2001 BMW X5 Consumer Review: Disappointed

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4.4i 4dr SUV (4.4L V8 AWD 5-speed Automatic)

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By Dave Isaacson on


2001 BMW X5 4.4i AWD 4dr SUV (4.4L 8cyl 5A)


6 months after purchase driver power window failed to operate, I was told poor design. Broke again then pass. Side front failed then pass. Rear failed. Charged for last three. At 65,000 miles right tail lights quit. Bad socket. Both front axles failed replaced. Self leveling system failed. Total cost over 5,000 usd. At 77,000 ignition coil failed. This car has never been off road, regularly serviced and garage kept. Currently at 95,000 miles have cooling problem [ I think blown intake gasket ] and 1 maybe 2 more coils, driver window will not close again, front fan inop, and many dash digits out. I say never buy 1st model year not even a BMW. No to BMW of sa. I have a lemon

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