BMW X3 2006 E83

This generation of BMW X3 E83 (facelift model) has been produced from September, 2006 to December, 2010. We can provide information about 12 modifications of this generation. 2006 BMW X3 comes with four wheel drive (4x4).

This BMW is available with three petrol engines with displacement from 2.0 to 3.0 litres and power of from 150 to 272 horsepower un four diesel engines with displacement from 2.0 to 3.0 litres and power of from 143 to 286 horsepower. All engines feature a timing chain-driven camshaft, which is considered a more reliable and less maintenance-intensive solution (What is an engine chain and belt?).
The car is available with both manual (7 versions), as well as automatic (5 versions) gearbox.

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BMW X3 2006 E83 average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 9.3 to 10 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 6.2 to 7.8 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient BMW X3 2006 E83 petrol engine version is BMW X3 xDrive20i, consuming 9.3 litres per 100km. While the most fuel efficient BMW X3 2006 E83 diesel - BMW X3 18d for 100 kilometers consumes 6.2 liters of diesel.
According to user reviews, BMW X3 real-world fuel consumption is on average about approximately for 20 percents higher as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy (on average +22% for petrol engines and +18% for diesel engines). For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific BMW X3 modification.

BMW X3 2006 E83 CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 223 to 248 grams per kilometer, whereas for diesel engine - from 172 to 208 grams per kilometer. From BMW X3 with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has BMW X3 xDrive20i which produces an average of 223 grams of CO2 per kilometer. In turn, from the BMW X3 diesels least CO2 distributes BMW X3 xDrive20d - 172 grams per km.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 6.6 seconds has BMW X3 xDrive35d version, conversely the tardiest one is BMW X3 xDrive20i reaching this speed only in 12 seconds. The maximum top speed is 240 km/h for the 3.0 diesel 6-cylinder 286 hp version (BMW X3 xDrive35d).

Lenght of BMW X3 is 457 cm, it is decent size car. For comparison - BMW X3 is about 3 cm longer than Honda CR-V, but 4 cm shorter than Jeep Grand Cherokee. BMW X3 gross weight is from 2200 to 2385 kg (depending on modification), which is approximately the same as the average for cars of this age and class. BMW X3 trunk space is 480 litres, by folding down all rear seats boot capacity can be increased to 1560 litres.

This BMW is in average price group - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 6500 €. Users calculated BMW X3 2006 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 2900 € cost per year and 0.30 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 59%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 19% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of BMW X3 for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about BMW X3 prices and costs.

BMW X3 modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
BMW X3 2006 2.0 xDrive20i 4x4 Sep 2006 — Jan 2010

Most fuel efficient petrol version

2.0 Petrol 150 HP 9.3 l/100km Manual (6)
BMW X3 2009 2.0 18d 4x4 Jan 2009 — Dec 2010

Most fuel efficient diesel version

2.0 Diesel 143 HP 6.2 l/100km Manual (6)
BMW X3 2006 2.0d 4x4 Sep 2006 — Sep 2007 2.0 Diesel 150 HP 7.2 l/100km Manual (6)
BMW X3 2007 2.0 xDrive20d 4x4 Sep 2007 — Jan 2010 2.0 Diesel 177 HP 6.5 l/100km Manual (6)
BMW X3 2007 2.0 xDrive20d 4x4 Sep 2007 — Jan 2010 2.0 Diesel 177 HP 6.7 l/100km Automatic (6)
BMW X3 2006 2.5 xDrive25i 4x4 Sep 2006 — Jan 2010

Most fuel efficient petrol version

2.5 Petrol 218 HP 9.3 l/100km Manual (6)
BMW X3 2006 2.5 xDrive25i 4x4 Sep 2006 — Jan 2010 2.5 Petrol 218 HP 9.5 l/100km Automatic (6)
BMW X3 2006 3.0 xDrive30i 4x4 Sep 2006 — Jan 2010

Most powerfull petrol version (272 HP)

3.0 Petrol 272 HP 10.0 l/100km Manual (6)
BMW X3 2006 3.0 xDrive30i 4x4 Sep 2006 — Jan 2010

Most powerfull petrol version (272 HP)

3.0 Petrol 272 HP 9.7 l/100km Automatic (6)
BMW X3 2006 3.0 xDrive30d 4x4 Sep 2006 — Jan 2010 3.0 Diesel 218 HP 7.4 l/100km Manual (6)
BMW X3 2006 3.0 xDrive30d 4x4 Sep 2006 — Jan 2010 3.0 Diesel 218 HP 7.7 l/100km Automatic (6)
BMW X3 2006 3.0 xDrive35d 4x4 Sep 2006 — Jan 2010

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 6.6 seconds

3.0 Diesel 286 HP 7.8 l/100km Automatic (6)
BMW X3 service and maintenanceOil change intervals, capacities and specifications, service information for filters, spark plugs, belts etc.

BMW X3 safety

During safety testing BMW X3 has obtained 4 stars from five, which means good safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of BMW X3 is evaluated with four stars, children safety - with four stars, and for pedestrian protection BMW X3 got one star.

BMW X3 prices

BMW X3 2006 - 2010 crossover price in Latvia is from 4800 € to 9000 €.
Comparing to analogical vehicles BMW X3 price is average (compare crossovers 2006 - 2010 prices).

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
BMW X3 2010 price 8000 € 8000 € 9000 €
BMW X3 2009 price 6000 € 7500 € 9000 €
BMW X3 2008 price 5000 € 6000 € 7000 €
BMW X3 2007 price 5000 € 6000 € 7000 €
BMW X3 2006 price 4800 € 5500 € 6500 €

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BMW X3 reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service BMW X3 reliability is good. In the roadworthiness tests in 2021 defects were detected in an average of 22.2 percent of BMW X3 of this generation (on average 13 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 25%.

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BMW X3 2006 E83 features (options)

Percentage of BMW X3 with corresponding feature (option)

Climate control
86%
Rain sensor
80%
Conditioning
77%
Tire pressure control
71%
Metallic paint
68%
Xenon headlights
59%
Cruise control
40%
Adjustable steering wheel
40%
Leather upholstery
39%
Rear parking sensors
38%
Front parking sensors
36%
Roof bars (railings)
36%
Heated seats
31%
Bi-xenon lights
24%
Dimming mirrors
23%
Navigation
22%
Panoramic sunroof
18%
Electrically adjustable seats
18%
Sunroof
12%

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BMW X3 reviews

Total 7 BMW X3 owner reviews

BMW X3 2007 Diesel 2.0 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2014 (age of car 7 years) Owned for:50`000 kilometers (3 years)
Average fuel consumption: 8.0 litres per 100km (40% urban driving)
Total car rating:
8
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