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  • (4.5) 2 reviews
  • MSRP: $5,572$13,012
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 22
  • Engine: 325-hp, 4.4-liter V-8 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
2005 BMW 745

Our Take on the 2005 BMW 745

Introduced during 2002, the fourth generation of BMW's largest series comes in regular- and long-wheelbase forms as the 745i and 745Li, respectively. BMW also offers its full-size sedans with V-12 power as the 760i and 760Li. Adaptive headlights are standard for 2005; they move with the stee... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Complex controls
  • Controversial styling
  • Ride on rough surfaces with optional tires
  • Price

Notable Features

  • 325-hp V-8
  • iDrive control system
  • Luxury amenities
  • Two body lengths
  • Distinctive appearance

2005 BMW 745 Reviews

Consumer Reviews


Average based on 2 reviews

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Comfy, safe and fast

by CapnMike from SoCalif on December 7, 2011

Our second 745Li (dealer suggested buyback of the '03 has been superb. The seats are the best we have everr sat upon and offer heating, cooling, massage and adjustable support everywhere; 27 adjustmen... Read Full Review

2 Trim Levels Available

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2005 BMW 745 Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 10 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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