The 2012 BMW X3 is a five-passenger luxury crossover SUV with sport sedan dynamics. This all-wheel-drive vehicle is offered in two trims each with their own engine. The X3 handles well and has good fuel economy. This well-built vehicle uses quality cabin materials, has a comfortable backseat, and offers plenty of cargo space.
We would like you to check BMW of Asheville's inventory for the highly desirable 2012 X3. Please plan to visit us soon at our convenient location in Fletcher, NC. Car buyers will likely find that the 2012 X3 is a great choice for their next new luxury compact SUV purchase!
2012 BMW X3 Details
The 2012 X3 is available in two trims - xDrive28i and xDrive35i. The xDrive28i has a 3.0-liter inline-6 engine that produces 240 hp and 221 lb-ft of torque. The xDrive35i has a turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-6 engine that generates 300 hp and 300 lb-ft of torque. Both trims are all-wheel-drive and have a standard eight-speed automatic transmission with a manual shift mode. This transmission responds quickly and optimizes performance.
The xDrive28i has an EPA estimated fuel economy rating of 19 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway. Although the turbocharged engine is more powerful, the xDrive35i has a slightly higher fuel economy rating of 19 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway.
The X3 includes many standard features such as eight-way power front seats, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, foglights, automatic wipers, automatic climate control, cruise control, Bluetooth, and a 12-speaker sound system with a CD player, HD radio, an auxiliary audio jack, and a USB/iPod interface. Many of the X3's options are grouped in packages such as the Sport Activity package, Premium package, and Dynamic Handling package.
2012 BMW X3 Safety and Features
The 2012 X3 has many standard safety features including stability control, traction control, antilock disc brakes, automatic brake drying, front airbags, front-seat side airbags, full-length side curtain airbags, active front-seat head restraints, and hill descent control.
The 2012 X3 received the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's highest rating of "Good" in frontal-offset, side-impact, and roof strength crash tests. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has not yet rated this vehicle.
The 2012 X3 features an iDrive electronics interface system that permits the driver to control many of the vehicle's functions with an easy-to-use controller. This compact crossover is spacious and provides 63.3 cubic feet of cargo space with the rear seats folded down.
Buying a 2012 BMW X3
BMW of Asheville is pleased to offer the 2012 X3 to its Fletcher, NC area customers. This well-built luxury compact crossover has desirable features, is comfortable, handles well, offers nice ride quality, and has decent fuel economy. The 2012 X3 has a lot to offer new vehicle buyers!
Please take a look at our inventory and visit BMW of Asheville to learn about all the great features and options available on the 2012 X3. Click here for our hours and directions to our dealership. Our sales people are looking forward to helping you with your new car purchase so please visit us soon.