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      01-07-2017, 11:40 PM   #45

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A few observations:

- Styling is definitely an improvement from the F10. While this car is still large (larger?) it hides the mass better than the F10 which always just looked bloated to me.

- I know the G30 is on a raised platform but even taking that into account it looks absolutely enormous compared to the E12.

- I think BMW is very misguided with that damn key they're trying to push. Everything that key controls could be done by a smartphone app, then you would only need one device instead of two. For women with purses it might not be a big deal, but it's rather inconvenient for those without a purse.

- When the shut the front doors you could hear a bit of rattling. All that weight for safety equipment and they can't make a nice 'thunk'?

- If all non-US markets use liters and kilometers, why do they use the MPG metric instead of km per L?

- It it bad that I'd rather have that E12?
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      01-08-2017, 12:52 AM   #46
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Originally Posted by hinckley View Post
Because I'm a thinking man and not a fan boy.
And yet here you are, starting an argument on a car forum for a different brand because you desperately want anonymous people to support a car decision you made. Gross. Grow up, this "conversation" is boring.
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      01-08-2017, 04:25 AM   #47
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Originally Posted by acorradi87 View Post

- If all non-US markets use liters and kilometers, why do they use the MPG metric instead of km per L?

Not only the US use Miles.
Other include the UK, Samoa, Dominica, etc etc

In the metric only markets the cars display fuel usage as "Liters per 100 Km"

Since the video is clearly a UK one, they talk about MPG
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