Originally Posted by The X Men
The F10 535i have the electric steering and the 535xi still use the old hydraulic steering, having driven both, there is quite a bit of difference. The hydraulic steering still lighten up at parking lot speed just like the electric steering but it has quite a bit more feedback than the electric. The F30's steering does tighten up in sport mode, but it still lacks feedback. For the non sport line or M-sport models, one cannot select tight steering in the comfort transmssion mode.
if you hold down the DTC button in comfort mode you get tight steering, but some might not want to do that.