BMW E39 Trunk Carpet Replacement DIY

IMG_2840Today I installed very lightly used carpeting into the trunk of my 2001 BMW 540i/6.  The carpeting that was in the vehicle was in very poor condition due to abuse and lack of knowledge by the previous owner.

Objective:  Refresh the look of your trunk area.

Applicable Vehicles: 

  • 1997-2003 BMW E39 5-series: 523i, 525i, 528i, 530i, 535i, 540i, M5.

Parts required:  Replacement carpet panels.

Cost:  Roughly $150 off of online resources such as Ebay.

Difficulty:  Low

Time Required:  30 minutes.

Procedure: To see how to do this for yourself, watch the embedded video below!


Before removal.


Trunk carpeting completely removed.




After the job is complete.

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