BMW has launched the updated X3 in India at a starting price of Rs 44.9 lakh (all India ex-showroom) for the base xDrive 20d Expedition. The new X3 will be available in two variants - xDrive 20d Expedition and xDrive 20d xLine.
Visually, the new X3 differentiates itself from the outgoing model with the help of its restyled twin circular headlights, a more eye-catching kidney grille, new front and rear bumpers, and exterior mirrors with integrated turn signal indicators. Inside, the cabin gets premium interiors with chrome accents, coverable cup holders and new panelling. The HVAC display is entirely new and the optional navigation system has been replaced by a new re-engineered unit.
The X3 will be powered by the TwinPower 2-litre diesel engine which has been tuned to offer more power and efficiency. The engine churns out 187bhp of power and 400Nm of torque in the xDrive models (AWD) and 147bhp and 360Nm of torque in the sDrive. BMW India may only offer it in a single engine option which, in all probability, will be with the xDrive variant.