NEW FOR 2012:

- No changes

Completely redesigned for 2011, the BMW X3 continues into 2012 with no changes.

The X3 is available as the xDrive28i, with 3.0-litre inline six-cylinder, and as the xDrive35i, with turbocharged 3.0-litre inline six-cylinder. Both use an eight-speed automatic transmission. The xDrive refers to all-wheel drive.

Features on the xDrive28i include 18-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, Servotronic speed-sensitive steering, automatic headlamps, fog lamps, adaptive brake lights, hill descent control, trailer stability control, heated mirrors, heated windshield washer jets, rain-sensing wipers, tire pressure monitoring system, active front head restraints, keyless entry, privacy glass, rear roof spoiler, cruise control, multifunction leather-wrapped heated steering wheel, locking illuminated glovebox, illuminated vanity mirrors, auto up/down windows, 60/40 split-folding rear seat, heated eight-way power adjustable “leatherette” seats, driver’s side memory, CD/MP3 stereo with five speakers, USB and auxiliary input, Sirius satellite radio pre-wiring, Bluetooth connectivity, and iDrive with 6.5-inch screen.

The xDrive35i adds bi-xenon headlamps, chrome-finish stainless steel exhaust tips, sport steering wheel, and 12-speaker sound system.