2008 BMW X5 Long Term Road Test

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2008 BMW X5: Sport Activity Vehicle

October 20, 2008

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I just saw a dark blue X5 and it looked really sharp. There's something about the dark color that hides the black plastic bumpers. Our Long Termer looks kinda cheap because of the black bumpers that contrast with the light colored paint. I know it's supposed to be rugged and all as BMW calls it a Sport ACTIVITY Vehicle as opposed to a regular SUV but I'd rather have body colored bumpers - the chance of me taking this thing off-road is very slim.

Brian Moody, Road Test Editor @ 18,124 miles.

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