The BMW is one of the most stylish vehicles. Everyone knows that beemers not only have the looks but also the strength. Buying a BMW is therefore a great idea for many people, the only problem many face is the prohibitive price. The 2015 BMW X3 is no different. It is priced quite steeply but that does not stop auto enthusiasts from highly anticipating it. For some people its price of $38,000 is a steal.
This crossover SUV comes with two engine selections. There is the 2.0 liter four-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine that can muster up some 180 horsepower and a healthy 280 pound–feet of torque. This is quite convenient for driving within the city and places that do not demand too much power plus the huge amount of torque allows you to tow more loads and always keep the engine revving in lower segment. This will significantly reduce fuel consumption when compared to similarly powered gasoline units.
2015 BMW X3 Changes
There is also an option of a getting a more powerful 2.0 liter turbocharged four-cylinder gasoline engine found in the 28i models. This one can summon up to 240 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. If power is what you are really looking for in the X3, then the xDrive35i is what you should go for. The 3.0 liter engine can afford a robust 300 pound-feet of torque and turbocharged 300 horsepower.
With a top speed of more than 150 mph, this 3.0 liter engine can go from zero to sixty in just under 5.5 seconds. The all-wheel drive system in the 2015 BMW X3 splits power in 40/60 %. About 60% of torque will be sent to the rear wheels in normal driving but then it is possible to send 100% to the rear as well. It maintains traction very well so you can count on it to get you out of any trouble.
Crossover SUVs are notorious fuel guzzlers. The 2015 BMW X3 model however has been lauded as one of the most economical crossovers in the market today- in terms of fuel consumption. It brings with it a fuel economy rating of 21MPG in the city and 28 on the highway. These are figures for the diesel powered version while the gasoline models are slightly worse.
Review Of 2015 BMW X3
One truly impressive thing about the 2015 X3 is that it is very easy on the eye. It is pretty simple in design yet it comes off as extremely elegant. The exterior is simply lovely. The interior is bound to make several jaws drop. It is richly packed with a whole lot of amazing devices for your convenience while driving. The cabin is nicely roomy allowing for a comfortable seating of five adults. Bluetooth connectivity, adaptive cruise control, a touchscreen LCD display are all to be found in this impressive vehicle.
As aforementioned, the 2015 BMW X3 is retailing at $38,400. It will be fully available in the markets by the spring of 2015. Sources reveal that the BMW X3 can already be preordered but it will only be delivered by the end of 2014. While we are waiting for it to show up on roads we will deliver all new details we receive.