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2016 BMW X3

Midsize luxury SUV
Crashworthiness

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    Child Seat Anchors (LATCH)
    ease of use
    M
    Model year Front overlap SideRoof strengthHead restraints & seatsFront crash prevention
    SmallModerate
    2016
    Crash avoidance rating
    2015
    G
    G
    G
    G
    Crash avoidance rating
    Basic
    autobrake
    not tested
    2014
    G
    G
    G
    G
    Crash avoidance rating
    Basic
    2013
    G
    G
    G
    G
    Crash avoidance rating
    Basic
    2012
    G
    G
    G
    G
    Crash avoidance rating
    2011
    G
    G
    G
    Crash avoidance rating
    2010
    G
    G
    G
    Crash avoidance rating
    2009
    G
    G
    G
    Crash avoidance rating
    2008
    G
    G
    G
    Crash avoidance rating
    2007
    G
    P
    Crash avoidance rating
    2006
    G
    P
    Crash avoidance rating
    2005
    G
    P
    Crash avoidance rating
    2004
    G
    P
    Crash avoidance rating

    Applies to 2016 models

    How this rating is determined

    Overall evaluation

    M
    Vehicle trimxDrive28i
    Seat type leather

    This vehicle has 2 rear seating positions with complete child seat attachment (LATCH) hardware.

    It has 1 additional seating position with a tether anchor only.

    123


    Good
    Acceptable
    Marginal
    Poor
    Seating positions that rely on borrowed lower anchors or have only a tether anchor available are not rated.
    Tether anchor
    Lower anchors
    Lower anchor(s) can be borrowed from adjacent positions(s)
    No hardware available

    Details by seating position

    1
    Tether anchor
    easy-to-find location
    no other hardware could be confused for anchor
    Lower anchors
    too deep in seat
    too much force needed to attach
    easy to maneuver around anchors
    2
    Tether anchor
    easy-to-find location
    no other hardware could be confused for anchor
    Lower anchors
    none available
    3
    Tether anchor
    easy-to-find location
    no other hardware could be confused for anchor
    Lower anchors
    too deep in seat
    too much force needed to attach
    easy to maneuver around anchors

    Seat position 21

    3
    Lower anchor A
    Depth (cm)2-4
    Force (lbs)40.0
    Clearance angle (degrees)65
    Lower anchor B
    Depth (cm)2-4
    Force (lbs)35.2
    Clearance angle (degrees)66
    Tether anchor
    LocationMiddle seatback
    Confusing hardware presentYes
    Has contrasting label
    within 3 inches of tether anchor
    Yes

    Seat position 22

    2
    Lower anchor A
    No lower latch for this seat position
    Lower anchor B
    No lower latch for this seat position
    Tether anchor
    LocationMiddle seatback
    Confusing hardware presentNo
    Has contrasting label
    within 3 inches of tether anchor
    No

    Seat position 23

    1
    Lower anchor A
    Depth (cm)2-4
    Force (lbs)40.0
    Clearance angle (degrees)71
    Lower anchor B
    Depth (cm)2-4
    Force (lbs)23.2
    Clearance angle (degrees)71
    Tether anchor
    LocationMiddle seatback
    Confusing hardware presentYes
    Has contrasting label
    within 3 inches of tether anchor
    Yes

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