2018 BMW X3

  • Best acceleration in the segment: 4.6s
  • 3.0-liter M Performance TwinPower Turbo technology 6-cylinder inline engine (B58B30M0)
  • 355 hp from 5,500 – 6,500 rpm
  • 369 lb-ft from 1,520 – 4,800 rpm
  • 8-speed Steptronic Sport automatic transmission with Launch Control
  • xDrive with more pronounced rear bias then other X3 models
  • Sport seats with “M40i” logos
  • M Aerodynamic kit with design elements finished in Cerium Grey Metallic
  • Black Chrome tailpipes
  • M Sport brakes (blue-painted aluminum four-piston fixed calipers)
  • M Sport suspension with M Performance specific tuning
  • Standard 19-inch or optional 20-inch and 21-inch cast light-alloy wheels
  • Optional Adaptive M Sport suspension
  • Unchanged exterior dimensions
  • Wheelbase increased by 2.2″
  • 50:50 Weight distribution
  • New hexagonal kidney grills
  • Optional Adaptive LED and Icon Adaptive Full LED Headlights
  • Factory installed trailer hitch available as an option with 2″ reciever


  • New BMW Active Kidney Grille
  • Underbody cladding
  • Roof spoiler with Aero Blades on the sides
  • Air Curtains
  • Standard design package on all X3s
  • Satin aluminum and silver matte trim
  • 18-inch Y-Spoke wheels with All-season Run Flat Tires (19-inch V-Spoke wheels with All-season Run Flat Tires are available as an upgrade option
  • Standard sport seats with power adjustable side bolsters, and an Anthracite headliner.
  • Optional Luxury Package, available for the first time in the X3 model range with features such as chrome kidney grille bars and two-tone front & rear bumper trim
  • Aerodynamic kit (front apron with larger air intakes, side skirt trim, and a diffusor-style rear apron)
  • Shadowline exterior trim
  • 19-inch M Double-Spoke Wheels with All-season Run Flat Tires or Performance Run Flat Tires
  • M Double-Spoke 20-inch Wheels with Mixed Performance Run Flat Tires are available as an upgrade option
  • M Sport leather steering wheel, M door sill finishers and a SensaTec upholstered dashboard
  • Increased storage space
  • 3-zone automatic climate control, which adds separate temperature controls for the rear compartment to those for the driver and front passenger.
  • Angle of the standard 40:20:40 split/folding rear seat backrests can be adjusted individually and through various stages thanks to the standard cargo function
  • Load capacity of 28.7 ft3 with seats up and 62.7 ft3 with seats down
  • Front ventilated seats for driver and front passenger
  • 9.8-inch longer panoramic glass moonroof
  • Extended Ambient Lighting
  • Double-joint spring strut front axle and a five-link rear set-up at the rear
  • Weight savings: Aluminum swivel bearings and lighter tubular anti-roll bars as well as optimizing wheel location at the front
  • Electric Power Steering system with Servotronic
  • Rear bias of xDrive all-wheel-drive system is increased
  • Driving Stability Control (DSC), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), Automatic Differential Brake (ADB-X), Cornering Brake Control (CBC), Dynamic Brake Control (DBC), Start-Off Assistant, Performance Control, and Hill Descent Control (HDC)
  • Variable sport steering from the BMW X3 M40i is optionally available on the BMW X3 xDrive30i

M Sports suspension (standard on M40i)

  • Stiffer springs, dampers and anti-roll bars
  • Adaptive M Suspension optional on M40i (electronically controlled dampers)
  • Dynamic Damper Control is available on the 30i model
  • 8″ ground clearance
  • 23.1degree approach angle
  • 21.4degree departure angle
  • 17.4degree breakover angle
  • 19.6″ fording depth
  • 10.25″ Touchscreen display
  • BMW Gesture Control technology

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