• (4.4) 5 reviews
  • MSRP: $23$10,659
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 22-24
  • Engine: 184-hp, 2.5-liter I-6 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 5-speed manual
2001 BMW 525

Our Take on the 2001 BMW 525

Our Take

BMW adds new base versions to its 5 Series lineup, introduces two new six-cylinder engines and freshens the appearance of all models.The 5 Series returns in sedan and station wagon body styles, and with the new engines, model nomenclature changes. Base models are now called 525i. What was the 52... Read Full Report


Our Expert Reviews

The question before the house is, can a V-8 lover find happiness with two cylinders gone AWOL? Corollary query: Can a driving enthusiast find happiness with an automatic transmission? In the case of the BMW 525iA, I was surprised to find the answer was a resounding yes. Surprised, because I had earlier sampled the transcendant delight afforded by the fire-breathing 540i with 6-speed manual... Read full review for the 2001 BMW 525

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Well built machine....

by 525i Fan... from baltimore, md on March 25, 2011

Purchased it used with 110k, in 09, and still going strong. No problems whatsoever. Although its a 6 cylinder, its fast, and good on fuel....

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