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like driving in your living roomThe best SUV EVER.
Cons: price of tiresBeautiful vehicle, low mileage never been in an accident
Won't buy again.
Pros: I like the control panel. everything is at your fingertips
Cons: It would be nice if the back seats reclined a little.This was our first (and last) bmw. After owning a 500 sl, i fell in love with the german cars. I like the fact when you touch the gas pedal the car goes and it goes fast.. smooth and comfortable ride. so when we got the X5 I was hoping for the same perfomance. The problem is when i press on the gas pedal, it stops to think, should I go now or wait a few... One time my husband almost got into an accident thinking he could quickly cross, which he did but the other car had to stop sharp. I have taken it to the dealership and they find nothing wrong with it.. I use the premium gas with no cleaners and still no performance. If I wanted a more efficient car I would have looked at others. I wanted a car with some pick up and go, not with mine. They also have a storage area under the trunk cover. You hold up the cover and their is nothing that holds into to place. Kind of hard packing things in there with one hand holding it up, kind of like you were working on under the hood and had to hold the hood while working on it.. they didn't think that one out.
Power and fuel 'efficiency overrated
Pros: looksA great vehicle ...but 14 MPG ...driving conservatively Power- ok on low end ...blame transmission 1/2 gear switch...expensive tire replacement Kind of 'plastic' for money
Pros: MOTOR SOUNDS LIKE A SPORTS CAR
Cons: A LITTLE LOUDER IN CABIN AREA THAN A LUXURY VEHICLETHIS IS MY FIRST BMW AND IT HAS REALLY MADE A LASTING IMPRESSION UPON ME. THE X3 GAVE ME EVERYTHING THAT I WAS LOOKING FOR; POWER, ROOMY CABIN, SUV, GREAT GAS MILEAGE. IF YOU LIKE THE SMALLER SIZE VERSION OF AN SUV BUT STILL WANT ALL THE POWER THAT YOU COULD ASK FOR, TRY AN X3. IT'S MORE ON THE SPORTY SIDE WHEREAS THE X5 IS MORE LUXURY. AFTER DRIVING BOTH, THE X3 RIDES/DRIVES MORE LIKE A SPORTS CAR. LOVE MY BMW!
Pros: the i drive computer system
Cons: where the gear shift isWhen I first got it it took some getting used, but I love it and I love the ride and power of The engine.The interior is nice and very comfortable. The look is car stopping everywhere I go it's like a car show.
Great Automobile with uncomfortable seats
Pros: road feel and safty
Cons: driver and passenger seatsIf I had spent more time in the drivers seat, I would have ordered the optional seats at a much increased cost or not ordered at all. The detail to engineering is commendable and the performance is even beyond what I had expected from a quality diesel engine . Unsure of options now available to inprove comfort to driver and passenger.