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      08-06-2008, 05:20 PM   #1
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Thinking about a 5 Series......chime in!!!

I've been thinking about buying a CPO 5er
I'm looking @ either a 545i or a 530.

What are your guys thoughts/experiences with the 5 series?

Its gotta be either white or silver with sport package (of course)
And I gotta have the 100K warranty on it too!

thoughts? comments????
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go for it. 5 series is awesome. we have a 528 at home, seems to handle better than my old 335 lol

IMHO V6 isnt enough power for it. but everything else in the car is just great. all the gadgets. u gonna love the sport seats.
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go for it. 5 series is awesome. we have a 528 at home, seems to handle better than my old 335 lol

IMHO V6 isnt enough power for it. but everything else in the car is just great. all the gadgets. u gonna love the sport seats.
gonna go drive a 530 and a 545 on Monday..

what about maintenance costs?
Am I gonna pay a grand for brakes etc?
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oh out of warranty... yikes.... i dont know man, but i personally wouldnt buy a german car out of warranty
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Try to find a CPO'd 535i instead; looks better, and you can tune it.
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go for it. 5 series is awesome. we have a 528 at home, seems to handle better than my old 335 lol

IMHO V6 isnt enough power for it. but everything else in the car is just great. all the gadgets. u gonna love the sport seats.
Since when does the 5er have a V6?
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you're so smart.

I'm sure mantis misspoke and meant to say I6.
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Since when does the 5er have a V6?
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good point, i did contradict myself when I said it had to be CPO b/c brakes are covered right?

What about maintenance? How much does that go for?
Is there a maintenance schedule I can get from the Dlr??


Thanks everyone for the comments
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my dad loves his 535xi so go for it.
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535i all the way!!
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535xi touring ftw!!
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If I ever need a sedan in the future, would defn consider a 5 series.
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i saw the perfect 5 series today
E60 (debadged so I couldnt tell which one) aero kit and M5 reps in white :drool
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Try to find a CPO'd 535i instead; looks better, and you can tune it.
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ehhh...dont really want to spend that much, plus I already have a 335 coupe
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I admit I been thinking of trading in for a e60 lately too. I'd love to get into the 535i !!
Only thing keepin me from doing it is that the new 5 series will be out in 2 years time. But maybe if I do it next year I can get a good deal on an outgoing body?
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i drove a 525xi, 530i, 545i and my 545i Sport

obviously i bought the 545i Sport. trust me you will love it

i also drove a 535i and a 550i Sport but those were out of my price range. both awesome cars!
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Since when does the 5er have a V6?
How long have you been living under a rock?
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