Just In: BMW X3 launched in India


BMW has finally launched the petrol version of the its X3 in India. The Bavarian manufacturer has opened the bookings across all BMW dealerships in India. The SUV will be assembled at the company’s Chennai plant. The car was first unveiled at the Auto Expo 2018 in India and later its diesel version was launched. Here we bring you the detailed features of this luxury car.


Exterior and Interior

The SUV adds chrome radiator grille bars, two-tone underbody protection with chrome trim, air-breather in chrome and 19-inch light-alloy wheels. For interiors, the car offers leather upholstery in Vernasca, a Sensatec-covered instrument panel with contrast stitching and Fine-wood trim. More what the new car comes with is the sixth generation iDrive infotainment system with touchscreen and voice controls. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto also come as standard and other features include Harmon Kardon 600 watt audio system, BMW Connected Drive, Automatic Differential Brakes, Dynamic Traction Control and Adaptive suspension.

Engine Details

Under the hood the BMW X3 xDrive30i Luxury line has a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder, BMW Twin Power Turbo petrol engine that produces 250bhp of max power and 350 Nm of peak torque. It comes coupled to an 8-Speed automatic Steptronic sport transmission and is also available with steering wheel paddle shifters. It takes on from 0-100kmph in just 6.3 seconds. The compact, low-weight and efficient all-wheel-drive system distributes the engine’s power between the front and rear axle.


The all new BMW X3 in India is priced at 56.90 lakh INR (ex-showroom, India). Its diesel version that was launched earlier is priced at 49.99 lakh INR for the xDrive 20d Expedition version and 56.70 lakh INR (both prices ex-showroom, India).