The X3 series from BMW has been in the market since 2004 and were undoubtedly one of their finest products. It is very popular in North America as well as many European countries. As you know, all BMW vehicles are characterised by luxurious features along with top class performance and this vehicle is no different. It is generally classified under Executive cars and entry-level luxury crossovers. It comes in the basic 5 door wagon body model. Currently, it is in its second generation of production. According to reports from BMW and market speculations, it is expected that 2017 BMW X3 will be on a completely different level. It will come with front engines and both front wheel drive and all wheel drive options. Due to the level of competition is today’s market, BMW would really have to ensure that they modify the designs as well as enhance performance based on consumer demands.
2017 BMW X3: Redesign Exterior and Interior
2017 BMW X3 comes with an absolutely glorious exterior design. Design trends in the X3 series have always been very well appreciated and 2017 model will have the similar trend with a futuristic concept. It will be mighty and imposing structure with muscular looks while at the same time it would have a lot of sleek and sharp features. It would be more compact in dimensions this time around along with a 200 pound decrease in net weight.
Regarding exterior features, there wouldn’t be anything much new in new BMW X3. It will retain its horizontal slot like grille with partitions in the centre which would hold the company logo. The LED headlights would be sleeker. There would also be a larger sun roof.
If you are hoping that a lot of modifications would take place in the interior of 2017 BMW X3, then you might be disappointed. But, of course, there would be some minor yet visible changes such as the sporty steering wheel with leather wrapping and stylish seats made from Merino Leather. Dashboard would be covered in Nappa leather. There would be some additional luxury items in higher trim models such as premium surround sound system, Alcantara headliner, four-zone climate control, rear view camera for parking assistance, etc.
2017 BMW X3: Engine Specs
Under the hood 2017 X3 would be a pretty decent vehicle with twin turbo 3.0 liter 6 cylinder engine in the base model. It will give a power output of 360 hp and nearly 400 lb-ft of torque. There are also speculations regarding the possibility of a V8 engine with more than 440 HP of power and nearly 510 lb-ft of torque. It would be able to attain a top speed of approximately 155 mph. Acceleration would also be pretty good for 0 to 60 under 6.2 seconds.
2017 BMW X3: Competitors
2017 BMW X3 will not have it easy when it comes to competitions. According to market speculation, the Audi RS Q5 and the latest version of Mercedes-AMG GLC63 will be able to compete with X3 in terms of performance and design.