The BMW X3 is the best choice for crossover buyers who want sporty and luxury. As expected in this segment, the X3 offers all-wheel-drive, high seating position and abundant advanced features. Not only that, it goes a few steps further with a powerful and efficient engine, above average handling and the promise of a truly luxurious upscale interior.
Now in the third generation, the BMW X3 has been redesigned and is now a much better vehicle, but also has far more competitors than ever before. Even so, the X3 is still at the top of the class, and for years the X3 generation is a solid choice. If you are looking for a luxury crossover that is not too big, 2018 BMW X3 should be included in your list.
The 2018 BMW X3 is a five-passenger luxury crossover SUV that sold in two trims levels: xDrive30i and M40i.
Under the hood, the 2018 BMW X3 xDrive30i is powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine generates 248 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. An eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive are standard. EPA fuel economy rated at 25 mpg combined (22 city/29 highway).
The 2018 BMW X3 M40i get a turbocharged 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine producing 355 hp and 369 lb-ft of torque. It also has the same transmission and all-wheel drive. In track testing, the 2018 M40i accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.6 seconds. EPA fuel economy estimated at 23 mpg combined (20/27).