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2011 BMW X3 Review

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When in doubt, add size. That's the mantra many automakers seem to follow when trying to sustain a winning formula in the North American market. So you can't really blame BMW for bulking up the 2011 BMW X3 and trying to wring further success from its cute-ute.

Fresh from an exterior redesign and a good stretching, the 2011 BMW X3 xDrive35i looks bolder and offers more space for people and stuff. Yet deep in an off-camber mountain switchback, it convinces you that it's simply a tall sport sedan. And it no longer rattles your fillings loose to prove it.

As before, standard all-wheel drive ensures that the X3 xDrive35i will scale those forest roads to the first chairlift or trailhead with ease — even if its most arduous labor only involves pulling a couple of Sea-Doos or ferrying a haul from Banana Republic over some road construction.

But the 2011 BMW X3 xDrive35i can be a maddening daily driver, with slow throttle response plaguing its low-speed character in city driving. The Acura RDX, Audi Q5, Infiniti EX35 and Mercedes-Benz GLK350 all offer a more direct connection to the drivetrain and thus more intuitive performance.

Given an open road and a rolling head start, however, the BMW X3 delivers an exhilarating head rush.

Used 2011 BMW X3 Overview

The Used 2011 BMW X3 is offered in the following submodels: X3 SUV. Available styles include xDrive28i 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl 8A), and xDrive35i 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A). The Used 2011 BMW X3 comes with all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed shiftable automatic.

What's a good price on a Used 2011 BMW X3?

Price comparisons for Used 2011 BMW X3 trim styles:

  • The Used 2011 BMW X3 xDrive28i is priced between $12,995 and$16,990 with odometer readings between 71504 and78914 miles.
  • The Used 2011 BMW X3 xDrive35i is priced between $10,781 and$18,990 with odometer readings between 48934 and128426 miles.

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Should I lease or buy a 2011 BMW X3?

Is it better to lease or buy a car? Ask most people and they'll probably tell you that car buying is the way to go. And from a financial perspective, it's true, provided you're willing to make higher monthly payments, pay off the loan in full and keep the car for a few years. Leasing, on the other hand, can be a less expensive option on a month-to-month basis. It's also good if you're someone who likes to drive a new car every three years or so.

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