New BMW X3 India launch price Rs 44.90 lakhs

First unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year, the new 2015 BMW X3 SUV makes its way to India at a starting price of Rs 44.90 lakhs. Set to compete with the likes of Audi Q5, Volvo XC60, and Mercedes ML Class, new X3 comes with only one engine option and two trims.

New BMW X3 India launch price Rs 44.90 lakhsUnlike the older X3, the new does not come with two engine options. 2015 X3 is only offered with 2.0l diesel xDrive 20d. This engine generates 190 hp power and 400 Nm torque. The more powerful xDrive 30d with 3.0l inline 6 diesel mill, is not offered as yet with the new X3. Transmission is taken care by ZF eight speed automatic gearbox. Fuel economy is claimed at 18.56 kmpl, top speed is 210 kmph and 0-100 kmph is achieved in 8.1 seconds.

New BMW X3 facelift is seen with larger headlamps, a more prominent BMW kidney grille and external mirrors with signal indicators. Interiors are given a plush appeal with a host of chrome accents and wooden paneling while navigation system is new along with the on board display system. Interiors are dominated by new leather upholstery, cup holders, automatic boot opener and will also see new body paint and stylish alloy wheels which will give the new X3 a more premium look.

The two trims on offer are – xDrive 20d Expedition and xDrive 20d xLine, respectively priced at Rs 44.90 lakhs and Rs 49.90 lakhs (ex-showroom). The top of the line xLine features panaromic sunroof, aluminium roof rails, sport leather steering wheel, 7 channel 9 speaker system, Sport+ drive mode, dynamic braking for individual wheels, 18 inch alloys, and leather upholstery.

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