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BMW 5 Series Touring E61 (2004–2010)

Last updated 7 June 2018

As saloon, with the advantages of a station wagon body.
Looks not everyone's taste. Some problem areas. Two rear suspension balljoint failures notified the same month (January 2014).
Updated 20 September 2016

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Owners' reviews

4
An opulent driving experience, but I'll probably be going back to a Focus for my next buy.
5
Fulfilling.
5
Great syling, well equiped and an outstanding drive
4
Excellent handling and beautifully refined engine
4
very good, but rubbish headlights
4
Great car in many respects but some really bad issues
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