The all-new BMW X3 is finally here and is expected to be the company's best-selling model. Does it have enough to take on the competition?

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Comments

    • JAGA TV, Canada
      JAGA TV, Canada

      Best review of x3 among all x3 reviews. All features with detail explanation

      about 1 month ago
    • Luv1234
      Luv1234

      I have self park on my Volvo and used it only once

      about 4 months ago
    • fookin hell
      fookin hell

      Do u need a kangaroo bar in Australia for that?

      about 4 months ago
    • Richard Borthwick
      Richard Borthwick

      Good generic review but unfortunately another one where the reviewer has just accepted the manufacturers stats and presented them as gospel. I think all reviewers have a responsibility to test the actual fuel consumption (easily done from the gauges) because most mfrs quoted consumption figures are generous by about 20 pct.

      about 8 months ago
    • Kaizen Kaizen
      Kaizen Kaizen

      My brand new X3M40i was dropped off at Macarthur BMW on the 22nd of November, for a major warranty fault, concerning an extremely high pitched screeching noise, ONLY when cold. This was almost 4 weeks ago. It was then discovered, through my BMW tracking app, my X3 was subsequently taken home by a mechanic for a 181km weekend joyride, with his wife and daughter, with registered visits at 2 different McDonalds and parked a local shopping centre over the weekend. The GM, Jorge Lamas, and Service Manager were immediately notified and questioned via phone and email. This weekend joyride was done without my consent and with no plausible reason give. Extremely dishonest dealership and very unprofessional.

      about 11 months ago
    • Khoder Najm
      Khoder Najm

      What a great car!

      about 1 year ago
    • Khoder Najm
      Khoder Najm

      What a great car!

      about 1 year ago
    • Lisa Black Cat
      Lisa Black Cat

      The ride quality of the X3 is quite poor and much worse than my Tiguan.

      about 1 year ago
    • Maros Zruban
      Maros Zruban In reply to Lisa Black Cat

      Lisa Black Cat everything is much worse than your Tiguan. Even another Tiguan

      about 11 months ago
    • blah blah
      blah blah

      Hey car advice always enjoy your review, may I know these location at? 0:56?

      Thank you!

      about 1 year ago
    • WJ THOMPSON
      WJ THOMPSON

      He looks uncomfortable driving. Sitting too low

      about 1 year ago
    • Remie Kartono
      Remie Kartono

      This X3 had never been EUROPE popular SUV compare to GLC , XC60 and Q5

      BMW exterior design looks boring and old fashion. Not premium at all and will never be

      about 1 year ago
    • Oliver Petroleum
      Oliver Petroleum

      BMW X3 is not premium at all and the exterior still looks dated.

      GLC and XC60 exterior looks way better and premium.

      about 1 year ago
    • Alex
      Alex

      Why does he keep mentioning kids? It’s dumb. SUV’s are not just for kids.

      about 1 year ago
    • John W
      John W

      All their cars look the same u either hate it or love it, I can’t tell if it’s new model or old

      about 1 year ago
    • Trev 007
      Trev 007

      Very good review thanks from the 🇬🇧

      about 1 year ago
    • CarAdvice.com
      CarAdvice.com In reply to Trev 007

      Thanks!

      about 1 year ago
    • D.B.
      D.B.

      That parking thing rocks.
      Run flats suck... get stuck “out camping” and then what?

      about 1 year ago
    • Sean
      Sean In reply to D.B.

      D.B. Drive home

      about 5 months ago
    • wong cherry
      wong cherry

      ugly tail

      about 1 year ago
    • Eddie Tan
      Eddie Tan

      Great review! Too bad that I can't fully understand the units of measurement but I can visualize it!

      about 1 year ago
    • Tín Đinh
      Tín Đinh

      How much bmw x3 in australia dolar

      about 2 years ago
    • Bautista P
      Bautista P

      does anyone know the difference between these 248hp engine and the 252hp one like in the 330i? Why wouldn´t they use the higher hp engine?

      about 2 years ago
    • Sam. X.
      Sam. X.

      It doesn't look sexy without the M package :/

      about 2 years ago
    • Sean
      Sean In reply to Sam. X.

      Sam. X. The M package is a stupid idea for a family car

      about 5 months ago
    • andi_ faizal 83
      andi_ faizal 83

      hello

      about 2 years ago
    • Tadeusz Tomaszew
      Tadeusz Tomaszew

      I have X5 made in SC. quality is TOTAL DISASTER. they cannot even make DOOR HANDLES. Material disintergrates and my X5 handles are gluey and have to be replaced. I will NEVER EVER GET A GERMAN CAR. Only Lexus for me. BMW quality SUCKS! My X5 transmission disntegrated at 190Kmiles because I FOLLOWED BMW/ZF recommendation of LIFETIME OIL. Soon later engine - where I replaced oil meticulously broke down ENTIRELY. I have a toyota with 2x miles. NO ISSUES AT ALL. BMW quality esp quality of materials and general engineering is DISASTER. FYI. TO TOW the car u need special red 'hammer' tool to disengage transmissionm into NEUTRAL to pull it on a truck. SAME THING in a Camry requires a PUSH of a button no special WEIRD IDIOT ENIGNEERING red hammers easy to lose. I will not mention the insane problems with getting parts for fuel pump recall forced on them by NHTSA. BMW dealers and BMW corporate had me stranded in California without parts for MONTHS. NO refund for all tows and hassles. TOTAL DISASTER COMPANY. Never again BMW

      about 2 years ago
    • Eden Roth
      Eden Roth

      really love how nice and modern is this car, but every person I know who are owning bmw car were all faced problems with their cars. such as, electrical problems, mechanical problems. Love it, want to buy it, but also scar of it at the same time.

      about 2 years ago
    • Sean
      Sean In reply to Eden Roth

      Eden Roth warranty is essential

      about 5 months ago
    • rjkhr
      rjkhr

      Where was this video shot in the first 4 minutes?

      about 2 years ago
    • CarAdvice.com
      CarAdvice.com In reply to rjkhr

      It was around Kew in Victoria.

      about 2 years ago
    • John Smelt
      John Smelt

      Good job!

      about 2 years ago
    • grillwave
      grillwave

      I am more intrigued by that neighborhood. Very surreal. I love it.

      about 2 years ago
    • Isham Kader
      Isham Kader

      Luv to sound of the Australian accents 😀👍

      about 2 years ago
    • zamborghini green
      zamborghini green

      I have the g30 530d and its amazing.

      about 2 years ago
    • Vanguard Alpha
      Vanguard Alpha In reply to zamborghini green

      I have the 520d and I think it's amazing too... although I have heaps of options on it. Amazing economy for such a big car.

      about 2 years ago
    • bukusuma
      bukusuma

      Fantastic Review. Keep it up.

      about 2 years ago
    • Elias Ben
      Elias Ben

      Video on point !

      about 2 years ago
    • Thomas Stumpp
      Thomas Stumpp

      I wonder at what location the first 5mins of his video were shot. Looks really modern. Can't be Australia, can it?

      about 2 years ago
    • gde1989
      gde1989 In reply to Thomas Stumpp

      Thomas Stumpp Kew in Victoria, Australia. Australia is a very modern country...

      about 1 year ago
    • Gustavo
      Gustavo

      All the X series are excellent, including the X4 and X6 if you are not into boxy cars.

      about 2 years ago
    • John Olcott
      John Olcott

      Adaptive suspension will not improve comfort over standard suspension. It is the 20” rims and “run-on-flat” tyres that give the bumpy ride. I just traded my really confortable 2013 X3 with 17” normal tyres and standard suspension, for a 2017 X4 35D with M-Sport package, 20” rims and adaptive suspension.

      about 2 years ago
    • Edysin Simon
      Edysin Simon

      I've got to stop watching these reviews from across the pond! You "blokes" always get the really great diesel motors and excellent fuel milage! So...I'm just gonna stop watching them cause I get so very disheartening knowing "I" cannot get such a nice car! Bye...

      about 2 years ago
    • Med z
      Med z

      Should have reviewed the 3lt diesel

      about 2 years ago
    • RandomTechS@#T
      RandomTechS@#T

      Adaptive dampers don't make the car more comfortable though it's misleading in that "comfort mode" is actually normal mode on standard cars.

      about 2 years ago
    • RandomTechS@#T
      RandomTechS@#T

      finally a worthy competitor to GLC!

      about 2 years ago
    • redboatandrew
      redboatandrew

      So can it match the class best or not?

      about 2 years ago
    • John LeGresley
      John LeGresley

      Dang did you say $70,000 Holy Cow!!!!

      about 2 years ago
    • gde1989
      gde1989 In reply to John LeGresley

      Australian Dollars

      about 1 year ago
    • Daniel Kell
      Daniel Kell

      Aside from Apple CarPlay and a digital speedo, this 2018 X3 has nothing my 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC doesn't already have. Except most of the tech and virtually all the safety gear in the GLC is standard, not optional.

      about 2 years ago
    • catpiano1
      catpiano1 In reply to Daniel Kell

      Glc has inferior gear box comparing to ZF of BMW

      about 10 months ago
    • Vanguard Alpha
      Vanguard Alpha In reply to Daniel Kell

      Yeah the GLC looks very nice from the outside, but smaller rear seat room, class lagging boot space, and no where near the drive feel. GLC was originally my first choice, but the new X3 and XC60 are the two to beat in the class.

      about 2 years ago
    • Alexplayz
      Alexplayz In reply to Daniel Kell

      Daniel Kell*x3*

      about 2 years ago
    • Tahsin Faiyaz
      Tahsin Faiyaz

      Exterior of last gen looked wayy better and upmarket

      about 2 years ago
    • Jrein B
      Jrein B

      wow

      about 2 years ago
    • Evolution
      Evolution

      Omg...self parking...that is so cool.....

      about 2 years ago
    • Alexplayz
      Alexplayz In reply to Evolution

      Evolution the Ford Everest has it 🤦🏾‍♂️

      about 2 years ago
    • Nelius Smit
      Nelius Smit

      Did about 100 000 km in 2005 2l diesel x3 still miss the x3 at least it's a BMW. New Volvo suv ,s nice but will never consider the Volvo's they all come with VW engineered engine i do not believe Volvo are building their own engines yet. Land Rover also do not build their own engines are still using a Ford derived engine. For me it's all about authenticity.

      about 2 years ago
    • Goose Family
      Goose Family

      Nice living area and community in the video, where is it?

      about 2 years ago
    • bavarian_tuned
      bavarian_tuned

      Can it match the class best? No, it cannot match the Volvo XC60.

      about 2 years ago
    • bavarian_tuned
      bavarian_tuned In reply to bavarian_tuned

      I assume its simple, elegant Swedish design does not appeal to everyone's taste.

      about 2 years ago
    • z anthony
      z anthony In reply to bavarian_tuned

      Volvo looks very basic

      about 2 years ago
    • Milan Krkus
      Milan Krkus

      $70k????

      about 2 years ago
    • Francesco Ferri
      Francesco Ferri

      Wich town is on the vid ?

      about 2 years ago
    • Euan Maclean
      Euan Maclean

      Where is your XC60 Review CarAdvice.com ?

      about 2 years ago
    • Rodrigo Pereira
      Rodrigo Pereira

      Pretty good option. I will consider upgrading my X3 20d 2016 to the new X3 in the next couple of years instead of getting X5 next. Cheers!

      about 2 years ago
    • Irena Facelli
      Irena Facelli

      Almost as nice as Volvo - which is so much more premium and luxury. Mazda as well is premium just like BMW today and tens of thousands of dollars less.

      about 2 years ago
    • Vanguard Alpha
      Vanguard Alpha In reply to Irena Facelli

      The XC60 is nice but the diesel engines are a lot louder... also think the tech in the X3 is a bit sharper. But the Volvo seats are comfier. Hard choice.

      about 2 years ago
    • Finikias Rugara
      Finikias Rugara

      If only the interior were better looking

      about 2 years ago
    • Chronograph
      Chronograph

      I want 1😎

      about 2 years ago
    • Administrator
      Administrator

      That rear legroom is far from "plenty." You should try being an objective car reviewer.

      about 2 years ago
    • Vanguard Alpha
      Vanguard Alpha In reply to Administrator

      Probably has the most room in its class in the rear row.

      about 2 years ago
    • Paul Maric
      Paul Maric In reply to Administrator

      There's stacks of room!

      about 2 years ago
    • CarAdvice.com
      CarAdvice.com In reply to Administrator

      +Shin Ken Are we talking about the same car? There’s plenty of room.

      about 2 years ago
    • Sam Elliott
      Sam Elliott

      That was not a review, that was an ad.

      A cheesy, mind-numbing, patronising ad. People who want actual car advice would do well to to keep away from caradvice.com.au website (which is precisely four letters too long) and subscribe to John Cadogan at Autoexpert.com.au.

      about 2 years ago
    • Vanguard Alpha
      Vanguard Alpha In reply to Sam Elliott

      Sam Elliott if your priorities are long warranties and included servicing, Korean cars are the way to go. Personally I think you'll miss your Mazda! Everytime I think a new Kia or Hyundai looks good, that impression is crushed omce I get inside. Cheap for a reason unfortunately.

      about 2 years ago
    • Sam Elliott
      Sam Elliott In reply to Sam Elliott

      Vanguard Alpha I drive a Mazda. I wish I drove a new KIA! 7 years of trouble free motoring and fixed priced annual servicing sounds amazing. Especially, when the new KIA Stinger will out run just about anything. 12 second quarter mile? U bet!

      about 2 years ago
    • Vanguard Alpha
      Vanguard Alpha In reply to Sam Elliott

      Did you buy a Kia and feel a bit butthurt?

      about 2 years ago
    • Sam Elliott
      Sam Elliott In reply to Sam Elliott

      Apologies. Not sure what I was thinking there.

      about 2 years ago
    • Paul Maric
      Paul Maric In reply to Sam Elliott

      Paul*

      about 2 years ago
    • Michael Henville
      Michael Henville

      Duuude, PLEASE tell me what watch your wearing

      about 2 years ago
    • Paul Maric
      Paul Maric In reply to Michael Henville

      It's a Seiko Astron :-) I love it!

      about 2 years ago
    • Irena Facelli
      Irena Facelli In reply to Michael Henville

      A Timex

      about 2 years ago
    • Mothusi Maake
      Mothusi Maake

      great review. great car. great reviewer. keep up the good work. more of the reviewer please.

      about 2 years ago
    • Paul Maric
      Paul Maric In reply to Mothusi Maake

      Thanks :-)

      about 2 years ago
    • CarAdvice.com
      CarAdvice.com In reply to Mothusi Maake

      +Mothusi Maake Thanks!

      about 2 years ago
    • Azer The Snake
      Azer The Snake

      Would be nice if you used actual power and torque numbers

      about 2 years ago
    • u.n. owen
      u.n. owen In reply to Azer The Snake

      Syed Reza Because they're not available elsewhere. MULTIPLE drivetrain choices from BMW, vary dependent on market.

      about 2 years ago
    • Benzinio
      Benzinio

      If you cant park your car at such a big gap, this would be your last problem - you clearly have no place in any car and you are dangerous for the other road users!
      ...oh, and I hate the new "top of dash mounted screen"! ...and basically I think all new electronic is just a gimmick and totally useless!!!

      about 2 years ago
    • Paul Maric
      Paul Maric In reply to Benzinio

      Ha ha.

      about 2 years ago
    • Benzinio
      Benzinio In reply to Benzinio

      If she is under 40 and you don't mind :D

      about 2 years ago
    • Paul Maric
      Paul Maric In reply to Benzinio

      You need to speak with my wife.

      about 2 years ago
    • Jamie Pickles
      Jamie Pickles

      Great Video Review. Australia Is a great Country for Road Testing the latest New Cars

      about 2 years ago
    • Paul Maric
      Paul Maric In reply to Jamie Pickles

      Thanks! It's an awesome place to drive, that's for sure.

      about 2 years ago
    • CarAdvice.com
      CarAdvice.com In reply to Jamie Pickles

      +Jamie Pickles Thanks!

      about 2 years ago
    • E-B-M-M R-L
      E-B-M-M R-L

      I don't see anything new except the lights

      about 2 years ago
    • E-B-M-M R-L
      E-B-M-M R-L In reply to E-B-M-M R-L

      stubones I mean in the exterior I know inside it's very well equipped with latest technology and materials but it looks like the first generation x3

      about 2 years ago
    • stubones
      stubones In reply to E-B-M-M R-L

      Then maybe engage your brain and listen, watch or read about the new model. jeeez...

      about 2 years ago
    • Simon L
      Simon L

      Wow that seat belt feature is amazing. So innovative. Must be running out of ideas to plug young reporter. Ad....

      about 2 years ago
    • Daksh Kumar
      Daksh Kumar

      Volvo is still value for money

      about 2 years ago
    • Vanguard Alpha
      Vanguard Alpha In reply to Daksh Kumar

      Similar prices really with the new Volvos.

      about 2 years ago
    • u.n. owen
      u.n. owen In reply to Daksh Kumar

      Daksh Kumar It should be. Only 4 cyl.

      about 2 years ago
    • Jaffar Abdul Baqi
      Jaffar Abdul Baqi

      Please do a comparo between the new Audi Q5, Volvo XC60, Lexus NX, and this BMW. I left out the Merc because I don't like how it looks.

      about 2 years ago
    • Paul Maric
      Paul Maric In reply to Jaffar Abdul Baqi

      It's on our list!

      about 2 years ago
    • Aaron Ming
      Aaron Ming

      Does this bmw model come with turn signals?

      about 2 years ago
    • Manny Echaluce
      Manny Echaluce In reply to Aaron Ming

      it does but pay extra for the bulbs so most BMW drivers don't want to pay for extra....

      about 2 years ago
    • Aristotelis Mitsiou
      Aristotelis Mitsiou In reply to Aaron Ming

      It's an optional extra

      about 2 years ago
    • ahmed amjad
      ahmed amjad

      its the best in class!!

      about 2 years ago
    • Naseef Ahammed
      Naseef Ahammed

      why they reviewed the new x3 two times?

      about 2 years ago
    • Paul Maric
      Paul Maric In reply to Naseef Ahammed

      Coz.

      about 2 years ago
    • Sharym
      Sharym

      5:57 iphone X spotted

      about 2 years ago
    • Paul Maric
      Paul Maric In reply to Sharym

      Don't buy one! Much prefer my old Plus.

      about 2 years ago
    • Aby Mathew
      Aby Mathew

      When it comes to exterior n interior aesthetics Volvo just nailed it.....

      about 2 years ago
    • Real RockRolla
      Real RockRolla

      Volvo is not a premium brand

      about 2 years ago
    • Bautista P
      Bautista P In reply to Real RockRolla

      it is a premium brand, safest vehicles, and top notch quality, unlike audi and bmw...

      about 2 years ago
    • John Smelt
      John Smelt In reply to Real RockRolla

      Yes I am LOL!! I like BMW, I OWN A 2015 LOADED BMWX3. My wife owns a LOADED 2018 VOLVO XC60. I can definitely compare them better than you can!!

      about 2 years ago
    • u.n. owen
      u.n. owen In reply to Real RockRolla

      Euan Maclean For what?!

      about 2 years ago
    • Euan Maclean
      Euan Maclean In reply to Real RockRolla

      Ever sat in a Volvo XC60 2018?

      about 2 years ago
    • Euan Maclean
      Euan Maclean In reply to Real RockRolla

      wait 2 years...

      about 2 years ago
    • john doe
      john doe

      You know what missing? Wings. Already got enough buttons to fly

      about 2 years ago
    • Glenn Brown
      Glenn Brown

      Paul, another great review mate! Out of curiosity, where did you take the X3 on the driving scenes around the 4:00min mark? Great scenery with the storm clouds in the background...

      about 2 years ago
    • Paul Maric
      Paul Maric In reply to Glenn Brown

      Thanks :-) those roads are out near Little River in Victoria. Great part of the world!

      about 2 years ago
    • Kevin Prince
      Kevin Prince

      Great review! Absolutely on point!

      about 2 years ago
    • Paul Maric
      Paul Maric In reply to Kevin Prince

      Thanks :-)

      about 2 years ago
    • kushil05
      kushil05

      is Aus getting X3 M40i

      about 2 years ago
    • kushil05
      kushil05 In reply to kushil05

      Thanks Paul.

      about 2 years ago
    • Paul Maric
      Paul Maric In reply to kushil05

      Yes!

      about 2 years ago
    • Jim Bob
      Jim Bob

      nice but would definitely rather get an XC60

      about 2 years ago
    • dcxSpartan117
      dcxSpartan117 In reply to Jim Bob

      sethssd yes ik, had a 2014 S4 Dct, work at Audi and drive the new models often. Night and day difference in operation

      about 2 years ago
    • sethssd
      sethssd In reply to Jim Bob

      dcxSpartan117 the dual clutches are definitely improved over the years just sharing my experience with a few generations one being 2 years old.

      about 2 years ago
    • dcxSpartan117
      dcxSpartan117 In reply to Jim Bob

      sethssd I've seen plenty of BMW automatics with low mileage and their own issues. This is an all new generation S-tronic as well. Performance and programming are much improved w/ smoother clutch engagement.

      about 2 years ago
    • sethssd
      sethssd In reply to Jim Bob

      papoopa5800 q5 uses a dual clutch transmission, this is a standard auto with much less maintenance. I've had a few dcts from Audi and they've all been replaced around 30/40k also a dual clutch requires a 600$ service every 40k miles

      about 2 years ago
    • dcxSpartan117
      dcxSpartan117 In reply to Jim Bob

      papoopa5800 go with the Q5, already out and has great reviews. More standard equipment ext. Go to consumer reports and see yourself.

      about 2 years ago