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Heh, it gets better (archive)

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Posted by Chief Seattle on September 26, 2001 at 17:51:17:

In Reply to: Re: Which is better - 530i or 525i... posted by Ray on September 26, 2001 at 17:39:22:

Crappy engines, twice the number of 02 sensors and I'm sure there are more :-)


I had this same choice and I decided on the 525i for the slightly cheaper cost, the lower cost of maintenance (6 spark plugs instead of 8!) and better gas mileage. Mine is mainly a daily driver on city roads though, i'm not trying to win a race with it.

trying to decide between the two - I know the obivous difference is 6cyl vs. 8cyl, but is the 8cyl that much better? Has anyone really compared the two? How about reliability? Does one have better quality over the other??

Thanks for the input...


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