2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs

Published on: June 26, 2017
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs
2018 BMW X3 pics, prices and specs

What's the news?

BMW Ireland will put the all-new X3 SUV on sale on November 11 this year, with an expected starting price of €58,580 for the most affordable 20d SE model.

The new X3 sticks closely to the size and silhouette of the outgoing car, but it does get a new face, inspired by the styling of the smaller BMW X1. It's also lighter than before (by 55kg) and has a 50mm longer wheelbase, to the benefit of cabin space. The boot holds a useful 550 litres, too.

That cabin gets the new 10-inch iDrive touchscreen with its tile menu layout and BMW Connected services. Those range from a SIM card that can ring the emergency services in the event of an accident to on-board Microsoft Office 365 and voice control for your emails.

Other tech highlights include the touch-screen ignition key from the BMW 5 Series and 7 Series, a new head-up display and more autonomous safety features including a traffic jam assistant, active cruise control and lane-keeping steering.

On the engine front, the carried over 190hp 2.0-litre diesel is expected to be the best seller (its emissions start from 132g/km and that's with standard xDrive four-wheel drive), but there will, shortly, be an X3 20i turbocharged petrol model, too, the first mainstream petrol-fuelled X3 in a generation.

As well as the 265hp 3.0-litre straight-six diesel, there will be a new sporty flagship for the X3 range, the M40i, which uses a 360hp six-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine to produce a very rapid 4.8-second 0-100km/h time. That one will set you back €89k, without options.

BMW will also launch a plugin hybrid model and, by 2020, a fully electric BMW X3.




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