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By John
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2018 BMW X3 xDrive30i 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)


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Expensive. Might require high test gas. Not sure.


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DRIVETRAIN MALFUNCTION - Beware!!
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2018 BMW X3 xDrive30i 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)


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New .At 3,600 miles Drivetrain Malfunction - Total Lockdown- NO GEARS, no go. Stranded. 4 hour wait for BMW "Roadside Assistance" before tow to dealer. Dealer states "software " but remains vague re. cause. States they have "done all that BMW will allow", but there might be a bulletin coming soon ! Chassis G01, Engine code B46B20M0. Other BMW models with the same engine have experienced Crankshaft Sensor failure resulting in a bulletin requiring Sensor replacement. 2018 X3 is not included in the Bulletin, but SEVEN other models with the same engine are.. After 3 previous trouble free BMWs, this reflects an apparent departure from a commitment to customer safety and security in favor of cost saving for the company.


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My First Weeks
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By Taylor
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2018 BMW X3 M40i 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A)


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Test drive an M40i be for buying an X3


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Wow! , Wow!, Wow! Best car I've ever owned.
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By Tom Petersen
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2018 BMW X3 M40i 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A)


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We traded in our 2016 BMW X3 28i on a new 2018 X3 M40i. While we loved the 2016, this is a step up in EVERY area. Don't be fooled. Yes the X3 30i is a very good SAV. But do everything in your financial power to get the M40i. Such a fun vehicle to drive. So very powerful, great handling, the sound ( THE SOUND ) is fantastic, the new interior is such a step up from the 2016. This is a totally new car compared to the 2016 ........ and so much better. I got the Premium and executive package, these are must haves for the upgrades they provide. After that, it's up to you what you want ( we got several other options, but that's our choice ). But seriously, find more cash down, get a longer loan term, or do whatever you need to to get the M40i. Just so much fun, you will never regret the decision to get the M40i.


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Saved my life
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By Hannah MS.
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2018 BMW X3 xDrive30i 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)


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Today I was driving back from San Diego and there was a big black truck pulled to the side getting searched from five cop cars. Realistically, everyone on the freeway is looking and not paying attention (aka me). I was going 80 miles an hour until a harsh automatic break goes off in my car, pulls my seat belt backwards, and starts alerting me that I was put into a danergous driving situation. The car in front of me slammed on their breaks to look at the truck being searched. Not only would I have totaled my car or be severely injured, there could’ve been a great chance of me going through the windshield and dying. I was going 80 miles an hour, the car in front of me slowed down to 55 / 60, and it was probably 7 feet away from me. This was a crazy situation that I am so lucky and blessed to have such an amazing car with the best technology. I was shaking and crying after this happened, but am so lucky for the driving assistance!


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