BMW X3 2.0 XDRIVE20D SE 5d 181 BHP

Midlothian, United Kingdom

ยฃ12,495

2013
77K
Miles
Auto
181
BHP
2.0L

BMW X3 2.0 XDRIVE20D SE 5d 181 BHP

BMW has built a reputation for building cars that are engaging to drive and that even extends to its off-road models. However, the first-generation X3 was the exception to that rule: it wasn't much fun on the road and it wasn't much cop off it. On the tarmac the ride was lumpy due to the overly stiff suspension and you couldn't guarantee that it would be able to negotiate muddy slopes and rutted terrain like a Land Rover Freelander. However, BMW has improved the second generation - the suspension has been reworked to be a little more forgiving but thankfully the car still corners well. There is plenty of kit on the X3 to protect you in the event of an accident. Front, side and curtain airbags have been fitted for the front seat occupants and head airbags for the second row. BMW X3 safety is boosted by crash-active headrests at the front, crash sensors that prime the safety systems if it thinks an accident is imminent, a tyre defect indicator, anti-lock brakes, traction control, cornering brake control, dynamic brake control, hill-start assistant, hill descent control as standard. Larger, wider and taller, the X3 is now more practical. Load space has been improved by 70 litres taking the maximum figure with seats in place to 550 litres. Fold the back row of seats and the luggage space expands to 1,600 litres. The X3 has got one over on its rivals with its flexibility. The seats have a 60/40 split as standard but there is a 40/20/40 seating arrangement available as an option.An elevated driving position gives the driver a good view of the road and the small A-pillars make entering and exiting junctions a breeze. The steering wheel has both rake and reach adjustment while the seat is multi-adjustable allowing the driver to obtain the perfect driving position. The high grade materials used on the interior make for plush surroundings and the controls are laid out in a logical manner. The cabin is suitably blessed with a large number of storage compartments, trays and cup holders. Five adults can sit in relative comfort in the X3 but the middle seat in the rear is still a little on the small side so it's best to keep the journeys short if you have a full complement of passengers. The car has grown in length, width and in height, which means more legroom in the rear. The BMW X3 comfort levels overall are admirable because has a much better ride than the previous generation and it is fairly quiet and refined. There is minimal road roar from the tyres but a downside was wind noise at motorway speed โ€“ surprisingly loud. Apart from the wind noise the X3 is a good companion whether on- or off-road. Check our website for more stock. Friendly and approachable sales team, check out our reviews.
Features:
12V socket in centre console and luggage area, 3 rear 3 point seatbelts, 4 lashing points to secure luggage, ABS/EBD, Ambient lighting, Anthracite Velour floor mats, Auto dimming rear view mirror, Automatic Stability Control (ASC), Auxiliary socket for external MP3 player, BMW professional radio/CD/MP3, Body coloured bumpers, Body coloured door handles, Body coloured electric adjust heated aspherical door mirrors, CBC - (Cornering brake control), Centre console storage tray, Child locks on rear doors, Chrome exhaust tailpipe, Chrome kidney grille with black verticle slats, Crash Sensor - activates hazard/interior lighting + unlocks doors, Cruise control with brake assist, Cupholders in centre console, DAB Digital radio, Diesel particulate filter, Driver/front passenger airbag, Driver/front passenger side airbags, Driver/passenger sunvisors with ticket holders + illuminated vanity mirrors, DSC - Dynamic Stability Control, Dual zone automatic air conditioning, Dynamic brake control, Dynamic Traction Control - DTC, Electromechanical parking brake, Engine immobiliser, Engine start/stop button, Fingertip control / anti-trap function on electric window, Folding grab handles with rear coat hooks, Follow me home headlights, Front and rear electric windows, Front and rear head airbags, Front centre armrest with storage compartment, Front fog lights, Front footwell lights, Front passenger airbag deactivation, Front/rear courtesy lights with soft on/off dimming, Front/rear Parking distance control, Front/rear reading lights, Heated windscreen washer jets, Height adjustable front seats, Height adjustable front/rear head restraints, Height adjustable headlamps, Hill descent control, iDrive Controller and Display w/6.5" monitor, Illuminated glovebox with lock, Inertia reel front seatbelts+pretensioners, Interior trim finishers - Black high gloss, Isofix rear child seat preparation, Locking wheel nuts, Luggage area underfloor compartment, Matt aluminium roof rails, Nevada leather upholstery, On board computer, Rain sensor including auto headlights activation, Rake/reach adjustable steering wheel, Rear armrest, Rear wiper, Remote central locking, Remote control Thatcham category 1 alarm, Removable / retractable luggage cover, Storage pockets - front doors, Tyre puncture warning system, Warning triangle and first aid kit

2.0 XDRIVE20D SE 5d 181 BHP

Engine

  • LayoutFront Engined
  • Size2.0L
  • AspirationTurbo

Performance

  • Power 181 bhp
  • Torque 280 lbs/ft
  • Top speed 130 mph
  • Acceleration0 to 62 in 8.5 s

Transmission

  • TypeAuto
  • Gears8
  • Driven wheelsAll Wheel Drive - Permanent

Fuel

  • Economy 50.4 mpg

Interior

  • Seats5

Exterior

  • Doors5
  • ColourSilver
  • Body typeEstate

Technical

  • Emissions 147 (g/km)

Dimension

  • Vehicle height 1,675 mm
  • Vehicle width 1,881 mm

History

  • Owners2

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