2017 BMW X3 xDrive35i Review, 0-60, Price

The 2017 BMW X3 xDrive35i speaks pure class; it’s a four-door compact luxury crossover SUV one of the best in its category. Facing competition from tough competitors like Audi SQ5, Jaguar F-Pace, Porsche Macan Turbo it still manages to keep up its reputation. This SUV offers a blend of luxury, fun, and practicality altogether. If you are a fan of luxury SUV, this is the right car for you.

2017 BMW X3 xDrive35i front

2017 BMW X3 xDrive35i – Engine Specs and Milage:

It can reach up to 60 mph in just 6.2 seconds, with a 240 hp, a turbocharged four-cylinder base engine with a smooth 8-speed automatic transmission providing remarkable performance. Although most X3s come with all-wheel drive, Rear drive option is available too, which BMW calls the ‘xDrive’. You can also go for bigger turbocharged inline-6 producing 300 hp, 2017 BMW X3 xDrive35i hitting 0-60 mph in just 5 seconds. Its steering is accurate and linear.

The drive offers overall harmonious, suitable for the everyday drive. It also has a noise absorption feature making the car immune to the outside noises, giving you the smoothest ride possible. Its performance on the road is commendable although it can also handle if you get off the track accidentally. It offers impressive fuel efficiency; the six-cylinder xDrive35i lowers EPA ratings to 19/26 mpg City/Highway. All the models come with the feature of start and stop technology.

2017 BMW X3 xDrive35i rear

2017 BMW X3 xDrive35i – Facelift Design:

The proportions are kept the same from when it was first launched, it is perfect for large families looking for a promising car. From its size, it is compact and leaner compared to X5.The headlights are rounds and LED headlights are optional. Carved lines in line to the hood tend to make the beltline look lower. It offers 27.6 cargo space, landing itself among the leaders in this category. The leg room space for front seat passengers is ample and little more than the rear seat passengers and the overall headroom can accommodate a body 66.1 inches tall.

When it comes to safety, it has been rated 5 stars by the federal testers. It is available in the optional advanced safety features such as blind-spot monitors, adaptive cruise control, frontal collision, automatic emergency and rear view camera. Its interior is impressive and elegant. The seats are comfortable, and 40/20/40 configuration makes folding seatbacks easier.

2017 BMW X3 xDrive35i interior

2017 BMW X3 xDrive35i – Price and Release Date:

Rear drive sDrive28i turbocharged four-cylinder engine is approximate $40,000, and 35i’s starting price is $46,025 and above. It’s Cold Weather pack cost an additional $950 offering heated front and back seats, heated steering wheel, and other connectivity options, and $2200 for Premium packages.

The 2017 BMW X3 xDrive35i is recommended for families looking for practicality, fun with greater space. The performance wouldn’t disappoint and live up to the name BMW created for itself. There are vast features that can be added to the car and prices will vary accordingly.

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