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US News and World Report ranks the E60 #1 in Large Luxury Car category

Old 11-25-2007, 10:06 PM
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Tell us something we didn't already know...

Rankings:
http://usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/cars-...ury-Large-Cars/

E60 Review:
http://usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/cars-...8-BMW-5-Series/

(It's funny because it just barely beat out the E-class and when you look at the individual scores (by category) it's hard to figure out why it won -- could the interior be the only reason?
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Originally Posted by U.S. News Rankings & Reviews
CONS
  • iDrive cockpit controls are confusing
  • Cabin storage space is sparse
I think everyone who doesn't have an iDrive just hates on it because they don't understand it. There's a slight learning curve, but you get comfortable with it quickly and I can't imagine a BMW without it.

I had an in-law who just recently bought an Acura TL Type-S make a snide comment to me saying, "I heard iDrive sucks. That's why I didn't buy a 3-series." I just looked at him and shook my head.

As far as not enough cabin storage space... did he not have enough room for the 4th hooker?
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Hmmm...time to get a 2008???
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U.S. News took an interesting approach ... scoring the reviews of these cars.

In the end, it's clear that level of recommendations / overall impressions about the E60 by respected automotive critics is that the E60 is much more than the sum of its parts (the individual scores Rudy mentions).

Best part ... the Mercedes Benz E-Class barely outscores the Cadillac DTS.
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