Monthly Update for January 2017 - 2016 BMW 340i xDrive Long-Term Road Test

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edited February 2017 in BMW

imageMonthly Update for January 2017 - 2016 BMW 340i xDrive Long-Term Road Test

Braving the weather and traffic of Southern California's limited rainy season, our BMW 340i shows some weaknesses and strengths.

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Comments

  • wernerga3wernerga3 Member Posts: 7
    edited February 2017
    Jeez- You should never be using cruise control in the rain anyway! It can cause the car to hydroplane much more easily and is very dangerous!
  • wernerga3wernerga3 Member Posts: 7
    Also- While many BMW/Mini systems use the camera mounted behind the rearview, the ACC on this car indeed has the block looking radar sensor in the lower grill. And that could have been gunked up with road grime and dirt causing it to not be effective enough. No need to have it serviced, just clean it per the owner's manual. Not rocket science.
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