BMW X3 (2010 - 2018)

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reviewed by Diane Booth on 12 June 2022
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reviewed by Anonymous on 13 January 2022
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reviewed by Anonymous on 2 July 2021
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reviewed by Anonymous on 28 April 2021
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reviewed by Anonymous on 14 April 2021
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reviewed by Anonymous on 25 March 2021
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reviewed by Anonymous on 28 January 2021
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reviewed by Diane Booth on 17 October 2020
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reviewed by Anonymous on 5 June 2020
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reviewed by Anonymous on 28 April 2020
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reviewed by Anonymous on 2 February 2020
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reviewed by Lowflier on 7 August 2019
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reviewed by Anonymous on 7 May 2019
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reviewed by Anonymous on 26 March 2019
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reviewed by S91S91 on 21 March 2019
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reviewed by Anonymous on 18 January 2019
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reviewed by James Dowling on 17 March 2018
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reviewed by Anonymous on 23 February 2018
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reviewed by Agiclone on 21 August 2017
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reviewed by John Frank on 30 August 2016
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XDrive 20d SE Auto 5dr 4 X 4

reviewed by recycler on 18 July 2016
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Overall rating
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How it drives
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Fuel economy
5
Tax/Insurance/Warranty costs
4
Cost of maintenance and repairs
3
Experience at the dealership
5
How practical it is
4
How you rate the manufacturer
4
Overall reliability

Great All Rounder

This is my 2nd F25 X3, auto the first being one of the earliest production models which could never achieve better than around 35mpg. This 2013 model is far more fuel efficient returning an average 40.3 mpg in mixed driving conditions. It is a pleasure to drive with good throttle response, engaging handling and great acceleration. The 8 speed auto is a peach though the gear changes are perceptible under hard acceleration. The ride on 17 inch wheels (with run flats) is comfortable, my first X3 on 18 inch wheels and sport suspension gave a hard ride. It's very car like to drive with little body roll which makes driving along winding roads a pleasure. The parking sensors with graphics on the info screen are excellent though a little 'over cautious.' Also, they need to be activated by engaging reverse or by switching them on. At around 6ft tall, I find there is plenty of room for me and rear seat passengers with plenty of adjustment options for the drivers seat. The boot is adequate rather than generous but features under-floor storage for small valuable items. There is plenty of storage in the cabin with 4 large door bins, centre console but a smallish (not-lockable) glove box. The instruments are clear,the switchgear and controls are high quality and are easy to access and use. The only problem I've had is the failure of the drivers window regulator which resulted in the window being stuck in the open position. Both front regulators were replaced under warranty. The only extras fitted to my car are the auto box, folding door mirrors and heated seats. Otherwise, everything I need in a car is already there, dual zone climate, leather seats, parking sensors, dipping rear view mirror, auto wipers, auto hold (great in slow moving traffic) etc. A great all-round car that should fulfil many lifestyle requirements whilst being relatively cheap to run. I have mixed views on the dealership experience, they are very good at selling but a little lack-lustre in other areas, especially at returning phone calls. That said the dealership premises are very pleasant with good refreshments and comfortable seating areas.

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reviewed by Anonymous on 17 October 2014
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reviewed by gordben on 27 March 2012
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Price£28,970–£47,145
Road TaxE–K
MPG36.7–56.5 mpg
Real MPG80.6%

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