530D late-2003... one of the last of the line before the new version came out (love it or hate it the new shape is certainly eye-catching)… we have been absolutely bowled over by the Beemer. Firstly the engine is si ...

dolphinlover888 15.01.2005 · Read full review
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Review of BMW 530d

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