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2001 BMW X5 User Reviews

2001 BMW X5 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 20 reviews

  • Performance:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Appearance:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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PROS
"handling" 8 reviews
"power" 7 reviews
"ride" 5 reviews
"comfortable car" 3 reviews
"storage" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"expensive car" 3 reviews
"build quality" 2 reviews

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rrakel writes:
2001 BMW X5 3.0i Review
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5

Pros

They do not require repairs as often as other brands do. Just regular maintenance like oil change, spar plugs, etc.
They hold their value.

Cons

It has a high ticket price.

rrakel
55

Looking For A Car That Holds It Vaue; But Provides Style, Luxury And Reliability — I like evertything, I can not complain, no worries.Some people won't buy BMW's because they think that maintenance is really expensive but the truth is that is not expensive. I have owned this car for since 2 years ago, nothing is licking, faulty or needs replacement. The only wrong thing that I found is the radio display has a pixel problem.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Philippe writes:
2001 BMW X5 4.4i Review
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4

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performance and sports appearance. Drove the car when we commuted 8 hrs /week to NC. Loved the performance and the handling

Cons

plastic trim in back seat door , not enough luggage space, hard (too hard for wife) suspension.

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Great Car — boy boy boy what a car a suv with sport suspension and 3 types of transmission. I always drove this one in sports tiptronic . 70 mpg on small nc country roads. great car. had it as a company lease working for bmw at a great price. this one pulls you in your seat when pressing accelerator, and tiptronic reacts very fast. i got stopped by a anonymous cop car driving the first 10 miles. was doing 70 in 45 zone without touchng the accelerator

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Mujtaba writes:
2001 BMW X5 4.4i Review
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Mean Machine

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Gas Guzzler

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Bmw X5 — Good handling, quick, strong and sexy. My Girl loves it. She drives it all the time. She doesn't let me drive anymore. But in driver or in passenger seat, I must say, this car is a real eye catcher. I recommend this SUV to anyone and everyone that likes BMW and wants to own a 4X4!

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mummay42 writes:
2001 BMW X5 4.4i Review
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5

Pros

very fast
heated seats

Cons

too many buttons

mummay42
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Cool Soccer Mom Car — Pros: very fast heated seats great sound system great gas mileage sapcious Cons: expensive to fix small close together cupholders too many buttons and lights orange dash display cd does not like some burnt cds Overall a really wonderful car to own

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Spencerjm writes:
2001 BMW X5 3.0i Review
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5

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All wheel drive, sporty

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No third row seat

Spencerjm
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Suv But Drives Like A Car — Great off the line and cornering. Very solid and secure feeling while going down the road. Just big enough but not too small so it's the perfect size. Oil changes are very easy for anyone to do. Easy to maintain.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Christopher writes:
2001 BMW X5 3.0i Review
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fun to drive, good cargo area

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none for me, lack of 3rd row might be a problem for some.

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5 Speed Manual Bmw X5 — Performance - Acceleration not bad for a 3.0l SUV, the handling is amazing the x drive system does its job and allows this suv to handle better than alot of cars. Guess thats why BMW calls it an SAV. Build Quality - The windows can break if someone or something pushes down on them while the motor is running Appearance - a bit better looking then most suv's fof this size range. Cost of Ownership - (5 speed)around 18 to 19 mpg in town up to 24 on the high way. Fun Factor - this car is a blast to drive. Not like any other SUV i have ever driven.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Sam1165 writes:
2001 BMW X5 4.4i Review
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see above

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only 15mpg,very thirsty!

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Best Car I Have Ever And Will Ever Have,so Sad It's Gone — there's nothing i can say about this car except it's fabulous,gorgeous,fast,reliable,every single extra available...boo hoo,i want it back.

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Asiamah6910 writes:
2001 BMW X5 4.4i Review
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3

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Performance is superb. Love driving this car

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ridicolously expensive to maintain.

Asiamah6910
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Great Driving Characteristics, Poor Build — Not much to say. Anybody would love driving this car, if you can get it out of the workshop and enjoy it. BMW tried to do too much. Too much weight and they still tried the make it handle like a true sports car. They achieved it but not without a price. The electronic aids they used will drive you crazy.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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corob writes:
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Love my BMW

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HATE the cost of maintenance and how frequently something is always going wrong.

corob
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Love/hate Relationship — Research before purchasing, make sure your income will be able to cover cost of repairs. I had a lifestyle change to having to retire on disability and the car I love is draining all my savings, boo hoo.....buyer beware as usual.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Country860 writes:
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Great Vehicle! Plenty of power, very comfortable.

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None

Country860
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Great Vehicle! — I love the power that the 4.4 liter V8 has to offer. The seats are very comfortable. The heated seats are great in the winter. There is plenty of room for the family. It has plenty of cargo room for shopping or vacation.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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