BMW India has launched the petrol variant of all-new BMW X3 in India today for Rs 56.90 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Already available in a locally-produced diesel variant, the all-new BMW X3 is now available at BMW dealerships. The all-new BMW X3 diesel variant was earlier launched in India at a starting price of Rs 49.99 Lakh.
The all-new BMW X3 has a striking design language, with an enhanced distinctive double kidney grille, fully Adaptive LED headlights and LED fog lamps featuring the new hexagonal design. At the rear, LED expressive taillights combined with a low-slung roof spoiler and exhaust tailpipes on both sides in chrome make for a powerful stance.
In the cabin is the leather upholstery in Vernasca, a Sensatec-covered instrument panel with contrast stitching and Fine-wood trim in poplar gain grey. The embossed chrome X logo, rear window sunblind, enlarged panoramic roof, ambient Lighting with six dimmable light designs all catch the eye.
Feature-wise, the X3 gets rear-view camera with Park Assist for parallel or lateral space, Wireless Charging for mobile phones and the BMW Display key, 12.3-inch Multifunction Instrument Display, BMW iDrive, BMW Navigation Professional (with 10.25-inch touch screen), 600 Watts highend Surround Sound system from Harman Kardon, and Apple Car Play.
The two-litre four-cylinder petrol engine of the all-new BMW X3 xDrive30i produces an output of 185 kW / 252 hp and a maximum torque of 350 Nm at 1,450 – 4,800 rpm. The car accelerates from 0-100 km / hr in just 6.3 seconds. On the other hand, the two-litre four-cylinder diesel engine of BMW X3 xDrive 20d produces an output of 140 kW / 190 hp and a maximum torque of 400 Nm at 1,750 – 2,500 rpm. The car accelerates from 0-100 km / hr in just 8 seconds. The eight-speed Steptronic automatic transmission is standard.
BMW xDrive, Adaptive suspensions, electronically controlled ‘Automatic Differential Brakes/locks (ADB-X)’, extended ‘Dynamic Traction control (DTC)’, Hill Start Assist and Hill Descent Control are some extended support to the BMW X3’s off-roading capabilities.
The all-new BMW X3 features cutting-edge safety technologies with six airbags, Attentiveness Assistance, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) including Cornering Brake Control (CBC), electric parking brake with auto hold, side-impact protection, electronic vehicle immobilizer and crash sensor.