BMW X3 diesel will be made available at the company dealerships alongside petrol trims starting today.
BMW has launched the X3 SUV in a diesel variant in India on Thursday. The new car has been priced at ₹65.50 lakh (ex-showroom). It is manufactured locally in India at the company’s plant in Chennai and will be available at the official BMW dealerships alongside the existing petrol trims starting today.
In terms of pricing, the new BMW X3 xDrive20d trim costs closer to the higher-spec X3 xDrive30i M Sport which has been priced at ₹65.90 lakh (ex-showroom). Otherwise, the pricing of the X3 start from ₹59.90 lakh (ex-showroom) for the X3 xDrive30i SportX Plus trim.
The new BMW X3 diesel brings forward a refreshed exterior design along with a more powerful diesel engine with BMW’s proven TwinPower Turbo technology. The engine is a two-litre four-cylinder diesel unit rated to produce an output of 140 kw/ 190 hp and maximum torque of 400 Nm at 1,750 – 2,500 rpm. This unit helps the car to propel from 0 -100 km / hr in just 7.9 seconds with top speed of 213 km/h.
Introduced as Luxury Edition, the new BMW X3 xDrive20d is available in a range of colour options including Mineral White, Phytonic Blue, Brooklyn Grey, Sophisto Grey, Black Sapphire and Carbon Black.
The car has been made available with optional company services such as ‘BMW Service Inclusive’ and ‘BMW Service Inclusive Plus’. These service packages cover Condition Based Service (CBS) and maintenance work with a choice of plans from 3 yrs / 40,000 kms to 10 yrs / 2,00,000 kms. The prices of these services start from ₹1.53 per km.
Moreover, the new X3 SUV is also available with an optional BMW Repair Inclusive which basically functions as warranty extension from third year of operation to maximum sixth year.