The X3 is superb to drive and offers a spacious, high-quality interior, making it one of the best large SUVs to buyread the full model review
This top-of-the-range trim adds larger wheels and a more aggressive-looking bodykit. Sadly, you also get overly stiff sports suspension, although you can opt out of this for no extra charge. The cheaper trims make far more sense.
The 261bhp 3.0-litre straight-six diesel model is a relaxing car and would be our pick over the hot M40i. It certainly makes more financial sense for the majority of people and it’s not far behind the M40i in a sprint.