BMW X3 SUV
The 2017 BMW X3 is among the most spirited of compact luxury SUVs, but fresh rivals like the Mercedes GLC are equally if not more appealing.
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You'll Like This Car If...
If you want a smaller luxury SUV that's sporty yet practical and, perhaps most importantly, carries serious brand envy, the BMW X3 checks all the right boxes. If you want a powerful yet fuel-efficient diesel SUV, the X3 xDrive28d has a fine balance of both.
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What's New for 2017
Only minor updates are in store for the 2017 BMW X3 luxury SUV. They include optional wireless charging for select smartphones, a Wi-Fi hotspot and a new version of BMW's iDrive infotainment/audio control. Top-line xDrive35i models get keyless entry and lumbar support as standard.
How does it compare?
|#1||2017 Ford Edge||315|
|#2||2018 Cadillac XT5||310|
|#3||2017 Cadillac XT5||310|
|#4||2018 Chevrolet Traverse||305|
|#44||2017 BMW X3||240|
|#1||2018 Lexus NX||31|
|#2||2017 Lexus NX||31|
|#3||2018 INFINITI QX30||27|
|#4||2017 INFINITI QX30||27|
|#14||2017 BMW X3||24|
|#1||2017 Audi Q3||9.8|
|#2||2018 Mazda CX-9||9.6|
|#3||2017 Mazda CX-9||9.6|
|#4||2018 Chevrolet Traverse||9.4|
|#30||2017 BMW X3||8.5|
Based on 81 ratings for the 2011 - 2017 models.
March 06, 2018
Best all around vehicle I have owned
It has the 6 cylinder 300 HP engine, very fast, excellent torque. The handling is great but the ride is not good with run flat tires.
February 01, 2017
First SUV and BMW - Impressed
Having liked traditional station wagons and no interest in SUVs, my choices in replacing a 2012 Jetta Sportwagen Diesel (recalled by VW)...
September 14, 2016
BMW X3 Xdrive 3.5i A wonderful car to drive!
This is the 14th BMW I have owned, from a 3 series convertible, to an M3, to a 740IL. They are all great. This car is the most...
May 17, 2016
Sporty, Comfortable, Quiet
I was tired of filling an Acura MDX over and over with premium fuel, so I looked around for a higher mileage SUV. I just happened on...
March 23, 2016
Have owned BMW's for 20 years and the 2016 X3 does not disappoint! Safe, responsive, luxurious and fun to drive. What more could you...
January 17, 2016
20,000 miles & loving it!!!!!
I love this suv. its truly amazing. it drives great, handles great & great gas mileage. very comfortable for long trips. the base stereo...
December 31, 2015
Surprised at how much I enjoy this car
I never thought I would get a crossover or SUV but some how I was talked into looking at them. So far I am pleasantly surprised at how...
October 07, 2015
best car i ever owned
20 mpg around town. nearly 30 on highway. comfortable to drive.
john raleigh, nc
August 04, 2015
Better than 2012 Audi Q5 2.0T
Traded my 2012 Q5 2.0T for BMW X3. Transmission is smooth and no jerking like the Q5. No issues at all. Run flat tires still have life...
July 23, 2015
Superb driving experience...long or short drives.
I've been driving BMW's for 33 years, beginning with a wonderful 320, continuing with 5-series and now my second X3. What surprised me...