2006 BMW X3 Review

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The X3 "Sports Activity Vehicle" is a crossover SUV that's based on the 3-Series sedan. A 184-horsepower 2.5-liter in-line six-cylinder engine powers the base 2.5i version, while a 225-horsepower, 3.0-liter version comes with the 3.0i. Either engine can be mated to either a six-speed-manual transmission or an optional five-speed Steptronic automatic gearbox. BMW's xDrive "intelligent" all-wheel-drive system permits infinitely adjustable front-to-rear torque distribution for surefootedness on wet or snowy pavement. The X3 is capable of towing 3500 pounds of payload. An optional Sport Package adds a tauter suspension and 18-inch wheels and tires for added handling prowess, and includes power sport seats with driver's side memory functions, and a sport steering wheel. An iPod Adapter that creates a seamless integration between Apple's popular iPod MP3 player and the vehicle's audio system is available.

 

 

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April 26, 2017
2017 BMW X3 xDrive28i Sports Activity Vehicle

Fine vehicle that lacks the old "Ultimate Driving Machine" feel of prior year BMW's..

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Very little steering feel compared to my 2007 X3. Much better ride but the steering makes it difficult to drive the car at a brisk pace. Lack of standard features such a rear camera for such an expensive car... + More »
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April 4, 2016
2016 BMW X3 AWD 4-Door xDrive35i

Sweet machine

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I test drove a BMW X3 idrive3.5i and bought it the same day! How's that for convincing proof of a sweet machine. This is my 5th BMW automobile - and each one has exceeded the previous ones. The X3 is easy to... + More »
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October 18, 2015
2015 BMW X3 RWD 4-Door sDrive28i

Relaxing in traffic

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I actually own 2015 bmw x3 3.0d I live in Australia. The 3 litre diesel is amazing. Only regrets not buying dynamic dampers and tyre pressure gauges. it so nice to be in it is even relaxing in traffic... + More »
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June 22, 2015
2015 BMW X3 AWD 4-Door xDrive28i

Incredable driving experience!

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This vehicle is incredible. The performance and handling is very smooth. The ride is extremely comfortable. It is very fun to drive.
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April 28, 2015
2015 BMW X3 AWD 4-Door xDrive35i

I love my new car it is awesome and really preforms very very well

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This is such a cool vehicle and I love the way it corners and has such great pick up, I have always had BMW's and this one is just as nice. It has all the bells and whistles I love and hope that everybody will... + More »
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April 29, 2015
2013 BMW X3 AWD 4-Door xDrive28i

Great To Drive

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Love driving this car. Navigates well in all weather conditions and is sporty enough to get your heart racing on teh corners. Hate the iDrive system for navigating the controls as they are not intuitive and it... + More »
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February 24, 2017
2012 BMW X3 AWD 4-Door 35i

BMW X3 - Just Right!

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The BMW X3 is "just right" in almost every rating! It's a nice size with wonderful performance, comfort, styling and practicality. My 35i xdrive M-package performs wonderfully and has great seats, interior... + More »
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June 22, 2015
2012 BMW X3 AWD 4-Door 35i

2012 BMW X3

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This car has the best engine in his class, acceleration and handling are exceptional but the cheapness of the interior is off putting. Comparing it with Audi, it is pitiful.
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April 17, 2015
For 2012 BMW X3

Great diesel performance and smooth Auto

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Changed to Pirelli P Zero tyres that last twice the milage with no less grip. Just carry a pump and goo pack with us. If there was a choice when new would never go for the run flats. Most trips get as far as... + More »
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April 17, 2015
For 2012 BMW X3

A powerful, agile alternative to a sedan with..room for all my gear ...

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This is my third BMW and they just get better and better. The X3 3.5 twin turbo has fantastic acceleration and handling, 26mpg highway and room for fishing gear, toys for the grand kids and cruises at 80mph... + More »
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