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Old 09-23-2012, 03:01 PM
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Originally Posted by AutoUnion View Post
Hopefully, the combo of the slightly less powerful engine and weight reduction of the next generation X5 will help performance and MPGs
Agreed.

I also liked the Q7 TDI, but I prefer the sportiness of the X5 35d and the BMW's driving position (the Audi feels like a big sedan, while the BMW feels like a proper SUV).

I can't wait to see how much the next-gen X5 weighs. Thinking about a Q5 TDI if BMW blows it.

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