BMW X3 Facelift Diesel Launched At ₹65.50 Lakh


The BMW X3 has been in the Indian market for quite a while now and BMW recently gave it a fresh lease of life with a facelift. The facelifted X3 was launched with the option of a sole petrol variant dubbed as the 30i in the M-sport trim. However, it missed out on the diesel engine. Now, the wait is over because BMW has launched the XDrive 20d Luxury Line variant at ₹65.50 Lakh. The X3 diesel sits between the petrol sport plus and M-sport variant.

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The X3 now gets a more modern appearance which makes it a sportier look. The car looks refreshed and robust thanks to the redesigned and larger BMW kidney grille, flatter headlights, and the new front apron. The LED headlights are now adaptive. Moving to the back, the car gets full LED taillights with a black border to give them a more precise appearance.

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It also gets large flush-fitting free-form tailpipes which give it a macho look and a more powerful presence. The Luxury Line variant uses more chrome on the exterior when compared to the M-sport variant. It also gets silver skid plates all around. The 19-inch wheels are also different when compared to the sportier variant.

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Interior and safety

The interiors boast a higher degree of change than the exteriors. Buyers will enjoy features like a multi-function steering wheel, electrical seat adjustment with memory function, a panoramic glass roof, welcome light carpet, ambient lighting with six dimmable designs, 3-zone climate control, auto wipers, auto-dimming IRVM, and auto wipers.

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In terms of multimedia, it gets a 12.3-inch Live cockpit display and a 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system. BMW has also added galvanic embellish in chrome for the buttons all around the cabin to uplift the ambiance. Safety features include six airbags, Attentiveness Assistance, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) including Cornering Brake Control (CBC), electric parking brake with auto hold, side-impact protection, electronic vehicle immobilizer and crash sensor, ISOFIX child seat mounting.

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The BMW X3 xDrive20d is equipped with a 2.0L four-cylinder diesel engine that chunks out 190hp of max power and 400mm of peak torque, this engine is mated to the 8-speed automatic gearbox. This SUV can do 0-100kmph in just 7.9secs and can reach the top speed of 213kmph.



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