2012 BMW X3 xDrive35i: IIHS Rating
February 04, 2012
The BMW X3 was rated a Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. It achieved the highest rating in all categories, which includes front, side, rollover, and rear tests. To achieve this rating a vehicle must also offer standard electronic stability control.
The IIHS classifies the X3 as a midsize luxury SUV. Other top picks in this category are the Acura MDX, Audi Q5, Cadillac SRX, Infiniti EX35, Lexus RX, Lincoln MKT, Lincoln MKX, Mercedes GLK, Mercedes M-Class, Volvo XC60 and Volvo XC90.
It's a pretty safe segment. Do you own any cars on this list?
Donna DeRosa, Managing Editor