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2022 BMW X3 launched in India at INR 59,90,000

Written by Akhil Dalvi

German luxury car manufacturer BMW has announced the launch of its new 2022 X3 SUV for the Indian market. BMW will offer the renowned Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) with a refreshed exterior, a new premium interior, and extensive features. The brand has also stated that it will currently offer the 2022 X3 with a single petrol powertrain. The 2022 X3’s SportX Plus costs INR 59,90,000 (ex-showroom) whereas the M Sport costs INR 65,90,000 (ex-showroom).

2022 BMW X3: Design Details

BMW has ensured to redesign the X3 to give it a sportier appeal which includes the new kidney grille. Some of the other redesigned elements include the new adaptive LED matrix headlights with LED DRLs and a new front apron. The brand has equipped the LED taillights with a black border and narrow light graphics with 3D-modeled pincer contour, along with new filigree style, horizontal turn signals, the X3 sports new, flush-fitting free-form tailpipe trims for enhanced sportiness.

BMW will offer an M Sport package on the new X3 that features a front apron with larger air intakes. Additionally, the brand will equip the SUV with high-gloss black air curtains and a sporty rear bumper with a diffuser. The 2022 X3’s M Sport Package also contains 19-inch Y-Spoke alloy wheels with 20-inch wheels as an early bird offer. The X3 will feature 6 metallic colours – Mineral White, Sophisto Grey, Black Sapphire, Phytonic Blue, Brooklyn Grey, and Carbon Black.

2022 BMW X3: Interiors & Features

The newly redesigned interior of the 2022 X3 showcases exceptional levels of comfort and functionality via its modern cabin ambience. BMW has equipped the X3’s interior with a new Multi-function Sport Steering Wheel and electrically-adjustable seats with memory function. Additionally, the M Sport package offers Sports seats, Sensatec perforated upholstery, and an M leather steering wheel with multifunction buttons. The M Sport package of the new 2022 X3 also includes an M interior trim that enhances the performance-oriented ambience.

The new X3 SUV also features a panoramic glass roof, a Welcome Light Carpet, electroplated trim, air vent elements. Along with a 6-coloured Ambient Lighting System, the SUV also sports 3-zone automatic climate control and a 550-litre boot. The 2022 X3 features the latest BMW ConnectedDrive technologies, including the 12.3-inch digital driver’s display. The system supports BMW Gesture Control and Wireless Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, along with using the latest BMW Operating System 7.0.

Known as the BMW Live Cockpit Professional, the system features 3D Navigation and Parking Assistant Plus with a 360-degree camera. BMW has also equipped the new X3 with a 16-speaker, 464 W, Harman Kardon Premium Surround System, and 6 airbags. In terms of safety, the SUV sports Attentiveness Assistance, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), and Cornering Brake Control (CBC). Other safety features include ABS, 4 driving modes, side-impact protection, Brake-Energy regeneration, automatic start/stop, and ISOFIX child seat mounts.

2022 BMW X3: Powertrain Details

Powering the new 2022 X3 is a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder BMW TwinPower Turbo engine that produces 252 PS and 350 Nm. The SUV transmits this power to all four wheels using its xDrive system via an 8-speed Steptronic sport transmission. The 2022 X3 claims to accelerate from 0-100 kph in 6.6 seconds and sports a top speed of 235 km/h.

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