BMW has launched the new X3 facelift in India. The newly updated model is available in two new variants X3 30i SportX plus and X3 30i M Sport. Prices for the new BMW X3 facelift start from ₹59.90 Lakhs. Moreover, bookings for the same had begun a week ago. Let’s take a deeper look at the new X3 Facelift. 

BMW X3 facelift: Exterior Styling

BMW X3 faceliftOn the outside, the X3 facelift gets a new fully adaptive LED headlamp and a slightly larger Kidney grille. The new revised front bumper gets a vertical air intake and silver accents running between them. The side profile is dominated by the new 20-inch alloy wheels which come as an optional upgrade. Other highlights of the side profile include Silver window lining, roof rails, and a brushed aluminum trim at the bottom.

At the rear, the new sculpted LED taillamp grabs most of the attention. The Rear bumper gets significant updates and a new set of chrome exhaust tips. Furthermore the X3 is available in 6 different paint tones – metallic mineral white, metallic sophisto grey brilliant mineral effect, metallic black Saphire, metallic phytonic blue, metallic M-Brooklyn grey, and Metallic M-Carbon black.  

Features such as M aerodynamic package, 19-inch M light-alloy wheels, adaptive suspension, M-roof rails, exterior mirror caps, and rear apron with a diffuser is available with the high-end X3oi M Sport model. 

BMW X3 facelift: Interior and Tech

BMW calls is its interior Athletic and Aesthetic. The design details given for premium aesthetics can be seen all over the cabin. The sculpt form dashboard gets a floating 12.3-inch infotainment system. below that comes a horizontal aircon vent with silver styling accents. The sport seating is crafted using high-quality leather and top-notch sensatec upholstery. Moreover, the infotainment system supports all modern connectivity features and the BMW cockpit profession helps to control the infotainment system and fully digital instrument cluster virtually.

Other interior features include a panoramic sunroof, a 360-degree camera, park assist function, and a Harman Kardon-sourced surround sound music system.

Powertrain

The BMW X3 facelift comes with a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine. Furthermore, this motor can generate a power output of 252bhp and 350Nm of peak torque. An 8-speed automatic gearbox is provided as a transmission option. Moreover, a diesel variant will join the X3 lineup soon. 

The new BMW X3 costs ₹59.90 lakh for the xDrive 30i SportX Plus variant, and ₹65.90 lakh for xDrive 30i M Sport. The X3 will rival SUVs such as Lexus NX, Mercedes-Benz GLC, Volvo XC60, Audi Q5, and the Land Rover Discovery Sport.

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