2008 BMW X3 3.0si MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2008 BMW X3 3.0si.

The 2008 BMW X3 3.0si has 2 model options: Manual 6-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L and Automatic (S6) 6-cyl, 3.0 L.

The 2008 BMW X3 3.0si Manual 6-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L runs on premium gasoline and is in the Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD car class.

The 2008 BMW X3 3.0si Automatic (S6) 6-cyl, 3.0 L runs on premium gasoline and is in the Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD car class.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2008 BMW X3 3.0si Get?

Across all models, the combined average MPG for the 2008 BMW X3 3.0si is 20 miles per gallon.

The table below breaks down the MPG for each model option:

Model Option Combined MPG City MPG Highway MPG
Manual 6-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L 19 16 23
Automatic (S6) 6-cyl, 3.0 L 20 17 24

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2008 BMW X3 3.0si?

The average fuel costs for all models of the 2008 BMW X3 3.0si is $3,800.

The average fuel costs have been estimated by government regulators based on 15,000 miles driven per year, using regular gasoline, and a split of 55% city driving and 45% highway driving.

Comparing a 2008 BMW X3 3.0si to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $7,500 more on fuel.

The table below shows the fuel costs and 5-year save/spend for each model option:

Model Option Fuel Cost 5-Year Save/Spend
Manual 6-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L $3,900 spend $8,000 more
Automatic (S6) 6-cyl, 3.0 L $3,700 spend $7,000 more

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2008 BMW X3 3.0si Consume?

Across all models, the average number barrels of petroleum that the 2008 BMW X3 3.0si will consume in one year is 16 barrels.

The majority of the world's petroleum is sourced from countries like Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iraq, and the United States.

Model Option Barrels
Manual 6-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L 16
Automatic (S6) 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15

Overview

The tables below cover all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 2 2008 BMW X3 3.0si model options.

Manual 6-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2008 BMW X3 3.0si Manual 6-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L:

City MPG 16
Highway MPG 23
Combined MPG 19
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $8,000
Fuel Cost $3,900
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 16
Drive 4-Wheel or All-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 6
Transmission Manual 6-spd
Vehicle Class Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Automatic (S6) 6-cyl, 3.0 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2008 BMW X3 3.0si Automatic (S6) 6-cyl, 3.0 L:

City MPG 17
Highway MPG 24
Combined MPG 20
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $7,000
Fuel Cost $3,700
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 15
Drive 4-Wheel or All-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 6
Transmission Automatic (S6)
Vehicle Class Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Disclaimer

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