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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-12-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,727
Posted By fsteph
If your wife doesn't care (and even prefers the...

If your wife doesn't care (and even prefers the Explorer) why even consider the X5? I say buy the cheaper one, she'll be happy and you can add more toys to your 5 series :-)
I'm "the wife" but I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-12-2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,301
Posted By fsteph
Finance with a bank or a CU, not BMW, it's almost...

Finance with a bank or a CU, not BMW, it's almost certain you can get a better deal. My CU is offering 2.99% on used cars right now.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-11-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,301
Posted By fsteph
I completely disagree... Come on, it IS...

I completely disagree...

Come on, it IS much cheaper, look at the MSRPs below and it's easier to talk down an Acura dealer...

MSRPs
BASE MDX (which is more equipped than a X5, for example...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-11-2011, 06:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,301
Posted By fsteph
What do you like about your X5? If the first...

What do you like about your X5? If the first answer isn't "driving it" then buy the MDX, you'll get more bang for your buck since it's so much cheaper than the X5.
We test drove the MDX (both base...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-10-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,573
Posted By fsteph
I completely agree with you guys. I got the X5...

I completely agree with you guys. I got the X5 because it's the only SUV (SAV...) that I can "Drive" and carry my kids in. It's amazing, I couldn't ask for a better car for me. I've owned Honda's,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-09-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,573
Posted By fsteph
4000 miles on my x5d and I have not had any...

4000 miles on my x5d and I have not had any issues (it's 4 months old, I don't expect any). I'm surprised how uneven issues seem to be. Some are riddled with problems and annoyances and others have...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-26-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,725
Posted By fsteph
I should have ordered the rear climate package...

I should have ordered the rear climate package (in 2011 that included shades, tinted glass and rear controls, as well as heated back seats I think). Maybe the 19" wheels, apart from that, I'm happy...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-26-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 667
Posted By fsteph
Happens to everyone, it's not your wife being...

Happens to everyone, it's not your wife being careless, not the greatest design there
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-13-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,215
Posted By fsteph
90 Suzuki Swift, 92 Honda Civic Si, 94 Honda...

90 Suzuki Swift, 92 Honda Civic Si, 94 Honda Civic Si, 95 VW Golf, 96 VW Cabrio, 2000 Lexus RX300, 2006 Honda Odyssey, 2011 BMW X5 35d

Those are all mine, does not include my husband's cars, I'm...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-13-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,635
Posted By fsteph
I don't have them, don't want them. I have a 4...

I don't have them, don't want them. I have a 4 and a 6 year old and they have no problem climbing in. And, yes, they would get my skirts dirty :-)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,398
Posted By fsteph
Some of these posts just sound like "fakes" to...

Some of these posts just sound like "fakes" to me, to make it look like the X5 is riddled with problems.. I don't know a ton about cars but these questions are just ridiculous.

Do your research...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-25-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,309
Posted By fsteph
We have Tobacco with the Sparkling Bronze, it's a...

We have Tobacco with the Sparkling Bronze, it's a perfect match, love it
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-23-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,454
Posted By fsteph
Would have considered the Cayenne if it wasn't...

Would have considered the Cayenne if it wasn't for the need of a occasional 3rd row.. I'm jealous about the manual transmission, I really miss that now that I drive the family car.

Enjoy the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-14-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,422
Posted By fsteph
I love mine, had a Honda before and you could...

I love mine, had a Honda before and you could hardly see anything. With my 2011 x5d not can I see backing up but I also see all around the car to park. Love that feature when I want to be sure I'm...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-13-2011, 05:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,332
Posted By fsteph
I don't know about the price but I'll answer your...

I don't know about the price but I'll answer your question about the 7 seats.

I have the 3rd row. It is small but fits kids well. According to the manual you can't put convertible car seats...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-27-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,076
Posted By fsteph
Another woman driver here too and I absolutely...

Another woman driver here too and I absolutely love the stiff feeling of the x5d, it's part of the charm of the car... I think it will be less noticeable when you or your wife get used to it. I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-26-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,607
Posted By fsteph
You can get lower than what BMW financial offers....

You can get lower than what BMW financial offers. I walked in with a credit union check for 2.99%/60 months and the dealer countered with a BofA 2.15%/60 months offer. It all depends on your credit...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-21-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,379
Posted By fsteph
We picked up ours today too! Such a great car,...

We picked up ours today too! Such a great car, so happy with the choice. It's fun to drive, feels solid and I love all the gadgets.

The diesel is amazing, I don't mind the noise at all, not...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-19-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,954
Posted By fsteph
I can now see ours in dealer inventory, delivery...

I can now see ours in dealer inventory, delivery on Monday! Can't wait!

Post some pics when you can. Can't believe how quicly NY orders get to the dealers, seems slower for MA.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-17-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,348
Posted By fsteph
I'll let you know, taking delivery early next...

I'll let you know, taking delivery early next week.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-14-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,954
Posted By fsteph
Ours was completed on Saturday on it's way to the...

Ours was completed on Saturday on it's way to the dealer in MA. Dying to get it, really hope to be driving it by Friday!

X5 35d Sparkling Bronze/Tobacco, Tech, Premium, Cold, 3rd row, comfort, USB
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-04-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,439
Posted By fsteph
Welcome! and post some pics!

Welcome! and post some pics!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-25-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 31,056
Posted By fsteph
Ok I reran my numbers correctly, adding BMW Apps...

Ok I reran my numbers correctly, adding BMW Apps bring the price of the 2012 to $400 more than the 2011 (MSRP) but I would get, rear shades, rear heated seats, better stereo and of course BMW Apps...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-25-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 31,056
Posted By fsteph
link on this thread ...

link on this thread

https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&p...YjhhMDg1&hl=en
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-25-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 31,056
Posted By fsteph
Just calculated the cost of a 2012 35d as opposed...

Just calculated the cost of a 2012 35d as opposed to what I paid for my 2011 on order.

Sparkling Bronze metallic
Tobacco Nevada Leather
Dark Bamboo wood trim
Cold Weather Package
Premium...
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