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All I've seen is that they have a useless trunk

It's actually pretty usable, just smaller. Look at an M35 Hybrid. That's useless.
 

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I did notice that when I was looking at it. To me the hybrid is basically useless from a efficiency perspective as it only increases city mileage by 3 mpg. The only benefit is the increased power but it's hardly worth it for the price delta to the 535i.
Actually, because of the higher residual, a hybrid lease costs just slightly more than a comparably equipped 535 (its about the same lease cost on an ED). I considered it but the smaller trunk and lack of fold down seats was a deal breaker for me.
 

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I saw one at the local dealer, and my reaction to it was that the ActiveHybrid badge behind the rear door looked kinda cheesy.
 

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Actually, because of the higher residual, a hybrid lease costs just slightly more than a comparably equipped 535 (its about the same lease cost on an ED). I considered it but the smaller trunk and lack of fold down seats was a deal breaker for me.
They are also heavier thus less fun to drive.
 

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Agreed. My AH7 does pretty decent in the snow. Was surprised.
 

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I appreciated the extra weight in the back last week after the winter storm :)

Weight distribution - Automatic transmission 49.1/50.9

Besides it's the same weight difference if you have friends in the car.
That's why they have the regular 535 X Drive :)
 

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That's why they have the regular 535 X Drive :)
The delayed throttle response isn't on the monroney label either but it's included! Non existent on the AH cars.
 

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The delayed throttle response isn't on the monroney label either but it's included! Non existent on the AH cars.
:rofl::rofl:

You may have a point there.
 
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