After reading so many reviews (good and bad) let me get you some core basics of this vehicle. It is comfy, power is good, good mpg for the size, and good reliability. If you are looking for a city slicker show off car than better go with a X5. But this is for real heavy duty off roading without the sacrifice of the comfort of city/highway driving. It the best of both worlds.
Height, smooth ride, quiet cabin, easy steering.
Make the seats a little softer, make running boards standard, keep the v8 option open for people who wants it...may be the 5.7 L V8 (400 HP) option can be added.