Used 1996 BMW 7 Series 740iL Sedan Consumer Reviews - 5 Car Reviews | Edmunds
ADVERTISEMENT

1996 BMW 7 Series Sedan - Consumer Reviews

1996 BMW 7 Series Sedan

Average Consumer Rating

5 Total Reviews

View reviews for a specific 7 Series model:

Sort by

Most Recent|
Most Recent Most Helpful Highest Rating Lowest Rating
Most comfortable car ever
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By bmwdvr
on

Vehicle

1996 BMW 7 Series Sedan 740iL 4dr Sedan


Review

I bought my 740 used with 65k mi. Have had two years and have loved car. Amazing comfort on highway. Huge back seat. Good handler. Amazing ride. Great seats, precise steering. Engine is quiet and smooth but could deliver more power. Car still looks great after 11 years. However if you buy one of these, be pepared to spend a lot of money to repair and keep it going. I've spent $3000 on maintainance and repairs in the past 30 months. I've purchased 2004 Lincoln LS V8 to replace BMW because tired of the big repair bills. Even though my BMW is 11 years old, it still is in many ways a nicer car to drive than the almost-new Lincoln.


Best Features

Ride, smoothness, room, handling


Worst Features

reliability


Was this review helpful? Yes | No

Fantastic car that oozes quality
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By rubenrod
on

Vehicle

1996 BMW 7 Series Sedan 740iL 4dr Sedan


Review

Repairs can be expensive. Suggest
purchasing extended warranty.


Best Features

Interior is very roomy and comfortable for extended road trips. Sound system is fantastic.


Was this review helpful? Yes | No

Gotta Buy One
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By AndyS1234
on

Vehicle

1996 BMW 7 Series Sedan 740iL 4dr Sedan


Review

This car is one of the most well-
engineered I have ever seen. From the
littlest detail, you have to take a
close look at the little things to
apprecite this magnificant machine.


Best Features

Power Everything, Tons of Power, Excellent Highway Cruiser


Worst Features

None-Excellent


Was this review helpful? Yes | No

Early Opinion
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By pickleneck
on

Vehicle

1996 BMW 7 Series Sedan 740iL 4dr Sedan


Review

After trading a fairly new GS 430, I
must admit I'm quite taken w/ my used
740IL. It handles every bit as well if
not better than the Lexus. It
accelarates smoothly coupled with
generous torque. My only concern is the
higher miles/reliability factors. So
far so good.


Best Features

Accelaration, handling and road feel.


Worst Features

Radio is poor at best and the car has some strange sqeaks...not a big deal.


Was this review helpful? Yes | No

Great car
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By money
on

Vehicle

1996 BMW 7 Series Sedan 740iL 4dr Sedan


Review

The 1996 bmw 740il is one of the
greatest cars ever made. The handling
is superb, the performance is great,
and it is a very good investment. The
car holds it value, and still is a
sweet looking car today.


Best Features

interior and exterior design. It is excellent on the car.


Worst Features

gas mileage.


Was this review helpful? Yes | No

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Other Vehicles to Consider

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT