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      05-24-2019, 11:12 AM   #1
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F85 X5M. Rear axle has air shocks. Just traded in mine. Miss it but did not want to deal with depreciation. Wait a few months then get one...with full leather. Completely floatY is an MBGLS.

The m40i does not have comfort mode?
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Currently have a X3 M40i and the wife hates the ride. Shoulda known. Anyway what are the alternative SUVs that have comfy but not floaty rides? Seems like air suspension is a good compromise to have good ride comfort but not be completely floaty.
Get some non runflat tires
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Cayenne turbo. Most comfortable car Iíve ever driven.
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Cayenne with air suspension and adjustable dampers is perfect imo.
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Get an electronic active dampers or try Koni Special Active struts as suggested on another post.
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Volvo XC60 and XC90 have air suspension options. My wife has an X3 M40i and I just picked up a new 2019 XC60 T6 Inscription without the air suspension (otherwise it is fully loaded) and even without the air ride it is a much better ride than her M40i is. The interior and tech of the XC60 is well above the M40i as well. The M40i is quicker, though.
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Air suspension is awesome, until it fails....
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Volvo XC60 and XC90 have air suspension options. My wife has an X3 M40i and I just picked up a new 2019 XC60 T6 Inscription without the air suspension (otherwise it is fully loaded) and even without the air ride it is a much better ride than her M40i is. The interior and tech of the XC60 is well above the M40i as well. The M40i is quicker, though.
Is the Volvo tech glitchy at all like the land rover range rover jag?
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Volvo XC60 and XC90 have air suspension options. My wife has an X3 M40i and I just picked up a new 2019 XC60 T6 Inscription without the air suspension (otherwise it is fully loaded) and even without the air ride it is a much better ride than her M40i is. The interior and tech of the XC60 is well above the M40i as well. The M40i is quicker, though.
Drove an XC60 recently for half a week and was very, very impressed with not only the ride, but especially quality of the seats. Extremely comfortable. Only thing I noted was the laggy infotainment system.
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Many criticize adjustable dampers because they point to the fixed spring rate limiting overall adjustability. Air suspension eliminates this criticism as then you have adjustable springs and dampers. The other nicety is the ability change ride height without swapping springs or adjusting perches.
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Is the Volvo tech glitchy at all like the land rover range rover jag?
I have had zero problems with it.
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Drove an XC60 recently for half a week and was very, very impressed with not only the ride, but especially quality of the seats. Extremely comfortable. Only thing I noted was the laggy infotainment system.
I have heard that complaint from a few people on the forums, but I have had zero problems with mine. January 2019 build. Also, I have the Nappa leather package with the massaging seats....dreamy.
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