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      01-18-2011, 05:02 PM   #23
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New video review

Love this review. A little bit different to say the least....

Come to papa .... 300 horses ...
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      01-18-2011, 05:03 PM   #24
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Love this review. A little bit different to say the least....

Come to papa .... 300 horses ...
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      01-18-2011, 05:51 PM   #25
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Love this review. A little bit different to say the least....

Come to papa .... 300 horses ...
I think they are a car dealership and this was more of a info/review than an actual review. It was enjoyable, regardless.
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      02-16-2011, 02:54 AM   #26
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What Car? for March 2011 has the new X3 on its front cover. Note that it's in front of the freelander and the Q5 in the picture. The reason for that is that it wins convincingly in a 4 way test (XC60 also tested) and scores 5 stars overall. I have a copy of the 14-page review but can't post for copyright reasons. Worth a read in WHSmiths if you're in a station or an airport or if the mrs is shopping and you need a break from saying "that looks really nice", "that one looks great too", "isn't that one the same?"....

If you want to read the article you could PM me and I might be able to point you in the right direction (of a WHSmiths to buy one of course)
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      02-16-2011, 03:17 AM   #27
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Paraphrased some key points from the article

What Car? said "X3 is a 4x4 you can be proud to drive"

and "The BMW comprehensively beats the opposition". Exceptionally low running costs, posh spacious cabin, first rate refinement all widen the margin of its victory

It scored top on best rear space, biggest boot space, quietest noise at motorway cruising speeds, best auto transmission, quality of dash, fastest 0-60.

It got marked down on fiddly manual seat adjustment (I have electric which is hopefully not as fiddly )
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      03-13-2011, 11:23 AM   #28
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Here is another one - from down under (at least from where I live!)

http://www.caradvice.com.au/109640/bmw-x3-review/
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      03-22-2011, 05:18 PM   #29
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A nice one here:..
http://www.skiddmark.com/2010/12/01/...-xdrive20d-se/
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      03-29-2011, 01:04 AM   #30
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Some new videos from Europe:

- X3 2.0 diesel vs Q5 2.0 diesel from german TV "kabel1"
http://www.kabeleins.ch/auto/abenteu...udi-q5_166001/

- X3 2.0 diesel vs Q5 2.0 diesel vs GLK from german TV "autobild"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9yj1sBhLRVo

- X3 vs Q5 vs GLK from Italian TV "Gente motori"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVtJ3...eature=fvwkrel
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      04-02-2011, 12:49 PM   #31
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Fifth Gear 2011 X3 Review (Part 2 contains the review)
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      04-05-2011, 12:35 PM   #32
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Here are two from Montreal, sorry most of you will have to run the translator...

http://monvolant.cyberpresse.ca/essa...e-en-mieux.php


http://monvolant.cyberpresse.ca/doss...0_accueil_POS1
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      04-05-2011, 02:18 PM   #33
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I disaggree. I purchased a new x3 and I really love it. If you think it's that ugly, then get something else
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      04-25-2011, 01:47 PM   #34
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First post updated with a ton of reviews. Enjoy!
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      05-10-2011, 11:57 PM   #35
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      05-12-2011, 08:48 AM   #36
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2011 BMW X3 Interior - Video Review by AutoInteriorsCom

Came across this while I was browsing YouTube.

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      09-15-2011, 10:07 AM   #37
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Found another review on You Tube:
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What Car? for March 2011 has the new X3 on its front cover. Note that it's in front of the freelander and the Q5 in the picture. The reason for that is that it wins convincingly in a 4 way test (XC60 also tested) and scores 5 stars overall. I have a copy of the 14-page review but can't post for copyright reasons. Worth a read in WHSmiths if you're in a station or an airport or if the mrs is shopping and you need a break from saying "that looks really nice", "that one looks great too", "isn't that one the same?"....

If you want to read the article you could PM me and I might be able to point you in the right direction (of a WHSmiths to buy one of course)
If you want this test you can pick it up at a BMW dealer
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      12-09-2011, 11:25 PM   #39
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http://theage.drive.com.au/motor-new...208-1okfi.html
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      01-07-2012, 07:07 AM   #40
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One thing to consider when you read this review is The Age is one of the most left wing newspapers in the western world and don't take kindly to BMW owners unless they're socialists.
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Has this review from ConsumerReports been reported yet?
Can an administrator add it to the start of this thread?

http://news.consumerreports.org/cars...12-bmw-x3.html

I do not have a subscription to CR. Can someone with a subscription report on the overall CR score? What is the Q5 score?
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Has this review from ConsumerReports been reported yet?
Can an administrator add it to the start of this thread?

http://news.consumerreports.org/cars...12-bmw-x3.html

I do not have a subscription to CR. Can someone with a subscription report on the overall CR score? What is the Q5 score?
the q5 scores 83, but is not recommended. it's in cr's worst category for reliability, and is also marked down for owner costs.

the x328i scores 80, but IS recommended. it scores above average for reliability, but is- along with the audi- marked down for owner costs.
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      02-04-2012, 11:00 AM   #43
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http://www.autorevue.cz/test-bmw-x3-...1#articleStart X3 35d one of first reviews Čěsi lehce přelož
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      02-05-2012, 01:42 AM   #44
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Here is a comparison between the X3 35i and the X1 28i.

Some comments about the N20 in the X1 (soon to be in the X3)

Two part:
1. http://www.drivingtelevision.tv/?cid=1012
2. http://www.drivingtelevision.tv/?cid=1013
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