2004 BMW 545

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2004 BMW 545

Key specs

Base trim shown


The good:

  • Performance
  • Handling
  • Stability
  • Refinement

The bad:

  • Complex controls
  • Possible controversial styling
  • Price

1 trim

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  • i


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Notable features

  • 4.4-liter V-8
  • RWD layout
  • iDrive control system
  • Luxury amenities
  • Noticeable appearance

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.6
  • Interior design 4.4
  • Performance 4.8
  • Value for the money 4.1
  • Exterior styling 4.6
  • Reliability 3.9

Most recent consumer reviews


This BMW Dinan 5 is equivalent to the M5

This car has the stlying of a pure luxury car and the Dinan performance that is rare in the unless you purchase an M series BMW


So far, so good

I have just taken custody of a 2004 BMW 545i and it's more car than I was expecting!! The performance and handling are spot on.


Do not buy this car.

Bought this car at 78,000 miles, currently at 93,000 miles, had this car for over a year and all in all you will never catch a break financially with this car. Electronics and sensors are always breaking. Water leaks in the car. Certain windows will not go up or down, they constantly break daily. Engine misfires. Your dashboard looks like a Christmas tree. $800 to fix the radio. Dynamic drive failure, active steering malfunction. Headliner droops down. And the list goes on. I repeat, unless you have quite a bit of money stored away and are prepared to pay for major repairs, DO NOT BUY THIS CAR. DONT LET LOOKS DECEIVE YOU.

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New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by BMW
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
Certified Pre-Owned Elite with less than 15,000 miles; Certified Pre-Owned with less than 60,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
1 year/unlimited miles from expiration of 4-year/50,000-mile new car warranty
Dealer certification required
196-point inspection
Roadside assistance
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