Used 2006 BMW X3

2006 BMW X3
List price range
$4,799 - $9,995

Pros

  • Nimble handling, precise steering, comfortable cabin, solid build quality, good cargo capacity for its size.

Cons

  • Overly stiff ride, expensive for a compact sport-ute, some economy-grade interior materials.

Used 2006 BMW X3 for Sale

BMW X3 2006 3.0i 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl 6M)
66,055 miles
Used 2006
BMW X3
3.0i
List$9,995
Est.Loan: $204/mo
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Low Miles, Premium Pkg, 2006 BMW X3 3.0I AWD, ABS Brakes, Silver Gray Metallic w Beige Leather, Equipped with Air Conditioning, Alloy Wheels, AM/FM Stereo, Automatic Transmission, Bluetooth, CD Audio, Cold Weather Package, Cruise Control, Front Seat Heaters, Leather Seats, Memory Seat(s), Overhead Airbags, Panoramic Sunroof, Power Locks, Power Mirrors, Power Seat(s), Power Windows, Rear Defroster, Traction Control
BMW X3 2006 3.0i 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl 6M)
90,000 miles
Used 2006
BMW X3
3.0i
Carplex
18.9 mi away
List$7,795
Est.Loan: $159/mo
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BMW X3 2006 3.0i 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl 6M)
89,573 miles
Used 2006
BMW X3
3.0i
List$8,903
Est.Loan: $182/mo
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$245 Below Market
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Dealer Notes
The BMW X3 is a compact five-passenger SUV that comes in 3.0i trim level. Standard features include 17-inch alloy wheels, automatic climate control, full power accessories, heated mirrors, a CD player and keyless entry. The 2006 BMW X3 comes with two main option packages: Premium and Cold Weather. The Premium Package is highlighted by brown leather upholstery, panoramic roof and an auto-dimming rearview mirror. The Cold Weather Package combats snowy climates with heated front seats, heated steering wheel and heated washer jets. Other upgrade options include a DVD-based navigation system, adaptive HID headlights and rear parking sensors.AT GUARANTEE AUTOMAXX WE SPECIALIZE IN GUARANTEED CREDIT APPROVAL PROGRAMS. WITH OVER 20 LENDERS AT HAND, WE FINANCE THE GOOD, BAD, NO CREDIT, BANKRUPTCY EVEN REPO. NO PROBLEM! HELP IS HERE! WITH OUR 100% CREDIT APPROVAL EVERYONE RIDES! GUARANTEE AUTOMAXX WILL SHOW YOU HOW EASY IT IS TO BUY A QUALITY USED CAR. WE OFFER A 3 MONTH/3,000 MILES POWERTRAIN WARRANTY **FREE OF CHARGE**. HERE AT GUARANTEE AUTOMAXX, WE BELIEVE THAT FAIR PRICES AND OUTSTANDING CUSTOMER SERVICE LEADS TO AN OVERJOYED CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE! CALL US TODAY AT (703)445-1100 !!!
BMW X3 2006 3.0i 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl 6M)
83,428 miles
Used 2006
BMW X3
3.0i
M&M Auto
48.3 mi away
List$8,990
Est.Loan: $184/mo
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$247 Below Market
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BMW X3 2006 3.0i 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl 6M)
148,680 miles
Used 2006
BMW X3
3.0i
AutoTrend & Trucks
53.6 mi away
List$4,995
Est.Loan: $102/mo
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$137 Below Market
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BMW X3 2006 3.0i 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl 6M)
133,398 miles
Used 2006
BMW X3
3.0i
List$5,915
Est.Loan: $121/mo
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$163 Below Market
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BMW X3 2006 3.0i 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl 6M)
85,885 miles
Used 2006
BMW X3
3.0i
I-Deal Cars
90 mi away
List$7,999
Est.Loan: $164/mo
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BMW X3 2006 3.0i 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl 6M)
136,816 miles
Used 2006
BMW X3
3.0i
List$4,799
Est.Loan: $98/mo
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Armrests - Rear Center|Cargo Area Light|Center Console Trim Wood|Reading Lights Front|Front Suspension Classification%3A Independent|Front Suspension Type%3A Macpherson Struts|Suspension Stabilizer Bar%28s%29%3A Front|Suspension Stabilizer Bar%28s%29%3A Rear|Doors Liftgate Window%3A Fixed|Doors Rear Door Type%3A Liftgate|ABS Brakes %284-Wheel%29|Air Conditioning - Air Filtration|Air Conditioning - Front - Automatic Climate Control|Airbags - Front - Dual|Airbags - Front - Side|Airbags - Front - Side Curtain|Airbags - Passenger - Occupant Sensing Deactivation|Airbags - Rear - Side Curtain|Audio - Radio Data System|Audio - Radio%3A AM/FM|Audio In-Dash CD%3A Single Disc|Audio MP3 Player%3A CD MP3 Playback|Audio Security System|Audio System 1 Subwoofer|Braking Assist|Cargo Cover|Center Console Front Console With Storage|Clock|Cruise Control|Daytime Running Lights|Drivetrain Center Differential%3A Mechanical|Drivetrain Limited Slip Differential%3A Center|Electronic Brakeforce Distribution|Exterior Mirrors Power|Front Brakes Ventilated Disc|Front Fog Lights|Headlights Auto Delay Off|Headlights Auto On/Off|Hill Descent Control|Moonroof Power Glass|Multi-function Remote Keyless Entry|Phone Pre-Wired|Power Door Locks|Power Steering|Power Windows%3A Remote Operation|Rear Brakes Ventilated Disc|Rear Sunroof Power Glass|Retained Accessory Power|Rolling code security|Roof Rack|Seatbelts Rear Center Seatbelt%3A 3-Point|Seatbelts Seatbelt Force Limiters|Seatbelts Seatbelt Pretensioners|Security Engine Immobilizer|Stability Control|Steering Wheel Mounted Controls Audio|Steering Wheel Mounted Controls Cruise Controls|Steering Wheel Tilt And Telescopic|Storage Cargo Tie-Down Anchors And Hooks|Storage Door Pockets|Storage Seatback|Tachometer|Taillights Adaptive|Traction Control|Trip Computer|Warnings And Reminders Low Fuel Level|Windows Front Wipers%3A Rain Sensing|Windows Heated Windshield Washer Jets|Windows Rear Defogger|Windows Rear Wiper|Spare Tire Underbody Mount Location|Child Safety Locks|Child Seat Anchors|Adjustable Rear Headrests|Driver Seat Power Adjustments%3A 8|Front Headrests Adjustable|Number Of Front Headrests 2|Number Of Rear Headrests 3|Passenger Seat Power Adjustments%3A 8|Rear Seats Bench|Rear Seats Split Folding|Seats - Driver Seat Power Adjustments%3A Height|Seats - Passenger Seat Power Adjustments%3A Height|Seats Front Seat Type%3A Bucket|Seats Vinyl Upholstery

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Edmunds' Expert Review

Looking for a small SUV that performs like a sport sedan? The 2006 BMW X3 shouldn't disappoint, so long as you don't mind its big price tag and unusually firm ride.

vehicle overview

Based on the previous-generation 3 Series sedan, the BMW X3 is a downsized version of the X5 that promises similar levels of sportiness and utility. It has a high seating position, all-weather traction and just enough sharp edges to give it a look all its own. Add in plenty of bulletproof hardware from the 3 Series lineup, and indeed the X3 has all the makings of a very popular compact luxury SUV.

The BMW X3 features a full-time all-wheel-drive system dubbed xDrive. With the ability to detect slippage and redirect power to the wheels with the most traction, this system gives the compact BMW SUV outstanding handling in both wet and dry situations. In addition to all-weather capability, the X3 features a commanding view from the driver seat along with ample passenger and cargo room. Numerous storage spaces are sprinkled throughout the interior for added versatility, and the X3 can accommodate multiple mountain bikes, according to BMW. Like its 3 Series cousins, the X3 sports a stylish interior highlighted by large analog gauges and high-quality switchgear.

Unfortunately, not all of the materials used in the cabin meet premium standards set by the 3 Series, so those expecting an upscale environment may be disappointed. The BMW X3 is one of the few compact sport-utilities with a luxury-brand nameplate. Although we hesitate to recommend that anyone spend close to $40,000 on a small SUV, the X3's package of style, performance and day-to-day functionality could be compelling for shoppers who want a 3 Series sedan but need more cabin space and utility. It's certainly not a traditional SUV by any means, but if you like the way the 2006 BMW X3 looks on paper, you're most certainly going to like the feeling behind the wheel.

trim levels & features

The BMW X3 is a compact five-passenger SUV that comes in one trim level, the 3.0i. Standard features include 17-inch alloy wheels, automatic climate control, leatherette (vinyl, that is) upholstery, full power accessories, automatic headlights, heated mirrors, a CD player and keyless entry. BMW offers three main option packages: Premium, Sport and Cold Weather. The Premium Package is highlighted by leather upholstery and an auto-dimming rearview mirror, while the Sport Package includes a sport-tuned suspension, 18-inch alloy wheels with performance tires and sport seats. The Cold Weather Package combats snowy climates with heated front seats and heated washer jets. Other popular options include a DVD-based navigation system, adaptive HID headlights and rear parking sensors.

performance & mpg

The X3 gains motivation through a 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder engine that generates 225 hp and 214 lb-ft of torque. A six-speed manual transmission is standard, while a five-speed Steptronic automatic is optional. Also standard is an all-wheel-drive system dubbed xDrive that automatically distributes power to the wheels with the most traction for optimum performance in all conditions.

safety

The BMW X3 features standard four-wheel antilock disc brakes, stability control, Hill Descent Control (HDC) and a full complement of front, side and side curtain airbags. Torso-protecting side airbags for rear passengers are optional.

driving

It may look like an SUV but it sure doesn't drive like one. Much like its bigger brother, the BMW X3 feels more like a sporty sedan behind the wheel than a lumbering off-road machine. Typically precise steering combined with a tightly controlled suspension and perfect traction results in a BMW SUV that gives up little in the way of driving dynamics. The downside to this is that the ride quality can be overly stiff, especially on vehicles equipped with the Sport Package. However, if you're looking for the closest thing to a sports car with a high seating position, the 2006 BMW X3 is your vehicle.

interior

The X3's interior is instantly recognizable as a BMW. Large analog gauges greet the driver, and the supportive seats provide a commanding view of the road. The audio and climate controls are more complex than we would like, but the overall look is very clean and uncluttered. Unfortunately, not all of the materials are up to the premium standards set by the 3 Series, giving the BMW X3 a more economy-grade feel than its price tag would indicate. The X3 offers 33 cubic feet of cargo capacity behind its 60/40-split rear seat. Lower the seat and BMW's compact SUV provides 71 cubic feet of space, slightly more than the midsize X5. Adjustable tie-down points in the cargo bay make it easy to secure your load.

Top consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2006 BMW X3.

Manual transmission and Sunroof
wnull, 8/9/2013
My wife and I traded in our car with our baby on the way and wanted an SUV that had both a manual transmission and a sun roof. NO new cars come with both so We picked up our 2006 X3 with 68K and now have about 77K after almost a year and absolutely love it! The storage in the back is a little tight but the movable tie downs are great. We ended up buying the crossbars for the roof so we can put a cargo box on top for our annually beach vacation. Worked wonderfully. Gas mileage has been pretty good, with summer gas and a trip to north western pa (No roof rack) we managed between 25-26mpg 85-90% highway. Around town we get anywhere from 18-21, depending on who's driving.
Great car but repairs are expensive.
rb, 8/6/2015
Bought this car in 2009 and have nearly 100k miles. It has been a great car but you need to be aware of some expensive repairs that will be needed. Started leaking oil at 80K miles. $600 to repair 2 seals at private mechanic, $1,200 dealer quote. Broken rear springs at 80K, $600 at private mechanic, $1200 dealer quote. Replaced passenger front seat due to airbag sensor problem $0 under extended warranty. Bottom line, get a good private mechanic if you want to keep your X3 long term. ALL BMWS HAVE THESE SAME PROBLEMS. Dealer repair prices are a rip off. You have to pay for the lush showrooms. All cars these days are meant to be leased and turned in before any manufacturing problems show up. In my opinion Acuras are more reliable but don't handle as well. Now problems with trim are showing up. Door handle cable broke and plastic map case latch broke. Still a good driving car.
fun to drive and reliable
Nancy, 8/20/2015
Its definitely not a luxury vehicle. It fun to drive. I live in a hilly city and this little baby just wips around the curves. The leather seats are horrible. Im use to better quality. I also live in extreme heat so the seats make everyone sweat. I wish it had more cup holders. The one on the passenger side is broke. Its cheap plastic. I will say I have 185000 miles on this baby. Its paid for and its mine. Its gotten me everywhere I need to go and Im grateful. My mechanic says it will run forever. It cost a lot when it needs something but as far as reliable ,well Its on top The sun roof cover wont close all the way.I have to many miles to care. I'm giving it to my daughter and getting a newer suv. Just not sure what. I thought I would write a review since Im looking for a new suv and the smaller ones are not getting great reviews. To sum it up this baby has been worth it but I want more luxury. Have not had any complaints about the bigger suvs I have owned. Oh except gas mileage. Hope this helps here is an update. Gave this car to my daughter going to college. She loves it and its safe. I bought myself a Lexus SUV and I LOVE it. Cant go wrong. My first review sums it up.
Best in class
Joe Hicks, 11/5/2015
My BMW X3 seems to beg to be driven. It seems to be engineered to perform. The 6 cylinder has been very strong to have 130,000 miles on it. I would recommend anyone in the market for a suv to explore this option.
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Features & Specs

MPG
15 city / 23 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed manual
Gas
225 hp @ 5900 rpm
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Safety

IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Not Tested
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Poor
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

More about the 2006 BMW X3
Used 2006 BMW X3 Overview

The Used 2006 BMW X3 is offered in the following submodels: . Available styles include , and 3.0i 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl 6M).

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Save up to $247 on one of 8 Used 2006 BMW X3 for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $4,799 as of08/17/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from1 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2006 BMW X3 trim styles:

  • The Used 2006 BMW X3 3.0i is priced between $4,799 and$9,995 with odometer readings between 66055 and148680 miles.

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