2012 BMW X3 Long Term Road Test

2012 BMW X3: Three Thousand Miles Later

August 06, 2012


No doubt you've noticed our long-term 2012 BMW X3 has been missing in action and unblogged for a good two weeks. I take full credit for that, as I've just returned from 3,253 miles on the road -- a meandering journey to Seattle and back.

I'll chronicle the trip in various installments this week, but for now I'll offer this: The ride quality was excellent for the duration of our travels, yes, even with 19-inch wheels and run-flat tires, and even over some seriously crumbling pavement in San Francisco.

And when I rolled into the office garage this morning, the X3 was just 210 miles shy of needing its first oil service. We'll likely have that done this week.


Erin Riches, Senior Editor @ 14,414 miles

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