2003 BMW X5 User Reviews

2003 BMW X5 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 23 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" 11 reviews
"power" 8 reviews
"handling" 5 reviews
"reliable car" 3 reviews
"comfortable car" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 8 reviews
"ride" 2 reviews
"high maintenance" 2 reviews

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Thom8888 writes:
2003 BMW X5 4.4i Review
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5

Pros

Handles great, looks sharp with great body lines.

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Sport package makes the ride a little stiff if there are no passengers and the road is not smooth.

Thom8888
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Feels Safe And Comfortable — The 20" low profile tires with wide tread help the ride comfort and do a good job of offsetting the otherwise rough ride of the X5 BMW Sport Package. Has more than enough power to go anywhere you need to go.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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SiRavi writes:
2003 BMW X5 3.0i Review
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Power Sturdiness Style and Luxury the Ultimate Driving Machine

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I wish it had third row

SiRavi
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My Horse I Know It Will Always Bring Me Home — The Car performance has not changed! may be i did after all these years its getting old now! May be its time for me to get a newer model! Off course another BMW X5 again... may be with Third row this time!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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carnage346 writes:
2003 BMW X5 4.4i Review
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Engine is super strong! Love the sound of the car! Very roomy

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Fuel economy and maintaining that beast is expensive

carnage346
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Very Good Car For A Family — This is not a car you would want to drive if your by yourself. It just to expensive on gas. It is however amazing if you have a huge family you can load up alot of kids and your wife with ease all in one trip. Handiiling is very smooth but feels heavy because of the car weight. Favorite feature of this car is the heated leather seats and heated steering wheel. This car is a Speed demon

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Dmytro writes:
2003 BMW X5 3.0i Review
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Good fuel economy Handling, Capacity, Reliability.

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Maintenance Cost.

Dmytro
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Mint Condition. — Not much stuff that i dislike literally none. But the insurance cost to maintain. Got a lot of great features heated leather, sunroof, automatic windows, oil needs to be change every 10,000 thousands miles, stop speed is 3 seconds. And many more great perks.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Chrisbenllc writes:
2003 BMW X5 3.0i Review
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Safety

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Maintenance cost for OE

Chrisbenllc
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Great Car — Nice luxury SUV that can be used to take kids around or to cruise down the highway on a road trip . The ride is smooth and sporty as usual for a BMW . Treat it nice and it will be with you for a long time . Safe and stable vehicle

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Erik 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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Stewart writes:
2003 BMW X5 3.0i Review
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everything

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not alot reli

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Bmw X5 — the performance on my car is preti gd and the handling is the same it bein 4wheel drive. build quality is execellent. its black, with black leatha interior with dvd screens in headrests and dvd player in front with 2 fli 900w amps and 2 1500w fli subs. outside i ave angeleyes headlights with a chrome bullbar n 22inch chrome alloys. my car is awesum on road aswell as off road

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

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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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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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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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Reviews From Other Years

2000 BMW X5 Reviews

Very Positive By erisawork

I don't like fact that BMW put battery in back (although it is efficient, stinks if have to get to it). I also don't like fact BMW on all post 2000 cars cheapened out on window parts and as a result ... Read More

Try It, Then You Will Know.... By Severin

World Class interior, and the engine spins like a lioness hunting for wild game, It bites like a Cobra and it drives you smoothly into the sunset of the horison,.... and the day after tomorrow.. It d... Read More

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2001 BMW X5 Reviews

Awesome Vehicle By wogrimes

Overall a great car to drive. Very responsive feel regarding handling, braking and maneuvering. Random issues with electronics operating sporadically. The build of the car is solid, high quality parts... Read More

Worth Every Penny By jaislndgrl

I like the look and feel of the car. I like that I can fit my family and it's great on long rides. My teenager and grandmother both love it! Best thing I can say is that I would buy it again. Read More

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2002 BMW X5 Reviews

X-5 E-53 2002 3.0 Sport Auto All Wheel Drive By bonds1

Such a high-end vehicle with shoddy work in leather trim and electronics! Maintenance and dependability are not to words that go together for and X-5. I love bimmer but if I did it all over I would ha... Read More

Solid Yet Sporty. By jdrapp

The repair bills added up over the nine years I owned it. It is still a solid car with no rust but too many things need replacing: tranny slips bad, driver-side rear door does not open, fan stays on ... Read More

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2004 BMW X5 Reviews

Ultimate Driving Machine By polo225

This SUV drives like a car. Gives you the safe feeling and will never let you down. It has power and comfort at all times. It is the perfect family car. Both back seats fold flat gives you a lot of ca... Read More

My True First Love By badly96

This is the one that sealed my fate and made me a BMW guy for life! I enjoyed the X5 so much that I eventually began a career with BMW in the sales department. Now I get to experience ALL the differe... Read More

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2005 BMW X5 Reviews

Suv By Scott

Even though it's an 05 the stance and styling still looks good. Interior wise it's comfortable and is optioned well. Radio is dated. The 4.8 has good power and still gets 22mpgs on highway which is... Read More

Big Fun, Performance, And Brutish Good Looks.. By v8love

BMW's legendary E53 is an urban beast. V8 power, quad tipped exhaust, beautiful metallic paint, and a nice interior design. The 4.4i Sport package handling is excellent on the freeway, curves, and goi... Read More

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