BMW car reviews BMW X3 reviews

  • NEW PRICE: £28,685 - £44,865
  • USED PRICE: From £7,675

The X3 is a compact SUV based on the ever-popular BMW 3 Series. It's up against cars like the Range Rover Evoque and Audi Q5. It’s got plenty of safety gear, powerful brakes, and it handles well on the road.

Latest model: BMW X3 (2010-)

Pros and cons

  • Pro: An off-roader with reasonable emissions and good fuel economy
  • Con: Is it going to be as reliable as Japanese alternatives?

New BMW X3 reviews

The second generation BMW X3 needs to redress the shortcomings of its predecessor, which was heavily criticized for having a notchy, bouncy ride and rather low-rent interior trim, not up to the standard expected of a premium brand such as BMW. The latest version is cheaper and the ride is much improved, but will it win back the hearts of drivers?

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1 New BMW X3 review available

  • BMW X3 (2010-)

    01-BMW-X3

    New price: £28,965 - £44,865

    Will the bigger, better equipped and more efficient new BMW X3 become the best-selling medium-sized premium 4x4?
  • BMW X3 (2004-2010)

    BMW X3 1

    New price: £28,685 - £40,300

    The pricey BMW X3 is an upmarket compact SUV based on the company's 3 Series platform. But do low profile tyres and off-roading really mix? Read on.

Used BMW X3 reviews

Even a used BMW X3 is going to be expensive to buy. Running costs are high right across the range, but you’re best off with one of the frugal diesels. The first-generation X3 suffered from a choppy ride and a lack of rear passenger space.

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1 Used BMW X3 review available

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