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2003 BMW X5 User Reviews

2003 BMW X5 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 19 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • Appearance: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
  • Build Quality: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
  • Overall: 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

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PROS
"ride" 9 reviews
"power" 6 reviews
"handling" 4 reviews
"reliable car" 3 reviews
"interior" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 7 reviews
"ride" 2 reviews

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SirDuke writes:
2003 BMW X5 4.6is Review
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4

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Looks fantastic, drives and handles well and is very reliable

Cons

When things go wrong (very seldom), it usually costs more than $1,000 to repair it.

SirDuke
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Fun And Reliable Drive — I have owned my 2003 X5 4.6is since new. I don't have any complaints about this vehicle. It is fun to drive and very little has gone wrong with it. BMW builds a very robust product with the intent for the vehicle to last a long, long time. I have approximately 160,000 km on it now and it still drives like new.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Arkadiusz writes:
2003 BMW X5 4.6is Review
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performance

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gas consumption

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Sweet Ride — This truck is great. Power is amazing for a SUV. Plus it presents like no other in 2003. I bought it used with about 160000 kms and drove for 20000kms without any problems.Anybody looking to buy one. its a big gas guzzler but its all worth it. When you press that gas pedal it feels like a sports car not a truck that is about 4000 pounds.

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Thomas_S43 writes:
2003 BMW X5 3.0i Review
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A pleasure to drive.  Deep metallic green paint is gorgeous.  Great looks, comfort, visibility, and reliability.  Synthetic oil; change only once a year.  Superior craftsmanship.

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Gas mileage could be better -- only gets 20 -21 mpg on highway; 15 in town.  Dealer replacement of altenator was costly.

Thomas_S43
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Want To Always Drive A Bmw! — Like the fact it looks almost new, even at 8 years old. The paint reflects like a mirror, and the leather is soft and comfortable. Dealer's care is supreme, but not cheap. Dealer's service department looks as clean as a showroom.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Enzo writes:
2003 BMW X5 4.6is Review
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Preformance, Looks

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Ride Quality, Gas-Guzzler

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Fast Suv — It is our fastest SUV as of now. It can blow the doors of almost any car on the road today although it sacrifices ride quality for performance. Never the less, its a great car for those spirited drives in the countryside.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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1Neziebeth writes:
2003 BMW X5 4.4i Review
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Perfect Condition inside and out

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None

1Neziebeth
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Great Car — I loved the look and the handling of the car as well as the power, it flat out goes. very lice for commute, comfortable, stylish, beautiful inside and out. Fun car for a weekend commute to the mountains or driving to and from work in comfort.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Joven writes:
2003 BMW X5 4.6is Review
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High Performance SAV

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N/A

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Bmw With A "take All" Attitude. — A nicely aging all-around SAV. Great high performance utility vehicle - fun to drive, quality built and very versatile daily driver. No issues whatsoever outside of the normal wear and tear. Cost of ownership is moderate relative to its intended use and design.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Mark writes:
2003 BMW X5 4.4i Review
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Acceleration

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2003 Bmw X5 4.4i — Performance is great. Build quality is also great. It's a gorgeous car. It consumes a lot of gas. It can give a regular cost for luxury cars. It's a fun car to drive. Overall this car is the ultimate driving machine.

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Lin writes:
2003 BMW X5 3.0i Review
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Hello, it's a BMW.

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Nothing sucks. It was a great introduction into the world of
BMWs...

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Pretty Girl — Roomy. Comfortable. Handles like a dream. Can make anyone look hot toting around toddlers in this baby!

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Jojo03 writes:
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Nice torque and power for the size and weight.

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Gas mileage

Jojo03
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Loved It!! — Will keep it as long I can afford the maintenance. Handling is exceptional and would like to see it in a bigger tires. Hate the auto ac but not always the case. Creeking sound under the car can't find the source.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Dennis writes:
2003 BMW X5 3.0i Review
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BMW stands behind their cars with their warranty package and no maintenance for the first 50,000 miles.  No one else does that!

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I don't have any bad news to report on the X5

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Good Vibs For Bmw — Probably one of the most comfortable car I have ever owned with the toughness of an SAV. No rattles or squeaks, no major repairs of any kind. It handles great and it is fun to drive. When I wash it, it looks brand new.

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2010 BMW X5 Reviews

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2009 BMW X5 Reviews

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2008 BMW X5 Reviews

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