BMW 7-Series Interior

The rating of BMW 7-Series interior is 91
BMW 7-Series interiorExperts like the spaceiness of the 2011 BMW 7-Series. They also say that the fabrics inside the BMW 7-Series are high class and the cab is equipped with a nice suite of cab tech that includes traditional Bluetooth, navigation and a ten-speaker audio. Many reviewers are also pleased that BMW’s iDrive, which controls navigation and entertainment options, has become easier to use than it was in previous models. Still, with the exception of the 760Li, the BMW 7-Series skimps on features such as heated seating and iPod connectivity, requiring shoppers to add option packages to get these items. Rivals like the Lexus LS and the Mercedes-Benz S-Class provide these features as traditional equipment, as well as cabs that feel slightly more upscale.

BMW 7-Series Interior details:

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BMW’s iDrive system – which controls most navigation and entertainment functions – is not as loathed by the auto press as it once was. The system uses a single knob to adjust options, and it frustrated most experts when it was first introduced on the BMW 7-Series in 2001. The newest generation of iDrive is much easier to use than its predecessors – but if you don’t like the interface you should know that you can’t order a BMW 7-Series without it. Fabrics within the BMW 7-Series are top notch, although some experts comment that rivals like the Mercedes-Benz S-Class and the Lexus LS feature more opulent accommodations. The dash of the 2011 BMW 7-Series comes loaded with an cool list of tech features. All models come equipped with four-zone conditioning, push control start, leather, navigation, Bluetooth and a ten-speaker audio with a 12GB hard drive to store your mp3s. If you decide to spring for a 750, you’ll also gain soft-closing automatic doors, upgraded leather and a power cargo lid. There is one thing missing from the list of traditional features however: an iPod connection. The base audio does have a USB port to transfer songs to the BMW 7-Series’ hard drive, but if you want to play songs off your iPod you’ll have to add the $1,800 luxury audio Package. This package also adds radio and six additional speakers to you BMW’s audio.

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The BMW 7-Series provides roomy accommodations front and back, and experts generally find the seating convenient and supportive. 740i models get traditional power front seating with memory options, but lack heating or ventilation. To get these luxuries, you’ll have to buy the $1,200 Cold Weather Package to add bench heaters, or the $3,200 Luxury seats Package, which also adds front seat ventilation and muti-contour front seating with a massage function. Experts generally don’t like the bench massage, which is designed to keep the driver alert by massaging only the bench bottom. Opt for the 750i and all seats surfaces get upgraded leather. The front seating is also heated and 20-way power adjustable.

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The cargo of the BMW 7-Series provides 14 cubbies of trunk room – which is smaller than the 16. 4 cubbies in the Mercedes-Benz S-Class and the 18 cubbies in the Lexus LS. Interior cargo is also average at best – a common complaint about BMW products.

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