Couple of passerby had fire extinguishers in their cars, tried to put the fire out, while I was on the 911 call, but no luck. The X5 is sporty and stylish, often attracting attention. The five-speed is also tuned to shift at higher rpm, and the final gearing is lower, at 3. The interior is gorgeous, with beautifully polished wood, excellent materials, and top notch fit and finish. The dealer told me the part failed before it caused extensive damage and a condition known as hydrolock, which could cause engine to seize. Also the rear hatch has a tendency to rattle over bumps.
Almost the entire options list except for the navigation system has been loaded onto the 4. NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. Braking is excellent be ready for copious amounts of brake dust, though! We can turn it on just after when we can get the car to a safe spot. Muddy trails are easily negotiable. You will pay comfortably more for a low-mileage, documented, 4. On sale this winter is a 340-horsepower hot-rod version called X5 4. Inside, it's luxurious and comfortable.
Like others have said, the first thing he did was give me a CarFax and the keys and told me to take it for a drive. . FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. This is a very low mile vehicle for it's age and it's acting like a model T. We had to stop for the red light, when I've tried to go, the car was not moving like it should.
Logically, the X5 makes little sense. The price of the hot-rod power is truly miserable fuel economy — 12 mpg. As far as we're concerned, the base wedges its figurative boot into the fanny of the base Mercedes-Benz M-class. We arrived on time and the car and salesman was ready for us. It offers less cargo capacity than a 5 Series wagon with an uncomfortably high load floor. I could not even open my drivers side door window to get air it was inoperable when the cabin filled with smoke which was almost instantaneous. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter.
The Range Rover and Cayenne Turbo model only come in a close second. On the down side, regular maintenance and check ups are required every few thousand miles Appearance is good, both inside and outside. The sidewalls were as low as an elephant's toe. Logic may not be the key factor here, however. I would recommend them with complete confidence to all.
EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter. My wife and I love the car's overall design, performance and reliability. Seems I've had every typical problem other than the car catching fire for no apparent reason. So does the cornering ability. The fire was burning out of control. That figure leaves you feeling guilty that the considerable money that created the fashionable interior and gadgets should have been channeled into a lighter body and chassis.
At nearly 100 mph on steady sweepers, we noticed our 4. This raised output from 290 to 325 hp 242 kW. All that mass is well controlled by the suspension, which is firmer than you'll find on the 4. It was painless and actually a pleasant experience. So why does the X5 even need a special model that features a supersize 340-hp, 4. SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter. Hence, no M badge, either.
Bing, Bang, Boom, paper work was done in a timely fashion and we were out the door with our new used car in 2 hours and 15 minutes from start to finish. The X5 is a heavy vehicle, but the 4. I have owned bmws in germany and the us for a long time, however, I think I'll be switching brands with my next vehicle. Made arrangements online for a day and time for a test drive of car advertised online. Massive tires offer impressive cornering grip and stopping power. Perhaps those are among the reasons X5 sales are strong. The crucial difference is that each pot now displaces 577cc instead of 550cc, due to 1.
It works well in foul weather. In many respects the X5 was also influenced designwise by its British counterpart; in this case the X5 got the two-piece tailgate straight from the Range Rover. It offers a potential top speed of nearly 150 mph, which is seriously fast for a vehicle this large. I drove straight to my mechanic and had it checked out. Low-country flog We flogged our 4.
TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter. Peak torque goes up 26 lb-ft to 350, but it comes higher up the tach, too, from 3600 rpm to 3700. And one of the teeth in the front cupholder has disappeared from it's foundation. At 82 mph in fifth gear, the new V-8 turns at a relatively quiet 3000 rpm. Despite it being 16 years old, build quality has been very strong with only minor age-related issues and everything works perfectly as it did when new from the heated seats, nav and bluetooth to the in-dash tape player. In had a new larger 4. As for turning, the 36 feet of skeletal seam welding contribute to a chassis that feels rigid and stable.