2006 BMW X3 Reviews, Ratings & Specs
BMW X3 Models & Trims
- Navigation System (Optional)
- Heated Seats (Optional)
- Back-Up Camera
- Premium Audio
- Smart Device Integration
- Wi-Fi Hotspot
- Keyless Start
- Keyless Entry
- Automated Emergency Braking
- Blind Spot Monitor
- Cross-Traffic Alert
- Lane Departure Warning
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A beautiful vehicle, but beware of high costs for fixes
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Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover
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- Moderate Overlap Front G
- Side N/A
- Roof Strength N/A
- Driver-side Overlap Front N/A
- 4-wheel anti-lock brakes *
- Driver & front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system (SRS) w/dual stage, dual-threshold deployment sensors
- Front/rear Head Protection System (HPS)
- Front-door-mounted side-impact airbags
- Front safety belts w/pretensioners & force limiters
- Isofix attachments for child-restraint safety seat installation
- Automatic locking retractors (ALR) on all passenger safety belts
- Intelligent Safety & Info System (ISIS) for deployment of safety systems
- Battery Safety Terminal
- Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) *
- Crash sensor (automatically turns on hazard/interior lights, unlocks doors)
- Daytime running lights *
J.D. Power Ratings
Powertrain Quality ?
Body & Interior Design ?
Safety Recalls (2)
Air Bags > Frontal Jul 18, 2008Report Receipt Date:Jul 18, 2008NHTSA Campaign:08V384000Summary: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, 2017Report Receipt Date:Sep 28, 2017NHTSA Campaign:17V605000Summary: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.