The 2008 freshening of the BMW 5 Series is a mixed blessing. We really liked the new twin-turbocharged six-cylinder engine, the agile handling and the improved interior craftsmanship. But the car's overcomplicated controls make living with it frustrating. Marginal side-crash-test results from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety are also not up to par for a luxury sedan.
In most cases, automotive warranties are based on the vehicle identification number (VIN), and the warranty will be valid regardless of ownership. The dealership can tell you exactly how much warranty is left.Read more about extended warranties