When comparing the BMW X3 sDrive30i's and the BMW X3 xDrive30i's specifications and ratings, the BMW X3 sDrive30i has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency. The BMW X3 sDrive30i and BMW X3 xDrive30i have the same overall quality score base engine power. Based on this comparison of the BMW X3 sDrive30i's and the BMW X3 xDrive30i's specifications and ratings, the BMW X3 sDrive30i is a better car than the BMW X3 xDrive30i.
BMW X3 Pricing
A used 2023 BMW X3 sDrive30i ranges from $43,240 to $54,383 while a used 2023 BMW X3 xDrive30i is priced between $46,847 to $56,785. For a new model, the BMW X3 sDrive30i's price is between $49,331 and $57,328, with the BMW X3 xDrive30i priced between $51,842 and $59,906.
BMW X3 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate, the BMW X3 sDrive30i and the BMW X3 xDrive30i both lose 50.5 percent of their value.
BMW X3 Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the BMW X3 is 8.6 out of 10. BMW X3 is ranked 2 out of 29 Best Luxury Small SUVs based on its reliability, retained value, and safety ratings. Out of 60 Best Luxury 5-seater SUVs, the BMW X3 is ranked 4 and the BMW X3 is ranked com.omnisee.entity.bestcars.BestCarsQualityRanking@190b1b6b based on its reliability, retained value, and safety ratings. The BMW X3 is also ranked 5 out of 67 Best Luxury Crossover SUVs while the BMW X3 is ranked com.omnisee.entity.bestcars.BestCarsQualityRanking@6598112b out of 67 based on its reliability, retained value, and safety ratings.
BMW X3 Reliability Rating
iSeeCars' Reliability Rating for the BMW X3 is 8.3 out of 10.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the base engine of both the BMW X3 sDrive30i and the BMW X3 xDrive30i makes 248 horsepower. The sDrive30i is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 499 miles. The xDrive30i is rated to deliver an average of 24 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 482 miles. This gives the BMW X3 sDrive30i the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the BMW X3 xDrive30i. Both models use premium unleaded.
The BMW X3 has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings. The BMW X3 has a Top Safety Pick+ award from the IIHS.