All the new BMWs are ditching the CD player. This is far from a new phenomenon as some brands have been doing this for years now. If you want to listen to your old CD collection you have two choices: 1 Download all your music to a USB drive. 2 Install the BMW accessory CD player retrofit.
To install this retrofit takes about one hour of labor and your dealer will need to order two parts:
BMW CD player retrofit kit: 62-12-2-451-536 $244 MSRP
Retrofit kit folding holder: 65-12-2-451-539 $95.54 MSRP
Contact your local dealer for the most up to date info.