Thread: XI vs I
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      03-02-2012, 03:19 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by drfrink24 View Post
Having owned both a 2004 STI and now a 2008 e90 XI.. My opinion:

XI = Functionality, with performance a secondary benefit
STI = Performance, with functionality a secondary benefit

The STI was so darn fun to drive, and was immensely controlled and confident when pushing limits. The XI is much more vague and I'm just not comfortable going to those extremes, it just feels unpredictable..
Both are AWD...

OP was asking about 328/335xi vs. 328/335i
2011 BMW 550i M-Sport (Jet Black/Cinnamon Brown) - 4/30/14 (Current)
2007 BMW 328xi e92 (Jet Black/Coral Red) - PAST
2005 Infiniti G35 Coupe (Ivory White/Stone) - PAST
2005 Acura TSX (Obsidian Black/Black) - PAST
1998 Acura Integra (Black/Black) - PAST