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Old 01-01-2013, 08:36 AM
JohnMN JohnMN is offline
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Mein Auto: X5 35d, S4, V50 T5
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Generally the pre-LCI X5s seem to be terrible in terms of issues. The LCI is pretty solid.
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Life Cycle Impulse. Basically mid-model facelift/refresh
E70 got it in 2011. The front became more aggressive and the back changed a little too. Major details are LED Coronas, and LED taillights.
This doesn't make sense. Refresh the front/rear body design, throw on some LEDs, and voila the car is more reliable?

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Pretty much every Consumer Reports, JDPower, TrueDelta. They rank the pre-LCI as junk.
Might want to check your facts. TrueDelta has the 2011's at a repair frequency of 61 and the 2010's at a repair frequency of 52. The lower the score the better.
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