2006 BMW X5 User Reviews

2006 BMW X5 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 18 reviews

  • Performance:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Appearance: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
  • Build Quality:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 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" 7 reviews
"ride" 6 reviews
"power" 6 reviews
"comfortable car" 5 reviews
"big car" 4 reviews
CONS
"expensive car" 5 reviews
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
"high maintenance" 2 reviews
"service" 2 reviews

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Cara writes:
2006 BMW X5 4.8is Review
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looks and perseption

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boot too deep and poor service agent n garden route sa

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Heavy On Juice And Bad Resale — No thanks-boot too small and too high and deep for a woman loading shopping

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RondaNHondo writes:
2006 BMW X5 3.0i Review
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4

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Great looking vehicle with smooth ride and very comfortable.

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Only uses premium gas and expensive repairs.

RondaNHondo
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Love My Suv+ — The fact that it only uses premium gas and it is very sensitive even with premium gas. Best to trade these vehicles in before the warranty runs out unless you have the money to make repairs. A very comfortable vehicle for long trips and I cant hear any road noise even at higher speeds.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Leiter12 writes:
2006 BMW X5 4.8is Review
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5

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Looks are sleek and more sporty than other SAV's.  Great power, comfort seats that are heated (front/back), power seats in the rear, 6 disc CD changer, towing package, N2 in the tires.

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Repair , maintenance, and fuel cost.

Leiter12
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I Would Buy Another One At Anytime. — This car has great power and handling. Good safety feel. Love the heated seats and the full moonroof is great. I like that it is already prepped for long trips with the roof bars and a full size matching BMW roof box along with the towing package. Only things that aren't so great is the maintenance and repair costs and BMWs only use premium fuel. This car lives up to the BMW quality and sportiness.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Omer writes:
2006 BMW X5 4.8is Review
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very smooth on the road

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none

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Very Nice Car — sickest car weve had BMW X6 and BMW 350L they are just amazing . the x5 was 2006 but we sold it last year =( .but then we got a chevy aveo 2006 and a chevy silverado 2500 HD which year was 2005 and there pretty good i like them and were getting a chevy uplander next month

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raphael2727 writes:
2006 BMW X5 3.0i Review
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5

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every thing about this car is awesome/great in gas

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does not have the third seat road

raphael2727
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A Nice Ride — this is a very nice car,very safe and is very good in gas,a family car but at the same time very strong and safe, and reliable your family will love for ever this car it will last for ever.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Desirée writes:
2006 BMW X5 3.0i Review
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classy sexy design, dual exhaust, drives like a dream

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absolutely nothing

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Ultimate Driving Machine — Surprisingly good gas mileage, excellent acceleration, sleek design inside and out, very spacious both front and back seats, soft supple leather and woodgrain throughout, easy to use navigation system, BMW no cost maintenance nice bonus, truly the ultimate driving machine.

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nomalleyrdc writes:
2006 BMW X5 3.0i Review
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Beautiful exterior and interior design, roomy, powerful, lots of amenities

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The only negative I ever experienced was that the battery is located in the back, underneath the spare tire. This makes the cost of replacing the battery higher, and you should definitely have all your service work done at a BMW service center.

nomalleyrdc
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Best Car I've Ever Owned — The 2006 BMW X5 has by far been the best car I've ever owned. It is so powerful, yet luxurious. We purchased a 2010 Cadillac SRX and the BMW X5 is still the preferable car for us to drive. It is a beautiful machine. It has so many attractive ammentiies, from heated seats and steering wheel, to a vast panaramic moon roof. The back seats have privacy shades that were great for blocking the sun.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Adam writes:
2006 BMW X5 3.0i Review
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Excellent ride, suspension, large gas tank, very spacious, large panaoramic sun/moon roof, luv the bluetooth

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CD in rear, navigation system not easy/intuitive.

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Bmw X5 - The Ultimate Driving Machine — I just purchased the BMW X5 last year. It brought a huge smile to my face when I went to go pick it up. The SUV serves its purpose. I've transported people, supplies, luggage, and I've even off-roaded with this vehicle, and it has proven to be worth its salt while maintaining style and image. I also chose the option of having heated seats and this has retained some good friendships for me in the winter. The panaramic sunroof is huge and is the largest I've seen in any vehicle. Bluetooth has been so helpful with handsfree. Basically, I'm loving my car...

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arichard89 writes:
2006 BMW X5 3.0i Review
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4

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Great family car! Handles great and a fun SUV to drive!

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Older model

arichard89
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Great Family Car! Also Fun To Drive! — This car is a great reliable family car. For an SUV it is fun to drive and extremely responsive! Interior is extremely sharp and the seats are comfortable. Great for long drives and commutes. Safety features are top of the line!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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ecos1 writes:
2006 BMW X5 4.4i Review
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Handles better than most cars

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Expensive to maintain

ecos1
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Sporty Ride With Benefits — Engine oil leaks are a problem and expensive to repair; to the point of being ridiculous!!! Also transmission clunks that has been there since new. Not often you feel and hear it, but pretty annoying when it happens. Feels like someone hit your car from behind at 10 or 15 mph.

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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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2003 BMW X5 Reviews

Feels Safe And Comfortable By Thom8888

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... Read More

My Horse I Know It Will Always Bring Me Home By SiRavi

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 ... 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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