Safety Features

See the list of 2012 BMW X3 safety features that comes standard for the available trims / styles.

28i AWD 4dr SUV

  • Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) including Brake Drying, Brake Stand-by, Start-off Assistant and Brake Fade Compensation
  • Hill Descent Control (HDC)
  • Crash sensor that activates Battery Safety Terminal disconnect of alternator fuel pump and starter from battery; automatically unlocks doors, and turns on hazard and interior lights
  • Daytime Running Lights (via Vehicle Memory system)
  • Driver's and passenger's front airbag supplemental restraint system (SRS) with advanced technology: dual-threshold, dual-stage deployment; and front-passenger seat sensors designed to prevent unnecessary airbag deployment
  • Front safety belts with automatic pretensioners
  • Automatic-locking retractors (ALR) on all passenger-seat safety belts (for installation of child-restraint seats)
  • LATCH for child-restraint safety-seat installation
  • Tire Pressure Monitor
  • Active Head Restraints in front seats
  • Head Protection System (HPS), front and rear

35i AWD 4dr SUV

  • Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) including Brake Drying, Brake Stand-by, Start-off Assistant and Brake Fade Compensation
  • Hill Descent Control (HDC)
  • Crash sensor that activates Battery Safety Terminal disconnect of alternator fuel pump and starter from battery; automatically unlocks doors, and turns on hazard and interior lights
  • Daytime Running Lights (via Vehicle Memory system)
  • Driver's and passenger's front airbag supplemental restraint system (SRS) with advanced technology: dual-threshold, dual-stage deployment; and front-passenger seat sensors designed to prevent unnecessary airbag deployment
  • Front-door-mounted side-impact airbags
  • Front safety belts with automatic pretensioners
  • Automatic-locking retractors (ALR) on all passenger-seat safety belts (for installation of child-restraint seats)
  • LATCH for child-restraint safety-seat installation
  • Tire Pressure Monitor
  • Active Head Restraints in front seats
  • Head Protection System (HPS), front and rear