• (4.7) 18 reviews
  • Inventory Prices: $3,834–$9,962
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 20-21
  • Engine: 184-hp, 2.5-liter I-6 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
  • Seats: 5
2005 BMW X3

Our Take on the Latest Model 2005 BMW X3

What We Don't Like

  • Odometer readability
  • Climate-control layout
  • Navigation-system readability
  • Engine noise at high rpm
  • Limited offroad capability

Notable Features

  • &quot
  • Intelligent&quot
  • xDrive AWD
  • Two inline-six engines
  • Hill Descent Control
  • Youthful BMW styling
  • Low center of gravity

Consumer Reviews


Average based on 18 reviews

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Very Reliable and comfortable

by Mbanuelos4 from UT on December 7, 2017

I owned this car for the past 10 years, I’ve had no major issues, it’s easy to maintain, great mpg. Overall it’s worth owning

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2005 BMW X3 Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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