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2003 BMW 5 Series Sedan - Consumer Reviews

2003 BMW 5 Series Sedan

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exceeds my expectation
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By sweetcar
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2003 BMW 5 Series Sedan 530i 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 5M)


Review

Bought the 03 automatic model with all
possible options including sport
package, M aero kit and suspension for
US$40000, what a steal. The 530i
totally exceeds my expectation even on
BMW high standard. It accelerates with
sweet smoothness, handles with sharp
precision with the just right sporty
and European taste.Drove the 04 model,
all I can say is get the 03 while you
still can.


Best Features

strong torque, smooth tranny and the sporty feel with the just right level of luxury.


Worst Features

Status quo will do. Keep building the "ultimate driving machine", not "ultimate computer on wheels"


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exceeds my expectation
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By lovemybm
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2003 BMW 5 Series Sedan 530i 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 5M)


Review

Got my 530i with M Executive Package
(premium package + sports package + M
trimming, ie, loaded)for a year end
dirt cheap price. This car exceeds
everything I expected from even the
high standard of BMW. It accelerates
with such sweet smoothness, handles
with such precision and the interior
has just the right European and sporty
taste. .
Also did a very long test drive on the
2004 530i. If you are a real bimmer
lover, go out there and grab your 2003
model before they're all gone.


Best Features

Engine, handling, strong torque, auto sunblind, the just right feel.


Worst Features

keep making them the way BMW been doing, don't change things for the sake of changing. This is the "Ultimate Driving Machine",not the "Ultimate Computer on Wheels".


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MY BMW
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By rafael bacares
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2003 BMW 5 Series Sedan 530i 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 5M)


Review

It is a fantastic car to drive.


Best Features

The interior layout of the car without the navigational system- very classic.


Worst Features

Standard side airbags for the back seats and adjusting xeon lights. Also, they should the current model because the new one is not quite as nice.


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Best Car I Ever Owned
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By Alan10899
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2003 BMW 5 Series Sedan 530i 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 5M)


Review

Not the fastest, or the best handling,
but the total package is perfect.


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The old 5 will remain on top
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By rmarsh96
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2003 BMW 5 Series Sedan 530i 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 5M)


Review

However, Like the commercials say, I do
find excuses to drive. I would buy
this car again. Unfortunately there
are a few negatives. The cup holders
are small and awkwardly placed. When
using them it is almost impossible to
access the climate control system. I
did not purchase the navigation system
because I didn't want to give up the on
board CD player. My 530 is a manual
shift and came with the sport package.
I find the gear ratio rather difficult
to handle in stop and go traffic. The
car wants to get up and run. BMW has
engineered a marvelous automobile that
will continue to be a pleasure to drive
for many years to come.


Best Features

Auto wipers and Head lamps Safety features like multiple air bags


Worst Features

cup holder size and placement integration of navigation system without comprimising the onboard CD system.


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