BMW is planning to launch a third generation of X3 because more vehicles are joining the race and the competition is getting intense. So for this reason this premium car company has decided to bring up a 2017 BMW X3 that will represent the future generation of this SUV era. This new X3 2017 model will get many fresh equipment which will improve its outlook. Cabin section will also get many amenities and it will be loaded with all modern tech gadgets. According to experts, this new X3 might make more profit than its previous generation. Exterior portion of 2017 BMW X3 is expected to get some styling although there is still no official photos of the model. In a press conference BMW has declared that they will bring a new electric power train and X3 is one such car that will incorporate the electric power unit. It will also acquire the normal gasoline engine along with a hybrid unit. Some experts are suggesting that this company might present a new interior design that might improve the interior space and comfort as well as the technology. This new generation has codename G01. This is a very popular SUV model in the auto market and it is expected to continue this era.
2017 BMW X3 – Rivals in the Market
This luxury crossover SUV has many competitors in the market and 2017 version of X3 have to face them again. These models are:
- Porsche Macan S.
- Mercedes-Benz GLC Class.
- Audi Q5.
- Lexus RX.
- Lincoln MKX.
- Land Rover Discovery Sport.
- Acura RDX.
- Infiniti QX50.
- Volvo XC60.
- Cadillac XT5.
2017 BMW X3 – Exterior and Interior Design:
Exact detail of outer design is still unknown but it will borrow some styling patterns from other models. It will get a vertically elongated front and a headlamp that merges with the front grille. The BMW X3 2017 is expected use a new platform that will use aluminum, carbon fiber and high strength steel. All the basic amenities will remain same except some few equipment will be updated that will enhance its look like its grille, headlamp, pillar and body lines. BMW is holding all the detail of interior although they will reveal it soon. From camouflaged photos experts can predict that dashboard will get some bigger gaps from instrument cluster. Interior will adopt a new design and most of the equipment will be updated. New platform will provide better passenger and cargo space.
2017 BMW X3 – Drive Train Details:
The new 2017 BMW X3 is expected to get a 2.0 liter turbocharged (B47) and a 3.0 liter turbocharged gasoline engine (B58). In the new gereration of this model we can expect 3.0 liter diesel version with codename B57. It might also get a hybrid unit along with this gasoline unit that will boost up its presentation, although they haven’t announced any details about the drive train details. Gearbox will get eight speed automatic but fuel consumption detail is still unknown. All in all we can expect a lot of engine choices and we especially look forward to new BMW hybrid SUV.
2017 BMW X3 – Price and Availability
2017 BMW X3 is expected to get its release date by the end of 2016 although exact detail will be out only when it makes its way in big auto shows. Price range of this new BMW compact SUV will not differ by a large margin from its predecessor and the starting range will be around $39,000.