Wednesday February 26, 2020

Third-generation BMW X3 proves to be quite a looker

Good news for upmarket SUV buyers: the brand new BMW X3 is pretty much the perfect example of the breed, writes Dave Humphreys

3rd December, 2017
The BMW X3 xDrive20d M Sport starts at €59,163

If there’s one brand that has been spot-on with keeping up with SUV trends, it’s BMW. Seven years ago SUVs accounted for 10 per cent of the market; today it’s more than 30 per cent, and the sector is still growing.

As the third generation BMW X3 arrives in Ireland, expectations are high. Globally, the first X3 sold 615,000 units; its successor 936,000. BMW is hoping for the third version to...

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