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2004 BMW X3 3.0i AWDReview
Thom writes:
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A Bit Too Volvo Driving Soccer Mum For My Tastes — the steering is way too light and the electronic throttle freaks me out. the seats can be a bit uncomfortable for long drives, but they do provide good grip and feel for the driver. the sports package is a bit rough with the factory 18" wheels but steers very diectly. the engine is a bit too "top end" for my liking, as you have to go half throttle or more to get it moving

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2004 BMW X3 2.5i AWDReview
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Great Vehicle For The Family. —

I bought this car with 26k on it and fell in love with it. I love the 6-speed manual. The clutch is smooth as butter. The all wheel drive system is so smooth that you forget its there until suddenly you need it and you have traction while everyone else is spinning. I wish the UK diesel version was here. 50 miles per gallon instead of 17. The speakers and sound system are good for a factory system and there is an optional BMW part to hook up a earphone jack to the back of the head unit for your MP3 player/phone. (If you don't have the nav unit) There is one drawback. If you have the original springs/shocks/struts that BMW made for it and not the "sports pack" or an upgraded after-market set, then you will experience one of the worst stock systems in BMW history. My wife is 100% not a car person and she complained about how it felt going over bumps. I upgraded it with a Bilstein Yellow Shock/Strut set and Eibach Pro Springs. This firmed it up in a hurry and now it feels marvelous. Just make sure you check on them if you buy one as the original set was so bad that BMW dealers started refusing to accept them from the factory without the upgraded kit being pre-installed by BMW. This only affects the 04 model year. It's a good idea to look at them anyway on a used car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Excellent feel and control.  Smooth clean ride and acceleration.  Good cargo space and reliability.

Cons: A couple small interior pieces have broken early.

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2004 BMW X3 2.5i AWDReview
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Bmw X3 — unlike it's big brother the X5, the x3 is smaller, lighter and more appropriate not just for city driving but it can also take on cross country trips.. very spacious interior for maximum comfort... again, being a Beamer, it has a downside... high maintenance...

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

Pros: drivability, sporty steering and suspension

Cons: high maintenance, weak suspension...

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2022 BMW X3 Reviews

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2021 BMW X3 Reviews

Review By Guru98ZZ4R

Good car, a lots of features, I’m not sure about value in these days. Read More

Review By diane

It was exactly what I was looking for and the deal was great. Read More

2020 BMW X3 Reviews

Review By JenSJones

This is the most intuitive vehicle I have ever owned. I HIGHLY recommend all BMWs, but especially if you are looking for a small SUV that gets decent gas mileage. Read More

Review By Guru9VMBZ2

Great, smooth ride. Excellent handling. Sport mode great for quick acceleration. Read More

2019 BMW X3 Reviews

Review By Guru9Z1JM3

The X3 trunk space is small (width) compared to Acura and Lexus SUVs, and the trunk opening height is less than desirable, minimum 3-31/2 ft opening bumper to roof, otherwise everything else is ok Read More

Review By stevenkf1

The car is a very nice. Rides nice and handles great. Read More

2018 BMW X3 Reviews

Review By HarlemQueen132

Car features are hidden in this beautiful gem! Touch screen, interior illuminated & car manually is programmed into SUV!! bhCar is a great value, still covered under manufacturer’s warranty. The onl... Read More

Review By DragdeBMW

Just the best car for me…the performance is good Read More

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