2007 BMW X5 Consumer Review: 07 X5 Transmission issues

2007 BMW X5 - Consumer Review

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3.0si 4dr SUV (3.0L 6-cyl. AWD 6-speed Automatic)

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07 X5 Transmission issues
By kblaxx on


2007 BMW X5 3.0si 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl 6A)


Beware the 07 BMW x5 re-designed 3.0 model has major flaws with the transmission. BMW has admitted to the issue and does not have a fix therefore recalls have not been sent out. A $60k car should not have a major fault. The car runs sluggish especially going up hills - it has a hard time shifting into the correct gear. The X5 does not accelerate well from a stopped position and it feels as if it is going to stall before it recognizes you are trying to accelerate. In the past 2 months my car has been in for service 5x times for a week at a time. I have been in contact with BMW North America at this point. BEWARE.

Best Features

Navigation, tons of room, comfortable ride, handles well in snow but not ice.

Worst Features

Navigation screen freezes often, Apple Iphones have issues pairing to the bluetooth.
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