2000 BMW 5 Series Consumer Review: Ulimate Discomfort Machine
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Ulimate Discomfort Machine
By cobo on

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2000 BMW 5 Series 528i 4dr Sedan

Review

The sport seats have nearly crippled
me. The seat cushion sags even under
my moderate 170 lb. frame. This causes
spine to flatten and forces a slouch
position. The lumbar support tries to
force your spine into normal
curvature, but it is poorly
positioned, hard as a rock, and not
adjustable. I've never been so
pleased with a car, and yet been
unable to enjoy it due to the major
discomfort of the seats. I've owned
10+ cars and driven countless
European, Japanese and American cars
on business trips. I've never had a
seat bother me before, despite very
long trips.

Best Features

Ride and handling, responsive engine, super smooth shifting and clutch engagement, clean layout, switchgear placement. A real driver's car!

Worst Features

Adjustable lumbar support should not be an option in a vehicle of this class. And even the models that offer adjustable lumbar support don't retract the support far enough into the seat compared to all other vehicles on the market.
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