The all-new BMW X3 is here and it’s showing off its muscle with pride. BMW’s SAV, or Sports Activity Vehicle, has a lot of sporty character to offer. The features equipped in this car are endless. From an impressive engine to luxurious interiors, this Beemer has got it all covered.
The 2018 BMW X3 comes at a price tag of MSRP: $42,650 for the xDrive30i model and goes upwards to $54,500 for the M40i Sports Activity vehicle model.
The BMW X3 sports a high performance 2.0 liter 4-cylinder inline turbocharged engine under the hood. The cooling system associated with the powerhouse is a turbocharged intercooled unleaded inline-4 system. The drivetrain type is either rear-wheel or all-wheel drive, depending on which variant you choose. The transmission is a fully automatic 8-speed dual-clutch gearbox. The car churns out around 248 horsepower at about 5200 rpm and a torque of 258 lb.-ft at about 1450 rpm. The X3 gives a gas mileage of 22 MPG in the city and around 29 MPG on highways.
The advanced high performing suspension system makes sure that the car gets the right traction at all times and especially during steep cornering. The X3 performs pretty well while cornering operations though. This all is done by a multi-link suspension in the rear and a strut-type suspension in the front. An optional Active suspension also comes with the X3 package which adds intelligence to the overall suspension system.
The exterior of the 2018 BMW X3 looks stunning with a streamlined body and muscle front. All the sporty activity can be visualized just by having a glimpse of the 2018 X3. The car has a wheelbase of 112.8 in with a long 185.9 in length. All the windows in the car are power-type with an addition of a rear defrost window and privacy glass feature. The exterior has a dual moonroof which comes optional with the package along with a rear spoiler to further add on a sporty vibe. The high-performance tire of the X3 is an all-season tire with a tire pressure monitoring system and aluminum alloys.
2018 BMW X3 interior is a showcase of sublime luxury with advanced tech and cool features. There is everything inside the cabin you expect from a luxury car. A back-up camera, smart headlights with auto-feature, interior cargo shade, heated steering wheel, hands-free lift-gate, remote controlled trunk, rain sensing wipers, power mirrors, an intelligent automatic parking option and a lot more. Premium leather upholstery seats with cooled/heated options and seat memory feature. Under the entertainment domain, the car has a premium Bose sound system which keeps you hooked to your favorite songs, high-frequency Satellite Radio, Connectivity options like Wi-Fi Hotspot and Bluetooth. The car also contains a high accuracy Navigation system which will keep you on track and you can explore the terrains without any worry.
BMW has also taken care of safety in the X3 by adding ultra-high-tech, responsive safety features in the car. The car has a total of five airbags with one in front of the driver, rear head airbag, passenger head airbag, front side, and head airbags. The advanced braking system keeps the braking force accurate and decreases braking distance. The 4-wheel ABS system with all-wheel disc brakes ensures high performance in any condition whatsoever. The intelligent braking assistance with electronic stability control takes care of the car’s dynamics. A blind spot monitoring system, lane departure warning, cross-traffic alert, integrated turn signal mirrors are some of the optional intelligent systems to the package.