The X3 xDrive 30d is an anticipated model from BMW's stable, ready to cruise the Indian roads with technology sure to please the Indian customers. The SUV is equipped with a 6-cylinder, 16 valve diesel engine that offers a top torque of 560Nm at 2750 rpm and 285bhp at 4000 rpm. The BMW X3 is a luxurious SUV that blends the BMW road experience and high end safety with the versatility and practicality of a larger SUV.The interior of the BMW X3 xDrive30d is beautifully designed with elegant use of colours and effective detailing. A drive in the all exclusive BMW X3 xDrive 30d will be an experience to cherish in all weathers with its effective climate control and intelligent interior designs. To keep the occupants entertained, the car comes with a Hi-Fi loudspeaker system that will assure powerful audio.
The BMW X3 xDrive30d has claims to be the most exciting model in its segment with distinctly attractive exteriors and designing that gives it a powerful look. The BMW X3 is given prominent creases on its body to appear unique in the market. The hood of this luxurious SUV is spacious to assure safety to the car's engine. With a single glance, the car's muscular design and elevated seat positions are noticeable. The BMW X3 is given good ground clearance which is an essential feature to rise as an efficient SUV. The BMW X3 has body coloured ORVMs that can be electronically adjusted. The SUV has been given larger wheel arches that can hold 17-inch alloy wheels comfortably. Coming to the rear of the car; it has been given the touch of a saloon but still maintains an aggressive look. The overall length of the BMW X3 xDrive 30d is 4569mm, the width is 1987mm and the height is 1674mm.
Now coming to the USP of the BMW X3 xDrive30d; its interiors! From the instruments and trims to the seat fabric and seams, every minute detail has been given proper attention to ensure that the striking visual language of the exterior flows seamlessly into the interior. The BMW X3 xDrive 30d claims to bring a unique combination of power and comfort to the occupants. The interior designing is taken up a notch by adding comfortable leather coated seats. Once seared in the driver's seat, one can observe the steering wheel as it is covered in attractive leather, trimmed in an elegant manner with many functional keys placed on it. The cabin of BMW X3 xDrive 30d holds good head and legroom measurements. The interior trims in the BMW X3 are expected to come in Fine-wood trim Poplar Grain Light, Fine-wood trim Poplar Grain Grey and Fine-wood trim Walnut Light which will make the interior more interesting and attractive .
Engine & Performance
BMW X3 xDrive 30d is equipped with a 16-valve 6-cylinder diesel engine that produces a top torque of 560Nm at 2750rpm and a peak 285bhp at 4000 rpm. It features an 8-speed automatic gear box and has a top speed of 236 kmph . It can race from 0-100 kmph in 6.2 seconds! Astonishing figures for an SUV, the BMW X3 xDrive 30d can give 8.9 kmpl in the city and 13.3 kmpl on the highways .
Braking & Handling
The handling of BMW X3 xDrive 30d is going to thrill the driver. The car comes with the latest technology to make the handling precise, easy and smooth. BMW X3 xDrive 30d will employ ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System); it is standard to both the variants . The BMW X3 also includes the automatic differential brake (ADB-X) which makes the handling of BMW X3 even more effective. It also sports Cornering Break Control which assures great safety to the car by asymmetric regulation of brake pressure outside the effect of ABS regulation, which creates stabilised counter-torque and provides extra support when going through tight bends.DTC (Dynamic Traction Control) is also standard to all variants of BMW X3. The technology intervenes only at higher speeds when the entire control goes into the hands of the driver in case of limits without the fear of crossing them. Next important handling feature includes the Hill Descent Control (HDC) which is again a standard feature that allows drivers to navigate driving through steep downhill roads. This automatic speed control applies brakes to each wheel individually as required, reducing the car's forward motion to slightly more than walking speed. Drivers can vary their speed by using the accelerator or brake. This assures a smoother, more easily controlled drive as drivers can concentrate completely on the steering.
It is not just the safety features that the company has considered but has also ensured high class comfort features as well. The steering wheel is wrapped in attractive leather and all the functional keys are mounted on it for the convenience of the driver. The seats used in the all-exclusive BMW X3 are teamed with high end technology like electronic seat adjustment and memory functions for the driver's seat. The interior of the car is highly remarkable, causing the car to be more comfortable and spacious, making it a good option for long drives.
When it comes to safety features, BMW has never left any stone unturned and it is evident from the list of awards bagged by BMW cars for excellent safety features. This tradition is well maintained in the exciting BMW X3 xDrive 30d as well. It comes loaded with safety belts that feature force limiters and tensioners with electronically controlled pyrotechnic actuators. In an event of a sudden jerk, the tensioner tightens the seat belts in a fraction of a second for greater safety of the occupants. The rear seats offers three headrests and three automatic seatbelts as standard. Another aspect of the BMW X3 comprehensive safety programme is the availability of airbags as a standard feature. The protection of driver and front passenger is assured with the side airbags. These side and head airbags are standard for both the front and rear. The Impact Depending System inflates the appropriate airbags to the correct degree, assuring maximum safety; thus the BMW X3 assures best in class safety features which adds to its popularity in Indian market. The body of BMW X3 is designed in such a way that it becomes capable of absorbing a high degree of shock. The car is also provided with a warning triangle and a first aid kit.
The engine options allow the customers to make the perfect choice according to their needs.
Its price seems to be the only con yet. However, it is adequately priced according to its competitors.