BMW 5 series Touring E61 Estate car / wagon

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This generation of BMW 5 series has been produced from April, 2004 to March, 2007. We can provide information about 27 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced with classical rear wheel drive (21 version) and all four wheel (4x4) drive (6 versions).

This BMW is available with six petrol engines with displacement from 2.5 to 4.8 litres and power of from 177 to 367 horsepower un five diesel engines with displacement from 2.0 to 3.0 litres and power of from 163 to 272 horsepower.
The car is available with both manual (13 versions), as well as automatic (14 versions) gearbox.

BMW 5 series Touring E61 average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 8.7 to 12 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 6.1 to 8.5 litres per 100km. The most economical BMW 5 series petrol engine version is BMW 523i Touring, consuming 8.7 litres per 100km. While the most economical BMW 5 series diesel - BMW 520d Touring for 100 kilometers consumes 6.1 liters of diesel.

BMW 5 series Touring E61 CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 210 to 276 grams per kilometer, whereas for diesel engine - from 162 to 227 grams per kilometer. From BMW 5 series with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has BMW 523i Touring which produces an average of 210 grams of CO2 per kilometer. In turn, from the BMW 5 series diesels least CO2 distributes BMW 520d Touring - 162 grams per km.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 5.6 seconds has BMW 550i Touring version, conversely the tardiest one is BMW 523i Touring reaching this speed only in 9.5 seconds.

Lenght of BMW 5 series is 484 cm, it is large car. For comparison - BMW 5 series is about 2 cm longer than Volvo V70, but 9 cm shorter than Audi A6 estate car / wagon. BMW 5 series gross weight is from 2160 to 2350 kg (depending on modification), this car is about 15 percent heavier than the average for this age and class of vehicles.

This BMW is quite costly - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 4600 $. According to user reviews, average BMW 5 series repair costs are 650 $ per year. Our review authors managed to sell their BMW 5 series in average time of 6 weeks. Below you will find more detailed information about BMW 5 series prices and costs.

In user reviews BMW 5 series received average grade 8.4 (from 10) - better than average rate for same years cars (7.9). Ratings are quite controversial, both positive and not so good, read more in the reviews below. 89% of reviewers would recommend this car to the friend.

BMW 5 series modifications

Modification Engine Power Fuel cons. Gearbox Drive type
BMW 520d Touring Sep 2005 — Mar 2007 2.0 Diesel 163 HP 6.1 l/100km Manual (6 gears) Rear wheel drive (RWD)
BMW 520d Touring Sep 2005 — Mar 2007 2.0 Diesel 163 HP 7.1 l/100km Automatic (6 gears) Rear wheel drive (RWD)
BMW 525i Touring Apr 2004 — Mar 2005 2.5 Petrol 192 HP 9.9 l/100km Manual (6 gears) Rear wheel drive (RWD)
BMW 525i Touring Apr 2004 — Mar 2005 2.5 Petrol 192 HP 10 l/100km Automatic (6 gears) Rear wheel drive (RWD)
BMW 523i Touring Mar 2005 — Mar 2007 2.5 Petrol 177 HP 8.7 l/100km Manual (6 gears) Rear wheel drive (RWD)
BMW 523i Touring Mar 2005 — Mar 2007 2.5 Petrol 177 HP 9.5 l/100km Automatic (6 gears) Rear wheel drive (RWD)
BMW 525i Touring Mar 2005 — Mar 2007 2.5 Petrol 218 HP 8.9 l/100km Manual (6 gears) Rear wheel drive (RWD)
BMW 525i Touring Mar 2005 — Mar 2007 2.5 Petrol 218 HP 9.5 l/100km Automatic (6 gears) Rear wheel drive (RWD)
BMW 525xi Touring Mar 2005 — Mar 2007 2.5 Petrol 218 HP 9.9 l/100km Manual (6 gears) All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)
BMW 525xi Touring Mar 2005 — Mar 2007 2.5 Petrol 218 HP 10 l/100km Automatic (6 gears) All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)
BMW 525d Touring Apr 2004 — Mar 2007 2.5 Diesel 177 HP 7 l/100km Manual (6 gears) Rear wheel drive (RWD)
BMW 525d Touring Apr 2004 — Mar 2007 2.5 Diesel 177 HP 8 l/100km Automatic (6 gears) Rear wheel drive (RWD)
BMW 530d Touring Apr 2004 — Sep 2005 3.0 Diesel 218 HP 7.2 l/100km Manual (6 gears) Rear wheel drive (RWD)
BMW 530d Touring Apr 2004 — Sep 2005 3.0 Diesel 218 HP 8 l/100km Automatic (6 gears) Rear wheel drive (RWD)
BMW 535d Touring Apr 2004 — Mar 2007 3.0 Diesel 272 HP 8.2 l/100km Automatic (6 gears) Rear wheel drive (RWD)
BMW 530d Touring Sep 2005 — Mar 2007 3.0 Diesel 231 HP 7 l/100km Manual (6 gears) Rear wheel drive (RWD)
BMW 530d Touring Sep 2005 — Mar 2007 3.0 Diesel 231 HP 7.7 l/100km Automatic (6 gears) Rear wheel drive (RWD)
BMW 530xd Touring Sep 2005 — Mar 2007 3.0 Diesel 231 HP 7.9 l/100km Manual (6 gears) All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)
BMW 530xd Touring Sep 2005 — Mar 2007 3.0 Diesel 231 HP 8.5 l/100km Automatic (6 gears) All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)
BMW 530i Touring Mar 2005 — Mar 2007 3.0 Petrol 258 HP 9.2 l/100km Manual (6 gears) Rear wheel drive (RWD)
BMW 530i Touring Mar 2005 — Mar 2007 3.0 Petrol 258 HP 9.5 l/100km Automatic (6 gears) Rear wheel drive (RWD)
BMW 530xi Touring Mar 2005 — Mar 2007 3.0 Petrol 258 HP 10 l/100km Manual (6 gears) All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)
BMW 530xi Touring Mar 2005 — Mar 2007 3.0 Petrol 258 HP 10 l/100km Automatic (6 gears) All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)
BMW 545i Touring Apr 2004 — Sep 2005 4.4 Petrol 333 HP 11 l/100km Manual (6 gears) Rear wheel drive (RWD)
BMW 545i Touring Apr 2004 — Sep 2005 4.4 Petrol 333 HP 11 l/100km Automatic (6 gears) Rear wheel drive (RWD)
BMW 550i Touring Sep 2005 — Mar 2007 4.8 Petrol 367 HP 12 l/100km Manual (6 gears) Rear wheel drive (RWD)
BMW 550i Touring Sep 2005 — Mar 2007 4.8 Petrol 367 HP 11 l/100km Automatic (6 gears) Rear wheel drive (RWD)

BMW 5 series safety

During safety testing BMW 5 series has obtained 4 stars from five, which means good safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of BMW 5 series is evaluated with four stars, children safety - with four stars, and for pedestrian protection BMW 5 series got one star.

BMW 5 series prices

BMW 5 series estate car price in Latvia is from 2800 $ to 6500 $.
Comparing to analogical vehicles BMW 5 series price is very high - BMW 5 series is approximately for 47 percents more expensive then average estate cars of this age (compare estate cars 2004 - 2007 prices).

YearLowest price ($)Average price ($)Highest price ($)Availability
2007 3300 5000 6500
2006 4000 4900 6000
2005 3900 4700 6000
2004 2800 4000 5000

BMW 5 series total costs of ownership

BMW 5 series mileage

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BMW 5 series quality

production year from 2004 to 2007

According to yearly reports of German vehicle inspection service (TÜV) BMW 5 series quality is little below average.
During regular inspections failures are found for approximately 16.2 percents of BMW 5 series.

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Year of inspection Age of car Failures found %
/ average for same age cars
Place in rating
BMW 5 sērija produced in 2007
2017 10 years 21.7% / 20.90% 59. from 106
2016 9 years 26.2% / 24.90% 58. from 102
2015 8 years 22.9% / 20.10% 77. from 111
2014 7 years 23.3% / 21.80% 69. from 113
2013 6 years 11.9% / 10.80% 82. from 121
2012 5 years 12.8% / 10.30% 88. from 122
2010 3 years 6.5% / 5.10% 95. from 131
2009 2 years 4.8% / 5.00% 59. from 117
BMW 5 sērija produced in 2006
2017 11 years 30.3% / 27.10% 59. from 86
2016 10 years 26.2% / 24.90% 58. from 102
2015 9 years 28.4% / 26.80% 57. from 95
2014 8 years 23.3% / 21.80% 69. from 113
2013 7 years 16.9% / 17.20% 54. from 107
2012 6 years 12.8% / 10.30% 88. from 122
2011 5 years 10.0% / 10.40% 60. from 120
2010 4 years 6.5% / 5.10% 95. from 131
2009 3 years 4.8% / 5.00% 59. from 117
2008 2 years 4.3% / 4.80% 49. from 116
BMW 5 sērija produced in 2005
2017 12 years 30.3% / 27.10% 59. from 86
2016 11 years 31.9% / 31.40% 44. from 89
2015 10 years 28.4% / 26.80% 57. from 95
2014 9 years 28.9% / 28.80% 51. from 95
2013 8 years 16.9% / 17.20% 54. from 107
2012 7 years 15.7% / 17.50% 46. from 107
2011 6 years 10.0% / 10.40% 60. from 120
2010 5 years 7.3% / 9.90% 36. from 123
2009 4 years 4.8% / 5.00% 59. from 117
2008 3 years 4.3% / 4.80% 49. from 116
2007 2 years 6.9% / 5.90% 72. from 113
BMW 5 sērija produced in 2004
2016 12 years 31.9% / 31.40% 44. from 89
2015 11 years 33.6% / 32.10% 45. from 78
2014 10 years 28.9% / 28.80% 51. from 95
2013 9 years 22.2% / 23.00% 37. from 87
2012 8 years 15.7% / 17.50% 46. from 107
2011 7 years 14.3% / 16.70% 34. from 98
2010 6 years 7.3% / 9.90% 36. from 123
2009 5 years 9.2% / 9.30% 61. from 109
2008 4 years 4.3% / 4.80% 49. from 116
2007 3 years 6.9% / 5.90% 72. from 113
2006 2 years 7.4% / 6.60% 70. from 107

BMW 5 series Touring E61 estate car features (options)

Percentage of BMW 5 series with corresponding feature (option)

Climate control
89%
Cruise control
89%
Rain sensor
87%
Electrically adjustable seats
86%
Leather upholstery
84%
Rear parking sensors
81%
Conditioning
80%
Adjustable steering wheel
77%
Navigation
77%
Front parking sensors
77%
Metallic paint
75%
Tire pressure control
71%
Xenon headlights
71%
Roof bars (railings)
70%
Heated seats
64%
Dimming mirrors
51%
Panoramic sunroof
40%
Electrically adjustable steering wheel
35%
Auxiliary heating
31%
Bi-xenon lights
26%
Sunroof
25%
Adaptive cruise control
9%
Distance control
7%

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BMW 5 series reviews

BMW 5 series Estate car/wagon 2005.year Diesel 3.0 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2018 (age of car 13 years) Owned for:10`000 kilometers (0 years)
Average fuel consumption: 12.5 litres per 100km (90% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 660.45 $
Total car rating:
9/10
Review - positive and negative sides
   male, age 30
BMW 5 series Estate car/wagon 2006.year Diesel 3.0 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2016 (age of car 10 years) Owned for:8`000 kilometers (0 years)
Average fuel consumption: 7.5 litres per 100km (60% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 310.8 $
Total car rating:
8/10
Review - positive and negative sides
 
BMW 5 series Sedan 2005.year Diesel, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2006 (age of car 1 year) Owned for:100`000 kilometers (4 years)
Average fuel consumption: 6.5 litres per 100km (50% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 166.5 $ (~ 41 $ per year)
Total car rating:
9/10
Review - positive and negative sides
   male, age 33
BMW 5 series Sedan 2005.year Diesel 2.5 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2014 (age of car 9 years) Owned for:22`000 kilometers (1 year)
Average fuel consumption: 7.5 litres per 100km (40% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 671.55 $ (~ 671 $ per year)
Total car rating:
8/10
Review - positive and negative sides
   male, age 47
BMW 5 series Estate car/wagon 2005.year Diesel 3.0 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2014 (age of car 9 years) Owned for:60`000 kilometers (2 years)
Average fuel consumption: 10.0 litres per 100km (60% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 2442 $ (~ 1221 $ per year)
Total car rating:
3/10
Review - positive and negative sides
 
BMW 5 series Estate car/wagon 2006.year Diesel 2.5 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2017 (age of car 11 years) Owned for:50`000 kilometers (1 year)
Average fuel consumption: 12.0 litres per 100km (90% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 177.6 $ (~ 177 $ per year)
Total car rating:
8/10
Review - positive and negative sides
   male, age 40
BMW 5 series Estate car/wagon 2005.year Diesel 3.0 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2016 (age of car 11 years) Owned for:45`000 kilometers (2 years)
Average fuel consumption: 8.9 litres per 100km (70% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 1587.3 $ (~ 793 $ per year)
Total car rating:
6/10
Review - positive and negative sides
   male, age 26
BMW 5 series Estate car/wagon 2005.year Diesel 2.5 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2017 (age of car 12 years) Owned for:25`000 kilometers (2 years)
Average fuel consumption: 8.8 litres per 100km (80% urban driving)
Total car rating:
9/10
Review - positive and negative sides
   male, age 40
BMW 5 series Sedan 2006.year Diesel 3.0 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2015 (age of car 9 years) Owned for:30`000 kilometers (1 year)
Average fuel consumption: 9.0 litres per 100km (60% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 555 $ (~ 555 $ per year)
Total car rating:
8/10
Review - positive and negative sides
   male, age 33
BMW 5 series Sedan 2004.year Diesel, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2016 (age of car 12 years) Owned for:100`000 kilometers (2 years)
Average fuel consumption: 8.0 litres per 100km (70% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 2775 $ (~ 1387 $ per year)
Total car rating:
8/10
Review - positive and negative sides
   male, age 29
BMW 5 series Sedan 2005.year Diesel 2.5 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2017 (age of car 12 years) Owned for:10`000 kilometers (0 years)
Average fuel consumption: 9.0 litres per 100km (80% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 832.5 $
Total car rating:
9/10
   male, age 29
BMW 5 series Sedan 2004.year Petrol 2.5 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2018 (age of car 14 years) Owned for:2`000 kilometers (1 year)
Average fuel consumption: 13.5 litres per 100km (90% urban driving)
Total car rating:
9/10
   male, age 33
BMW 5 series Sedan 2005.year Petrol 2.5 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2010 (age of car 5 years) Owned for:10`000 kilometers (6 years)
Average fuel consumption: 7.5 litres per 100km (30% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 27.75 $ (~ 4 $ per year)
Total car rating:
10/10
   male, age 45
BMW 5 series Sedan 2004.year Petrol 2.5 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2015 (age of car 11 years) Owned for:5`000 kilometers (0 years)
Average fuel consumption: 9.0 litres per 100km (60% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 27.75 $
Total car rating:
10/10
   male, age 49
BMW 5 series Estate car/wagon 2004.year Diesel 2.5 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2013 (age of car 9 years) Owned for:40`000 kilometers (3 years)
Average fuel consumption: 12.0 litres per 100km (90% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 1332 $ (~ 444 $ per year)
Total car rating:
10/10
 
BMW 5 series Sedan 2004.year Diesel 3.0 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2008 (age of car 4 years) Owned for:170`000 kilometers (8 years)
Average fuel consumption: 8.5 litres per 100km (80% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 8336.1 $ (~ 1042 $ per year)
Total car rating:
8/10
   male, age 35
BMW 5 series Sedan 2006.year Diesel 3.0 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2016 (age of car 10 years) Owned for:180`000 kilometers (0 years)
Average fuel consumption: 7.0 litres per 100km (60% urban driving)
Total car rating:
9/10
   male
BMW 5 series Estate car/wagon 2007.year Diesel 3.0 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2012 (age of car 5 years) Owned for:50`000 kilometers (4 years)
Average fuel consumption: 7.0 litres per 100km (60% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 555 $ (~ 138 $ per year)
Total car rating:
10/10
   male, age 50
BMW 5 series Sedan 2006.year Diesel 5.0 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2008 (age of car 2 years) Owned for:500`000 kilometers (9 years)
Average fuel consumption: 4.7 litres per 100km (100% urban driving)
Total car rating:
10/10
 
BMW 5 series Sedan 2007.year Diesel 3.0 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2016 (age of car 9 years) Owned for:12`000 kilometers (1 year)
Average fuel consumption: 6.2 litres per 100km (60% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 222 $ (~ 222 $ per year)
Total car rating:
10/10
   female, age 19
BMW 5 series Sedan 2007.year Diesel 3.0 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2015 (age of car 8 years) Owned for:30`000 kilometers (2 years)
Average fuel consumption: 8.5 litres per 100km (50% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 440.67 $ (~ 220 $ per year)
Total car rating:
7/10
   male, age 27
BMW 5 series Estate car/wagon 2006.year Diesel 3.5 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2015 (age of car 9 years) Owned for:232`000 kilometers (0 years)
Average fuel consumption: 8.7 litres per 100km (70% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 421.8 $
Total car rating:
10/10
   male, age 38
BMW 5 series Estate car/wagon 2007.year Diesel 3.0 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2014 (age of car 7 years) Owned for:15`000 kilometers (1 year)
Average fuel consumption: 7.1 litres per 100km (50% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 222 $ (~ 222 $ per year)
Total car rating:
8/10
   male, age 31
BMW 5 series Sedan 2006.year Petrol 2.5 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2010 (age of car 4 years) Owned for:300`000 kilometers (5 years)
Average fuel consumption: 7.0 litres per 100km (20% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 810.3 $ (~ 162 $ per year)
Total car rating:
9/10
   male, age 62
BMW 5 series Sedan 2005.year Diesel 2.5 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2009 (age of car 4 years) Owned for:6 years
Average fuel consumption: 8.7 litres per 100km (80% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 1498.5 $ (~ 249 $ per year)
Total car rating:
8/10
   male, age 47
BMW 5 series Sedan 2004.year Petrol 4.4 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2016 (age of car 12 years) Owned for:50`000 kilometers (2 years)
Average fuel consumption: 12.0 litres per 100km (40% urban driving)
Total car rating:
9/10
   male, age 38
BMW 5 series Sedan 2005.year Diesel 3.0 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2017 (age of car 12 years) Owned for:50`000 kilometers (2 years)
Average fuel consumption: 7.8 litres per 100km (80% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 3976.02 $ (~ 1988 $ per year)
Total car rating:
5/10
   male, age 40
BMW 5 series Sedan 2004.year Diesel 3.0 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2019 (age of car 15 years) Owned for:297`000 kilometers (0 years)
Average fuel consumption: 8.8 litres per 100km (80% urban driving)
Total car rating:
8/10
   male, age 28
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