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Old 06-24-2012, 05:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Cdnrockies View Post

The '09 is horrendously bad in comparison to the new formats (father has an '09 X6).

The '10 iDrive was a huge step forward. The '10 is upgradeable, as far as the display is concerned. Dealer updated our '10 X5 for free so that it now shows the same display as our '11 750.
What did they upgrade?

All idrives can be upgraded to support apps.

09 will cost more to update than 10 or 11 as you have to replace more components.

A 10 or 11 would require a new combox and programming.
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