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Old 01-09-2013, 12:10 PM
solstice solstice is offline
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Here's a summary from my experience when comparing the X5 to the Cayenne:

Cayenne cons:
- Price, a Pepper with similar power, handling and options will have a much higher msrp and when you add discounts it's close to 50% more pricey.
- Steering weight. While the steering is not numb, wandering and irregular as in for example an rwd F10 it is a bit light. You can't lean on it as you can with for example an X5, E9X or E60.

Cayenne pros:
- A step up in perceived quality and luxury.
- Better reliability and resale value.
- It feels fresher.

I also suspect that the Cayenne is slightly better off road when it gets a bit gnarly.

Last edited by solstice; 01-09-2013 at 12:15 PM.
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