drewsky - super excellent job of laying this all out very clearly. It matches what I have learned as well.
One more thing. When you received your X3 you should have received a BMW Assist contract that spells out exactly what services you are entitled to based on your purchase. Note: The services included with the vehicle purchase changed for the the 2014 model year.
Now the description of the services on the contract can be a bit confusing. It does not line up with the description of services on the website. I called BMW Assist and walked through it with them.
Our BMW: '14 X3 35i, Deep Sea Blue, Black Nevada Leather, Fineline Wave Wood, Satin Aluminum Roof Rails, Premium Pkg, Cold Weather Pkg, Navigation System, Driver Assistance Pkg with ALL them cameras, Premium Sound
Our truck: '03 Ford F350, 7.3L turbo-diesel, 4WD, Lariat package, Lear topper, cow catcher, Blue over Grey (Go Rice!)
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