Can I fit Sachs dampers to my BMW 320d Touring?

While swapping over to winter tyres on my 2011 BMW 320d Touring I noticed that the rubber bellows on one of the rear shock absorbers was damp and disintegrating. The main dealer wants over £600 for the new part, while a local independent garage is offering to fit a pair of Sachs dampers for £300. What would you advise?
Make sure that the Sachs dampers are correct for the Touring. They may be dampers for the saloon.
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