Resale: $25,127
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MPG: 17 city/24 hwy

2010 BMW X3 xDrive30i SUV

2010 BMW X3 Review

(3 Stars)  The new model is almost here

Reviewed by Automobile Magazine on

Overview
BMW's X3 sports utility offers a highly versatile and strong "all road" performance package. This sports utility vehicle offers the world famous BMW handling combined with a rugged frame and a huge amount of storage. Much like other similar sports utility vehicles in its class the X3 seems to be underpowered with its small 3.0 liter 260 horsepower engine. The engine is perfect for city driving but with only 225 foot pounds of torque, this does not seem like towing machine.

The X3 introduced the Xdrive system to the BMW family and now this new transmission option is found in many different BMW models. The storage space in this vehicle is actually surprisingly roomy and offers over 70 cubic feet of room for cargo of any type. There are many small cargo areas located around the vehicle to make quickly storing all your on the go items fast and easy. When you consider everything together, BMW has put together a great package, but there is definitely room for improvement especially in the engine department. The BMW X3 starts below $40,000 and for a vehicle like this from BMW that is a real steal.

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2010 xDrive30i SUV Overview

  Performance Review  
Engine: 3.0L in-line6 DOHC with variable valve timing and four valves per cylinder
Premium unleaded fuel
Fuel economy: EPA (08):, 17 MPG city, 24 MPG highway, 19 MPG combined and 336 mi. range
Multi-point fuel injection
17.7gallon fuel tank
Power (SAE): 260 hp @ 6,600 rpm; 225 ft lb of torque @ 2,750 rpm

'10 BMW xDrive30i SUV Standard Equipment

  Braking and Handling  
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Four Wheel ABS
  Climate Control  
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Front Air Conditioning
  Convenience  
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Auto On Headlights
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Cruise Control
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Keyless Entry
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Power Locks
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Power Outlet(s)
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Power Windows
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Steering Wheel Tilt
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Trip Computer
  Exterior  
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Rear Spoiler
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Roof Rail
  Interior  
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Cup Holders
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Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
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Premium Interior Trim
  Safety  
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Auto Tilt Down Mirrors
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Brake Assist
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Daytime Running Lights
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Driver Air Bag
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Engine Immobilizer
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Front Fog Lights
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Front Wipers, Variable Intermittent
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Head/Curtain Airbag
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Heated Outside Mirrors
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Hill Decent Control
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Memory Mirrors
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Passenger Air Bag
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Rear Airbag
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Rear Curtain Airbag
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Side Air Bag(s)
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Traction Control
  Seats  
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Dual Power Seats
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Folding Rear Seat
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Memory Seat
  Sound and Entertainment  
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Compact Disc MP3 Capable
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Compact Disc Player
  Tires and Wheels  
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Alloy Wheels
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