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The X3 offers the versatility you need from SUVs with the sportiness typical of a BMW. The engine is smooth and powerful. Handling is agile. Steering and braking are excellent. While previous versions of the X3 had a punishing ride, this one is better, though still choppy.
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Overall Owner Satisfaction

Consumer Reports’ Annual Owner Satisfaction Survey can improve the chances of finding a compatible car match. How? Our survey data reveals whether, all things considered, owners would buy the same car again. The answer to that question is what determines our owner-satisfaction rating, which is a powerful piece of intel because it predicts how well a particular model will satisfy other owners.

Overall Owner Satisfaction

Owner Satisfaction with:

Driving Experience

Includes acceleration and handling


What Owners Say

“Excellent handling and comfort on two long road trips taken in the past year.”

KENNETH J., UT (2007 BMW X3)

“After jumping on throttle, half second delay, then quick acceleration. Excellent handling and very good braking. All- wheel X-Drive affords super traction for dry and inclement conditions. Quick, and smooth shifting.”

JACK K., OR (2007 BMW X3)

“Bought it when we lived in Vermont, great in snow and dirt roads. Now live in Florida and do not need what it offers”

JOSEPH W., FL (2007 BMW X3)

“It drives like a sports car with excellent handling and amazing braking.”

H M., NY (2007 BMW X3)


Includes seats, climate control, noise, and ride


What Owners Say


FLOYD M., CA (2007 BMW X3)

“Central console is oversize, causing my right ankle, knee and hip to be uncomfortable and achy on drives more than 90 minutes - I am 6' 3". Visibility through windows to the blind spot is not very good. Sunroof is amazing, seats very adjustable, good quality finishes throughout the interior.”

BRICE T., CO (2007 BMW X3)

“The leather seats are too stiff, not very comfortable on long trips”

CHRIS S., TX (2007 BMW X3)

“Choppy ride but comfortable, very adjustable seats”

JACK K., OR (2007 BMW X3)


Did you get what you wanted relative to the price you paid?

No Data Available

Would you buy this car again?

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Percentage of owners who would definitely purchase that same vehicle again. Owner-satisfaction Ratings are determined by the percentage of those who answered "definitely yes" to the question asked by the Consumer Reports Annual Auto Survey "Considering all factors (price, performance, reliability, comfort, enjoyment, etc.), would you get this car if you had to do it all over again?". If we don’t have sufficient data, a similar model might be used to form the owner-satisfaction score.
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