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Understated 01-09-2004 10:37 PM

Quote:

Originally posted by suicide
go with the X5 or if you want go with the Infinity FX35 or 45 my mom has the 35 and it is amazing
whats the aprox price on a used Fx35?*love*

Trogdor 01-10-2004 12:18 AM

Quote:

Originally posted by tlaselva
Or maybe because the X5 is actually is the best 4x4 today? :idea:
Psh...bmw will never build a range rover, but that's way outta budget.

ROCKETMAN 01-10-2004 01:55 AM

You have many good choices in this category. They are:
Acura MDX
BMW X5
Cadillac XLR
Infiniti FX
Lexus RX
Lincoln Aviator
Mercedes-Benz M-class
Volkswagen Tourag
Volvo XC90

Understated 01-10-2004 03:53 AM

Quote:

Originally posted by Trogdor
Psh...bmw will never build a range rover, but that's way outta budget.
the 00' range is in my price range:cool:

it's the restyled ones(sweeet) that are over 80 grand:huh?:

Understated 01-10-2004 03:54 AM

I was also thinking the MDX..but wasn't sure..

Cadillac XLR-----haven't seen this or know the price
Infiniti FX---have yet to see ONE used fx35
Lexus RX---in consideration
Lincoln Aviator--i don't like ford products no offense
Mercedes-Benz M-class--i've heard pure horror stories when it comes to the M class
Volkswagen Toureg--too expensive :)
Volvo XC90

Understated 01-10-2004 03:55 AM

^^x2

and dude the XLR is a sportscar according to google image search :huh?:

pretty sweet one nontheless :D

edshmeen 01-10-2004 04:04 AM

i can only speak from experince in a 4.4 x5 with sports kit, but they are nearly exactly the same as the 3.0lt (bar the obvious :idea: ) and i was and still am amzed how it drives for a 4x4...trully amazing for a 2.5 ton vehicle.
BUT, i must say i would highly recomend the forrester xt *love* over the 3.0lt

Manimillion 01-10-2004 04:18 AM

I donno if anyone mentioned this to you or not... But do you KNOW what a V6 is, and what an INLINE 6 is?

X5 3.0's are INLINE 6 not V6...

Understated 01-10-2004 07:56 PM

*bump*

DAM 01-10-2004 08:27 PM

I think there is a bit of a bias on this site, but i am along with the rest of you, X5 for sure.

crazyvadim 01-10-2004 10:42 PM

My pops has a 4.4i X5 2001 and i think its one of the best SUVs i ever drove,when you drive it you actually forget that its a SUV cause it handles and pulls like a sports car.Someone mentioned the aviator,im probably gonna get flamed but i like that SUV alot,it has alot of style.

ROCKETMAN 01-10-2004 11:47 PM

Yeah, my mistake. I meant to say Cadillac "SRX".


Acura MDX $50,300-$55,600
BMW X5 $58,400-$71,300
Cadillac SRX $52,250-$60,930
Infiniti FX $52,700-$60-,200
Lexus RX $49,900-$62,190
Mercedes M $51,900-$67,400
VW Touareg $52,100-$60,550
Volvo XC90 $54995-$61,995

ROCKETMAN 01-10-2004 11:53 PM

oh, and this is the SRX


http://www.cadillac.com/cadillacjsp/models/gallery.jsp?model=srx&section=photoExt#

Jammasterj 01-11-2004 12:15 AM

Winter Time
 
The X5 is a sweet ride...
We had one of the first in Canada...
She had a few bugs but i think they have been worked out by now...
The only thing was that going from a Grand Cherokee to the X5...the X5 sure didn't handle well in deep snow...
haha i overheard this guy talking about how he couldn't wait to take his X5 out in the snow....i couldn't help but laugh....

I can't tell you how many times i had that thing stuck!! but im sure with winter tires rather than all seasons...it would be better....

Your thoughts?

Jammasterj 01-11-2004 12:16 AM

P.S. man did that thing handle well!!
it drove like a sports car...it moved like a bat out of hell....
mind you that was the 4.4 and the quad exaust sounded great!!
it just had this grunt to it that i will never forget


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