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X5 F15 (2014 - Current)
The all new F15 BMW X5 started production August 2013 as a 2014 model year. The new X5 arrives in sDrive35i (RWD), xDrive35i, xDrive50i and a diesel xDrive 35d.

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Old 04-04-2014, 06:33 AM
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my understanding:
Sport + partially deactivates Dynamic Traction Control. DTC is on all BMW's.
DHP has other affects on the chassis that are ever-present regardless of mode.
DHP will let you configure the Sport mode (via iDrive) to tell Sport Mode to affect either Chassis, Drive Train, or BOTH.
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Old 04-05-2014, 11:04 AM
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My understanding is that the Sport+ comes with Dynamic Handling Package.
M-Sport alone I don't think includes Sport+ unless you pay for DHP.
Ductordoc - My M-sport comes with Sport + and I do not have DHP.
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Old 04-05-2014, 11:07 AM
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I don't know how others feel about this, but with Sport+, the Dynamic Stability Control is automatically turned off. This is good on the track, but on regular roads, I wish it would stay on...or at least have the option to turn it off manually...just for safety purposes.

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I noticed that myself, can it be coded not to switch off DSC?
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Old 04-05-2014, 11:12 AM
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Thank you for pointing out the confusing and very complicated process in all the driving modes in these vehicles.

Wouldn't it just be easier to just have

1. Comfort Mode (Everyday family driving)

2. Sport Mode (Kick ass track driving)

3. X-Line Mode (Off Road Prowess)

4. Eco Mode (Tampon Wearing Sissyness Driving)




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Old 04-06-2014, 09:42 AM
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So apparently if you select Msport, the Sport+ mode is added as a result of the SAT option as well.

So Sport+ works on the DTC/DSC system, steering, and SAT

With DHP, it extends those benefits to the chassis dampening as well.

Too much marketing fluff.
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Old 04-06-2014, 10:59 AM
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So apparently if you select Msport, the Sport+ mode is added as a result of the SAT option as well.

So Sport+ works on the DTC/DSC system, steering, and SAT

With DHP, it extends those benefits to the chassis dampening as well.

Too much marketing fluff.

Dude seriously???

What's with all the acronyms!

LOL!

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Dude seriously???

What's with all the acronyms!

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Old 04-06-2014, 07:45 PM
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What's with all the acronyms!

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I'll take a stab

DTC = Dynamic Traction Control
DSC = Dynamic Stability control
SAT = Sports Auto Trans ( comes with the "sportier" gear shifter that is symmetrical rather than the standard odd shaped shifter ) Also in my E60 the SAT had a more aggressive shifting speed...
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I'll take a stab

DTC = Dynamic Traction Control
DSC = Dynamic Stability control
SAT = Sports Auto Trans ( comes with the "sportier" gear shifter that is symmetrical rather than the standard odd shaped shifter ) Also in my E60 the SAT had a more aggressive shifting speed...

You forgot

DHP = Dynamic Handling Penis

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I think BMW maybe compensating for its lack in some areas.....HA..if you know what i mean....ha.....See what I did there.....

I feel like if someone isn`t an enthusiast, they`re going to be amazed by the acronyms and actually believe the F15 is the best German 5 seater CUV outthere lol....until they try the Cayenne or an E70 X5 lol
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