... A nice feature of big, 'expensive' BMW's is that they have laminate plastic, covering the paintwork. That means that the car's paint is pretty tough and doesn't get chipped easy, like when they're gritting the roads in winter. It has front and rear park sensors. Park sensors are a worthless ... Read review
Some reliability issues, fuel consumption, maintenance
"...out in this regard. BMW did do a recall and fix most/many free of charge. On the open road, you can average around 28-32 mpg. In town, mine has plummeted to about 10mpg! An average of London traffic and open road driving returned a 21 mpg average. Not that bad, seeing as my 2-litre Hyundai returned 19mpg on the OPEN road.
The boot is HUGE! I have a double pushchair for my two kids. It used to fill he Hyundai's boot widthways. In this car, it can ..."
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"I basically got to know this car as my dads friend let him have the car for a month while he was on holiday. Therefore, being a car enthusiast I got to indulge in what this machine is capable of.....
This car when it was released, was probably the most beautiful saloon I had seen. The Mercedes S Class is now so common in London that it's lost it's appeal but this car on the other hand could literally make you drool lol.......
Now for the figures.....
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"...Mercedes' S Class. But the BMW is much more athletic. Yes, there are numerous controls and are not easy to grasp at first glance, but they are all logical and useful in their function and layout. Once studied, they are simple to use. These are unlike other car’s controls that seemingly ergonomic but over simplified. The 4.4L does not have 310 bhp but it does have 324lb-ft of torque. It accelerates as fast as 528i manual. For its size and weight, the ..."
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