The Truth About Cars » X5 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 04 May 2016 20:39:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Why Did The Airbags In This BMW X5 Deploy Without Warning? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/airbags-bmw-x5-deploy-without-warning/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/airbags-bmw-x5-deploy-without-warning/#comments Tue, 23 Jun 2015 12:00:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1096281 “I was pulling into a parking lot and I stopped so I could back into a spot. I had a friend of mine in the passenger seat. I backed into the spot, and was in a stopped position. I was in neutral (the vehicle is a manual 5 speed). My friend got out of the […]

The post Why Did The Airbags In This BMW X5 Deploy Without Warning? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
“I was pulling into a parking lot and I stopped so I could back into a spot. I had a friend of mine in the passenger seat. I backed into the spot, and was in a stopped position. I was in neutral (the vehicle is a manual 5 speed). My friend got out of the […]

The post Why Did The Airbags In This BMW X5 Deploy Without Warning? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/airbags-bmw-x5-deploy-without-warning/feed/ 87
Review: 2012 BMW X5M http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/review-2012-bmw-x5m/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/review-2012-bmw-x5m/#comments Mon, 28 Nov 2011 18:14:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=418112 If you ask a certain segment of the automotive press, it seems that BMW is rapidly losing the plot. While I agree that BMW’s latest wares are bigger, heavier and more leather-clad than ever before, I can’t say thing is a bad thing in my mind. I upset a few people when I reviewed the […]

The post Review: 2012 BMW X5M appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
If you ask a certain segment of the automotive press, it seems that BMW is rapidly losing the plot. While I agree that BMW’s latest wares are bigger, heavier and more leather-clad than ever before, I can’t say thing is a bad thing in my mind. I upset a few people when I reviewed the […]

The post Review: 2012 BMW X5M appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/review-2012-bmw-x5m/feed/ 77
Race In January, Sell In March: China’s Chery To Launch Dakar-Tested Rely SUVs http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/race-in-january-sell-in-march-chinas-chery-to-launch-dakar-tested-rely-suvs/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/race-in-january-sell-in-march-chinas-chery-to-launch-dakar-tested-rely-suvs/#comments Wed, 17 Mar 2010 13:03:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=349211 When China’s Chery announced last December that they would be will be the first ever Chinese brand to enter the venerable Dakar Rally, a lot of people said: “Yeah, sure. Chinese cars, in the Dakar? Don’t they fall apart when they leave the lot?” Chery’s team didn’t win, but they survived. Drivers Lu Ningjun and […]

The post Race In January, Sell In March: China’s Chery To Launch Dakar-Tested Rely SUVs appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
When China’s Chery announced last December that they would be will be the first ever Chinese brand to enter the venerable Dakar Rally, a lot of people said: “Yeah, sure. Chinese cars, in the Dakar? Don’t they fall apart when they leave the lot?” Chery’s team didn’t win, but they survived. Drivers Lu Ningjun and […]

The post Race In January, Sell In March: China’s Chery To Launch Dakar-Tested Rely SUVs appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/race-in-january-sell-in-march-chinas-chery-to-launch-dakar-tested-rely-suvs/feed/ 8
Piston Slap: Save Me From My X5! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/piston-slap-save-me-from-my-x5/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/piston-slap-save-me-from-my-x5/#comments Mon, 11 Jan 2010 16:15:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=341399 TTAC Commentator PG writes: Sajeev, In their December 2009 issue, Car and Driver has a great article about how extended warranties — such as those offered by U.S. Fidelis and others — are largely scams that deceive customers, don’t really cover the cost of repairs at all, and don’t give refunds at cancellation. My parents […]

The post Piston Slap: Save Me From My X5! appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
TTAC Commentator PG writes: Sajeev, In their December 2009 issue, Car and Driver has a great article about how extended warranties — such as those offered by U.S. Fidelis and others — are largely scams that deceive customers, don’t really cover the cost of repairs at all, and don’t give refunds at cancellation. My parents […]

The post Piston Slap: Save Me From My X5! appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/piston-slap-save-me-from-my-x5/feed/ 36