BMW X3 sports utility vehicle has been a huge success for the company especially in Europe. This is because the automaker has always given the best attempt in making every model of this car to produce the most desirable auto; hence it has become the main driver of BMW’s success. With new X3 on the way, BMW is hopeful of an great 2016 year in terms of sales. Without doubt, BMW always amazes the public with their every release, and with the upcoming 2016 BMW X3, the public will get a more advanced model. The X3 is a mid-size SUV which has been present since the year 2010. The upcoming model is said to go through some serious updates and remodeling. However, the automaker has maintained silence over this new model’s characteristics. Despite this, the much awaited 2016 BMW X3 is rumored to be bigger and with more advanced features that previous X3 models.
2016 BMW X3: REDESIGN EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR
The automaker has been making various changes and improvements in the 2016 BMW X3 model’s platform. Just like the previous X3 models, the new auto will make use of the F25 architecture, meaning that there will be no problems with its interior space. Reports indicate that the new model’s overall chassis will be slightly modified to make the auto more stable than the previous models. Also, some additional changes will be made to the material used in assembling the upcoming model. This is to ensure the driver of this amazing auto gets a smooth driving experience. Other radical changes on its exterior include a better body design and a new set of head and tail lights. There will also be a slightly redesigned front fascia and a new rear bumper which shall make the new model more elegant.
When it comes to its interior, the biggest change will be in its reclining seats. These seats will be slimmer and lighter to minimize on their space use and to make the reclining bit quite easy. Another remarkable thing which the automaker has included in ensuring the auto is more luxurious is by upgrading the electronic gadgets which were previously there and installing new high edge features such as satellite radio, voice activated controls, and heated seats etc. The interior is upholstered in a choice of four different colors. 2016 BMW X3 is also loaded with other incredible features such as dual zone air conditioning, leather wrapped seats, traction and stability controls, lane departure warning system, various airbags, navigation system, collision mitigation system and blind spot detection system among others.
2016 BMW X3: ENGINE SPECS
The automaker has not only focused the attention of the design and appearance, but also on the engine and performance of the new 2016 BMW X3. BMW is well known for offering various engine options in its models, and this will be the case with the new X3. About three engine alternatives will be offered and they include a 3.0 liter V6 twin turbo with about 360 horsepower and a 2.6 liter gasoline engine generating as much as 250 horsepower. A plug-in variant is also expected and it will consist of an electric motor mated with a petrol engine and will generate about 95 horses all by itself. The overall hybrid power-train will produce approximately 200 hp. Just like other modern BMW releases, this 2016 BMW X3 will transmit power through the eight speed automatic transmission. It will accelerate from zero to sixty mpg in about eight seconds.
2016 BMW X3: Release Date and Price
2016 BMW X3 will come is different engine versions, hence the prices will also vary depending on the available engine. The prices will therefore range from about $ 40 000 up to about $ 46 000. As for the release, it is speculated to take place in mid-2016.