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2015 BMW X3

At a Glance

Pricing $38,950 - $47,650
Drive Types RWD, AWD
Engines 2.0l I4 T, 2.0l I4 T D, 3.0l I6 T
Transmissions A8
Fuel Economy 19-27 (city), 26-34 (highway)

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 61

Overview Information

The BMW X3 is a smaller five passenger SUV/Crossover that competes with models like the Audi Q5 and Cadillac SRX. Model designations indicate the equipped powertrain. For example, the X3 xDrive 28i equips a 240-bhp turbocharged four-cylinder engine and all-wheel-drive and the X3 xDrive 35i equips a 300-bhp turbocharged inline six-cylinder engine and all-wheel-drive. The X3 has a base price around $39,000 which does not include leather seating. Like other BMW models, the X3 requires a number of option packages to add common equipment and the price can quickly escalate. The X3 is produced in South Carolina.

Official Word:

BMW today announced the arrival of the enhanced, 2015 BMW X3 Sports Activity Vehicle(R). In 2003 BMW founded the mid-size SAV segment with the launch of the original BMW X3. Since 2003, the BMW X3 has been a paragon of sporty dynamics, premium ambience and robust agility - accumulating sales of more than one million units worldwide in the process. The second-generation BMW X3 has made a compelling case for itself since its introduction in 2010,...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
X3 sDrive 28i 2.0l I4 T (240-bhp) A8 RWD 21/28/24 61 $38,950
X3 xDrive 28i 2.0l I4 T (240-bhp) A8 AWD 21/28/24 57 $40,950
X3 xDrive 28d 2.0l I4 T D (180-bhp) A8 AWD 27/34/30 55 $42,450
X3 xDrive 35i 3.0l I6 T (300-bhp) A8 AWD 19/26/22 59 $47,650