2005 BMW X3

Up to 17 MPG city / 24 MPG hwy
$30,300 - $36,300

2005 BMW X3

2005 BMW X3

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The 2005 X3 is a 4-door, 5-passenger luxury sport-utility, available in two trims, the 2.5i Sports Activity Vehicle and the 3.0i Sports Activity Vehicle.

Upon introduction, the 2.5i Sports Activity Vehicle is equipped with a standard 2.5-liter, I6, 184-horsepower engine that achieves 17-mpg in the city and 24-mpg on the highway. The 3.0i Sports Activity Vehicle is equipped with a standard 3.0-liter, I6, 225-horsepower engine that achieves 17-mpg in the city and 25-mpg on the highway. A 6-speed manual transmission with overdrive is standard on both trims, and a 5-speed automatic transmission with overdrive is optional.

The 2005 X3 is a carryover from 2004.
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Reviews and Ratings
Overall
Pros Cons
Performance - great handling, great interior comfort Controls & location of navigation adjustments: distracting
Drive is exceptionally smooth, good road handling Front center console provides limited storage
The car is so quiet; best ride Starting from a stop - the car hesitates
Ease of handling - since i use a spinns this is very important to me. Remote lock & unlock could be more responsive. it must be pressed perfectly
All wheel drive - excellent during snow! Sound system - still sounds flat, but much improved from previous model
Navigation system - nice & easy to use Run flats would not be my choice; waiting to see mileage life.
Heated steering wheel - all cars should have this! Does not ride like a car
Smooth ride, very quiet, but quick when you need it Throttle response - gas pedal feels disconnected
Performance, particularly inline 6 cylinder engine & 50/ 50 front - back weight ratio Fuel economy - i want a diesel version of this x3
Safety - control, handling, air bags More fuel efficient 4 cylinder engine could have been available