The X line-up from BMW is indeed an awesome one as it has great models. An important member of this X family is the new 2017 BMW X3. Although this model had its refreshment recently for the 2015 variant, the company is yet again set to thrill the customers.Some reports have to say that this 2017 model will be fully redesigned, but there is no confirmation regarding such. This is for sure that the latest BMW technology has been incorporated into it. Along with this, an array of refinements has been done in the engine section, suspension and power train. The BMW has focused mainly on meeting the versatile needs of different customers from different regions of the world. A new hybrid variant will also be presented along with the regular models.
2017 BMW X3 – Exterior body and Interior cabin
According to several spy shots, a bunch of information of this 2017 BMW X3 has been gathered. By taking a look at its outer body, the iconic kidney grille can be noticed right away. This ‘kidney grille’ has been detailed with chrome; headlights remain similar in style and shape. Only thing that’s changed in headlights is the LED strips which now run under bulbs. Fog lights have that same round shape; this case is similar with air dams as the shape is same as seen before. Some new detailing can be seen on the sides as new deep body lines have been added.
There can be no doubts regarding the interior cabin of this BMW X3 2017 as it is a BMW make. A new steering wheel has been featured that has a longer bottom spoke. Several control buttons in silver color have been added to this new steering wheel. Instrument cluster has also met some revisions as it has been made fully digital. Although its centre console is the same, gear shifter has been refined with some chrome inserts. The controls for the infotainment system and AC have been presented above the cup holders.And speaking of infotainment system, its display will be larger in size, this time, around. Upholstery will consist of high-quality leather. The cargo will be expandable as 60-40 rear folding has been used. Several trim options have been presented with this new 2017 BMW X3. These trims are xDrive35i, xDrive28d, sDrive28i and xDrive28i. The different body color options are Mineral White Metallic, Melbourne White Metallic, Jet Black, Sparkling Brown Metallic, Space Gray Metallic, Glacier Silver Metallic, Deep Sea Blue Metallic, Carbon Black Metallic, Black Sapphire Metallic and Alpine White.
2017 BMW X3 – Engine Specifications, Performance and Mileage
For the xDrive28i and sDrive28i, a 2.0-liter 4 cylinder engine will be used. This engine will produce 260 pound-feet of torque and 240 hp. For the xDrive28d variant, a 2.0-liter 4 cylinder diesel engine has been used which produces 180 hp and a torque of 280 pound-feet. A 3.0 liter 6 cylinder engines will be used for the 2017 BMW X3 xDrive35i variant. This is probably the most powerful variant in the bunch as it churns out 300 pound-feet of torque and 300 hp. The sDrive28i and xDrive28i sprints from 0 to 60 MPH in 6.8 seconds while giving a mileage of 21 MPG in city, 28 MPG on highways and 24 MPG combined. The xDrive35i model is able to accelerate from 0 to 60 in 5.8 seconds, and xDrive28d hits 60 from 0 at 7.8 seconds.
2017 BMW X3 – Competitors, Release Date, and Price
The Audi Q5 and Land Rover Evoque will be its toughest competitors. This 2017 X3 will be released early next year, and that is 2017. This 2017 BMW X3 is going to start from $38,950, and its price will be more for higher trims.