2017 BMW X3 sDrive28i Review, Changes, Specs

The 2017 BMW X3 sDrive28i offers luxury and style all at one place. It is suitable for a family looking for greater pace, alongside luxury and safety.

2017 BMW X3 sDrive28i side

2017 BMW X3 sDrive28i – Engine Specs:

It has an auto start-up function, a 2.0-liter BMW turbocharged 4-cylinder, 16-valve 240-hp engine. Combining a twin-scroll turbocharger with variable valve control and high-precision direct injection, it also has electronic throttle control. It’s a smooth ride with the 8-speed STEPTRONIC automatic transmission which comes in sports and manual shifts modes. The car is also intelligent as it adjusts to your individual driving style and automatically selects the right gear for you eliminating unnecessary shifts, this is the Adaptive Transmission Control.

2017 BMW X3 sDrive28i rear

2017 BMW X3 sDrive28i – Cosmetic Changes:

The 2017 BMW X3 sDrive28i is also sensitive when it comes to the power steering it offers Dynamic Stability and Cruise Control, including Brake Drying, Brake Stand-by. All models come with a start and stop technology and BMW’s innovative Brake Regeneration Technology converting excess kinetic energy to electric energy helping in recharging the battery. It’s intelligent Condition-Based Service permanently monitors oil levels and the effects of wear and tear on individual parts.  The models get the standard all-wheel drive although rear wheel drive is also an option available.

The exterior is elegant, with LED fog lights, and V-Spoke Light Alloy wheels, all season tires, and privacy glass on the rears and rear windshield and heated side mirrors. The interiors are just as luxurious. The seats are comfortable, and 40/20/40 configuration makes folding seatbacks easier. They are also SensaTec previously called leatherette. But these seats are much easier to clean and maintain paired with an 8-way power adjustable with 2 manual headrests.

The head room and leg room is sufficient for the passengers, and a spacious cargo space for whenever you plan on traveling. The rear seats are adjustable to create more room for luggage. The car also comes with the temperature control option with micro filter and air recirculation. The lighting is sensitive as per your requirement; Ambiance lighting that includes door handle-area lighting, illuminated driver, and front passenger vanity mirrors, front footwell lights, front, and rear reading lights, lighting for storage compartment in the instrument panel. The audio system comes with 9 speakers and 205-watt digital amplifier.

Technology and Safety:

BMW has also focused on safety, coming with front and side airbags in times of collision, and sensors to avoid accidental air bag deployment. Automatic-locking retractors (ALR) making it possible to secure the child without using a seatbelt locking clip. A central locking system on a driver and front passenger doors plus crash sensor. That activates Battery Safety Terminal disconnect of alternator, fuel pump and starter from battery; automatically unlocks doors and turns on hazard and interior lights in case of any emergency. The anti-theft alarm system is also installed in the car.

2017 BMW X3 sDrive28i interior

2017 BMW X3 sDrive28i – Price:

The 2017 BMW X3 sDrive28i would cost about $40,220, but with its high price it offers quality and lives up to its reputed name. It is suited for those looking for practicality but isn’t afraid to have a little fun.

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