New 2017 BMW X3 – Release Date and Review

2017 BMW X3 review

With a wide-ranging talents and broad selection of engines, the new 2017 BMW X3 is an excellent choice for a luxury crossover SUV. However, its starting price point is a concern for would-be buyers in the segment, as rivals are competitively priced. The BMW X3 USA release date should be expected sometime in the first half of 2017. 

2017 BMW X3 side view, exterior, red color, alloy wheels

Appealing features available for the BMW X3 2017 include top-notch crash test scores, abundant cargo and passenger space, a choice of three fuel-thrifty and capable engines, and high quality cabin. Changes for the new model are subtle but are a welcome, nonetheless.

2017 BMW X3 rear view, taillights and alloy wheels

There is no doubt that the BMW X3 is the leading light in its class courtesy of the many talents and capabilities it boasts of ranging from capable engines to luxury and comfort details on its cabin. Now in its seventh year of production, the BMW 3 Series keeps its head raised high even despite rivals being competitively priced below it.

2017 BMW X3 front view, badges and alloy wheels

In fact, it is almost faultless, and you’d have to go to great lengths to find any if there’s. The only foible that seems to be the only downside to owning the X3 seems to be its heft price tag. This flawless vehicle makes no apologies in demanding a whopping price of around $38,95 for the X3 SUV, and $42,450 for the 2017 BMW X3 Diesel.

2017 BMW X3 spy shots, side view

Although no significant changes are conspicuously present on the BMW X3, it has received some noteworthy add-ons and improvements nonetheless. The 2017 BMW X3 interior is perhaps the only area that has received significant refreshments meant to burnish its appeal. Its interior technologies and features are crisp, premium and cater for individual tastes and preferences and offer serious reasons for its rivals to go hang before it debuts.

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2017 BMW X3 exterior, rear view, taillights and tailpipe

If you have adequate resources to get the 2017 BMW X3, resistance may be futile. But of course, for the rest of us who have meagre resources, shortage of alternatives in this hotly contested segment isn’t admissible. Options include the 2017 Audi Q5, Lexus NX, Acura RDX 2017, and the Volvo XC60.

Review of Trims – 2017 BMW X3

2017 BMW X3 front view, red color, headlights and alloy wheels

Four trims are available for the five-passenger 2017 BMW X3: xDrive28i, sDrive28i, xDrive35i, and the xDrive28d. One additional trim is rumored will be available, however, this information will only be substantiated on its release date.

2017 BMW X3 Interior Accessories & Exterior Changes

2017 BMW X3 interior, steering wheel, lcd screen

Some of the standard BMW X3 sDrive28i 2017 accessories available include a premium leatherette upholstery, a nine-speaker sound system, automatic dual-zone climate control, automatic wipers and headlights, LED foglights, eighteen-inch wheels, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity, an auxiliary audio jack, a CD player, a folding rear seat, a tilt-and-telescopic leather-wrapped steering wheel, rearview auto-dimming mirrors, roof rails, the iDrive electronics interface, cruise control, ambient interior lighting, power-folding exterior mirrors, roof rails, a power liftgate, and driver memory functions.

2017 BMW X3 front angle, headlights and grille

The 2017 BMW X3 xDrive28i adds a diesel powerplant, an all-wheel drive system, and hill descent control. The xDrive35i trim offers a sixteen-speaker Harman Kardon premium sound system, adaptive xenon headlights, a powerful six-cylinder engine, and a panoramic sunroof.

2017 BMW X3 interior, leather front seats

Tacked on by the optional Premium package is a heated steering wheel, a retractable headlight washer system, keyless entry and ignition, satellite and HD radio, a hands-free tailgate, front and rear heated seats, and a leather upholstery. Features available with the Technology package include BMW Remote services, smartphone app integration, an enhanced driver information display, a larger central iDrive screen, and a heads-up display.

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2017 BMW X3 rear angle, taillights and tailpipe

The 2017 BMW X3 M Sport package bundles an eight-speed sport transmission system, a sport steering wheel, torque-vectoring AWD system, nineteen-inch wheels, and an aerodynamic body kit.

2017 BMW X3 Engine Specs

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Standard systems offered across the entire trim lineup includes the eights-speed automatic transmission and an automatic stop-start system. Three engines are offered for the 2017 BMW X3: a 240-horsepower- and 260 lbs. ft. of torque – generating 2.0L turbocharged inline-4 engine fitted under the hood of the xDrive28i, a four-cylinder diesel 2.0L engine good for 180 hp and 280 pounds-feet of torque offered for the X3 xDrive28d, and lastly, but certainly not the least, is the 3.0L turbocharged six-cylinder engine offered for the X3 xDrive35i.


2017 BMW X3 auto show, front view, grille

Wheelbase: 9 ft. 2.6 in. (110.6 in.)
Length: 15 ft. 3.4 in. (183.4 in.)
Width: 6 ft. 2.1 in. (74.1 in.)
Passenger volume: N/A
Cargo volume: 27.6 cu.ft.
Curb weight: 4030 lbs.
Top Speed: 127 mph
0-60: 5.3 sec
MPG: 19/26 mpg
Available Exterior Colors: Alpine White, Black Sapphire Metallic, Carbon Black Metallic, Deep Sea Blue Metallic, Glacier Silver Metallic, Jet Black, Melbourne Red Metallic, Mineral Silver Metallic, Mineral White Metallic, Space Gray Metallic, Sparkling Brown Metallic…
Towing Capacity: N/A

2017 BMW X3 Release Date & Price

2017 BMW X3 release date

Rumors allege the newest BMW X3 2017 goes for sale for an MSRP starting from $38,950, and will most probably hit dealerships sometime in the first half of 2017.

Newly Announced Changes for Upcoming Models

BMW X1 2017 Changes – The latest BMW releases speculates that there are going to be a lot of made changes for the 2017 X1 model which will arrive in stores in the later part of the upcoming year.

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2017 BMW X3 exterior, front view, headlights and alloy wheels

2017 BMW X3 side angle, white color, alloy wheels

2017 BMW X3 side view, white color, alloy wheels and headlights

2017 BMW X3rear view, tailpipe and alloy wheels

2017 BMW X3 front view, grille and badges

2017 BMW X3 interior, steering wheel, dashboard

2017 BMW X3 interior, gear shift knob

2017 BMW X3 interior, leather back seats