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Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-29-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,821
Posted By jkjjpc
Am I reading the pricing of the 530e and 530i...

Am I reading the pricing of the 530e and 530i correctly. Based on the pricing thread at the top of the G30 page and the price stated here the 530e is only $200 more than the 530i. That contrasts to...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-25-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By jkjjpc
The good news is that with the touch screen you...

The good news is that with the touch screen you don't have to use it if you don't like it since you can still use the controller, voice commands, etc. I find the touch screen easier for entering...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-25-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By jkjjpc
Thanks. We just leased a 17 X5 and like the...

Thanks. We just leased a 17 X5 and like the touch screen. It makes entry much easier than using the iDrive controller. So, prefer a touch screen if we replace my current 11 528i
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-24-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By jkjjpc
Latest generation iDrive and tech

Can anyone say which BMW models for 2017 have the latest and most up to date version of iDrive and other tech features? I'm assuming the new 5 series, but wondering if other models will also receive...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-21-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 896
Posted By jkjjpc
Thanks for the replies. I have reconsidered the...

Thanks for the replies. I have reconsidered the purchase of the Model S, and perhaps any EV. I recently left one job and will be starting my new job in a couple of weeks. My commute went from...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-19-2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 896
Posted By jkjjpc
Anyone made the switch from 5 series to Model S

We own a 2011 528i and just leased a 2017 X5 35i. We have had 8 BMWs over the past 20+ years, including a 2008 528i that we leased via European Delivery, so you could say we have been loyal BMW...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-19-2017, 07:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,110
Posted By jkjjpc
OP here. I had the Invisihitch bicycle mount...

OP here. I had the Invisihitch bicycle mount installed on the X5 yesterday. I used Auto Body Clinic in Rockville MD, a body shop I have used for several minor repairs over the years. They were...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-08-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,110
Posted By jkjjpc
I have not purchased the invisihitch yet. The...

I have not purchased the invisihitch yet. The body shop gave a ballpark of $200-300 for labor given my description of what the install required, keeping in mind that I am only looking for the bike...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-06-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,110
Posted By jkjjpc
The installers near Baltimore that Steve...

The installers near Baltimore that Steve recommended were the two locations of ATO Autosports in Towson and White Marsh. Both are a hike for me from D.C. I called a local body shop in the D.C....
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-04-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,110
Posted By jkjjpc
Thanks. Chantilly is a bit of a hike for me, so...

Thanks. Chantilly is a bit of a hike for me, so I'm hoping there may be other recommendations.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-04-2017, 07:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,110
Posted By jkjjpc
Invisihitch installers in DC area

I have a 2017 X5 x35i and plan to add the Invisihitch for a bike rack only (no towing). I spoke to Steve at Execuhitch about recommended installers. The one closest to me in Fairfax VA (I live in DC)...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-27-2016, 04:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 332
Posted By jkjjpc
Move OEM BMW Hitch from 2011 X3 to 2017 X5

We are considering upgrading from our 2011 X3 28i to a 2017 X5 x35i. We have the OEM BMW hitch installed on our X3 (we own the car) and am wondering if it can be removed an re-installed on the new...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-26-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 832
Posted By jkjjpc
[/COLOR] Using the formula on Bimmerfest for...

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Using the formula on Bimmerfest for calculating invoice for 2017:
(MSRP X 0.93) + 500 MACO + (options X 0.92) + 180 training fee + 995 destination

I get:

57800 X .93 = 53754
MACO...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-26-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 832
Posted By jkjjpc
I don't know if it is lockable. As to the...

I don't know if it is lockable.

As to the deal, I wonder if I should press for more reduction in selling price. Other posts seems to suggest below invoice before incentives is possible, but it...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-26-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 832
Posted By jkjjpc
The $3000 in incentives are $1000 each for...

The $3000 in incentives are $1000 each for stocking stuffer, holiday, and X5 Eastern Regional. I do not qualify for loyalty since I don't currently have an account with BMW Financial Services and I...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-26-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 832
Posted By jkjjpc
Critique proposed X5 lease

This lease is from a Washington DC area dealer and we live in DC (10% use tax on monthly lease payment). Car is in stock and delivery would be tomorrow, so before end of month and year.

MSRP...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-08-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 627
Posted By jkjjpc
2016 5 series lease residuals, MF, incentives

A colleague at work is looking at leasing a 528i. He is new to leasing and I want to help him get the best deal on the car. Can you please share the residual, MF, and any BMW incentives?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-25-2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By jkjjpc
I am still able to use the original Y connector...

I am still able to use the original Y connector with the old 30 pin connector. I use an Apple 30 pin to lightening adapter and can play/control music from the iDrive screen like on old...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-22-2016, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By jkjjpc
USB Connection for iPhone 6S

I have an early production 2011 528i. It has option 6FL for the USB/Audio interface. It came with the y cable with a USB connector and a standard audio connector on the y end and the old 30-pin ...
Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 12-13-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 863
Posted By jkjjpc
i3 Giveaway

BMW of Rockville near DC is running ads that if you buy or lease any 2015 X vehicle they will "give" you a 2015 i3. The details are that the i3 is a 12-month lease with no down payment or monthly...
Forum: European Delivery 08-12-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 27,068
Posted By jkjjpc
Northcar A great ED report! Thanks for...

Northcar

A great ED report! Thanks for taking the time to post such a complete and interesting report, including the tracking information for the ship.

If you don't mind, I have a couple of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-22-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,135
Posted By jkjjpc
We have had good experiences with Auto Body...

We have had good experiences with Auto Body Clinic in Rockville.
Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 09-27-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,222
Posted By jkjjpc
How well is the i3 selling?

I was wondering how well the i3 is selling. I attended one of the introductory drive events last summer near DC and was pretty impressed, but not sure it is the right car for my needs. My neighbor...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-08-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 121,150
Posted By jkjjpc
I recently bought updates for my 2011 528i and...

I recently bought updates for my 2011 528i and 2011 X3. I updated the 528i last week. I plan to update the X3 tonight. I performed the 528i update without the car running, just the ignition switched...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-21-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By jkjjpc
In 1985 I bought a 325i with the sport package....

In 1985 I bought a 325i with the sport package. It was only on my drive home from the dealer that I realized the sports seats did not have lumbar adjustment. I loved that car but always had issues...
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