The first generation BMW X3, internally designated as the E83, is a crossover marketed by German automaker BMW from 2003-2010. Based on the BMW 3 Series platform. BMW markets the crossover as a Sports Activity Vehicle, the company's descriptor for its X-line of vehicles.
The E83 was designed by BMW in conjunction with Magna Steyr of Graz, Austria — who also manufactured all first generation X3s under contract to BMW. BMW manufactures the second generation X3 at their Spartanburg plant in South Carolina, United States.
All models are equipped with the BMW xDriveAll Wheel Drive system, with a default 40:60 torque split between the front and rear axles and has the ability to direct all the torque to either axle.
X3 E83 3.0d
3.0 (182 cui)
3 photos | 29 service books | 9.33 l/100 km
Performance 150 kW (204 PS) . Fuel diesel. 5-speed Automatic transmission. Engine 2 990 ccm (182 cui), 6-cylinder.
3.0 (183 cui) V8
4 photos | 22.55 l/100 km
Performance 150 kW (204 PS) . Fuel diesel. 5-speed Automatic transmission. Engine 2 993 ccm (183 cui), Furcate, S62B50.
X3 E83 xDrive20d
Performance 130 kW (177 PS) . Fuel diesel. 6-speed Manual transmission. Engine 4-cylinder, In-Line.
X3 E83 3.0d
Performance 150 kW (204 PS) . Fuel diesel. 6-speed Manual transmission.