BMW X3

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 49,99,000 - ₹ 56,70,000
* Delhi. May vary.

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ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
Engine Displacement 1995 cc
Transmission Type Automatic
Fuel Type Diesel
Maximum Power 190 HP @ 4000 rpm
Maximum Torque 400 Nm @ 1750-2500 rpm
Engine Description BMW TwinPower Turbo Inline-4
Gearbox 8-Speed Automatic
No. of Cylinders 4
Driving Modes BMW Driving Experience Control (Modes : ECOPRO, Comfort, Sport, Sport+)
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive (4x4)
CO2 emissions in g/km 173.282
Automatic Start/Stop Function
PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE
Mileage (ARAI) 18.56 kmpl
Top Speed (KMPH) 232
0-100 kmph 5.9 seconds
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
Overall Length 4657 mm
Overall Width 1881 mm
Overall Height 1678 mm
Wheelbase 2810 mm
Ground Clearance 212 mm
Turning Radius 5.8 metres
CAPACITY
Seating Capacity 5 (2 + 3)
Number of Seating Rows 2 Rows
Number of Doors 5 Doors
Boot Space 485 litres
Fuel Tank Capacity 67 litres
BRAKES & SUSPENSION
Front Brakes Ventilated Disc
Rear Brakes Disc
Dynamic Braking Dynamic Braking Lights
Brake Energy Regeneration
Front Suspension Double Joint thrust rod with coil over struts
Rear Suspension Double Joint thrust rod with coil over struts
Cornering Brake Control (CBC)
WHEELS & TYRES
Front Tyre 245/50 R18
Rear Tyre 245/50 R18
Alloy Wheels
Wheels 18-inch BMW M alloy wheels
Tubeless Tyres
Runflat tyres with Runflat indicator Yes (With Reinforced Side Walls)
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE
Ashtray
Key In Reminder
Steering Mounted Controls
Power Outlet Yes (Storage Compartment Package, 2 x 12V Power Sockets. Storage Nets etc)
Rear AC Vents
Remote Fuel Filler
Vanity mirror Yes (Driver & Co-Driver)
Air Conditioner Yes (Automatic) (Dual Zone Climate Control With Extended Contents With Active Carbon Microfilter)
Rear Seat (Split) Yes (Rear Backrest, Foldable & 60:40 Dividable)
Keyless Entry
Power Steering
Rear Washer & Wiper
Cruise Control Yes (With Braking Function)
Audible Headlight-on Reminder
Rain Sensing Wipers
Power Windows Yes (Front & Rear)
Remote Boot Release
MID (Multi Information Display) Yes (iDrive with rear camera, handwriting recognition and navigation with 3D maps)
EXTERIOR FEATURES
Body Coloured Bumpers
Outside Rear-view Mirrors Yes (Electrically Foldable With Automatic Anti-Dazzle Function)
Headlight Washer
Roof Rails Yes (Aluminium Satinated)
Tinted Glass
Panoramic roof
INTERIOR FEATURES
Leather Steering/Gear knob
Chrome Inside Rear View Mirror Yes (With Automatic Anti-Dazzle Function)
Child Seat Mounting Provisions Yes (ISOFIX Child Seat Mounting, Rear Outward Seats)
Rear Sunshade Yes (Mechanical Roller Sunblinds For Rear Side Windows)
Integrated Front Headrest Yes (Active Front Headrests)
Sunvisor with Ticket Holder Yes (Driver & Co-Driver)
Cigarette Lighter
Sunroof
ACTIVE & PASSIVE SAFETY FEATURES
Front Seatbelt Pre-Tensioner Yes (Pyrotechnic Belt Tensioners & Belt Force Limiters In The Front)
Hill Descent Control
Warning Triangle
Rear Seat Belts Yes (3-Point ELR)
Park Distance Control (PDC) Yes (Front & Rear)
Airbags Yes (Airbags For Driver & Front Passenger, Head airbags At Front & Rear, Side Airbags For Driver & Front Passenger)
Side Impact Protection System (SIPS)
Front Seat Belts Yes (3-Point ELR)
Crash Sensor
First-aid kit
Seatbelt Reminder
Parking Sensors
Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
BRAKING & TRACTION
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
Traction Control Yes (Dynamic Traction Control)
Brake Assist
LOCKS & SECURITY
Engine Immobilizer Yes (Electronic Vehicle Immobilizer)
Child-Protection Door Locks
Central Locking
INSTRUMENTATION
Average Fuel Consumption
Trip Distance
Programmed Service Reminder Yes (BMW Condition Based Service) (Intelligent Maintenance System)
Digital Clock
Average Speed
Parking Brake Indicator Yes (Electronic Parking Brake With Auto Hold)
Door Ajar Warning
Low Fuel Warning
LIGHTING
Xenon Headlamps Yes (Bi-Xenon Headlights With 4 LED Illuminated Rings For Side Lights, Daytime Driving Lights, Including Automatic Beam Throw Control & Rear Lights With LED Arrays)
Front Fog Lights Yes (LED Fog Lights With Reflection Technique)
DRLs (Daytime Running Lights)
LED Tail light
Darkness Sensing Headlamps
Interior Room Lamp Yes (Ambient Footwell, Stack Storage Compartment, Map Pocket Light)
ORVM Turn Indicators
INFOTAINMENT
Music System 16-speaker Harman Kardon sound system
Number of Speakers 16
MP3 Playback
USB Compatibility
DVD Playback
CD Player
Bluetooth Compatibility Yes (Extented Bluetooth Connectivity With Audio Streaming)
SEATS & UPHOLSTERY
Leather Seats Yes (Driver & Co-Driver)
Rear Headrest (Adjustable)
Lumbar Support Yes (Driver & Co-Driver)
Folding Rear Seats
Rear Centre Armrest Yes (With Cup Holders)
Driver Seat Adjustment Yes (Electric Seat Adjustment For Driver & Passenger With Memory Function For Driver Seat)
Front Headrest (Adjustable)
OTHER SPECIFICATIONS
Body Type SUV
Official Tagline Next Challenge, Please

BMW X3 Review

23 Nov, 2013 05:48 PM

Expert Review by Maxabout

Overview

Since 2003, the German automaker BMW has marketed a crossover called the BMW X3 that has received a lot of good feedback worldwide. It has been created through the BMW 3 Series platform, and is now in its second generation. BMW targets to market this crossover as a Sports Activity Vehicle, which is the company's exclusive description for its X-line of vehicles. The first group of X3s was designed by BMW in union with Magna Steyr of Graz, Austria, who also created all X3s under an agreement to BMW. BMW produces the second generation X3 at their Spartanburg plant in South Carolina, United States and sold to different countries including India.

BMW X3 Exterior

BMW X3’s exterior designer, Erik Goplen has aimed to create all the new BMW X3 in a dramatic vibrancy of light and shade to emphasize its form and to define its surface with new boldness. It also comes with body-color front and rear bumpers. Both the driver and passenger can enjoy 3rd row windows plus day time running lights and power door mirrors. BMW X3 also comes with fog lights, headlights made of halogen with projector beam lenses, luxury trim that comes in alloy & leather on shifter. The rear side windows on driver side and passenger’s side come with a defroster in case of cold weather. It also comes with a roof spoiler, tinted glass, and windshield wipers with intermittent wiper.

BMW X3 Interior

BMW X3 is created with much spaciousness which can be proven upon entering the vehicle itself. It is a result of your seating position and the ample room to move that anyone enjoy when riding a BMW X3. There is enough leg room, shoulder room and head room. The lines of the body can draw anyone’s attention even from a distance. It has vertical lines that run cross the body that is directly focused to the driver’s cabin space. Every detail is accurately crafted in resources of exceptional quality and thoughtfully selected colors. Together, they create a clear statement that anyone can sit and ride in comfort with a BMW X3. When it comes to luggage space, BMW X3 proves its functionality as people can take what they want and not just what they need.

There is more than enough room to accommodate luggage. Anyone can pack a cooler with chilled food and drinks and connect it to the 12-volt power outlet in the boot to keep them ice-cold. More space can also be created by fold the 40/20/40 back seat. The luggage space can be expanded from 485 litres to up to 1600 litres so people can bring more bags during escapades. The inner dimensions of BMW X3 are as follows: front headroom 40.7 inches, rear headroom 39.1 inches, front leg room 39.9 inches, rear leg room 36.8 inches, front shoulder room 57.3 inches and rear shoulder room of 56.0 inches. Other inclusions in the BMW X3 interior are the diversity antenna and anti-theft protection which includes an interior monitoring and anti-lift. It also comes with a cigar and an ashtray in the front for smokers plus an audio system with AM/FM radio, a CD player that reads MP3 format and a digital radio. The cargo area comes with a cover and rear parcel shelf that is illuminated by cargo area lights. The cargo capacity for all seats in place 27.6 cubic feet.

Once can easily detect the things through the trip computer which tells the average speed, average fuel economy and range for remaining fuel during travel. Front cup holders, outside air temperature indicator are also installed for more comfort. For more comfort, it also comes with memorized adjustment for the doors and mirrors and remote power locks. The vehicle speed is proportional to power steering that has been leather-trimmed for smoother driving. Both the driver and passengers can enjoy the ride with twelve speakers and a vanity mirror plus a ventilation system with micro filter and automatic recirculation that comes with an active carbon filter. It is also equipped with voice activating system for phones and a tachometer.

Safety Features

Just like any BMW model, the BMW X3 is packed with lots of safety features. It comes with an intelligent driver front airbag, intelligent passenger front airbag which can be switched on and off. The driver seat has a bucket with four 8-way power, memorized height and memorized tilt, while the front passenger seat comes with a bucket with four 8-way power, power height and power tilt. Front seat belts have been with pre-tensioners for the driver and passenger to keep them in optimum position during a car crash. The vehicle comes with a headlight control with dusk sensor plus two active height-adjustable front head restraints, and three height-adjustable rear seats head restraints for added safety. The vehicle is also equipped with indicators for heated washer and low tire pressure to prevent the driver from losing control of the vehicle in case of sudden braking and drifting. Each BMW X3 comes with smart card or a smart key to prevent vehicle intrusions unless the original card or key is used.

Engine of BMW X3

BMW X3 is available with 2 engine options: 1995cc, 4 Cylinders diesel and 2993cc, 6 Cylinders diesel. The 1995cc, 4 Cylinders diesel engine generates maximum power of 184 bhp with maximum torque of 380 nm. The 1995cc, 4 Cylinders diesel engine develops maximum power of 258 bhp with maximum torque of 560 nm.

Variants of BMW X3

BMW X3 is available in two variants: X3 sDrive 20d and X3 sDrive 30d.

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