2011 BMW X3 xDrive35i
BASE PRICE: $36,750 for non-turbo model; $41,050 for turbo model.
AS TESTED: $53,105.
TYPE: Front-engine, all-wheel-drive, five-passenger, compact crossover sport utility vehicle.
ENGINE: 3-liter, dual overhead cam, TwinPower Turbo, inline six-cylinder.
MILEAGE: 19 mpg (city), 26 mpg (highway).
TOP SPEED: 130 mph.
LENGTH: 183 inches.
WHEELBASE: 110.6 inches.
CURB WEIGHT: 4,222 pounds.
BUILT AT: Spartanburg, S.C.
OPTIONS: Premium package (includes garage door opener, auto-dimming mirrors, lumbar support, panoramic moonroof, interior light package) $3,450; technology package (includes navigation system, parking sensors, rearview camera, real time traffic info) $3,200; sport activity package (includes aluminum satin roof rails, sport automatic transmission, sport steering wheel with paddles) $1,250; double-spoke light alloy wheels $600; Silver Mineral metallic paint $550; heated front seats $500; keyless remote entry $500; power rear liftgate $500; Sirius satellite radio with one-year subscription $350; heated steering wheel $190.
DESTINATION CHARGE: $875.