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X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
E70 BMW X5 produced between 2007 and 2013. Discuss the E70 X5 with other BMW owners here.

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Old 12-18-2012, 10:54 AM
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Hill Decent Control

Got our first light snowfall today and must say that I gotta love that HDC. Going down some icy hill with it on controls the speed nicely without the need of applying the brakes and sliding..... After driving with it, I will say it is a must have on icy hilly roads....
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Old 12-18-2012, 10:59 AM
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It is very nice to have. works very well on steep sections of icy snow muddy roads.
It can be a little freaky to use the 1st couple of times, also you can add gas if it's going too slow.
BMW lifted it from Range Rover when they owned the marque.
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Old 12-18-2012, 09:18 PM
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This is good to know. I always thought HDC was for rocky roads out off road. I will be sure to give it a try next time.
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Old 12-18-2012, 09:53 PM
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I also like the HDC on the icy roads going down the hills. You can add more speed like if you are using the cruise control!!!
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