Written on: 20/05/2008 by fourbyfour (1 review written)
I have a BMW X3 3.0d M Sport. Love the look of the vehicle. Build quality is typical BMW in spite of what earlier reviews say. Ride is on the firm side even with sports suspension delete, but no worse than any sportier car.
Cornering is fantastic though. Quiet at all speeds. No dieselly rattle at low speeds. (I tried the 2.0 litre and did not like it as much as the 3.0.) Consistently get about 35.5 mpg which for a car of this size is excellent. Perhaps one of the safest cars I have had (and I… Read Full Review
Written on: 12/08/2007 by bobfrost (1 review written)
The power plant in the BMW X3 gives you the option to drive out of trouble if needed.
Vehicle very quiet all for 35 MPG.
Comfortable supportive seats (good for back sufferers)
Manual gearbox not pleasant - opt for Auto Box (£1.5K
Default "Sports Suspension" is far too harsh for other than dedicated Alton Towers.
Opt for the "Delete Sports Suspension" but be aware this means buying the active anti-roll bar package (£1.5K) and hope it does not crash at 3 years & one day… Read Full Review
Written on: 08/03/2007 by clarkyboy (3 reviews written)
A solid reliable car which is a good crossover between Estate cars and the larger 4x4s. It performs well and is surprisingly sporty for a heavier vehicle. Provides lot of grunt low down. Avoid Sports Suspension at all costs. This car has low profile run flat tyres and the ride quality with the firmer sports suspension is a quickfire way to see the Physio. We opted for the sports model and had the sports suspension left out. A wise choice. There are a few refinements BMW oddly overlooked… Read Full Review
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