It's a 6K difference with X3, I think that's pretty substantial.
Those who don't need AWD will save a bit more.
The ZMP package gives it a sports suspension - this is a first in the BMW's current SAV lineup. With Performance Control, this would turn out to be quite a nimble and sporty SAV, even though without a 6mt.
2008 528i: Ti Silver/Black/Light Poplar Wood, ZPP, ZCW, STEP, Comfort Seat, Heated Rear Seat, PDC, Xenon, Nav, iPod. 35% ceramic tint. VentureShield Clear Bra.