BMW X3 is the biggest contributor to the SUV sales for the German manufacturer. Owing to strong demand, the company has recently introduced an all-new 2018 BMW X3 xDrive 20d with some noteworthy updates. If you are looking to buy this luxury SUV but are short on budget, participate in the online car auctions held at AutoBidMaster.com, and explore a wide range of used BMW cars for sale, available at affordable prices. Continuing the discussion, this blog covers some highlight of the new generation the 2018 BMW X3 xDrive. Take a look.
The 2018 BMW X3 xDrive 20d model is powered by a 2.0 liter, 4-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine that churns out 187.40bhp of power at 4000rpm and 400 Nm of torque at 1750-2500 rpm. The gasoline motor comes mated to an 8-speed steptronic transmission system that is simply a joy to use. Capable of going from 0-60 mph in just 8 seconds, the 2018 X3 is now about 120 pounds lighter than its predecessor; thanks to aluminum construction of certain engine and suspension parts. As far as fuel efficiency is concerned, BMW claims an average of about 21 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway for the top variant of xDrive 20d.
The 2018 BMW X3 comes with a redesigned exterior, with a new front and rear section. Up front, the SUV comes with a larger kidney grill and a pair of brand new headlamps that have markable differences from the previous models. The front bumper is more muscular and is now equipped with a horizontally-placed LED fog lamps that replace the older round, halogen units. The new X3 has larger 18-inch wheels and 21-inch wheels on the top model. The rear portion is redesigned with a sloping roofline with larger spoiler, new and large LED taillamps, and redesigned rear bumper.
The cabin of the new BMW X3 has also been completely redesigned. The all-new model now has a classy new larger touchscreen dash-top display. The infotainment system comes with Apple CarPlay and Android auto controls. You will also find chrome X logo embossed on the doors and the center console. Another notable improvement in the interiors is the restyled steering wheel that now has silver accents offering a more premium appeal.
The 2018 BMW X3 xDrive 20d comes loaded with a host of cutting-edge safety features such as:
- Six airbags
- Dynamic stability control including cornering brake control
- Electric parking brake with auto hold
- Electronic vehicle immobilizer and crash sensor
- Side-impact protection
- ISOFIX child seat mounting
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