Home Forums Articles How To's FAQ Register
Go Back   Xoutpost.com > BMW SAV Forums > X5 (F15) Forum
Bimmer Tool Rental
User Name
Password
Member List Premier Membership Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Xoutpost server transfer and maintenance is occurring....
Xoutpost is currently undergoing a planned server migration.... stay tuned for new developments.... sincerely, the management


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 09-07-2017, 08:31 AM
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Athens Greece
Posts: 6
rikos is on a distinguished road
M50D or 40D

Hi everyone.

I need some advice!

I'm going to change my 2008 X5 3.0SD after 260.000km and I'm between M50D and 40D. I really loved it but it's time for an update!
My mechanic told me that M50D has engine problems due to too much power and suggests 40D and add an chip program to get more power!!
I figured that if it's made by Motosport the M50D would be better and most probably it will have bigger brakes and stronger gearbox.
What should I choose?

Thanks in advance!
Rikos
Reply With Quote

Sponsored Links

  #2  
Old 04-25-2018, 04:59 AM
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Sierck Les Bains
Posts: 127
Eric Le Baron is on a distinguished road
I did a test drive with a 50D but found it a bit noisier than the 40D.
68HP less is no issue for me.
I've spent the price difference on options!
Most of the time I drive long distance.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 11-24-2018, 01:07 PM
Mentat's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Romania
Posts: 71
Mentat is on a distinguished road
As an owner of an m50d, I've had the possibility to also drive 40d, I can say to you... go for 40d.

m50d is nice on paper, but it comes with a lot less fuel economy and a very big price difference.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 02-09-2019, 05:57 PM
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: England
Posts: 61
Moments is on a distinguished road
I just bought a used 40d. The spec was too good for a low mileage car, it’s fully loaded.

Having driven a few F15 examples, and ragged a 40d through woodlands at Goodwood, this was a sure bet. It will be hard to leave my E53 but that should get a good buyer. The F15 was too good to pass.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
m50d or 40d

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On





All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:48 PM.
vBulletin, Copyright 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. SEO by vBSEO 3.6.0
2017 Xoutpost.com. All rights reserved. Xoutpost.com is a private enthusiast site not associated with BMW AG.
The BMW name, marks, M stripe logo, and Roundel logo as well as X3, X5 and X6 designations used in the pages of this Web Site are the property of BMW AG.
This web site is not sponsored or affiliated in any way with BMW AG or any of its subsidiaries.