2006 BMW X3 Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$6,203 - $7,838
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
Crash Test Rating
Not Available
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
17 City / 25 HWY
Horsepower
225
Seats
5
Color:  Silver Gray
Kelley Blue Book Value®
$6,203 - $7,838
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
Crash Test Rating
Not Available
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
17 City / 25 HWY
Horsepower
225
Seats
5

BMW X3 Models & Trims

3.0i $6,203 - $7,838
Horsepower: 225 hp
Engine Type: Gas 6 Cyl
Standard Seating: 5
Standard Wheels: 17 x 8, 18 x 8 (in.) - Alloy
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

Owner Reviews

4.39

23 Reviews

5 star 43% 4 star 52% 3 star 4% 2 star 0% 1 star 0%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

Runs great!! Just a bit worn and torn but I still love it!

I love this car! I bought it used though, so it has technical issues. Such as the power window stopped working on the passenger side and the check engine light is on all the time and I do not know why. Also the lining on the ceiling has become unglued and hangs down. Since the lining is coming unglued the glue is falling from the ceiling and gets everywhere when the sunroof cover is closed. So I just keep it open.

- Andrea G

Nice SUV that rides like a dream.

It's a really good vehicle. Mileage could be better. Runs great, especially if you go on long drive. Contains ac which gets nice and cool. Four wheel drive with power steering. The interior is leather which is awesome. It's also nice and roomy so that helps especially if you have long legs. The exterior is great too.

- Dana Y

BMW a high tech automobile that defines concepts of driving.

I have no problems with my vehicle. My BMW runs great and it is easy to maintain. The seats are very easy to adjust and the windows too. My BMW is very comfortable and great on gas. For long distance driving my BMW has a resistance to loud traffic sounds when the windows are rolled up.

- Kim J

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Compare Models & Key Features

Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$6,203 - $7,838

Horsepower

Horsepower
225 (hp)

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Not Available

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Not Available

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.0L DOHC 24
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Not Available

Alarm

Alarm
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Not Available

HeadsUp Display

HeadsUp Display
Not Available

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Standard

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Not Available

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Not Available

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Not Available

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Not Available

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Optional
Optional

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available

Driver Restriction Features

Driver Restriction Features
Not Available

Automatic Parking

Automatic Parking
Not Available

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.2 (in.)

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.3 (in.)

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
35.8 (in.)

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.4 (in.)

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
Not Available

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
Not Available

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Not Available

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Standard

Entertainment System

Entertainment System
Not Available

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Not Available

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Not Available

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Not Available

AUX Input

AUX Input
Not Available

CD Player

CD Player
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Standard

AC

AC
Not Available

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Not Available

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional

Cell PhoneHookup

Cell PhoneHookup
Standard

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Premium Synthetic

Passengers

Passengers
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Standard

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Standard

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Not Available

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Not Available

Cooled Rear Seats

Cooled Rear Seats
Not Available

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Standard

3rd Row Seating

3rd Row Seating
Not Available

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard

Seat Massage

Seat Massage
Not Available

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Optional
Optional
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Power Liftgate
Not Available

Hands Free Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate
Not Available

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Not Available

Bed Liner

Bed Liner
Not Available

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Not Available

Running Boards

Running Boards
Not Available

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P235/50R18

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
110.1 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38.4 (ft.)

Length

Length
179.7 (in.)

Width

Width
73 (in.)
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
4023 - 4067 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
225 (hp)

Torque

Torque
214 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
Not Available

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
350 (.lbs)

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Trailer Hitch Receiver
Not Available

Gas Electric Hybrid

Gas Electric Hybrid
Not Available

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid
Not Available

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric Gas
Not Available

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel
Not Available

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Not Available

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Not Available

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
Straight 6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
21 (mpg)

City

City
17 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
25 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Not Available

Air Suspension

Air Suspension
Not Available

Stance Suspension

Stance Suspension
Not Available

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional
Optional

Overdrive

Overdrive
Not Available

CTV Transmission

CTV Transmission
Not Available
Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

Tow Hooks
Not Available

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Standard

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Not Available

Stability Control

Stability Control
Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
Standard

HID Headlights

HID Headlights
Standard

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Auto Leveling Headlinghts
Standard

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Optional

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available

Night Vision

Night Vision
Not Available

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Standard

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Not Available

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Not Available

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch
Not Available

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
Optional
Optional

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Standard

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Standard

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
Not Available

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag
Not Available

Seatbelt Airbag

Seatbelt Airbag
Not Available

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
Not Available
*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front
  • Side N/A
  • Roof Strength N/A
  • Driver-side Overlap Front N/A
*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
JD Power Rating
  • ‌Overall
  • Mechanical
  • Powertrain Quality
  • Body & Interior Design
  • ‌Features
*JD Power Circle Ratings

Safety Recalls (2)

Air Bags > Frontal Jul 18, 2008
Report Receipt Date:
Jul 18, 2008
NHTSA Campaign:
08V384000
Summary:
BMW IS RECALLING 200,000 MY 2006 3 SERIES SPORT SEAT, MY 2004-2006 5 SERIES STANDARD AND SPORT SEAT, AND MY 2004-2006 X3 PASSENGER VEHICLES. DEPENDING ON THE MANNER AND FREQUENCY OF THE FRONT PASSENGER'S ENTRY AND EXIT, SMALL CRACKS HAVE DEVELOPED IN THE MAT. IF THIS OCCURS, THE FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAGS, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE HEAD PROTECTION SYSTEM, WILL BE DEACTIVATED AND THE AIR BAG WARNING LAMP AS WELL AS THE PASSENGER AIR BAG "ON-OFF" LAMP WILL BE ILLUMINATED.
Consequence:
IN THIS SITUATION THE FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAGS WILL NOT DEPLOY EVEN IF A SUFFICIENTLY SEVERE ACCIDENT WOULD OCCUR AND OCCUPANT PROTECTION PROVIDED BY THE SYSTEM WOULD NOT BE POSSIBLE.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REWORK THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT SENSOR MAT SO THAT EXTERNAL FORCE APPLICATION TO THE SEAT DOES NOT CAUSE A CRACK TO THE MAT. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING LATE SEPTEMBER 2008. BMW WILL ALSO EXTEND THE WARRANTY ON THESE VEHICLES TO 10 YEARS FROM FIRST REGISTRATION WITHOUT ANY MILEAGE LIMIT. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-525-7417.
Air Bags Sep 28, 2017
Report Receipt Date:
Sep 28, 2017
NHTSA Campaign:
17V605000
Summary:
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2006-2010 BMW X3 2.5i, X3 3.0i and X3 xDrive30i Sports Activity Vehicles. The front passenger seat occupant detection mat that determines if, and how, the passenger frontal air bag should deploy in a crash may fatigue and develop cracks which could lead to a system failure.
Consequence:
Should the system fail, in the event of a crash, the front passenger air bag would be deactivated, increasing the risk of personal injury.
Remedy:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger seat occupant detection mat, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 20, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

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