2001 BMW 525

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3 reviews
Available Price Range $2,620-$6,748 Trims4 Combined MPG 22-24 Seats 5

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, an... 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. To ... Read Full Review

Consumer Reviews

4.0 out of 5

Based on 3 reviews

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....

4 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

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