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Old 09-25-2012, 10:29 AM
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Looking to buy a C%

I current own a 2003 E39 that run like a tank, but need more room. I am looking at a 2004 X5 4.4 and a 2006 X5 3.0.

What should I look for in these used vehicles? Are these bad years?
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Old 09-25-2012, 12:56 PM
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Those are not bad years. You want to look for maintenance history and have a PPI done. The 3.0 would have pretty much the same engine as your E39 with larger displacement. I would rather have more power than less, so I'd get the 4.4.
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Old 09-25-2012, 03:06 PM
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Thanks for the advice. I will have it checked out. I am with you on the power!

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