The new BMW X3 offers great performance, higher-than-average fuel economy, three engine options, high-quality interior and a sharp exterior, making this the perfect vehicle for anyone looking for a refined compact crossover that really impresses. New for 2017, the xDrive35i trim gets keyless ignition and entry, satellite radio and power lumbar adjustments as standard; buyers can also add WiFi hotspot technology and a wireless phone charger. Drivers will enjoy responsive handling and generous cargo and passenger room, all at a price considerably less than X3 rivals. From the high-tech standard safety features to top-notch crash test scores, those who purchase an X3 can also drive with confidence that their family is safe on the road. If you're considering the BMW X3 as your next vehicle purchase, be sure to ask the following questions before you buy. 

What is the estimated mpg for the new BMW X3?

The BMW X3 gets an EPA-estimated 21 mpg city and 28 mpg highway, making it one of the most fuel efficient crossovers on the road. 

Are there any offers or promotions available to help make the new X3 more affordable?

BMW and BMW dealers often offer special deals, promotions, incentives and special financing to help make your new BMW X3 more affordable. Visit your local BMW dealer and ask what specials you might qualify for when you buy a new X3. 

What safety features can I look forward to seeing on the X3?

The 2016 BMW X3 comes standard with antilock disc brakes, automatic brake drying, stability and traction control, full-length side curtain and front seat side airbags and active front seat head restraints, as well as BMW Assist emergency communications system. Other optional features are also available. 

How many trim levels are available for the new X3?

The BMW X3 is available in four trim levels - sDrive28i, xDrive28i, xDrive28d and xDrive35i. Visit your local BMW dealer to learn more and test drive the various trim options, so you can find the one that's right for you. 

What kind of engine options does the BMW X3 feature?

Engine options will depend on which trim level you choose. The X3 sDrive28i and xDrive28i are both powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, while the X3 xDrive28d offers a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder diesel engine. The X3 xDrive35i comes with a 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-6 engine. 

Can I get the BMW X3 with a manual transmission?

The BMW X3 is not offered with a manual transmission, though BMW does have other vehicle models with a manual transmission option. 

What type of warranty is available for the BMW X3?

The BMW X3 comes with BMW's 4 yr/50,000 mi basic, 4 yr/50,000 mi powertrain warranty. Additional or extended warranties may be available through your local BMW dealership. 

What interior features can I look forward to on the BMW X3?

Everything about the X3's interior is classic BMW styling, from analog gauges to its restrained yet classy design. High-quality materials are used throughout, and every bit of the interior is everything you'd expect from BMW.