Originally Posted by skalberti
I was in your shoes a year ago. The reasons I went with gas instead of the D is 1. I couldn't get the Msport on the D. 2. Even though the D has a lot of torque, the gas is still faster according to BMW 3. Prem gas is about .50 cheaper than diesel where I live. I believe the new D's have an 8 SPD tranny now. As far as mpg I get 23 driving 85-90 mpg and about 25-26 driving 70-75.
Thanks for the feedback. I'm now sticking with my X5 35i sport, but my brother is now in the market for an X5.
Do you get worst mpg in the winter?