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witch12
post Jun 30 2017, 06:07 PM

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QUOTE(syamirc @ Jun 28 2017, 07:38 PM)
I owned BMW e60 523i 2.5L 2008 LCI..

Maintenance cost around RM400 - RM500 per 10k millage
- Engine oil RM195 (castrol edge fully synt) x 2 bottle (It required 6.5L) = RM390
- Oil filter RM40
- Labour =RM50(but i do it for my self so it free)
Total RM = RM480 for me only RM430

Road tax for 2.5L RM800++/year

Insurance RM 2k / year for 1st year
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i`ve owned before 04 non lci model

this 1 are correct... i only service to specialist not authorize service center. cheaper alot. if u wanna hassle free. try make the car as stock as possible.. big wheels means put stress to suspension ... i`ve learn that during owning e60...

the only i afraid that time are the gearbox.. lucky am ok... but a friend of mine abit unfortunate ... need to change the gearbox.. an gearbox and Mechatronics with set you about 10k +-(2015) .. maybe more maybe less depends on workshop either overhaul or 2nd. and make sure ask about the warranty!!

when comparing between w211 e230 2.5 vs e60 523@525... bmw engine are kinda more alive.. but need to admit w211 are more comfortable to drive

hi line and m sport suspension are very different... my age and my size.. i prefer the hi line more... n hi line got tyre spare while m-sport model doesnt have.. they used run flat tyre` expensive` rclxub.gif

please bring your mechanic to check the car your interested to buy.it`s ok to pay duit kopi for your mechanic abit as it can save u alot in future. full document service history are very recommended..
yoshiki81
post Feb 11 2019, 10:52 PM

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Hi guys...i know this is old thread but cant see any new one..so google around mudah and seem the price of the e60 quite cheap for BMW..35k to 36k for 2006 - 2007 year.

My thought..is it worth buying?
Any one like to share major problem?

I have a car already...instead of buying 650cc bike..why not try this car..if major break down campak aje...

 

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