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      06-14-2020, 12:37 PM   #1
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Personal opinion, I think BMW's X vehicles are pretty near flawless overall and would easily pick any of them over the competition. And I don't mean nitpicking the small things like iDrive settings - I could jump into any of them and drive and be happy.
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What a Battlewagon 😉
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What a Battlewagon 😉
It is quite nice. Too big for me but I can see the appeal of it.
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It is quite nice. Too big for me but I can see the appeal of it.
Absolutely

It looks like it can kill anything in its path
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What a Battlewagon 😉
It is quite nice. Too big for me but I can see the appeal of it.
Absolutely

It looks like it can kill anything in its path
Pretty much and it's got a lot of flexibility. I had my entire family in it this morning cruising around in comfort mode and then tore up the roads headed to the mountains in sport+. It has a very dynamic personality and that's what I love about it.
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I hated this SAV initially, but after seeing it on the road it has grown on me just as the new 7 has. I really like it.
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Personal opinion, I think BMW's X vehicles are pretty near flawless overall and would easily pick any of them over the competition. And I don't mean nitpicking the small things like iDrive settings - I could jump into any of them and drive and be happy.
I agree but some of the competition is solid as well...

I mean Audi Q8 and Porsche Cayenne are pretty damn good.
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I hated this SAV initially, but after seeing it on the road it has grown on me just as the new 7 has. I really like it.
It's like: I don't like it, then it's not to bad actually and before you know it it's in the garage
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I hated this SAV initially, but after seeing it on the road it has grown on me just as the new 7 has. I really like it.
It's like: I don't like it, then it's not to bad actually and before you know it it's in the garage
So true! Lol!
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It looks menacing for sure. Don't agree with the giant grills language that BMW is doing but for the X7 is somewhat makes sense. Definitely a huge vehicle but if you're looking for a vehicle to haul the family and gear for road trips it's perfect.
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I hated this SAV initially, but after seeing it on the road it has grown on me just as the new 7 has. I really like it.
Eh... I like it but if I'm going to deal with the inconvenience of parking this thing, I'm going with a truck with supercrew space. I'm biased as I have a supercrew F-150 and these vehicles are tough to park in a crowded lot.
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I hated this SAV initially, but after seeing it on the road it has grown on me just as the new 7 has. I really like it.
Eh... I like it but if I'm going to deal with the inconvenience of parking this thing, I'm going with a truck with supercrew space. I'm biased as I have a supercrew F-150 and these vehicles are tough to park in a crowded lot.
That's the main complaint of full size pick up truck owners. Have a friend with a Quad cab RAM 1500 and he also says the same thing about parking in tight spots.
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I agree but some of the competition is solid as well...

I mean Audi Q8 and Porsche Cayenne are pretty damn good.
Put me in the group that does not like the new Audi interiors regardless of how nice they may look. Following the trend or not, the dual touchscreen as your controls along with the horizontal plastic trim across the dash I can't get with.

I like the way the Cayenne drives, it's just too expensive over the equivalent BMW/Audi/Mercedes.
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Put me in the group that does not like the new Audi interiors regardless of how nice they may look. Following the trend or not, the dual touchscreen as your controls along with the horizontal plastic trim across the dash I can't get with.

I like the way the Cayenne drives, it's just too expensive over the equivalent BMW/Audi/Mercedes.
I try to like the looks of the Cayenne but just not a fan. I know its travesty to say it...
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Personal opinion, I think BMW's X vehicles are pretty near flawless overall and would easily pick any of them over the competition. And I don't mean nitpicking the small things like iDrive settings - I could jump into any of them and drive and be happy.
Could not agree more. X5 is near flawless. X3MC and X4MC are being happily driven by former M3/M4 drivers without any reservations. For American market, X7 is perfectly positioned.
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The X7 has tremendous road presence. One of the few BMW's I like regardless of M Sport or Luxury Line, as long as it has 22's. When I am transporting 5 in My G05, I think to myself maybe I should have went with the X7.
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Very nice large SUV. If I were in the market for a mammoth SUV, I'd likely have to drive the new GLS and forthcoming completely new RR but BMW did a fantastic job on this. Interior is not as nice as GLS
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It doesnt really feel huge on the road. Havenít had any trouble parking etc. There are tons of cameras on this b if you do need the help though. Lovely car.
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I wonder if the 4 series will grow on me same way the X7 did
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All it takes is to see one good looking version to shift you. That's what happened with the X7, 7 and G20 to me.
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