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Overall reader verdict 4 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    3 out of 5 stars

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23 reader reviews for BMW X3 4x4.
  • 2.0d M Sport 5dr

    k Sims Date: 30/09/2007
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    When is what car going to put the 2008 X3 picture and a newer review!! ie 2.0D auto box I have the 2.0D Auto Sport 177bhp. Great on fuel at the moment still running in, im getting around 42mpg.its got more power less Co2 (cheaper tax band,it handles like a sporty car (i agree the suspention on the sport is a bit harder but you do get use to it and its great in the lanes and cornering at high speed. All in all i test drove 4 other top 4x4s glad i had the x3. the x5 wasnt ticking all the boxes for me ie the above figures were sad and the wife didnt fancy parking it in sainsburys carpark!!to big. one of the best greenest 4x4 around come on what car get your act together and do a review 10/10

  • 2.0d SE 5dr

    Scott Williamson Date: 16/09/2007
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    Fantastic quality, great road handling, and very quiet cabin.

    Plenty of immediate space and flexible with alteranative space in the boot.

    Overall a great car.

  • 3.0sd M Sport 5dr

    Antony Hunt , Staffordshire . Date: 17/08/2007
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    Fantastic performance. To coin a phrase, it's a wild man on wheels.

    It isn't too thirsty either, averaging about 26mpg, which for a 4x4 with near supercar performace ain't bad.

    The only gripe, and it is a big gripe, is the rip-off phone system. I dunno how much I paid to have it fitted, but it's useless because the handsets on the list BMW provide are for phones out of the ark, so that was a complete waste.

    I'm really ticked off about that, but all in all, it's a fabulous little performer.

  • 2.0d M Sport 5dr

    k sims Date: 11/08/2007
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    My car is not listed yet - it's a 2.0d M Sport (177bhp) This is a reply to a review below (which is about if you need to use your mobile).

    Yes, you're right about the bluetooth hands-free kit. If anyone is thinking of getting it, it's pants! I had it on my convertible - a little line on the radio comes up telling you if it is ringing. Also, when you ring out using the steering wheel it's to fiddly to scroll (you need to take your eyes off the road for too long!).

    Get a Parrot colour screen - they are great and very easy to use. The rest of the extras are top drawer.

    BMW X3s are cool - the best all-round town and country vehicle. 10/10.

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