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Old 12-03-2012, 09:14 AM
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Mein Auto: 2012 X5 xdrive35D
Jeme, I am taking the delivery of x5D this week. I was worried about two things, 20 inch wheels that it came with and the 6 sp transmission (2014 will come with 8 sp). It all came down to what I love to drive and what I get for the money (11% off msrp!!! with tech, premium and confort). After driving two I love X5s and would never settle for anything else. I test drove ML bluetec, Treg TDI and Cayenne which is nice and more exclusive but not for me (which was the only other close contender). All that handling you get from a bimmer is hard to beat and yes Cayenne came very close. I thought I can always get the 8 sp tranny on X5D in my next one in 2-3 years (this will be my 3rd X5 after 04 and 07)
So getting back to your question regarding the tires - Mine will come with 20 inch 214 style but I am going to swap them for 19inch. for better ride quality and winter tires. Enjoy your new ride!!
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