2006 BMW X5 User Reviews

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    2006 BMW X5 Review
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    Looks/Style Ranked 2006 Mercedes-Benz M-Class better.
    "More elegant"
    Family Car Ranked 2006 Mercedes-Benz M-Class better.
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    X5

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    2006 BMW X5 4.4i Review
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    Very Good — That it did not get the fuel mileage of a sedan is not on the plus side. Other than that, the only competition it has wears a three pointed star. It is tough,safe, sporty, fast and predictable. But I would not get it serviced at the dealer. Rather at a BMW specialist.

    Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

    Pros: Safe, fun, practical and predictable

    Cons: Does not get fuel mileage of a sedan but does get one mile per gallon better than a smaller and slower Acura MDX and much better fuel mileage than the slower Lexus.

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    2006 BMW X5 3.0i Review
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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

    Pros: every thing about this car is awesome/great in gas

    Cons: does not have the third seat road

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    2006 BMW X5 3.0i Review
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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

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

    Cons: Older model

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    2006 BMW X5 4.4i Review
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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.

    Pros: Handles better than most cars

    Cons: Expensive to maintain

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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

    Pros: Great looking vehicle with smooth ride and very comfortable.

    Cons: Only uses premium gas and expensive repairs.

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    2006 BMW X5 4.4i Review
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    Gorgeous Bmw — The pros of this care pretty much sums up the most I liked about the vehicle, it was reliable and sure was fun to look at. The breaks and handling were superb. I felt safe in the vehicle because being an X5 model it is spacious and comfortably sits 5 people. The car was fun to drive because of the sun roof/moon roof, this part of the car stretches back into the back seat so all passengers can enjoy it.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Heated seating, spacious atmosphere, navigation system, 6 Disc CD changer, Tape player

    Cons: No AUX cord

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    2006 BMW X5 3.0i Review
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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

    Pros: Beautiful exterior and interior design, roomy, powerful, lots of amenities

    Cons: 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.

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    2006 BMW X5 4.8is Review
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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

    Pros: 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.

    Cons: Repair , maintenance, and fuel cost.

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    2006 BMW X5 3.0i Review
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    Great Overall — See above, love the huge sunroof, GPS, power everything, drives amazing in the snow! Decent trunk worked well for a family and our belongings. Has heated seats and steering wheel which are nice in the winter. I love it and definitely recommend it.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Very reliable, quality vehicle, a lot of features, great handling in the snow

    Cons: Expensive to repair and fill the tank. Also BMW's can't have car starters because their security systems are too high tech.

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    The x5 defiantly has some pep for what would be called a 'mom car'. The handling is also top notch for a Sports Activity Vehicle. This is about as fun to drive as any SUV could be. It competes with th... Read More

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    Great Suv For The Driver Type By fazmoto

    This is my second X5 (previous one was 2005 E53). A great handling SUV with enough power to get me around fast. I prefer the 6 cyl engine over the 8 cylinder engine, I find the handling better (not ... Read More

    Exelent Vehical To Own By amerrill80

    We have only owned this car for about a week just bought it. The wife and I Love it so far. It drives very nice and handles the slick roads even with big tires on it. has really good brakes has lots o... Read More

    2010 BMW X5 Reviews

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