I love everything about this SUV.
Except for its electronics. I have
winter, sport, navigation, dsp ... etc.
I have 30K on this SUV, and so far it's
been a disappointment. My passenger
sideview mirror fell off, my door does
not open and close at times, windshield
special wipe doesn't work properly,
radio/dsp doesn't work (NO SOUND!!!)
Doors, warning flasher, reading lamps
comes on for no reason when driving.
2002 X5! What a disappointment! Don't
buy this SUV!
Looks great, drives great, solid!
Fix the G**damned electronics!!! X5
electronics is horrible.
I purchased a predriven X5 and love
it. The quality and reliability of BMW
afforded me the confidence to by a pre
driven car and not have the worry.
I came out of a van and was ready for
a luxury car but wanted the style of
an SUV. I will keep this car for a
The way it drives and handles on the
More leg room in the back seat. Cargo
space could be larger.
I've driven my 3.0 for 21,000 miles and
have had a good experience thus far.
Major complaints are the software
glitches (fixed at 15k service),
terrible cup holder location, various
squeeks and rattles.
The biggest disappointment is the
squeeks and rattles. One in the back
cargo area and one in the CD cover
shield when down (leave up all the time
now). If I wanted to deal with quality
issues such as this I would have bought
a GM or Ford. This has been a big
Appearance, 18" wheels
Better package options (too many
useless items), better quality control,
change cup holder location.