I'd buy it again
By sezme2 on
2002 BMW 5 Series 540i 4dr Sedan (4.4L 8cyl 5A)
My next automobile will be the M5 vs.
S500, until then, this machine is more
than adequate. I'd love a roadster
type, but they're too impractical for a
family-man. I chose this car for it's
stellar passive safety ratings
(checkout hywsafety. org) and its
ability to handle precisely to actively
avoid a collision. My wife had not
been an auto-phile, but this car has
made her passionate about driving.
Power, power, power. Silky smooth
shifts, with fairly good intuition to
where I'd shift if manual. It looks
Cupholders are embarrassingly
inadequate for an automobile of this
stature. My butt is a bit too wide for
the sport seats (6'1" 220lb). Carseat
wont LATCH into center seat in back -
have to use door seat for this.