BASE PRICE RANGE: $38,000-$42,000*
BODY TYPE: Midsize/Luxury SUV

WHAT'S NEW: BMW's revamped 2011 X3 enters a market thick with offerings conceived after the first-generation X3 bowed. New X3 is bigger -- rear seat passengers will benefit -- and comes with a 240-hp, 3.0L six or a 300-hp, 3.0L turbo six. All models will be AWD and use an 8A, making the crossover more efficient.

COOL FACT: Performance Control system helps rotate the X3 by applying additional power to the outside wheel and applying inner rear brake.

SUM UP: Ready for round two.
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2011 BMW X3
Base Engine 3.0L/240-hp DOHC I-6
Optional Engine 3.0L/300-hp turbo DOHC I-6
Drivetrain Front engine, AWD, 8A
0-60 MPH 5.5-6.7 sec*
Tow/Payload 3500/1100 lb*
EPA city/hwy fuel econ 18-19/26-27 mpg*
Basic warranty 4 yrs/50,000 miles
Safety ABS: S; Stab: S; Trac: S; Airbags: 6*