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Ahhhh!
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By mrd
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2004 BMW X5 4.4i AWD 4dr SUV (4.4L 8cyl 6A)


Review

An excellent vehicle. Limited cargo space if you want to move an apartment, but in normal daily living it is more than adequate. Responsive steering, good pick up, fun - everything you would expect out of a BMW.


Favorite Features

16-way comfort seats panoramic moon roof heated seats nav system


Suggested Improvements

The vehicle could be a little longer to allow more rear seat leg room.


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Sold on X5
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By Niels Leppert
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2004 BMW X5 4.4i AWD 4dr SUV (4.4L 8cyl 6A)


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I am sooo pleased with my 2004 4.4 X5...Got the Sport pack with 19" wheels...if you are a Town Car person, you may find the sport package too stiff. Great looking body is rattle-free, the brakes and steering are well sorted and it handles like a vehicle half its weight. Tons of sooth awesome-sounding V8 power mate to a tight Steptronic tranny. Articulating xenons are terrific at night. Premium sound with DSP is killer! Panoramic roof is way fun. The Nav takes a few days to sort out; if you can't grasp it, stay home.


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BMW 3.0
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By KC
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2004 BMW X5 3.0i AWD 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 6M)


Review

Overall awesome vehicle with solid build! Nice upgrade to exterior for 2004. Definitely looks like a manís truck.


Favorite Features

Sports package - awesome sports seats and handling


Suggested Improvements

More responsive tranny. More power! Adaptive xenon,


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2004 X5 Review
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By henry.mcdonald@cbre.
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2004 BMW X5 3.0i AWD 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 6M)


Review

Great performance and handling; very practical. Good to go out to dinner or to Home Depot; super sound system; simple, stylish interior; only inconvenience is that front seat window controls are in a less convenient location under the door handle.


Favorite Features

Handling.


Suggested Improvements

Move the front door handles.


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Best Vehicle I Have Owned
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By Roland
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2004 BMW X5 3.0i AWD 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 6M)


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This is the car that you find a reason to drive it. Great looks and plenty of comfort features set this vehicle above others of its class. We have found the X5 to be a very safe vehicle ... my wife survied a front-end impact that resulted in severve damage to the vehicle, but without injury to herself.


Favorite Features

Styling and safety features (side- impact air bags, etc.


Suggested Improvements

More rear cargo space


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Overpriced
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By jon
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2004 BMW X5 3.0i AWD 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 6M)


Review

While BMW is a well-known name in luxury cars, the X5 falls short. Many options have to be added on with a hefty price tag. Some of the options should come standard on such an expensive vehicle. While there are some problems, the BMW is very responsive with handling and acceleration/braking.


Favorite Features

Braking....


Suggested Improvements

Rear door should be single, not split, temperature controls should be knobs, limited rear cargo space, rear headrests interferes with rear view viewing, gas mileage needs to be improved, cup holders are terrible, glare sometimes makes controls hard to see, cheaper price tag or more options included.


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14500 mi in 9mo.
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By tom holmvik
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2004 BMW X5 4.4i AWD 4dr SUV (4.4L 8cyl 6A)


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We have now put allmost 15k on this car since new. We ordered the car with every option avail. Love the performance, but have been to the dealer 4 times!!! for the same problem in the last 4mo. Check engine light keeps coming on, very annoying. Would look to buy something different next time. And this is our 4th BMW. Nav system is antique and does not offer in dash cd... There should be away to interface ipod or mp3 format.


Favorite Features

Performance, handling


Suggested Improvements

Uppdate the nav/phone/stereo system. Reliability is very poor.


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conflicted feelings abound
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By joeshaffer
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2004 BMW X5 4.8is AWD 4dr SUV (4.8L 8cyl 6A)


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I was more excited to receive this vehicle than any other. Now it is here I have very mixed feelings. First off: Imola Red/Nav/Floor/Sirius/comfort seats/Metal running +pedals/set of snow tires (minnesota). Comfort seats are really great, engine noise great, acceleration great. Navigation hopeless; most user unfriendly system in existence. You can NOT I-pod or bluetooth phone the 4.8is. This 'truck' is great if you do not have a family or a dog (but I do), two front passengers will be very happy. Soon as you try to load anything of substance you start to wonder why you spend 85K (taxes inclded) on it. It is a completely impractical SUV; REALLY think why you want this X5.


Favorite Features

comfort seats, acceleration really fun, stability and lack of body roll, auto dimming mirrors, exterior appearance, panorama roof. You will find yourself at 90 mph easily and often. Thats without the performance tires on yet (I started with Snow) Do not try snow in performance tires. Seat heat


Suggested Improvements

cup holders designed by complete moron, unacceptable for 85K vehicle sold in America, we love 20oz coffee not two small bottled waters. No notification if door is open while driving (really!), very little leg room in back seat, too high for Dog even with ramp; Can not I-Pod the 4.8is. NAV sucks


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New X5 SUV
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By edgardaniel
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2004 BMW X5 4.4i AWD 4dr SUV (4.4L 8cyl 6A)


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we were looking for an SUV and this was really the only option with this much to offer...all the american models were out...poor quality and the others available just did not cut it....lexus, porsche and Land Rover...excellent car for the money..too bad they sell them all and there is little room to negotiate the price down..but anyway well worth the cost...


Favorite Features

drive...excellent drive like a sports car, tight feel and sturdy controls


Suggested Improvements

The park distance control needs to be available on every unit..not an option.....either that or provide a camera type view such as the japanese cars do...


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BMW SUV X5 3.0
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By donrJ
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2004 BMW X5 3.0i AWD 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 6M)


Review

Smooth ride and excellent brakes. It is a solidly built automobile and finishing is excellent.


Favorite Features

Smooth transmission and engine performance.


Suggested Improvements

Needs a better stereo sound system and ammenities such as a compass would be wonderful.


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