2015 BMW X3 Outdoors
Trucks & SUVs

Is the 2015 BMW X3 a Good Used SUV for You?

Buying a nice luxury SUV doesn’t have to mean breaking the bank on the newest options. In fact, there are a lot of reasons why buying a slightly used SUV is better than buying one brand new, especially if you’re looking at luxury brands like BMW and Audi. Not only are newer cars more expensive …

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These 2021 Luxury Compact SUVs Are Middle of the Pack Says Consumer Reports

The compact luxury SUV class has grown tremendously over the last few years. For 2021, Lexus earns praise for having the most reliable small luxury SUV, and Audi has made some impressive updates to its product lineup. Then there a few models that are mid-ranking.  We’ve made a list of the small luxury SUVs that fall toward the …

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Tips, Tricks & Trends

5 Luxury Cars With the Lowest Maintenance Costs

Everyone loves looking at luxury vehicles, but not everyone can afford the high sticker price. If you’re car shopping and are considering buying a luxury vehicle, remember to account for its yearly costs. Even relatively affordable luxury models are made with more expensive materials, meaning dealers charge a premium when the car needs service. Still, …

The 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe is the brand's newest SUV.
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Can Now Cost as Much as a BMW X3

The Hyundai Santa Fe has made a name for itself in recent years as an affordable crossover with plenty of standard features. For the 2021 model, the Santa Fe brings major improvements by offering a sharper look, more safety tech, and a luxurious interior. However, major improvements aren’t cheap. According to CarBuzz, a fully-loaded Santa …

A white 2021 BMW X3 xDrive30e on a snowy mountain
Crossover & Midsize

SUVs That Have the Worst Resale Value in 2020

There are several SUVs you can buy that hold their value incredibly well. Even the Honda CR-V, the lowest SUV on the list, retains about 55% of its value after five years. The best? That would be the four-door Jeep Wrangler, which somewhat surprisingly holds its value even better than the two-door Wrangler. It’ll only …

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Crossover & Midsize

A Good BMW Doesn’t Have to Cost You a Lot of Money

The coronavirus pandemic has changed a lot of things—especially how and where we spend our money. Among one of the industries most heavily hit by months of quarantine and economic upheaval is the auto sales industry. According to Car and Driver, new vehicle sales fell a little over 34 percent in the second quarter. Fleet vehicle sales …

2020 BMW X5 M and X6 M
Trucks & SUVs

The Most Complained About BMW SUVs

In order to keep up with the growing demand brought on by the crossover craze, BMW has a lineup of luxury SUVs on the market. The BMW SUVs have been a success for the luxury brand, and continue to improve and innovate as new model years release. Models like the BMW X3, BMW X5, and …

BMW X3 compact luxury SUV on display at Brussels Expo
Crossover & Midsize

The 3 Best Used SUVs Under $20,000 You Can’t Ignore

We always love a good deal, but the desire for affordable and dependable transportation has increased exponentially during the pandemic. If you’re on the market for an SUV with a low price tag, consider opting for a used vehicle. The 2018 Mazda CX-5, 2016 Ford Edge, and 2016 BMW X3 are the best used SUVs …

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What’s the Difference Between the BMW X1 and the BMW X3?

BMW builds brilliant luxury sedans and SUVs, but at this point, its SUVs are taking center stage. Two of the most popular crossovers in BMW’s current lineup are the 2020 BMW X1 and the 2020 BMW X3. Both are stylish and refined, but how would you pick between the X1 and the X3? The BMW X1 is smaller  …

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The 2017 BMW X3 Is One of the Most Reliable Versions to Get

If you’re looking for a fun and practical luxury SUV, then the BMW X3 might be the ideal choice for you. And as you would expect from a BMW, the X3 is gorgeous inside and out. The X3 is one of the most affordable BMW vehicles, but for a real discount, you’ll want to buy it used. As you’re …

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Trucks & SUVs

5 More Luxury SUVs That Will Leave you In Awe

More luxury SUV options? Yes, please! When it comes to having a comfortable, reliable daily driver for getting to work or driving around with our family, we don’t have to make sacrifices. These manufacturers have put their best foot (tire?) forward to create SUVs that have it all. Having a ‘mom car’ doesn’t have the …

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Tips, Tricks & Trends

Why Is Owning a BMW So Tempting?

When it comes to shopping for a luxury car, most prospective buyers will likely shop between the three main German rivals: Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz. While Audi and Mercedes are great brands and produce excellent products, BMW seemingly stands out in almost everyone’s minds as a “must-have.” But why? BMWs are known to have high …

A BMW X3 car is presented at the Frankfurt Auto Show IAA in Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Crossover & Midsize

The BMW X3 Had a Rough Couple of Years Starting in 2011

The BMW X3 has been around since the model year 2004 and is now in its third generation. Consumer Reports didn’t love the first two generations though. Between 2004 and 2010, the first-generation BMW X3 had a stiff and bumpy ride. The second-generation reviewed well, but its reliability still struggled – at least until the …

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Buying the 2018 BMW X3 Could Be a Luxurious Mistake

Many enthusiasts still consider BMWs as the ultimate driving machines. And while BMW still lives up to this claim in numerous ways, predicted reliability is not this German carmaker’s strong suit. Take the 2018 BMW X3 for example. This luxury crossover is surprisingly quick and offers a deluxe car cabin. But buying this BMW used …

A blue 2021 BMW X3 at sunset.
Cars

It Might Surprise You to Learn BMW Is in Your Budget

In many ways, a BMW is a quiet announcement of success in the driveway. From high-performance vehicles to luxury SUVs and crossovers, BMW is an automaker with something that everyone admires. If you’ve been shopping for your next previously owned BMW or still aspire to it, here is a list of BMW’s best for your …

A BMW X3 driving on a dusty road
Trucks & SUVs

Should You Buy a BMW X3 or a Lexus RX 350?

The BMW X3 and the Lexus RX 350 are fighting for the same target market for the luxury four-door SUV. These two vehicles are very evenly matched in many ways. To help decide which is the best buy, we will look at a few specific categories: safety, reliability, cost, and drive experience.  Safety While it …

BMW X4 luxury crossover SUV on display at Brussels Expo
Trucks & SUVs

How Many SUV Models Does BMW Make?

BMW was one of the first luxury carmakers to embrace the SUV. The BMW X5 was the first, and a long line of performance SUVs followed. All models in the BMW X line are built with a sports car in mind, from the aerodynamics to the near-50/50 weight distribution. BMW now refers to these vehicles as …