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Old 11-24-2012, 09:00 PM
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Originally Posted by edx1 View Post
However if you're not looking for every latest feature or styling and want decent older 3 series performance (and some people like the performance and handling of the older 3 series more than the new 3 series) that has some performance loss due to its higher ride height but find an X3 too tall and wobbly then the X1 is actually a good option. I have to admit it's a small market for this car. It's basically people who want to save some money and own a bmw and don't care about newer 3 series and x3 features. There's also a very small number of e90/e93 owners that don't want the new f chasis and are considering the X1 since it's the last e series chasis car being sold.
The problem with the F chassis cars is the numb feeling electric power steering. However, the X1 is not the only E chassis car being sold. The X5 & X6 are E chassis cars as are the 1 & 3 series coupes and convertibles.
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