We purchase our 1st BMW in December 2008. We test drove Audi A4, Infiniti G35, Lexus ES 359, Cadillac CTS and chose the BMW. My wife and I like all the features of the BMW 2009 model wagon down to the handling, The iDrive is not that bad once you get use to it. We currently have 600 miles and plan several trips this holiday.
The Pros: Drives great and nice options. Fuel economy is great as long as you keep your foot out of it. For a man that's hard even with the 230 HP 6 cyl. If you need more speed you probably get more tickets.
Cons: Rear seat room and no storage. Darn can they even put lug nut covers on the car for the price. Run flat tires - get rid of them.