2011 BMW X3

At a Glance

Pricing $36,750 - $41,050
Drive Types AWD
Engines 3.0l I6, 3.0l I6 T
Transmissions A8
Fuel Economy 19 (city), 25-26 (highway)

The X3 is BMW's compact SAV (Sports Activity Vehicle as BMW calls it). The drivetrain utilizes the xDrive all-wheel drive system. Priced at around $39K, the X3 faces stiff competition from a number of European and Asian models with more competitive pricing.

What Changed:

The second generation X3 is longer and wider than its predecessor. Like other BMW models, the X3 will offer two inline six cylinder engines, rated at 240-bhp (xDrive28i) and 300-bhp (xDrive35i).

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
X3 xDrive 28i 3.0l I6 (240-bhp) A8 AWD 19/25/22 44 $36,750
X3 xDrive 35i 3.0l I6 T (300-bhp) A8 AWD 19/26/22 53 $41,050