Is BMW 520d e60 reliable?

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Is BMW 520d e60 reliable?

The 520d was by far the most popular version of this BMW 5 Series when it was new, and consequently is the most common model on the used market. Fortunately, it’s also one of the most reliable.

When should I change timing chain on BMW 520d?

Replacement Guidelines BMW and MINI use Timing Chains in almost every model of engine that they produce.It is recommended to replace your timing chain before failure as repair prices can become very high from internal engine damage. From experience the life of these timing chains are 90,000 miles or 9 years.

What is the MPG of BMW 520d M Sport?

The 520d is available in two specifications, the standard car being able to reach a combined figure of 68.9 mpg. For company car buyers, or those wanting to hand over as little as possible tax, an ED or EfficientDynamics model will hit an even more impressive 72.4mpg, while only just skimming over 100g/km.

Should you buy the BMW 5 Series M Sport or 520d se?

A huge proportion of buyers in the UK will specify their car in M Sport trim for its sporty looks, but we prefer the 520d SE, which is cheaper and more comfortable, too. The UK’s favourite executive car, the BMW 5 Series, has been given a refresh, in a bid to keep it at the top of its game.

How much does the 520d M Sport weigh?

The 520d M Sport is also now lighter than its predecessor to the tune of 70kg and, crucially, it’s also (at 1,560kg) lighter than anything else in the class, as it’s trimmer than the automatic versions of the Jaguar XF 2.0d R-Sport (1,595kg), the Audi A6 2.0 TDI ultra S line (1,660kg) and the Mercedes E 220 d AMG Line (1,680kg).

Is the BMW 520d worth the money?

It is not, however, quite perfect. While the ride quality is extremely good – especially on the €1,496 Variable Damper Control that was fitted to our particular test car – it is not quite as delicate and elegant as the Mercedes E-Class on (pricey) air suspension. And we weren’t blown away by the 520d’s fuel economy on our drive.

Is the Ford 520d a good motorway cruiser?

Even in M Sport spec, with stiffened springs and 18-inch alloys, the 520d remains an accomplished motorway cruiser. It’s whisper quiet and refined at high speed, while the standard Black Dakota leather upholstery in our car really adds to the 5 Series’ upmarket cabin.

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