BMW 540

1999 BMW 540

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  • (4.3) 7 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,820$4,744
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 18-21
  • Engine: 282-hp, 4.4-liter V-8 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 6-speed manual w/OD
1999 BMW 540

1999 BMW 540 Reviews Expert Reviews

Let's make the point by word association: station wagon. Webster's--barely able to cork its enthusiasm--says it's an automobile with more cargo space than a comparable sedan, plus a rear seat that folds flat and a rear door hinged at any of four sides. Let's get serious. Station wagon: * Yards of tin stamped and painted to look like hickory ribs riveted to mahogany pane... Read full review for the 1999 BMW 540

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Great performance but too costly to maintain

by Hiker from Nashville on April 25, 2011

I bought my 540 "port package" sedan new in 1999. I've driven it only 65,000 miles and have maintained it by the book or better. The car is powerful and handles well but is quite expensive to drive. ... Read Full Review

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $5,000 per year.

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