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Misses out not having lumbar seat and automatic garage door opener. Other than that great pick-up and excellent highway handle. True to its claims of 25+ highway mileage.
A very fun ride! Excellent handling, good performer. Just went up 95 to Jersey from Florida and averaged 30 mpg highway.
Great vehicle except for all of the recalls.
own it for 4 years - just put in a new thermostat, second time in 4 years.
Truly an outstanding car. Great on the highway with 32-33mpg. Unbelievable!
Really good alternative to the 7 series
Pros: The improved i-drive is great
Cons: The car is not as quiet as the 7 seriesI turned in my 2007 LI looking for a lower cost BMW and settled on this car. I use it with my wife on trips and wanted the carrying capacity of 60 Cubic feet, as I always liked the LIs trunk and wide back seat for use on trips. Also wanted the latest instrumentation. Plus I was trying to replicate that feeling of the 7 series luxury cockpit...this was very close. I had a 7 series with sport suspension, and my GT is also a sports model, but although I like the added maneuverability in the city, the GT is no match for the 7 series on the road in high speed driving..
BMW X5 50i M Sport
Pros: 400 HP engine 0-60 in 5.3 seconds
Cons: A little high to get intoThis vehicle has everything. It's fast, beautiful and has every feature a SUV could have.