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Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 07-17-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,894
Posted By pagefault
I drove a 4 and a 2 today, and the 4 didn't feel...

I drove a 4 and a 2 today, and the 4 didn't feel as big as it looked, so good work there. The steering felt numb, though, and the interior didn't feel particularly nicer than the 2. I wasn't...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 07-17-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,894
Posted By pagefault
I haven't seen the LED headlights in person, so...

I haven't seen the LED headlights in person, so I'm skeptical that they're worth almost $2K over the Xenon headlights, which are already nice (definitely a step up from the halogen lights that are...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 07-12-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,894
Posted By pagefault
Totally disagree on the attractiveness. I think...

Totally disagree on the attractiveness. I think the 2 looks better than the 4 in almost every way, though I need to check out the interior of both up close. The 4 just looks bloated in comparison,...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 06-03-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By pagefault
Pretty sure the arrows are only part of the power...

Pretty sure the arrows are only part of the power seats (premium package).
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 06-03-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,131
Posted By pagefault
I wish the M235i came in more colors.

I wish the M235i came in more colors.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-11-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,578
Posted By pagefault
My 1er was a year end, and we're looking at an X1...

My 1er was a year end, and we're looking at an X1 this year end. That said, planning ahead I'm wondering if there's a good time to get as good or nearly as good of a deal some other time of year....
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-10-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,605
Posted By pagefault
Tangential question - historically what are the...

Tangential question - historically what are the best month(s) for a purchase (not lease)?

I'm probably a year or two out yet from replacing my 1 with a 2, but if I'm planning ahead...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-11-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,035
Posted By pagefault
I have had weird stumbling issues the first...

I have had weird stumbling issues the first couple minutes after a cold start. It's only under 2K RPM and after it gets going for the day, it's generally smooth.

I took it to the dealer and they...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-06-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,781
Posted By pagefault
They are investing pretty heavily in carbon fiber...

They are investing pretty heavily in carbon fiber - they bought a dedicated plant to manufacture the stuff in Moses Lake, WA, and the i3 contains a substantial amount. I wouldn't be surprised if they...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 11-05-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,890
Posted By pagefault
What I was saying is there is no international...

What I was saying is there is no international 328d.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMW_3_Series_(F30)#Diesel_engines

The car called the 328d in the US would be called the 320d in the rest of the...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 11-05-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,890
Posted By pagefault
It's a bit more complicated than that, of course....

It's a bit more complicated than that, of course.

I don't know about Canada, but in the US there are high costs to certifying an engine, and further costs to certifying a particular model of car....
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 11-05-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,890
Posted By pagefault
The US "328d" is the 320d. They wanted it to...

The US "328d" is the 320d. They wanted it to compete at the 328i trim level, but it's the 20d engine in there.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-05-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,781
Posted By pagefault
The average American car buyer equates large with...

The average American car buyer equates large with good, and can't fathom spending $40K+ on a compact car.

Funny story...when someone backed into my 1er, their insurance gave me a Toyota Yaris...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-01-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,752
Posted By pagefault
I'm curious if the deals are 3-specific or if...

I'm curious if the deals are 3-specific or if there are deals to be had on non-3s. My wife is interested in an X1, for example.

I'm also curious how the taxes work out when you buy from CA but...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 10-11-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,932
Posted By pagefault
3207 for the manual. It would be pretty weird if...

3207 for the manual. It would be pretty weird if the automatic was lighter than the manual...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-09-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,947
Posted By pagefault
I really liked my 2002 Focus sedan with MT....

I really liked my 2002 Focus sedan with MT. Nowadays the Focus seems to be hatchback only, but if the Fusion is anywhere near as good as the Focus was, it's worth a look.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-09-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,256
Posted By pagefault
I didn't have an E36 either, but I regularly...

I didn't have an E36 either, but I regularly transport four grown adults in mine (two ~5'10" men and two ~5'6" women) comfortably around town. Certainly it's not great for long road trips, and...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-06-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,964
Posted By pagefault
If it's not the tires, it sounds like something...

If it's not the tires, it sounds like something internal (the clutch?) may be slipping, or there is perhaps an issue with the stability control system/sensors.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-04-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,964
Posted By pagefault
It means one of two things - either your tires...

It means one of two things - either your tires are slipping (the loss of power is the stability control trying to regain traction), or the car thinks your tires are slipping for some reason.

Are...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-03-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,763
Posted By pagefault
Personal opinion, of course, but the full-on...

Personal opinion, of course, but the full-on single-tone beige interior is a little weird, but I do like the two-tone "Savannah Beige".

This is my "Lemon" interior, the Savannah Beige is much more...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-03-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,110
Posted By pagefault
Ah, good to know. I checked several xDrive...

Ah, good to know. I checked several xDrive options and all the ones I checked were all seasons vs. summer tires on the non-xDrive equivalent.

Hopefully they are trained to tell you about the tires...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-02-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,763
Posted By pagefault
I really like Deep Sea Blue. Particularly with...

I really like Deep Sea Blue. Particularly with one of the two-tone interiors.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-02-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,110
Posted By pagefault
Because they know that you won't get the best...

Because they know that you won't get the best performance out of the car in the winter without winter tyres and therefore all-season tyres compromise the car's capabilities too much?[/QUOTE]

They...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-31-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,816
Posted By pagefault
Honestly, if the F31 was available in the states...

Honestly, if the F31 was available in the states I would be very tempted. As it stands, BMW currently imports no station wagons.

I wouldn't mind having a bit of ground clearance on my secondary...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-31-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,816
Posted By pagefault
I have no problem with station wagons.

I have no problem with station wagons.
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