Go, couldn't agree more! Different cars, with only the engine in both the same in the 3.0si. My point was only to say that over on the X3 board there has been concern with the 6 speed automatic that came on line with the '07 MY. The X3 uses a GM sourced transmission. My mention of the X3 was only to point out that if the X5 has a similar problem with hesitation, it can't be blamed on the GM box since the X5 uses a ZF box with the same engine. Since both X3 and X5 use different transmissions with the 3.0si, and both have experienced hesitation to varying degrees it most probably is not the transmission, but rather the software controlling the transmission which is BMW. In any event they need to get this sorted out, there are too many great alternatives to both the X3 and X5 either out there now or due out soon.
Last edited by UncleJ; 07-06-2008 at 04:47 PM.