2006 BMW 5 Series 530xi 4dr Sedan AWD (3.0L 6cyl 6M)
Drove top line Saabs for 20 years. Worries about GM's support of Saab and desire for an AWD vehicle for Northeast Winters sent me looking. 530xi was the hands down winner after jarring rides in M35, A6 etc., minature trunk in Acura RL and worries of Mercedes quality declines. Strange to drive rear wheel car at first, but now love the whole thing. Perfect fit and finish like you cannot imagine. IDrive angst is overrated unless you have never talked on the phone and worked on-line at the same time. In that case this car wasn't meant for you anyway. Navigation system is terrific. Sound system, leather interior and service all top rated. So what's not to like?
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