I bought my 528i from a private owner
in CA with 88k mi. on it. My drive back
home to NM was nothing short of
breathtaking! I was between 95 and 125
mph the entire way and it felt as
though it wanted to keep going! HP is
rated at 190+ but moves as good or
better as most V8's, on the open road.
Handling is great w/solid ride. Putting
mi. on my car used to be something that
I worried about because of resale
value. Now that I have my 111k mi. e39
I don't worry about miles because I
can't think of a better place to be
than behind the wheel!
Both interior and exterior styling.
Sport Packge (lowered suspension,17"
rims,etc.)Handling. Making the driver
feel like they are in control.
Cupholders! They were already broken
when I bought the car. The onboard
computer to give an accurate reading on
mpg. CD player instead of tape in dash.
Replacing rotors @ every front brake
The car has be great since I have had
it in '98. Handles well and is designed
as you would expect from BMW.
Handling is great. Quite, conmfortable
ride combined with the tightness of a
There are a couple of things BMW could
do better though - tires wear annually.
While there is a trade off with high
performance, this could be improved. I
have been through 2 batteries. In part,
there is no auto light shutoff on this
I just traded in my 1995 Volvo 850 T5R
after having it for 4 years... what was
I waiting for!! I have always admired
BMW's, but never a serious admirer
until now!! I looked at the Q45, the
GS 300 and the E430, but got a good
deal on the BWM w/ relatively low miles
for the year. It's as quiet as a cat
and I like the overall smooth ride.
Not crazy about the dreaded cupholders,
the climate controls are a little
strange, but minor complaints about a
great vehicle. I feel like I finally
arrived!!! Thanks BMW!!
Love it!! Period!!
CD changer in the trunk idea is old,
cup holders need to be in a different