Larry Hansgen X3 Review 
Our media partner, Larry Hansgen, Voice of the Flyers, Class of 2015 Hall of Fame Inductee, and host of Miami Valley's Morning News on WHIO Radio recently test drove a brand new 2019 BMW X3 SAV. Larry brings so much energy wherever he goes and we love working with him here at BMW of Dayton located at 7124 Poe Ave Suite 3, Dayton, OH. Decades ago the University of Dayton partnered with WHIO radio to broadcast live Flyer's games on FM radio; Larry became the play-by-play voice of University of Dayton basketball in 1982, and in 1988 he added Flyer football announcer to his resume. Keep reading to find out what he had to say about the all-new 2019 X3. Call 888-889-5997 to set up a test drive.

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Larry's Take on the 2019 BMW X3

"When style meets cutting-edge technology, the result is the BMW X3.  This SUV has a sporty look and feel to it, with all the features you would  expect in an Ultimate Driving Machine.  The best rear-view backup camera I have ever used, but I hardly needed it because the sight lines in    this vehicle are incredible.  When you can see the road, you can own the road!  And even though it has all the roominess you want in an SUV, it    handles like a sports car, hugging the road with smooth acceleration out of stops. Awesome sounds system, climate control that I didn't have to    fiddle with, and when you drive to work at 3:00 am like I do, you appreciate the heated seats and steering wheel on these frosty fall mornings.    My favorite "tech toy" is, without a doubt,  moisture sensing windshield wipers!  The BMW X 3 really is the Ultimate Driving Machine."

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About the BMW X3

The 2019 BMW X3 luxury compact SAV (Sports Activity Vehicle) seats up to five people, comes in front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive, and gets an estimated EPA of 20 mpg city and 23 mpg highway (on the all-wheel-drive), and 27 mpg city and 30 mpg highway on the front-wheel-drive. It's got comfortable seating and ample cargo space; 29 cubic feet when the rear seat is upright and 62.7 cubic feet with the back seat folded flat.

There are two powertrains to choose from: the 30i is BMW's mighty inline 4-cylinder TwinPower Turbo delivering 248 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque, and the first-ever M40i 3.0-liter Performance TwinPower Turbo 6-cylinder inline engine delivering 355 horsepower with peak torque of 369 lb-ft.

Standard tech features for the X3 include Bluetooth, a USB port, a 12-speaker audio system, and iDrive infotainment system with a 6.5-inch touchscreen. Available features include a panoramic moonroof, a 16-speaker Harman Kardon audio system, Head-up Display, heated front seats, satellite radio, navigation, wireless device charging, Apple CarPlay, Wi-Fi hotspot, and a gesture control feature that lets you adjust settings by simply waving your hand in front of the screen.

Available safety features for the X3 include Active Park Assist, Gesture Control, Dynamic Digital Instrument Cluster, Adaptive Full LED Lights, Automatic High Beams, Surround View with 3D View, Parking Assistance Plus, and a Rear-view Camera-these are all bundled together in the Executive Tier Package.

While you may think this SAV is too luxurious to take on vacation or off-road, think again. The 2019 BMW X3 features 8-inches of ground clearance which is perfect for navigating sand, loose gravel, and rocks, or snow. The available suspension options, including Adaptive M Sport suspension ensure comfort and control while cruising down the highway, and Dynamic Stability Control provides extra grip on slippery road surfaces-the system detects over or understeer and will automatically apply individual brakes to help keep your X3 under control.

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Conclusion

Stop into our BMW of Dayton showroom located at 7124 Poe Ave Suite 3, Dayton, OH to check out the all-new 2019 BMW X3 SAV. BMW has gone above and beyond in engineering a safe yet classy vehicle. It's been labeled as one of the best performers in its class, with excellent handling, plenty of power, and good fuel economy. Call 888-889-5997 to set up a test drive. We're just a short drive from Centerville, Springboro, Lebanon, Oakwood, Kettering, and Vandalia.