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Old 06-14-2018, 04:51 AM
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head_hunter
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3 year leasing is the way to go, based on pricing and reliability. They start to have lots of expensive problems at about the 3 year mark. If you go used, definitely get CPO, but even then, who wants a car thats in the shop all the time.

The X5s with the base inline 6 models have awful steering. They just will not settle down and track straight at highway speeds, they wander horribly. I hated taking my wife's on road trips. Caranddriver felt the same in the last comparison test and ranked it last. https://www.caranddriver.com/reviews...omparison-test

We traded it early on the v8 model, which has a different steering system and it is night and day better.