Yeah, I'd rather have a 6MT as well, but the ZF autos are great transmissions. It's clearly a BMW programming issue since Audi doesn't seem to have this problem with the 8HP45, heck the F30 doesn't seem to have it either.
15 BMW 328d xDrive Sports Wagon M Sport
15 Audi SQ5 Prestige
13 Honda Insight EX