My mom just bought one of these beasts
and then broke her leg so i've been
driving it. Let me tell you.. this car
is amazing and is the ultimate driving
machine. It handles like a sportscar
and has enough power to destroy anyone
at a stoplight. Even with the 20' rims,
the ride is very nice. All the gizmos
and gadgets just add to this spectacular
car. The GPS is top of the line and
works like a charm. Complete genius in
the creating of the machine. Much props
to the people at BMW for this SAV.
Power, Handling, Looks, GPS, Panoramic
Sunroof and all the other little things
that BMW put in it to make this car the
Ultimat Driving Machine!
Truly magnificent.Smooth ride as one
can not imagine.Powerful engine that
is great on the highway and in the
city. Fun to drive...one feels "at
home" right away. getting 21.5 MPG on
the highway, around 15 in town, only
500 miles on it. You need to watch
yoyur speed, though ...since you don't
realize how fast you are going.
Engine. Reatively good MPG.
Good "solid" feeling all around.Ride.
No compass on a 55,000 +....?
(BMW....you must be kidding.)
Storage space should be a little bit
i used to own a 80's BMW and hated it.
never looked at another one for 2
decades until people convinced me
otherwise. things definitely have
changed for sure. as the result, i
just purchased a X5 and it drives
beautifully and turn heads all over
the place. my percepton on BMWs have
changed completely. X5 has plenty of
power, smoothness of american cars,
solidness of european made cars, looks
of japanese cars, and its own class of
BMW! just drove 400 mils on a road
trip and it is awesome!
I went to the BMW Center at Spartanburg
to pick up the vehicle. It is a great
experience and I had the opportunity to
drive an identical vehicle on both the
road track and off-road track at
whatever extremes I had the nerve and
capability to handle, so I can
guarantee it is stable and will peform
as I have come to expect from a BMW. It
is exceptionally smooth for an SUV.
The engine, drive train and AWD
combination are perfectly integrated.
The split rear hatch, the perimeter
sensors, the quality of the interior
appointments and the exterior design
The cup holders are bad. They will not
hold two cups of any shape at the same
time. The audio system should offer a
cassette/CD combination. The front
passenger seat should fold foward for
loading long objects.