This is my eleventh auto, my third BMW,
my first BMW SAV. I can not say enough
good things about this vehicle. In my
13th month of ownership it continues to
impress me each time I take the wheel.
I keep thinking I want to go back to a
car but then I drive it and I can't
remember why. If your considering it I
have one suggestion... DRIVE IT. I
don't think you will buy anything
else. The handling and ride are by far
BEST IN CLASS (though I do recommend
the SPort Pkg). Even in 3.0 trim its no
I love the interior, the sport seats,
the looks of the exterior, and most
importantly the ride and handling. A
pleasure to drive on highway,
long trips and fun to drive in the city
in stop and go. For a heavy
vehicle it always feels nimble with the
precision you expect from BMW.
I recommend the premium sound system for
the richer bass. Also, as with most
vehicles with a tailgate, it creates
noise. A minor annoyance addressed by
the dealer every 10-12 months but I
beleive the 2004 electric rear gate
latch has probably corrected this.
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