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Vehicle xDrive35i 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A)
Review We bought two X5's, one in 2001, one in 2011. The 2012 X5 has 28K miles on it and warranty expired in October '15. In early October, the car called BMW and said service was required. We took it and they could not say what service was needed. We told them to replace the wipers since we were there on our $1,000+ extended service plan. So far we have gotten two sets of wipers and two oil changes for our $1000. Don't buy that plan from them. It covers little. In December '15 the vehicle was leaking oil in the garage. They determined it was leaking from a hose going to the turbocharger and fixed it as a courtesy beyond the warranty period at no charge. 45 days later it was leaking again in the same spot in the garage. This time it was determined that the turbocharger needed replaced. They agreed to replace it with a 5% deductible of $263. Each trip there is painful. The service department is grossly understaffed. Today there was one adviser there, with a line waiting to see her. She was literally running, doing her best. After a 10 minute wait to pay and a 10 minute wait to get the vehicle, I was out. The car smells like glue really strong. I got an appraisal too, no longer having peace of mind. Our $60K car is now worth $24K after 4 years and 4 months, and 28,000 miles. BMW no longer holds it's value. Our 15 years of BMW loyalty are at an end. The quality of product has declined, and the dealer experiences are time consuming and frustrating. BMW is supposed to give you peace of mind and the ultimate driving experience. For us, they have failed. We went back to the dealer for a seat calibration warning in April 2017. Service department did good work. We waited while work was done and browsed the showroom. Salesman all around their central kiosk. After looking at new X5s I asked a salesperson a question about the new technology package. He told me to look on line for details. No interest in selling a new car (which would be a hard sell based on our X5 quality issues.
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Available BMW X5 2012 Submodel Types: SUV, Diesel, Hybrid
Available Trims: xDrive35i, xDrive35d, xDrive50i, 3.0i, 3.0si, 4.8i, xDrive35i Premium, 4.4i, xDrive40e iPerformance, xDrive30i, xDrive48i, sDrive35i, xDrive35i Sport Activity, 4.6is
Exterior Colors: Alpine White, Jet Black, Black Sapphire Metallic, Space Gray Metallic, Dark Graphite Metallic, Glacier Silver Metallic, Mineral White Metallic, Titanium Silver Metallic, Imperial Blue Metallic, Sparkling Brown Metallic, Platinum Gray Metallic, Carbon Black Metallic, Monaco Blue Metallic, Atlas Cedar Metallic, Deep Sea Blue Metallic, Sparkling Bronze Metallic, Toledo Blue Metallic, Platinum Bronze Metallic, Vermilion Red Metallic, Mineral Silver Metallic, Sterling Gray Metallic, Deep Green Metallic, Steel Gray Metallic, Mineral Green Metallic, Orion Silver Metallic, Stratus Gray Metallic, Kalahari Beige Metallic, Siena Red Metallic, Topaz Blue Metallic
Interior Colors: Black Dakota leather, Black leatherette, Terra Dakota leather, Mocha Dakota leather, Beige leatherette, Canberra Beige/Black Dakota leather, Canberra Beige Dakota leather, Black premium leather, Criollo Brown Extended Merino premium leather, Ivory White/Black Dakota leather, Mocha Nappa premium leather, Black Nappa premium leather, Black SensaTec leatherette, Cinnamon Brown Nevada premium leather, Black, Sand Beige Nevada premium leather, Beige, Sand Beige leather, Black leather, Gray, Gray leather, Oyster Nevada premium leather, Black Nevada premium leather, Sand Beige premium leather, Saddle Brown premium leather, Ivory White Nappa premium leather, Tobacco premium leather, Sand Beige Perforated Nevada premium leather, Cinnamon Brown premium leather, Gray premium leather, Tobacco Nevada premium leather, Black Perforated Nevada premium leather, Amaro Brown Extended Merino premium leather, Tobacco/Black leather
Popular Features: Alarm, Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Fold Flat Rear Seats, Power Driver Seat, Power Liftgate/Trunk, Rear Bench Seats, Stability Control, Trip Computer, AWD/4WD, Auto Climate Control, Multi-Zone Climate Control, Post-collision safety system, Upgraded Headlights, Tire Pressure Warning, Automatic Emergency Braking, Aux Audio Inputs, Sunroof/Moonroof, Bluetooth, USB Inputs, Parking sensors, Navigation, Electronic Folding Mirrors, Heated seats, 6000lb Towing Capacity, Back-up camera, Leather Seats, Keyless Entry/Start, Heads up display, Lane Departure Warning, Blind Spot Monitoring, Upgraded Stereo, Mobile Internet, Apple Carplay/Android Auto, 360-degree camera, Pre-collision safety system, Third-row seating, Adaptive Cruise Control, 5000lb Towing Capacity, Cooled Seats, Rear Entertainment System