Quick advice PLEASE :) - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
BMW Forum BMW Forum

Auto Insurance

» Featured Product
Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60)
Register Home Forum Active Topics Gallery / Showroom Auto Loans Garage Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowInsurance

5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) Chat relating to the BMW 5-Series of all generations. Specific models include: BMW 518, BMW 520, BMW 520i, BMW 530i, BMW 528i, BMW 530i, BMW 518i, BMW 524d, BMW 525i, BMW 525e, BMW 528e, BMW 540i, BMW 535i, BMW 520d, BMW 525td, BMW 525d, BMW 530d, BMW 525i/xi, BMW 530i/xi. (BMW 5-Series Forum)

BimmerWerkz.com is the premier BMW Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-13-2008, 02:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 1
laureno is on a distinguished road
Arrow Quick advice PLEASE :)

Hello all -

I am thinking about buying a 2000 528i with about 130,000 miles. Does anyone know how many miles these cars can expect to comfortably accumulate? I'm comparing it to Volvos that have similar mileage but those are widely documented to be able to go 200+ and I can't find similar info on the BMW.

Also, Consumer Reports says that in terms of reliability the 5-series is below average compared to other cars in its class. For current owners, are there any big mechanical problems you've encountered? I'm of course thinking of engine parts but also of the on-board computer. My mom's Mercedes gives her unending electrical problems and I can't afford those high-dollar fixes!!

I really appreciate any knowledge you might have!!
laureno is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 11-13-2008, 02:28 PM   #2 (permalink)
Help from over the pond
marti5's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: IPSWICH. U.K.
Car: E38 1997 728i Individual
Posts: 3,242
marti5 is on a distinguished road
Hi, Firstly if its been taken care of , serviced etc she should go to around 300,000 - 350,000 and more, depending how you look after it, as for problems BM's do have their probs, but not as often as other makes.

I stepped in a plate of Pasta the other day - now I have to worry about my Carbonara footprint!
marti5 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60)

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Need Quick Advice 93 325i 3-Series (E36) 8 06-22-2005 07:44 AM
Need Quick Advice Shudogg 3-Series (E36) 11 01-29-2005 12:03 AM
QUICK!!!!! jrhaile 3-Series (E36) 6 05-31-2004 11:47 PM
Need some quick advice 2.link 3-Series (E36) 7 02-23-2004 05:07 PM
need quick advice! paul 3-Series (E21, E30) 1 10-24-2003 03:13 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:03 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.