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2008 BMW X3

2008 Acura RDX

  2008 BMW X3-Series 3.0si 2008 Acura RDX 4WD 4-door Angular Rear Exterior View
MSRP
$38,600
$33,195
Invoice $35,510 $30,521
MPG
City/Highway
18/26 17/22
Rating
8.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2008 BMW X3 gets much-needed improvements to its ride and its interior, but it's still more rugged--though not as refined--as the Acura RDX. Read Full Review The 2008 Acura RDX gets its edge from turbo power and crisp handling, but it can feel a little nervous and cramped. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Upgraded power
  • Available manual transmission
  • Revamped interior styling
  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • Panoramic sunroof

Dislikes:

  • Choppy styling
  • Tight second-row seating
  • Handling more SUV than crossover

Likes:

  • Tossable handling
  • Right-sized for the city
  • Light, direct steering
  • Strong brakes

Dislikes:

  • Taut -- sometimes harsh -- ride
  • Turbo four can seem jittery
Crash Test Ratings No crash data available
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NHTSA Rollover Rating:
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