Six years after the first appearance of the X3, the 2018-2019 BMW has declassified a new model of the second generation, which is growing in size and is equipped with new engines. New X3 will go on sale by the end of , after a world premiere at the Paris Motor Show in late September. The car will be produced at the 2018-2019 BMW plant in South Carolina.
Overview of 2018-2019 BMW X3
While the exterior design of the new version is less complex than the previous model, the design takes into account the details of the X1 and the X5, as well as the 2018-2019 BMW 5-series, including the double grille and concave elements of the hood.
The interior has been completely redesigned, and now has a classic set of tools oriented to the driver’s center console and a large 8.8-inch high-resolution screen.
The architecture of the new 2018-2019 BMW X3 is different from the previous model, and has become higher than 12 mm, 83 mm longer and 28 mm wider. Also, the model is increased by 12 mm ground clearance and wheelbase extended by 15 mm and is 2810 mm.
Increasing the size of a positive impact on the comfort of passengers. Besides 2018-2019 BMW claims that the capacity of the luggage compartment X3 becomes the largest in its segment, ranging from 550 to 1600 liters – depending on the position of the rear seat backrest.
In Europe, the X3 will be available with two engine options. XDrive20d – 2,0-liter, turbocharged, 4-cylinder diesel engine with 184 horsepower. It works engine with standard 6-speed manual or 8-speed automatic transmission. The engine propels the 2018-2019 BMW X3 to a hundred kilometers in 8.5 seconds and has a top speed of 210 kilometers per hour. Fuel consumption in the combined cycle is 5.6 liters per hundred kilometers.
The second option – X3 xDrive35i is equipped with a six-cylinder in-line turbocharged engine producing 306 hp This engine allows the X3 to be dispersed to hundred kilometers in 5.7 seconds and reach a top speed of 245 km / h. The average fuel consumption of about 8.8 liters per hundred kilometers and CO2 emissions of 204 g / km.
All models are equipped with intelligent 2018-2019 BMW Xdrive latest generation of torque distribution under normal conditions at 40 per cent movement in the front and 60 percent to the rear wheels.