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BMW X3. When is an SUV not an SUV? When BMW decides to call it a Sport Activity Vehicle, SAV for short, instead -- as is the case with the BMW X3.

The X3 is one of the newest breeds of SUVs that forgoes off-road pretense in favor of on-road performance. While easy to dismiss as a marketing ploy, BMW's X3 SUV -- er, SAV -- does indeed offer superior handling in addition to an improved view of the road, a comfortable interior and the latest automotive technology, which are all valued features regardless of how the X3 is classified.

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    • Colin Grubbs
      Colin Grubbs

      Competitors for the BMW X3 include the Audi Q5, Mercedes-Benz GLC, Porsche Macan, Volvo XC60, Acura RDX, Lincoln MKC and Lexus NX.

      about 2 months ago
    • John Doe
      John Doe In reply to Colin Grubbs

      Colin Grubbs half of these didn’t exist back then

      about 28 days ago
    • Jorge Sanchez
      Jorge Sanchez

      defenza trasera

      about 1 year ago
    • Mercedesguy Colin
      Mercedesguy Colin

      soccer mom suv along with the lexus rx and all those other mom cars out there.

      about 1 year ago
    • Charles Walliburton
      Charles Walliburton

      Fuck the car I'll have the bird behind the wheel..

      about 2 years ago
    • Jake Ormsby
      Jake Ormsby

      I'm tryna get an x3 for my first car

      about 2 years ago
    • unpossible11
      unpossible11 In reply to Jake Ormsby

      I have an 09 and i love it.

      about 1 year ago
    • PatriotsNation12
      PatriotsNation12 In reply to Jake Ormsby

      dont

      about 1 year ago
    • bush
      bush In reply to Jake Ormsby

      Jake Ormsby same

      about 2 years ago
    • HONDATA24
      HONDATA24

      in other country x3,x5 a classic and it goes for about 100k

      about 3 years ago
    • Seth Clayburn
      Seth Clayburn

      2nd cup holder is right of the glove box hidden push in touch to access

      about 3 years ago
    • Wildhoney
      Wildhoney

      this video is in dire need of updating! we're in 2016 FOR CRYING OUT LOUD.

      about 3 years ago
    • zeroceiling
      zeroceiling In reply to Wildhoney

      MikeIsiah ...I have a 2007 X3 3.0 si. This vehicle is clearly nicely in the range of a number of buyers still looking for these. Perhaps I missunderstood the intent of the posting but I took it to indicate that we need to review newr cars than those from 2008. Had he indicated that he was more interested in how these cars have aged over the 10 year period, it would make more sense to me. This was not really indicated though...

      about 2 months ago
    • MikeIsiah
      MikeIsiah In reply to Wildhoney

      +zeroceiling lol I'm looking at this car in 2019 so what do you mean

      about 2 months ago
    • JoTokutora
      JoTokutora In reply to Wildhoney

      Lo, silly comment

      about 2 years ago
    • W140 Chris
      W140 Chris In reply to Wildhoney

      As a first time driver I'm absolutely in the market for a used car...

      about 2 years ago
    • zeroceiling
      zeroceiling In reply to Wildhoney

      ...yes it's a shame that there are absolutely no buyers for used cars....what were they thinking...I mean when was the last time someone bought a 2008 used car.......I would guess never..,and I'd probably be right...damn it..

      Good point for god sakes..

      about 2 years ago
    • Watson Lee
      Watson Lee

      I had a ride in this same model year and I was super impressed by how quiet and smooth the car is. The engine is so smooth and rides nice. It's a fast car and probably quicker than many sedans. The seats and materials are OK but the new one is way better. I definitely recommend you check this out and I don't think it's crap at all. I've rode in Buick Regal 2011, and the new Lexus NX. BOTH do not come close to the ride and handling and I used to be a lexus fan.

      about 4 years ago
    • Watson Lee
      Watson Lee In reply to Watson Lee

      +Darko Darenzy you're welcome!

      about 2 years ago
    • Darko Darenzy
      Darko Darenzy In reply to Watson Lee

      I just payed deposit for one with diesel engine(because fuel prices are sky high here). Anyway I read a lot about it, and opinions vary, some say it's crap, but some say it's a very good car for it's price(it's like $9-10k for good one 07-08) and is quite practical. I drive 3 series now, but as I'm 6foot4 I have difficulties getting in and out of it, so I need something taller. Anyway thanks for the nice comment.

      about 2 years ago
    • RL R
      RL R

      I had one of these, and had it exactly for 3 months...what a piece of shit, the aerodynamics of a shoe and the fuel consumption of a burning gasoline barrel. I still remember the day I sold this fucking turd.

      about 4 years ago
    • RL R
      RL R In reply to RL R

      +Matt Black Absolutely there was! It was an SUV...

      about 2 years ago
    • Matt Black
      Matt Black In reply to RL R

      I can get nearly 30mpg on the highway with mine. for a 300HP car that's pretty amazing really. maybe there was something wrong with yours.

      about 2 years ago
    • Sony
      Sony

      This are 10k there cheap now.

      about 5 years ago
    • RL R
      RL R

      The official color name is MYSTICBLAU METALLIC (A07). Beautiful color. I almost traded my current car (silver color) for a Titansilber X3...but fortunately I will get one of these blue colored X3 next week...very excited!

      about 5 years ago
    • EugeneMsk
      EugeneMsk

      Like this color very much! Does anybody knows the official title of this color?

      about 6 years ago
    • Jimmy Lam
      Jimmy Lam In reply to EugeneMsk

      Monaco Blue Metallic Color code A35

      about 2 months ago
    • TheCarArchives
      TheCarArchives

      the transmission on the 2003-2010 BMW X3
      Transmission
      6-speed automatic
      6-speed manual

      about 6 years ago
    • Mahbub Zaman
      Mahbub Zaman

      21 on city, 28 on highway. It auto stops the engine when waiting at signal. Has eco-pro mode for efficient dynamics in addition to sport and comfort mode. You can see my video response for a closer look. Thanks!

      about 6 years ago
    • Christjan Hravatska
      Christjan Hravatska

      can some beauty out there please tell me if this truck is any good on gas and is it or isnt a shitshow on repairs ?

      about 7 years ago
    • djkasdjkasdjdjdj
      djkasdjkasdjdjdj

      bmw x's series is pointless, its just filling an empty spot on the market!

      about 7 years ago
    • Tasos Stavrou
      Tasos Stavrou

      we are buying this car today and im very excited because i love bmw!! but i also love honda and we'll have to give our old honda away to get the x3! so im excited and sad at the same time!!

      about 7 years ago
    • kirill broski
      kirill broski

      im thinking of buying my first car, but im stuck between jeep grand cherokee 2004 or bmw x3 , tell me which one should i own and why. thank you

      about 8 years ago
    • WeberGoogle
      WeberGoogle

      nissan x-trail is better bang for buck i think.

      about 8 years ago
    • rsxzx6r
      rsxzx6r

      @pdanilo66 i agree 49k is alot without those features....i still like it..but should be around 35 - 40k....mdx would have been a better choice..imo

      about 8 years ago
    • rsxzx6r
      rsxzx6r

      @hadabenz fully loaded it runs 50k....pretty expensive for a compact suv

      about 8 years ago
    • CYDong0703
      CYDong0703

      @hadabenz what outrageous do you live in??

      about 8 years ago
    • Tan H
      Tan H

      Actually it does have more than one cup holder up front. It's near the far right air conditioning vent.

      about 8 years ago
    • Hada Cakraningrat
      Hada Cakraningrat

      40k USD is overpriced?? IT IS FREAKISHLY CHEAP ! in my country this sells for 110 THousand US Dollars.

      about 8 years ago
    • tom11zz884
      tom11zz884

      @whatever0481 Amen..BMW X3 is a extremely overpriced machine. You can get a loaded Acura RDX for much less, and you get more for your dollar too.

      about 8 years ago
    • imthecoffee
      imthecoffee

      @maheshcx Depends on what someone's bank account looks like.

      about 8 years ago
    • Michael Hernandez
      Michael Hernandez

      Horrible car...makes a loud noise.....and don't get me started. Would never buy this car again!!!!!!!!!

      about 8 years ago
    • Smoogly5
      Smoogly5

      piece of shit, wasnt even designed by BMW they outsourced it, get an Audi or a Merc instead

      about 8 years ago
    • Sin1505
      Sin1505

      The sole goal of this Car is Making Families happy!
      1- Wife gets to drive a SUV from a luxury brand
      2- Husband gets to save a few bucks!

      BMW is saving families~!

      about 8 years ago