The famous Bavarian manufacturer prepares a completely new version of its compact crossover and 2019 BMW X3 will follow these changes. The new generation was presented this summer and it should enter production soon.
The original version almost 15 years ago and we have seen two generations of it so far. The third generation will come with many improvements. We are about to see a new platform that will bring many benefits in terms of driving experience. Also, we will see a completely new styling and interior design.
The 2019 X3 should come with the pretty much same design characteristics as 2018 model, which is about to comes completely new. The new generation already had its premiere this July. It comes with the new look, new cabin, but also with many technical improvements that will provide better driving experience. This model is expected to come somewhere late the next year.
2019 BMW X3 redesign and features
The 2019 BMW X3 will come with all those changes that the next generation will introduce. There are many improvements compared to the outgoing model. There is a completely new platform, which utilizes many lightweight materials. This provides some nice weight saving, which is crucial for things such as fuel economy, efficiency, and overall performance. There is also a new styling.
The new generation completely follows brand’s latest language. The new model looks pretty good and 2019 BMW X3 will follow it at all. There are no radical changes, only the evolution of the Bavarian famous design philosophy. The interior design comes with the changes in the same manner. The cabin looks similar to the outgoing model, but there are also many new details, such as new steering wheel, a larger touchscreen, more aluminum surfaces and new trim. The list of standard features should be amazing too.
2019 BMW X3 features
The exact list of standard features is still unknown, but we are pretty sure that the new 2019 BMW X3 will come with a full load of features. Base models will definitely come with things such as 18-inch alloy wheels, sporty front seats with adjustable side bolster, adjustable drive modes, new 10.3-inch touchscreen with the latest infotainment system etc. Higher trims will feature even more equipment.
We also expect to see the famous M package in the offer, which will include things like 19-inch wheels, upgraded brakes, a more aggressive front and rear bumper, a sports exhaust, a sport-tuned suspension, a launch control feature, a Sport+ driving mode, steering-wheel-mounted shift paddles and variable-ratio steering.
The new model will also feature a whole bunch of safety features, such as blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, lane departure warning and emergency braking at low speeds, adaptive cruise control, lane departure mitigation etc.
2019 BMW X3 engines
The new 2019 BMW X3 will come with the company’s familiar engines. However, we expect to see some improvements in terms of power and torque.
The base model is expected to feature a familiar 2.0-liter gasoline engine, which will for this occasion gain a slight power boost. It will now feature a max power of 248 horses and 258 pound-feet of torque. This amount is enough for a 0-60 sprint in about six seconds, while the top speed will go up to 130 miles per hour.
The new generation will also come in famous hi-performance M package. This model will feature a 3.0-liter Turbo engine, with max power of 355 horses and 369 pound-feet of torque. This will be enough for a 0-60 sprint in about 4.5 seconds, while the top speed will go over 155 miles per hour. Both models will feature 8-speed automatic transmission with AWD as standard.
2019 BMW X3 release date and price
The 2019 BMW X3 will come without bigger changes, so expect it somewhere late next year. When it comes to the price, the base model should go around 40.000 dollars. Main competitors will be models like Mercedes GLC, Audi Q5, Jaguar F-Pace etc.