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      09-04-2013, 12:36 AM   #1
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Surprisingly I couldn't find the answer easily with google.

What is the engine code for the NA inline 6 in the 2011 x3 28i ? Is it a N55 without the turbos?

* nm, found it. Comes with N52
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      09-04-2013, 07:59 AM   #2
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N52 I believe.
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      09-04-2013, 09:47 AM   #3
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N55 = turbo six
N52 = normally aspirated six
N20 = turbo four
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Is the N52 reliable? I guess relative to the N55.
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Yes the N52 is a great motor! Really smooth and refined! Also Very reliable...was used throughout the lineup before they phased in the N20!
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Ok so my buddy, who's a pretty smart guy, says his 2011 X3 has the V-6 turbo. I must have looked like a deer in headlights when he said that but I didn't challenge him because I haven't seen him in a while. Did the X3 ever have a V-6? Did BMW ever make a V-6? Should I have him screened for dementia?
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BMW's are normally 4 cylinder, straight 6 cylinder or V8... I haven't heard of a modern BMW V6.

Maybe he just assumed because it has 6 pots it's a V6, I guess the V6 engine is more common across other brands than the straight 6 is.
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Ok so my buddy, who's a pretty smart guy, says his 2011 X3 has the V-6 turbo. I must have looked like a deer in headlights when he said that but I didn't challenge him because I haven't seen him in a while. Did the X3 ever have a V-6? Did BMW ever make a V-6? Should I have him screened for dementia?
All BMW six cylinder engines are straight sixes. Straighten your buddy out.
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Ok so my buddy, who's a pretty smart guy, says his 2011 X3 has the V-6 turbo.
I guess your buddy is not that smart after all
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I guess your buddy is not that smart after all
I know. I don't get it. When he said that I just looked at him and actually said "I didn't know BMW made a V6" to see if he would correct himself. Dementia screen it is.
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