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1997 BMW 5 Series Sedan

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Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) is a category of used car. Often late-model vehicles, they have been inspected, refurbished, if necessary, and are under warranty by the manufacturer.
BMW 5 Series Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 2.8 L Inline 6-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 190 hp @ 5300 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 18/26 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 1997 BMW 5 Series

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  • Safety
  • Pros

    So, you want fun, beauty, and speed, but can't get a hold of your favorite supermodel? Well, this BMW just might fit the bill. A gorgeous new shape, wonderully redesigned engine, and superbly balanced chassis guarantees that you'll be spending plenty of time at the wheel.

  • Cons

    This is pretty hard. I guess we wish that a CD player was standard.

  • What's New for 1997

    The 5 Series is redesigned and introduced midway through 1996 as a 1997 model. The Touring wagons are no longer available, and the 3.0-liter V8 is history. New 5 Series models can be had as a six-cylinder 528i or a V8 540i. Both models feature new engines, all-aluminum suspensions, improved brakes and available side-impact airbag protection.

Full 1997 BMW 5 Series Review

What's New for 1997

The 5 Series is redesigned and introduced midway through 1996 as a 1997 model. The Touring wagons are no longer available, and the 3.0-liter V8 is history. New 5 Series models can be had as a six-cylinder 528i or a V8 540i. Both models feature new engines, all-aluminum suspensions, improved brakes and available side-impact airbag protection.

Talk About The 1997 5 Series

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keelbump
keelbump
02-26-2001
I just bought my first BMW 528i 1997. I really love the way the car drives....


markcincinnati
markcincinnati
02-18-2014
One of the people I work with has a 2005 BMW 5 series and he did buy the extended SERVICE package when he purchased the car new. This was NOT a warranty -- just an extended "factory" mntce ...


shipo
shipo
06-21-2005
The "E" numbers are BMWs internal codes to refer to a specific vehicle platform, so I guess I said it wrong before. Sorry about that. Anyway, the current E60 5-Series is a completely diff?...



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