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Old 06-21-2013, 08:45 AM
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Originally Posted by mcg-doc View Post
My X5 has better breaks that X3. We even took the new X3 to the dealer to get checked. X5 breaks very smoothly. X3 has "mushy" breaking. With gentile pressure, breaks hardly response. Press hard, and the card screeches to a full stop.
Car and driver tested the 2011 X5's braking distance from 70 MPH to 0 MPH in 159'. In a seperate test, the X3 went from 70-0 MPH in 165'. The two stopping distance is practically the same, they just have different feel to the brake pedal. The X5's brakes are more on the top part of the pedal and the X3 more on the bottom.
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