The BMW X3 has stood the test of time and remains one of their highest selling cars ever, with overall production numbers exceeding a million.
BMW is one of the most reliable names in the automobile industry. A German multinational company that entered the scene as an aircraft engine manufacturer in 1916, BMW has set very high standards in the automobile sphere, churning out some incredible luxury cars and motorcycles year after year. The fact that BMW continues to be at the top of its game despite some intense competition from some other top car brands is a testimony to the great work being done by the genius minds at the company.
While BMW vehicles generally have a reputation of being reliable and sturdy, which monster takes home the prize for being the most reliable? It is incredibly difficult to pick one considering every BMW car is designed with utmost passion and precision. But there’s a compact luxury crossover BMW SUV that has seen incredible success ever since it was launched in 2003. It has stood the test of time and remains one of BMW’s highest selling cars ever, with its overall worldwide production numbers exceeding over a million.
We’re talking about the BMW X3, the most reliable BMW. The German car giant markets the X3 as a sports utility vehicle. Now in its third generation, the crossover SUV was initially based on the BMW 3 series of their CLAR (Cluster Architecture) platform.
Robust, stylish, and efficient, the X3 is BMW’s most reliable car. Launched in 2003, the sports utility vehicle has stood the test of time, despite tough competition from some other big boys in the market.
Currently, in its third generation, the latest X3 is a bad boy through and through, powered by a sturdy 2.0-liter engine. The BMW SUV features a very unique ultra-smooth shifting system which ensures a satisfying driving experience. The X3 comes standard with an 8-speed STEPTRONIC Sport Automatic transmission, which adds to user convenience and experience. In addition, the steering wheel is mounted with paddle shifters and launch control to help you jolt this beast forward with style and finesse. What’s more? This deluxe BMW SUV can move with the agility of a sedan owing to the marvelously engineered 50/50 weight distribution. The latest X3 comes standard with air curtains, and an active kidney grille, which add to the versatility of this monster. The brake energy regeneration system and the auto start-stop function add to the appeal of this luxury SUV.
The exteriors of this BMW beast sport high-quality paint accents and lights. The 18-inch Y-Spoke wheels are supported by “style 688” all-season run-flat tires. The satin aluminum roof rails are enviable, and the chrome exhaust tips further add to the appeal of this BMW ace. The interiors are magnificently well designed with “SensaTec” upholstery.
The BMW X3 is a prime example of efficient dynamics. The latest X3 is crafted intricately with emphasis on efficient dynamics to provide a smooth, safe, and comfortable drive. The SUV boasts a Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) system to maintain stability, even at higher speeds. The DSC comprises a host of ultra-modern car control systems such as the brake fade compensation, start-off assistant, brake drying, and the brake stand-by feature. The car also boasts a Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) system. Slopes or slippery parking won’t deter your driving experience thanks to the dynamic electromechanical parking brakes.
The rear-wheel-drive system and the Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) come standard with this beast. An array of safety measures are employed to protect you, and your vehicle both on and off the road. The car is fortified with the Front-and-Rear Head Protection System (HPS) as well as the Park Distance Control system at both ends. Rest assured, you have a complete view of the road at all times, with the rearview camera showing you things up close, and if the weather gets tricky, the LED fog lights do the trick. The X3 also boasts a host of other safety measures, such as the anti-theft alarm system, airbag supplemental restraint system, the active driving assistant, etc.