1999 BMW 5 Series Consumer Review: Great alternative to the SUV

1999 BMW 5 Series Sedan - Consumer Review

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Great alternative to the SUV
By family_hauler on


1999 BMW 5 Series 540i 4dr Sedan


Have had this car for a month now. I
purchased it as my 3 series was too
small for the family. Absolutely the
best car I have owned to date.
Performance of V8 and sports package
is amazing. Steptronic transmission
is velvet smooth. Fit and finish are
excellent. Maintenance is very
reasonable if you do it yourself.
Take a look at www.roadfly.org to
learn about typical problems. Only
problem is that wife and I fight over
who will drive it. (she has an Acura
MDX) Keep an eye on the radiator as
these are known to fail every 50K. (A
$300 DIY fix). Purchase a set of
winter tires

Best Features

power, dry road handling, versatility, dsp radio

Worst Features

cupholders are a joke, some features have to be programmed into computer by dealer (ex. turning off the alarm beep when you lock the car)
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