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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-01-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By rodnjen
Most of our driving is around town and we still...

Most of our driving is around town and we still prefer diesel. Drive them both and you will know quickly.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-10-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,664
Posted By rodnjen
Sweet deal. If I could get the dealers around...

Sweet deal. If I could get the dealers around here to come off like that, I'd be ordering a new one myself.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-06-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,179
Posted By rodnjen
I had a 328d last month when I took the X5 35d in...

I had a 328d last month when I took the X5 35d in for service. I am now seriously considering a 328d Sport Wagon.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-03-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,639
Posted By rodnjen
I had my test drive on Saturday and really...

I had my test drive on Saturday and really enjoyed it. Many of the things echoed on here are true to some degree. As for the interior, it wasn't on par with some of the other cars in its class, but...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-27-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,639
Posted By rodnjen
Actually the way I've priced it out to suit my...

Actually the way I've priced it out to suit my needs the Tesla is in the $93,500 range vs. $68,000 for the 535d, before any tax credits. You are right though, a used Panamera is not out of the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-27-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,639
Posted By rodnjen
I have my test drive coming this weekend, can't...

I have my test drive coming this weekend, can't wait. I will be in the market for new car soon. I am looking for something that makes sense, in a most subjective way. I am looking at everything...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-07-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,567
Posted By rodnjen
I agree that the charging stations are fantastic,...

I agree that the charging stations are fantastic, I think the majority of owners will never need them.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-27-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,540
Posted By rodnjen
Not sure if this helps but I had one as a loaner...

Not sure if this helps but I had one as a loaner and I loved the way it drove, more than the 328 in a previous visit. According to the computer it was 36.8 mpg with and average speed of 34 or so if...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-22-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,567
Posted By rodnjen
I am looking forward to Tesla's new offering. I...

I am looking forward to Tesla's new offering. I sat with a sales associate last week and discussed the Model S at length. I like everything about it except the price. I'm not saying it's not worth...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-17-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 9,510
Posted By rodnjen
I just got a 328d loaner while we had the x5 35d...

I just got a 328d loaner while we had the x5 35d serviced and I absolutely loved it. I drove a 328 gasser on a previous occasion and it was fine. I really liked the way the 328 pulled and drove...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-05-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 783
Posted By rodnjen
Oddly enough, I am as well. I wasn't shopping...

Oddly enough, I am as well. I wasn't shopping for a base 5'er but I'm a bit torn between utility and luxury. I thought I might get more use from the wagon and better mileage because it will be my...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-04-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,297
Posted By rodnjen
We have averaged 21.9 mostly city driving. My...

We have averaged 21.9 mostly city driving. My highway numbers have never really been better thank 25 mpg but thats with the 20" staggered and Dunlop RFT's.

Sirbikes, which bikerack did you go...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-04-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,418
Posted By rodnjen
That echoes my experience with the X5 35d. I am...

That echoes my experience with the X5 35d. I am now considering a 328d wagon since my wife won't let me drive the X5 much. I drive 30 miles round trip in either freeway traffic or surface streets. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-19-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,064
Posted By rodnjen
Push the issue with the warranty. BMW will not...

Push the issue with the warranty. BMW will not patch a tire but there is a warranty. Call Pirelli and they will give you the closest authorized dealer/repair center. They will likely patch it for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-24-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,069
Posted By rodnjen
I am looking forward to following this thread. ...

I am looking forward to following this thread. We have a 2012 X5 35d and really like it. I am considering a 535d in the future to use for daily commute of about 35 mi round trip.

My current...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-15-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By rodnjen
Hope that helps a little.

Hope that helps a little.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-02-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,157
Posted By rodnjen
Excellent review and all good news for 35d owners...

Excellent review and all good news for 35d owners in my opinion. My nieghbe has the V8 and it really suites HIS driving style. My wife has the 35d and it really suits HER driving style. For us it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-19-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,276
Posted By rodnjen
I am going to go with the hitch-mounted Kuat...

I am going to go with the hitch-mounted Kuat setup for four bikes. It seems much more sturdy and worth the extra money.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-20-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 810
Posted By rodnjen
Nice article, thank you. We feel the same way...

Nice article, thank you. We feel the same way about ours.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-17-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,018
Posted By rodnjen
Drive one first. We have the 20's and really...

Drive one first. We have the 20's and really like the look as well. It came with Dunlop RFT's and they were very rough and wandered all over, not to mention they only lasted 15K miles (fronts). We...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-17-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By rodnjen
I just put them on my 20's and they are much...

I just put them on my 20's and they are much better riding than the Dunlops. I am very happy so far.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-26-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 28,571
Posted By rodnjen
My guess is that it all depends on where you are...

My guess is that it all depends on where you are towing. For me the lake is 300 miles away and there are several grades accross the desert. I choose to tow my boat (4k lbs boat and trailer) with my...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-23-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,339
Posted By rodnjen
Our mixed driving with the 20" setup with Dunlops...

Our mixed driving with the 20" setup with Dunlops is 21.2 mpg, mostly city. I have had as good at 25.2 on the highway. I don't know if there is much differnce between the 19's and 20's but make...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-08-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,110
Posted By rodnjen
Had the alignment checked and it was with-in...

Had the alignment checked and it was with-in spec. I know how you feel about that so no need to go on about it. I don't have the numbers with me, but they were close to much of what has been posted...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-08-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,110
Posted By rodnjen
I'll say. We love our 2012 X5d but the staggared...

I'll say. We love our 2012 X5d but the staggared 20's are killing me. My wife had to have them and she loves the way it drives but I already need to replace the Dunlop Run Flats at 15 k miles. I...
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