The 2.5 liter engine is mated to a standard 5-speed automatic transmission and also offered 6-speed manual as optional. This engine can achieve fuel economy of 15 miles per gallon in the city premises, while it can achieve 22 miles per gallon on the highway roads. The Si engine is paired to a standard 6-speed automatic transmission and it also offered 6-speed manual transmission as optional. This engine can achieve fuel economy of 17 miles per gallon in the city premises, while it can achieve 24 miles per gallon on the highway roads.
As far as the current generation 2010 BMW X3 model is concerned, it is a four door luxury sport utility vehicle that has the seating capacity to accommodate up to 5-passengers. The 2009 model is offered in only one trim level, xDrive30i. The 2009 BMW X3 is a carryover to the 2008 model. Apart from the innovative body styles and exteriors, it is also featured with all the luxury and sporty amenities that meet the next generation standards.