F10/F11 535d experiences?

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F10/F11 535d experiences?

Post by JoshsZ4M » Fri Nov 29, 2019 11:37 am

Morning Z’ers!

Thought this forum seemed most appropriate to ask the question... but feel free to tell me to love it if elsewhere would be more so.

I’m in the middle of deciding whether to change from having been in a company car scheme to running my own.

I love the F11 tourers, and I’m looking at spending 15k on a low mile high spec 35d at five or six years old...

Question is, what are people’s experiences with them? Good, bad, ugly, it’d be great to know 😁

Happy Friday everyone!

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F10/F11 535d experiences?

Post by Steve84N » Sun Dec 01, 2019 8:56 am

Get the 35i, diesel is becoming the enemy of the world (as it always should have been).
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F10/F11 535d experiences?

Post by Number5 » Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:00 am

For the last 7 years I've been driving a couple of 520d F11's and they are absolutely great. Brilliant Family bus for the kids and dogs, but I I've also had 12 alloy wheels in the back too with the rear seats folded down.

Saying that, it is also a excellent cruiser. Eats motorway miles effortlessly with the luxury of all the toys and gadgets too.
However, I can't speak for the 535. I've always found the 520d plenty. Cruising at 60mph will give you touching 60 mpg and it will sit cruising in the 90's and you hardly feel you're moving.

Check that all EGR recalls have been done ( my current F11 has had 2). I also believe the rear gas suspension can be a common fault, but I've never had this.

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F10/F11 535d experiences?

Post by JoshsZ4M » Tue Dec 03, 2019 8:00 am

Thanks guys, appreciate the advice 👍👍

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F10/F11 535d experiences?

Post by SiJar » Mon Dec 09, 2019 7:28 pm

I had the 335d m sport plus which was very good but common on the uk roads. It was a brilliant engine with 0-60 in 4.8 seconds and very reliable. I can not vouch for the 5 series though. I would not buy one without the Head up display which was Just brilliant. I regularly used to get around 50mpg on the motorway which is very impressive.
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