What year is the E39 M5?
1998 E39 M5 (1998–2003)BMW M5 (E39)Production1998–2003Body and chassisBody style4-door sedanPowertrain10 more rows
Is E39 a good car?
Car and Driver often featured the E39 in its 10 Best List and considered it the benchmark of its class. Consumer Reports gave the 2001 530i its highest car rating ever, declaring it the best car they had ever reviewed.
Are E39 5 series reliable?
A properly cared for and operated BMW E39 will pay off with a great presence that will not get boring even after 15 years, high driving comfort and low mechanical failure rate. Electronics, however, is a weak point of many well-equipped cars.