2005 BMW X3 User Reviews

2005 BMW X3 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 7 reviews

  • Performance:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Appearance:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Overall: 4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars 4.9 / 5

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PROS
"handling" 5 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews
"power" 3 reviews
"brakes" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 2 reviews

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Louis writes:
2005 BMW X3 2.5i Review
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I Love It — I love it! I recommand this car if you can afford it. A pleasure to drive. My fisrt SUV, before I owned sports cars and its a good compromise. Good equipment, fun to drive, and presigious. This car is also secure.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Stephen writes:
2005 BMW X3 2.5i Review
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Great handling, braking, and acceleration for an SUV. Roomy interior and an overall smooth ride.

Cons

Like other BMW models (i.e. 5 series) there have been some electrical issues with it, but nothing major.

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Bmw X3 2.5i — I've had this car for a few years and have had very few problems with it. If you're looking for a fast ride, this car is fast but obviously not as fast as other cars for the same money. However, it has proven to be reliable mechanically and in bad weather (hill descent, awd, etc). The braking is excellent and has saved me from an accident twice. All pros and cons are below. I would definetly recommend this car to a friend.

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Rudy writes:
2005 BMW X3 2.5i Review
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Wanna Ride — I love my car handles like a car. I just the right size for me and has the appeal of a luxury car and the roughs of a truck. I would to get the X5 to compare. Drive Safe Always...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Tan writes:
2005 BMW X3 2.5i Review
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Performance is as good as it looks. Engine rev is smooth due to straight 6 cyclinder.

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Build quality

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Stepping On The Pedal Is A Pleasure As I Love The Car's Grunt — Looks like SUV but ride like a sedan. Sound system is ear soothing, however insulation is a minus. Ride is harsh for city driving.

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A.J. writes:
2005 BMW X3 2.5i Review
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Its a BMW!

Cons

3.0i would be better.

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Best Suv Out There — Had it for a loaner car for homecoming, amazing handling, wonderful interior, good get up & go, great braking!

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Brett writes:
2005 BMW X3 3.0i Review
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Performance, Versatility, Looks

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My Beemer — This is one the best cars I have ever purchased. I've pretty much only owned European cars (after the school years) and have to say that BMW put the "FUN" back into driving again. Performance, Versatility, and looks! You couldn't ask for more and now I know why I stick with European autos.

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Christian writes:
2005 BMW X3 3.0i Review
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Handles like a sports car-

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Not the prettiest of cars.

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Bmw X3 3,0d — It handles so good! I almost couldn't believe it. And the BMW diesel straight-six is not to bad either.

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2013 BMW X3 Reviews

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2012 BMW X3 Reviews

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Performance Center Delivery Was The Nicest Thing About This X3! By M3Woody

I like the stereo in this BMW X3 and that is about it. The brakes are pathetic in it for a BMW and yet they say it is "operating as designed". That being the case it just may well be my last new BMW... Read More

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2010 BMW X3 Reviews

Great By mebach

The look is great Rides with comfort and a tight fit. You'll sit like a glove in the X3. Has the extra power when you need it, The gas millage is not bad, the X3 controls like a sport car with the nic... Read More

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Sporty! A fun to drive BMW, handles well, and is comfortable! I have always felt safe and in control while behind the wheel. The only con might be its size, might not be the best fit for a family of ... Read More

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2009 BMW X3 Reviews

Very Nice Vehicle By Siva

Really nice when driving around town. The drive quality is really excellent! Fun to drive around as a daily driver! Maintenance cost is above the average. Repairs are costly unless you have warranty... Read More

Love My X3 By Nicole

This car is amazing. Top of the line, comfortable, great breaks. Runs best on premium gasoline. Heated seats, steering wheel, full sunroof Gorgeous looking car. Such a smooth ride, gets about 24mpg. S... Read More

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2008 BMW X3 Reviews

I Am Pleased With The Dealership I Chose And The Quality Of The Vehicle. By glenn810

I love this vehicle, and am especially content with the warranty that bmw provides. The vehicle is comfortable, and the ammenities are practical and stylish. I can see myself buying another bmw in th... Read More

X3 -3.0si - Not Bad, Not Bad At All! By HK4

Much much better than the X3-2.5, X3-3.0 and X5-3.0. Better power for its size and handling feel like a bimmer (at last!) The old engine is not sufficient for the weight - and forget about X5-3.0... ... Read More

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