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Old 01-18-2012, 01:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Enzo View Post

I am about to order a 2012 528xi and i thought this would be a good thread to ask the question: How do you guys like your 2012 528xi? Any feedback? I saw some people not liking the sound and feel of the 4 cyclinder engine? Thoughts?
I can't say enough good things about it. This was my first bmw, and i test drove a lot of different makes and models. Personally, I could not distinguish too much between the 4 cyl and the 6 cyl. I'm sure if you really mash on the gas from a full stop, you may feel some difference between the 4 and the 6, but for usual driving, you do not feel any great lack of power from the new 4. Now if you were deciding between the 528 and 535, I don't know since I haven't test driven the 535. There's a 20hp difference, and not sure what the difference in torque is, but I'm sure you'd feel some difference between the two. Another reason why i love the new F10 engine is that BMW has managed to get the same torque and performance from a 2l/4cyl as they had in their 3l/6cyl. So if you're deciding between the 2011 528 or the 2012 528, you would not feel any difference in performance. And on top of all that, you have 15% more fuel efficiency with the smaller engine! Can't beat that if you drive a lot and using 93 grade fuel.
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