Thankfully was still under warranty!! I purchased a used '07 525i series with less than 40k miles still under warranty. It's fairly quiet and smooth. Later it will do the same thing. No matter how seductive the styling, no matter how compelling the dynamics, we know that somewhere squads of designers and engineers are toiling to make a good thing even better. Not a normal do it yourself process to change a headlamp. That's what caused my transfer case to fail.
I now have 296000 and am debating keeping it until I hit 500k. The front passenger seat occupant detection mat that determines if and how the passenger frontal air bag should deploy in a crash may fatigue and develop cracks which could lead to a system failure. Background: The 2006 330i helped the 3-series make its 15th consecutive appearance on the Car and Driver 10Best Cars list. The 525 has more than enough power and standard equipment to match and car in its class. Equipping the 5 Series with the V8 turns it into a seriously fast sedan that will outpace many sports cars. We also feature informative car reviews, truck reviews, suv reviews, hybrid vehicle reviews, minivan reviews, cross over vehicle reviews and luxury car reviews for all makes and models.
I am told it is probably a frayed wire in the trunk compartment. Not as practical for sure but gorgeous. So effortlessly does the shifter make its short way between each gate that gear changes happen intuitively — I never had to think about driving a manual. The subtle corners and simple lines have given way to sharp-creased edges and cat's-eye headlamp lenses. When the fifth-generation 3-series sedan made its debut in early 2005, it was hard to see just where a significant improvement might be made in this outstanding car.
Their powerful styling is matched by two new six-cylinder engines introduced last year. Besides all that, 5 Series buyers can opt for Active Roll Stabilization part of the Sport package , which uses adaptive shocks to reduce body roll when rounding a corner, and Active Front Steering, which adjusts both the steering ratio and the amount of power assist for optimum feel and control under varying driving conditions. I am the 3rd owner of the vehicle. Car pings an alert when the outside temp is 37 degrees? The premium has been determined based on annual premium data for defined coverages liability, comprehensive and collision from a major insurer. Interior Design and Special Features The driver-oriented 5 Series cockpit greets passengers with a classy if austere show of luxury.
Front seat comfort is excellent, and the 5 Series offers reasonable rear-seat legroom in addition to a roomy trunk. It turns on again in about 5-10 seconds. If someone is after you in a parking lot, this isn't going to help you much! Vehicles with the Sport package get a new steering wheel design and 20-way adjustable multicontour front seats. This car handles well in Chicago winters, has beautiful lines, is very comfortable in front and back seats, large trunk for my real estate signs. Use of any car information is at your own risk. Love this car and highly recommend it. There's no question that the 335i sedan carries forward the class-leading dynamic standards established by the 330i-smooth ride quality, right-now responses, laser-precise steering, powerful, fade-free braking-amplified by a superb new engine that generates big horsepower and, arguably more significant, an abundance of torque delivered over a curve that's as high and flat as a mountain mesa.
Likewise, the standard suspension tuning gives the 5 Series plenty of capability in the corners. Right: they'll make that 3. These cars are well thought out and easy to work on. Vehicles with the Sport package get a new steering wheel design and 20-way adjustable multicontour front seats. The secret is under the hood, which shelters a twin-turbo version of the 3. Up front, entry and exit are tight.
Experience has taught us that no vehicle is immune to improvement. The sedan has 14 cubic feet of trunk capacity, while the wagon has a 34-cubic-foot cargo bay behind its rear seats along with standard roof rails. As a result, the driver is required to give less input to the steering wheel when parking, performing U-turns or avoiding potholes. This recall involves aftermarket parts sold by Valeo. We have had great fun driving this car! Dealership said it was acid rain. With more interior room than a 3 Series but less exterior bulk than the pricey 7 Series, the 525i and 530i comfortably fill the dual roles of being both performance and family sedans.
As dreamy as it was back there, I like to do the driving. I love the heated seats and heated steering wheel, and can't imagine ever not having them. So there is little point buying a replacement very often since they are not reliable. When warranty ran out it was lets try this or replace this part. Rear-seat side airbags are optional and, due to safety concerns, you must specifically request that your dealer activate the bags if you order this option. Then the 335i coupe came along, and suddenly the plan became clear. Though roads were free of snow during test week, Toronto did have a considerable amount of rain.