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2001 BMW M5 - Consumer Reviews

2001 BMW M5

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Base 4.9L V8 6-speed Manual - (23 reviews )

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Drive and you shall Believe
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By E39_Lover
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Vehicle

2001 BMW M5 4dr Sedan (4.9L 8cyl 6M)


Review

Amazing power, yet very easy to handle. Ultimate luxury 4dr family car, very reliable, gas mileage is ok, what else do you expect? This really is a everyday drive to work/shop/trip car. Best of the e39 and my personal opinion, best bmw ever made. It does require oil adds between the 5k oil changes, since it is a very high compression engine. Don't care too much for the new shape or the interior, plus i enjoy changing gears myself. Best car i have ever owned in every manner. This is going to become a classic! If you can afford it, buy it! Don't compromise.


Best Features

The Sport Mode! Very smooth Power Band, Tight Gear shifts, Suede Headliner, Two Tone Nappa Leather, Auto Rear Power Shade


Worst Features

Take out the cupholders, period. There really is no more improvements.


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You all want this, let's be honest
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By Town Savage
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2001 BMW M5 4dr Sedan (4.9L 8cyl 6M)


Review

One word describes the difference between this car and all the rest, CLASS, because it is in it's own. Interior design, comfort, safety, reliability.


Best Features

Engine, Transmission (6gears), suspension, interior design and color options for leather, visibility, and popularity are all my favorites. It's a crowd pleaser to those who know what it is.


Worst Features

Make a 6 speed Tiptronic option, automatic and manual with that extra gear.


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The Ultimate Driving Machine
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By dshin
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2001 BMW M5 4dr Sedan (4.9L 8cyl 6M)


Review

There are truely no substitues for
this machine. It is a CLASSIC which
can now start appreciating in value
now BMW has stopped building this
model, and the upcoming new model
seems to be a couple steps backwards
in styling. This is a car you can
drive to work everyday and don't have
to have a Porsche or a Ferrari in your
garage for your weekend driving
pleasures. It truely is a drivers'
car rather than for someone seeking
for a shallow status. Certainly not
for someone who likes automatics!


Best Features

An awesome engine that performs/sounds/looks like it will last forever. Solid feel that immediately tells you you're in a BMW. This is what BMW is all about.


Worst Features

This car is not about the cupholders!!! Let BMW outsource that job to the Mercedes designers and enigineers.


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Great Pre-Owned Vehicle
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By Idwinc
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2001 BMW M5 4dr Sedan (4.9L 8cyl 6M)


Review

Great drivng experience. Power
available when needed along with great
handling. Almost becomes too easy to
drive. Gas mileage a minus unless all
highway driving. Always receive
compliments from true driving/car
enthusiants.


Best Features

Power and handling.


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SMOKIN HOT!!!
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By Gary B
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2001 BMW M5 4dr Sedan (4.9L 8cyl 6M)


Review

This car is truely awesome! The power
the ride the comfort the handling the
sound system, all incredible.


Best Features

The sport mode the sound system and the engine.


Worst Features

The cup holders


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