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Old 07-25-2020, 03:29 PM   #1
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Zach, you mentioned awhile ago you were interested in leasing a newer X5. This one is a 2019 used one, but it's listed at the dealer that's very active with LeaseHackr. Perhaps an opportunity...

https://www.unitedbmw.com/inventory/...ju2c57kln67429

Wow. I just speced a new X5--a gazillion new, very unfamiliar options. It's pretty overwhelming.

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Old 07-25-2020, 04:33 PM   #2
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Zach, you mentioned awhile ago you were interested in leasing a newer X5. This one is a 2019 used one, but it's listed at the dealer that's very active with LeaseHackr. Perhaps an opportunity...

https://www.unitedbmw.com/inventory/...ju2c57kln67429

Wow. I just speced a new X5--a gazillion new, very unfamiliar options. It's pretty overwhelming.

Unless itís a current model year x-loaner or factory demo <5k miles, the leases on used BMWs arenít good. Probably more $$ per month than a new one. Looks like this one is a factory car but programs will suck with that mileage.
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Unless itís a current model year x-loaner or factory demo <5k miles, the leases on used BMWs arenít good. Probably more $$ per month than a new one. Looks like this one is a factory car but programs will suck with that mileage.
Interesting. You would know! Not a bad buy though, with a it more off. And a decent color spec. Apparently no more cognac for the X5.
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Wdc, are you sure you need the 50i in the X5? I drove the 40i as a loaner and it was fine (but then again I no longer get any kicks on four wheels, two wheelers are my fun).
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Wdc, are you sure you need the 50i in the X5? I drove the 40i as a loaner and it was fine (but then again I no longer get any kicks on four wheels, two wheelers are my fun).
Iím actually shopping for an X3 (also a 3 wagon.) And, sure, if I were buying a new X5, I would totally go for the B58. I do also peruse the used car listings for X5s. They actually tend to be a better value than the used X3s. I think itís a quantity thingóthere are SO many used X5s out there and they tend not to move as fast.
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Hey thanks for passing that along! We are indeed looking to get a new car very soon, will almost certainly be an X7 though. And Fil's right - we plan to lease and it makes way more sense just to order a new one.
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Wdc, are you sure you need the 50i in the X5? I drove the 40i as a loaner and it was fine (but then again I no longer get any kicks on four wheels, two wheelers are my fun).
I really like the 50i in our X5. Is it necessary? Of course not, but it sounds good and makes a boring car much more fun.
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Hey thanks for passing that along! We are indeed looking to get a new car very soon, will almost certainly be an X7 though. And Fil's right - we plan to lease and it makes way more sense just to order a new one.
When the X7 first came out it looked HUGE to me. Now the X5 looks a little small to me.
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When the X7 first came out it looked HUGE to me. Now the X5 looks a little small to me.
Yeah you get used to it. It's really just a longer X5 with a funnier-looking grille. Same sausage, different length I guess.

You are right though, the X5 is super expensive for what it is...until you go and shop for Cayenne Turbos or even a GTS.
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Yeah you get used to it. It's really just a longer X5 with a funnier-looking grille. Same sausage, different length I guess.

You are right though, the X5 is super expensive for what it is...until you go and shop for Cayenne Turbos or even a GTS.
Right! Ditto the X3, which is my current leaning. I just wish I could buy a new 3 wagon.
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