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BMW X3 repairs by problem area

Engine (39%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (8%)

Brakes and Traction Control (3%)

Suspension and Steering (8%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (24%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (11%)

Other (6%)

Chart based on 1064 repairs.
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BMW X3 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (5%)

$1000 - $2499 (17%)

$500 - $999 (18%)

$100 - $499 (27%)

< $100 (34%)

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Chart based on 633 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

BMW X3 problems by year

2004 - 2006 (29%)

2007 - 2010 (30%)

2011 - 2014 (34%)

2015 - 2017 (5%)

2018 - present (1%)

Chart based on 1070 repair trips.
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BMW X3 Problems and Repair Histories

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