Have only put 1900 miles on the 745i
since purchasing but can honestly say
it's an incredible driving machine.
i-Drive took less than a week to
master. It's not for everyone but I
find having all my controls in one
central location a plus.
Would recommend the 745i, a true
Had the car for 3 wks. I love it. The
I drive is easy to learn and use. No
other luxary sedan drives as well. The
ride has more smile factor than the
Mercedes, Audi, and Lexus.
Comfort seats are great. There is more
than enough power. I feel safe with the
precise handling and size. The park
distance control is nice to have for a
car this big. The ride is excellent.
I would like to have a written menu for
all the voice commands. More options
for different cell phones and service.
Retractable side mirrors for parking in
tight spaces. And an On Star type of
I have a 2001 740i Sport that I
actually know is a great car to drive.
But I experienced about 80 days in the
shop for warranty work over the 3 years
I owned this car with problems never
seen before. It didn't stop me from
buying a new one. Now I purchased a
new 745i because the truth is, once you
drive a BMW, it is second to none. I
need to get familiar with the iDrive,
but bottom line, once you get used to
it it should be no problem. I opted
for the comfort seats....WOW. You
could take a nap if the car had auto
pilot. Even though I had prolems in
the past, I just love BMW's (my wife
has the 2003 530i Sport w/ 5 speed! :-)
The seats, the sound system, the RIDE
and the HANDLING!! BMW ... the best!!