2006 BMW X3 User Reviews

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    2006 BMW X3 Review
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    Love this car! Great CAR! The only con is the panoramic sunroof. It becomes unaligned and the back window stays stuck up. But there are videos out there you can watch on how to fix this yourself and save money.
    Cargo Capacity Ranked 2005 BMW X3 better.
    "Cargo is about the same as the 2005 model"
    Value Ranked 2005 BMW X3 better.
    "Cheaper than X5"
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    2006 BMW X3 3.0i Review
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    Bmw X3 Will Not Disappoint — This car is incredibly fun to drive. With 240 HP, it accelerates nicely and can climb hills like no other. Great for driving in the mountains! The handling could not be better. The traction control keeps you from getting into trouble when you need it.

    Pros: Fun to drive.  Great handling.

    Cons: Tends to slip sideways when taking ramps in wet conditions.  The ride is a bit bumpy due to the stiff suspension.

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful.
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    2006 BMW X3 3.0i Review
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    Bmw - X3: The Utlimate In Comfort, Safety, Sportiness And Versatility! — Incredibly comfortable for a family, for short trips or long travel. Lots of space to haul gear. Great power, and handles like a car. Very safe, with AWD, lots of airbags and other features. Beautiful on the inside and out. I love the leatherette seating - easy to wipe clean, great to the touch, doesn't get too hot or cold, with heated seats for winter comfort! Great tuck-away storage compartments to keep organized. Very maneuverable in traffic and parking lots - tight "turn radius" for parking. BMW thought of every comfort, safety, and convenience, and packed it all into a fun, sporty, and versatile package! The ultimate driving machine.

    Pros: Panoramic sunroof opens to the sunny sky or starry night.  Heated leatherette seating is comfortable and easy to keep clean.  AWD, airbags everywhere - provides peace of mind knowing my family is safe.  BMW packed so many features into this vehicle; it's the swiss-army knife of SUV's!

    Cons: Being a German import, the cost of repairs and maintenance is a little higher.  But it's worth it to have such a fantastically engineered vehicle!

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    Awesome All Around Vehicle. — A excellent allyear round vehicle. Plenty of room, decent fuel economy, great looks and fun to drive. For the money, it is a great all around everyday vehicle. If you want a vehicle to handle anything that mother nature can throw at you, this is the car.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Sports sedan handling and performance in a sport utility 4 wheel drive vehicle.

    Cons: Nothing

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    Great Sport Medium Suv — great SUV. super on ice and snow, wind or rain. I do appreciate this over any other SUV on this price range. Great engine and very reliable car that I bougth used and had to sped none a dime than doing synthetic oilchanges

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: great and reliable, superb handling

    Cons: none

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    Nice Get Away Car — Very nice vehicle , fun to drive , accelerates very quick and brakes smoothly and it handles perfect . very hard to loose control of vehicle,even on offroad . I would recommend this vehicle for new family, people who likes to travel long distances or just to commute for pleasure.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: great control

    Cons: personally i dont like the color...

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    Bmw X3 3.0i — It's a great little SUV or SAV as Bimmer likes to call them. It drives like any other BMW which is saying it's the "Ultimate Driving Machine". Not sure about that, but having owned a few and driven many. They are great! The 3.0i engine could use a little more HP, but the plus side is, I don't have to worry about turbo maintenance someday. Overall, it another great BMW.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Great styling and power.

    Cons: Bad fuel economy.

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    My X3 Review — Great as a daily driver, can haul tons of stuff around, and great in the snow. This SAV is pretty agile to be an SAV, but then again it is a BMW. If taken care of the right way this car ill last forever.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Space

    Cons: not much for what it is

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    It Is A Very Good Range Topper In The Small Suv Market. — The x3 got a face lift in 2006, this face lift also included a new engine. The previous 2.5 slant 6 is gone and a new 265 horse power 3.0 slant 6 makes the car feel more lively and more torquey at lower revs. The x3 is easily faster than its competitors, the the land rover lr2 and the audi q5. The x3 also had a new suspension added, this seems like a good thing, but trust me its not. The ride is hopelessly hard and the suspension has little to no give over bumps. The result is that when you get to a speed bump you find your self going almost too slow, just so that you don't over work your spine. The plus side of the stiff suspension is good handling, the x3 is more like a car in its handling, it doesn't feel out of place on a twisty road, the "x-drive" helps you place the car exactly where you want it, along with very tight responsive steering. You have confidence when you turn into a corner at speeds at which you wouldn't normally in an SUV, but then technically its not an SUV, its an SAV according to BMW. Which stands for sport activity vehicle. I hope those activities don't involve going off road, because if they do, then your not going to go very far. The x3, despite being a four wheel drive vehicle that sits higher up than a car, the x3 is not the right chose when the road gets rough. The tires the x3 comes stock with are slick expensive street tires, they offer little grip on a off road surface. Also the stiff suspension would not take the rough surface well either. The interior has not been changed. The x3 doesn't offer real leather instead is has more durable pvc, this means if you spill something on it it can be wiped right off. The dash is easy to read and the radio and climate controls are easy to operate. All and all the BMW x3 3.0 is a very good car. it offers speed, torque, and handling to those who want an SUV. The ride is on of the main things holding it back, but the car was designed for more younger people who wouldn't mind the ride as much.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Sporty, roomy, useable

    Cons: hard ride quality

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    Luv It — the strenght never ends wherever you are it will take you out and it will never loose a fight it has never needed any reapir is very well made, for me i't is just an amazing car, i love the leather interiors and its black color give it a tough aspect.

    Pros: adrenaline

    Cons: if you are a weak person

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2013 BMW X3 Reviews

    It's A Bmw, What Else To Say! By saratogaart

    Well built and designed car. Quiet, stable ride. Auto-traction control great in the snow. Amazing acceleration for a four cylinder especially in Sport mode (thank you twin turbos!). Good visibility fo... Read More

    2012 BMW X3 Reviews

    Awd With All Season Run Flats And Lots Of Power, Paddle Shift-great Fun. By trumanwoll

    This X3 with the sport package is the way to travel. Lots of room, great seats for a long trip, great highway performance when you let the ponies rule. Great fun in the twisties so long as you keep ... Read More

    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

    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

    Bmw X3 By migration_heatherlowens

    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

    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

    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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