Luxury Hits the Off-Road with the BMW X3

Explore the Numerous Style Features and Capabilities of an All-New 2018 BMW X3

It’s rare to find a vehicle that can turn heads when you drive through the city and that can handle itself off the road. Well, BMW has done it. The all-new X3 is a powerhouse of a vehicle on and off the road.

The X3 is a part of the Sports Activity Vehicle ® category of BMW vehicles. These vehicles are specially outfitted SUVs that have sport-like features. The BMW X3, itself, possess a unique set of capabilities, technology features and exterior stylings that set the car apart from other vehicles. To learn more about this, read our breakdown below!

Off-Road Capabilities of a BMW X3

Kicking up dirt and climbing up steep hills isn’t the ordinary image of a luxury vehicle such as the BMW X3. Well, the BMW X3 is far from ordinary. This vehicle comes with an 8-speed Steptronic Sport Automatic Transmission that is specially tuned to match the engine’s performance characteristics.

The powerful engine that comes standard on the X3 is the 30i 4-cylinder TwinPower Turbo engine. It has a horsepower of 248 and 258 pounds-feet of torque. Take your X3 off-road with no worries. This engine combines with BMW’s intelligent all-wheel-drive system to deliver dynamic driving capabilities.

The X3 has got you covered when it comes to slippery road conditions and loose dirt. It sports a Dynamic Stability Control system that keeps your vehicle under your control. It helps with road grip, over or understeering and handling. xDrive is a feature that works with the control system to monitor and detect treacherous road conditions. If a wheel begins to slip then it will send power to it to improve traction and handling.

Make Heads Turn with the X3

Before you take your X3 into the dirt and mud, you should drive it around downtown and see the reactions you get. This vehicle has an available M Sport body type that showcases its luxury status. It has large M double-spoke wheels and precision-engineered aerodynamics. High-gloss roof rails and a Shadowline exterior trim surround the vehicle with superior styling.

The front of the X3 sports an Active Kidney Grille and BMW Air Curtains to improve the fuel economy of the vehicle. This bit of functional style not only impresses onlookers but saves you money. An available M Aerodynamic kit can add eye-catching Cerium Grey Metallic design cues to your vehicle for the above-average style.

Perform Like a Sports Car

The BMW X3 is the first-ever M performance Sports Activity Vehicle ®. It has an available 3.0-liter TwinPower Turbo 6-cylinder inline engine that is nothing to scoff at. It can generate 355 horsepower and 369 pounds-feet of torque. When equipped with this engine, the X3 can reach a maximum speed of 155 mph.

The X3 doesn’t get its Sports Activity Vehicle ® title for not being an outstanding vehicle when it comes to performance. This vehicle can reach go from zero to 60 mph in only 4.6 seconds. This jaw-dropping performance can leave sports cars in the dust. Other vehicle brands simply can’t keep up with the BMW X3.

Interested in a BMW X3?

If you have gone through our breakdown of the BMW X3 and like it then you can make one yours! We have a wide-range of different vehicles with their own unique features and characteristics. Visit our dealership and take a look at our inventory of BMW X3 vehicles!