One thing that can be said for sure about BMW is that they define a class. They have made quite a name for themselves being a luxury carmaker. This is to the extent that BMW has become a symbol defining elite rides all around the world.
Whenever this German carmaker rolls out a new vehicle. We know we are about to witness some of the most mind-boggling new features ever seen on a vehicle. Nothing can explain this better than the fact that BMW also happens to be the parent company of one of the world’s most luxurious cars, The Rolls Royce!
Although the German automaker only makes the most high-end cars, one in particular that is beloved by many all around the globe is its BMW X3.
2017 BMW X3 – Redesign:
The all famous BMW X3 debuted in the market back in the year 2003. Being a product of BMW, it did not take the crossover SUV long to make a name for itself in the automobile market. It is currently enjoying the second generation line. However, it is rumored that X3 will move into its third generation pretty soon.
Let us talk about the latest, the most immaculate X3 the automaker has ever produced—The 2017 BMW X3. This crossover is basically a mid-version of its two other lines, the X1, and the X5. Although a sandwich between two other famous cars. The X3 has earned a name in being the best car when it comes to driving. The 2017 BMW X3 only adds to the immaculate driving experience this automobile provides.
2017 BMW X3 – An Elite Interior:
Elite interiors in a BMW are an obvious thing. However, the 2017 BMW X3 takes the game to a whole new level. This is partly due to the fact that some of its competition including the Land Rover and the Porsche Macan have also joined the stage, and are offering some exquisite features for the price range.
The 2017 BMW X3 is a 5-passenger crossover Sports Utility Vehicle. It features a two-row seating. The best thing about this model is that you can have it tweaked as per your preference. Not that the automaker has stepped back on its elite interiors, but for a couple more bucks, you have the option to add different features to the interior.
It comes standard with heated seats in the front. The entire set of seats on this vehicle is stitched with the most high-quality premium genuine leather. This will cost you a bit extra, though. On the other hand, going for the basic SensaTec leather seats is not a bad option either since it still is a premium option for you. The best part of the seating on the 2017 BMW X3 is that the automaker has done an even better job with ergonomics this year. The seats are perfectly designed for utmost comfort for all passengers.
This crossover Sports Utility Vehicle will not disappoint you with spaciousness in its cabin. The rear seats offer a 40/20/40 split that can be used to increase the already great cargo space in the back. The leg space in both the first and the second-row seats is also quite generous. This is one of the many great things about BMW. It manages to somehow pack great space in a midsize cabin.
The 2017 BMW X3 comes with the option of wireless charging. This also means no more complicated chords inside the SUV. Furthermore, it also features an inbuilt Wi-Fi hotspot for passengers to make the most of their data packages. Moving on, this vehicle also features an advanced version of iDrive infotainment system as standard equipment.
Also, other great features on this SUV include things like a windshield wiper that come with rain-sensing technology, auto climate control for the cabin, and a nine-speaker high-quality sound system.
2017 BMW X3 – Exterior Defines Elegance:
The body of the 2017 BMW X3 is no less. For this model, the automaker has taken parts from its predecessors and added a touch of con-temporariness to them. Simple things like a touch of aluminum around the body have greatly added to the aesthetics of this crossover SUV. The headlights and the taillights have also been tweaked a little to make this SUV look a bit more aggressive and sportier. However, if you want an even meaner look to it, you can opt for its M Sports model. You can even opt for a panoramic sunroof for your new X3.
Another thing that is a must-mention on this model year’s crossover SUV is the aluminum roof rails it features on the top. You will be astonished to see how much this simple move has added to the overall design of the immaculate SUV.
2017 BMW X3 – Power-Packed SUV:
The 2017 BMW X3 comes with three different engines and a couple of different trims.
Engine #1: The first engine on this crossover SUV is an inline-4, turbocharged, 2.0-liter engine that produces a 240 hp with 260 lb-per-feet of torque. It offers a fuel economy of 21 mpg in city and 28 mpg on the highway. This is available on the sDrive28i and xDrive28i models.
Engine #2: This is an inline-4, 2.0-liter, turbocharged diesel engine. It is one of the most hyped engines on this SUV which produces an 180 hp with 280 lb-per-ft of torque. The reason why many like this engine the most is because of its immaculate fuel economy of 21 mpg in city and 34 mpg on the highway. This is available on the xDrive28d.
Engine #3: This is the most powerful engine on the 2017 BMW X3. It is an inline-6, 3.0-liter turbocharged engine producing up to 300 hp. This is assisted by a 300 lb-per-ft of torque. Being the most powerful, it offers the lowest economy with 19 mpg in city and 26 on a highway. This engine is available on xDrive35i.
2017 BMW X3 – Pricing Options:
Different trims of the BMW X3 2017 start at different prices. The SUV starts at $40,000 on the market and goes all the way up to $60,000 with its high-end trims. However, you have the option to stick to your trim and add a couple of bucks to have additional features on your X3 model.