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BMW’s compact crossover SUV, the BMW X3 marks the second generation of the X3, and like the BMW X5 is presented as an SAV (Sports Activity Vehicle).
The BMW X3 Has Strong Engines
Available in two trims, as the X3 SE or the X3, there is a choice of three diesel engines, a 2.0-litre four cylinder with 181bhp (20d), and two 3.0-litre straight sixes with either 255 bhp (30d) or 309 bhp (35d). The 20d is brisk and flexible, the 30d is impressively fast, whilst the 35d is even faster, achieving 100 km/h in just 6.4 seconds and reaching a top speed of 239 km/h. A six-speed manual is standard on the 20d, with an eight-speed automatic available as an option, whilst the 3.0-litre car has the automatic transmission as standard.
A Smooth & Fun Ride
Importantly for a 4×4, this family SUV has agile and composed handling, an excellent driving position and steering that is responsive and well weighted. Electronic Stability Programme and traction control are both standard, giving excellent off-road capability. The BMW X3, a fuel-efficient SUV is built with the lowest emissions of any four-wheel drive premium sports activity vehicle on the market.
X3’s Classy Cabin For Five
Driving the X3 is genuinely comfortable, and this car offers a fine balance between practicality and agility. Its classy cabin is well trimmed and spacious, with plenty of room for five adults and a large, well-shaped storage space. Fitted with the latest version of BMW’s iDrive controller, the cabin offers the ultimate combination of luxury, space and useful technology. Hire a BMW X3 in Europe and enjoy driving this impressive, fast and desirable family car.