Originally Posted by citrixscu
If you financed through BMW, you will definitely need to return your car with RFTs. If you financed through a bank and have to return it to the bank lease guy, you might be able to get away with it.
Not true. Our X5 was financed via bmw and all tired were replaced by a non rft and they did not charge me.
A friend of mine returned his lease without the rft and no charge was taken too.
I believe as long as you are sticking with the wheels you are safe.