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Old 12-06-2012, 10:51 PM
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Originally Posted by wayner44 View Post
Hello folks, I just took order of a 3 series sport sedan with dynamic handling package. However the ride is not as soft as I was hoping for.

How is the ride in the 5 series compared to the 3?
When I am in my 5 (E60), I feel like a tank that could crush anything in my way. It feels substantial. The ride is softer and the car feels bigger. But it still turns pretty good (not as good as a 3). This is what I prefer, so I went with the F10 again (on order).

When I ride in my friend's 3 or when I get a 3 loaner, it feels much more stiff. The steering is definitely more stiff. You feel more of the road (e.g. bumps and movements). It doesn't feel nearly as substantial, either. This is what my friend prefers. So each person is different.

It sounds like you might be a better fit for a 5.

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