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How reliable is the 2005 BMW 530i?

How reliable is the 2005 BMW 530i petrol?

Filed under reliability - Asked by Patrick Gannon (Dublin) - Sat, 11 May 2013 19:41

Neil Briscoe Answered by: Neil Briscoe - Complete Car Advisor - @neilmbriscoe


Hi Patrick,

It should be fine, as it was the four-cylinder diesel that was troublesome on the E60 5 Series, and the straight-six engines are pretty solid. Just make sure that it has a full and complete service history and, if there are any gaps in the maintenance, walk away.

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