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Old 08-11-2010, 12:47 AM
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Originally Posted by BimmerGirl74 View Post
One big thing about all X5's is that if feels like it doesn't have power steering. I read reviews about turning at low speeds, and brushed it off. It's noticeable. If the purchaser is a female, I'd highly consider getting the active steering option. Is that only available on the 35i? If so, I would definitely push someone toward the 35i as a female driver with the active steering.

I'd much prefer the heavy steering to the light, almost non-existent feel. For me, it feels more connected to the road driving in inclement weather like snow and heavy rain. Light steering makes me wonder where the car is heading and allows more opportunity for over-correction since there is a lack of feel.
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