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Brand New BMW iX3 210kW M Sport Pro 80kWh 5dr Auto

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Featured specification

Standard specification

Driver Convenience

Apple car play and Android autoAttentiveness assist
BMW Drive recorderBMW gesture control
BMW Live Cockpit Professional with 12.3" instrument display + 12.3" high resolution centre display nav function and Intelligent Voice AssistantBMW Online services
BMW TeleservicesBrake pad wear indicator
Check control systemCondition based service - BMW service history, electronic service booklet, integrated owner's handbook
Enhanced bluetooth with wireless chargingFront/rear Parking distance control
Head up DisplayLateral parking aid
Parking assistant plus with 360 degree surround view camera system and remote 3D viewPAS
Personal ProfileWi-Fi hotspot

Engine/Drivetrain/Suspension

eDrive exterior soundMode 3 charging cable 22kW
Safety battery terminal clamp 

Entertainment

DAB radioHarman/Kardon surround sound audio system

Exterior Features

Acoustic front side windowsAcoustic windscreen
Air breathers with BMW i logoBlack kidney frame
Blue ring around BMW logosBMW i badge on the kidney grille
BMW iconic sound electricBMW Individual high gloss shadow line with extended contents
Body colour door handlesBody coloured bumpers
Extended high gloss shadow line exterior trimExterior mirrors electrically adjustable, foldable, heated with memory, auto-dimming drivers side and aspherical on passengers side
Front and rear bumper system with replaceable deformation elementsFull LED rear lights with 3D sculpting
Green tinted heat protection glazing glassHigh beam assistant
High gloss black shadow line roof railsHigh gloss shadowline exterior trim
Interior rear view electrochromatic mirror with automatic anti dazzle functionL-shaped air intakes in blue accents
LED third brake lightM aerodynamic exterior
M badging on the front side (left and right)M design rear apron with high-gloss black inlays with Frozen grey trim panel
M Sport front bumper with iX3 specific design with blue contentsMetallic paint
Model logo on left tailgateModel specific design elements - Frozen grey decorative elements and pearl chrome decorative strip
Panoramic glass sunroof, two parts, electric actuation, sliding function, wind deflector, sun protection with floating headlinerRear diffuser in Blue
Rear side wing doorsRear wiper
Sport front apron with BMW i blue accentsSun protection glass
Visible VIN plateWelcome lighting

Interior Features

12V power socket in front centre console3 zone automatic air conditioning
4 way electrically adjustable lumbar support for drivers seat40:20:40 split folding 3 bench rear seats in 2nd row
Ambient lightingAnthracite headlining
Blue accent around the logo on the steering wheelBlue accent on the gear selector
Blue accent on the start/stop buttonDeletion lumbar support/width adjustment passenger side
Driver and front passenger heated seatsDriver/passenger sunvisors with ticket holders + vanity mirrors
Front and rear headrestsFront Sports electric seats with Driver's side electric backrest width adjustment and memory
Heated steering wheelIsofix rear child seat preparation
Luggage compartment lightingM sport leather steering wheel
Passenger side electric backrest width adjustmentRear centre armrest with 2 cupholders
Seat backrest adjustment for rear seatSingle front passenger seat
Vernasca leather upholstery 

Packs

Connected pro pack - iX3Driving assistant professional package - iX3
Extended storage pack - iX3 

Passive Safety

ABS/EBDActive protection
Airbags - driver and front passengerBMW emergency call
Brake energy regenerationCBC - (Cornering brake control)
Child proof locking system in rear doorCrash sensor - Activation of airbags, hazard warning lights, battery safety cut-off and interior lighting + deactivation of fuel pump
Driver and passenger side airbagsDSTC-Dynamic Stability and Traction Control
Front and rear brake discs with interior ventilationHead airbags for first and second row seats
M Sport seat beltsSide impact protection
Three point seatbelts to all seats with front and outer rear pyrotechnic belt tensioners and seat belt force limitersTwo tone horn
Tyre pressure monitoring systemWarning triangle

Security

Central locking switch for all doors, fuel filler cap and luggage compartmentComfort access system

Trim

Aluminium rhombicle with pearl chrome interior trimGalvanic embellisher for controls
Sensatec dashboardSensatec instrument panel

Wheels

20" M aerodynamic alloy wheels in M bicolour style 890Tyre repair kit (including Tyre sealant and 12V Compressor)
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Electric Vehicle Data

Battery Capacity in kWh80Battery Charge Slow kW2.3
Battery Charge Slow Percentage0-100Battery Charge Slow Time (Minutes)2400
Battery Charge Fast kW11Battery Charge Fast Percentage0-100
Battery Charge Fast Time (Minutes)450Battery Charge Rapid kW150
Battery Charge Rapid Percentage0-80Battery Charge Rapid Time (Minutes)34
Battery TypeLithium-ionCharging Port LocationRight Side Rear
Coupler/Connector TypeType 2Standard manufacturers Battery warranty - Mileage100000
Standard manufacturers Battery warranty - Years8Usable Battery Capacity73.8
WLTP - EC (kWh/100km) - City - TEH15.2WLTP - EC (kWh/100km) - City - TEL15.1
WLTP - EC (kWh/100km) - Comb18.8WLTP - EC (kWh/100km) - Comb - TEH18.9
WLTP - EC (kWh/100km) - Comb - TEL18.8WLTP - EC (kWh/100km) - Extra High - TEH24.2
WLTP - EC (kWh/100km) - Extra High - TEL24.1WLTP - EC (kWh/100km) - High - TEH17
WLTP - EC (kWh/100km) - High - TEL16.8WLTP - EC (kWh/100km) - Low - TEH15.3
WLTP - EC (kWh/100km) - Low - TEL15.2WLTP - EC (kWh/100km) - Medium - TEH15.2
WLTP - EC (kWh/100km) - Medium - TEL15WLTP - EC (miles/kWh) - City - TEH4.1
WLTP - EC (miles/kWh) - City - TEL4.1WLTP - EC (miles/kWh) - Comb3.3
WLTP - EC (miles/kWh) - Comb - TEH3.3WLTP - EC (miles/kWh) - Comb - TEL3.3
WLTP - EC (miles/kWh) - Extra High - TEH2.6WLTP - EC (miles/kWh) - Extra High - TEL2.6
WLTP - EC (miles/kWh) - High - TEH3.7WLTP - EC (miles/kWh) - High - TEL3.7
WLTP - EC (miles/kWh) - Low - TEH4.1WLTP - EC (miles/kWh) - Low - TEL4.1
WLTP - EC (miles/kWh) - Medium - TEH4.1WLTP - EC (miles/kWh) - Medium - TEL4.1
WLTP - Pure Electric Range (km) - City - TEH562WLTP - Pure Electric Range (km) - City - TEL566
WLTP - Pure Electric Range (km) - Comb455WLTP - Pure Electric Range (km) - Comb - TEH452
WLTP - Pure Electric Range (km) - Comb - TEL455WLTP - Pure Electric Range (km) - Extra High - TEH354
WLTP - Pure Electric Range (km) - Extra High - TEL355WLTP - Pure Electric Range (km) - High - TEH505
WLTP - Pure Electric Range (km) - High - TEL508WLTP - Pure Electric Range (km) - Low - TEH558
WLTP - Pure Electric Range (km) - Low - TEL562WLTP - Pure Electric Range (km) - Medium - TEH565
WLTP - Pure Electric Range (km) - Medium - TEL569WLTP - Pure Electric Range (miles) - City - TEH349
WLTP - Pure Electric Range (miles) - City - TEL352WLTP - Pure Electric Range (miles) - Comb283
WLTP - Pure Electric Range (miles) - Comb - TEH281WLTP - Pure Electric Range (miles) - Comb - TEL283
WLTP - Pure Electric Range (miles) - Ex High - TEH220WLTP - Pure Electric Range (miles) - Ex High - TEL221
WLTP - Pure Electric Range (miles) - High - TEH314WLTP - Pure Electric Range (miles) - High - TEL316
WLTP - Pure Electric Range (miles) - Low - TEH347WLTP - Pure Electric Range (miles) - Low - TEL349
WLTP - Pure Electric Range (miles) - Medium - TEH351WLTP - Pure Electric Range (miles) - Medium - TEL354

Emissions - ICE

CO2 (g/km)0 

Engine and Drive Train

CC1Engine CodeHA0001N0
Gears1 SPEEDTransmissionAUTO

General

Alternative Fuel QualifyingTrueBadge Engine CC0
Badge Power286Coin SeriesM Sport Pro
Generation Mark3Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0744E
Manufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years6Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3
Service Interval Frequency - Months24Service Interval Mileage18000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage999999Standard manufacturers warranty - Years3
Vehicle Homologation ClassM1 

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)6.8Engine Power - BHP286
Engine Power - KW210Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Power - RPM6000Engine Torque - LBS.FT295
Engine Torque - MKG40.8Engine Torque - NM400
Top Speed112 

Test Cycles

Emissions Test CycleWLTPRDE Certification LevelN/A

Tyres

Alloys?TrueTyre Size Front245/45 R20
Tyre Size Rear275/40 R20Tyre Size SpareTYRE REPAIR KIT
Wheel StyleM Aero Style 890Wheel Type20" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1668Length4734
Wheelbase2864Width1891
Width (including mirrors)2138 

Weight and Capacities

Gross Vehicle Weight2725Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)1560
Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)510Max. Loading Weight545
Max. Roof Load100Max. Towing Weight - Braked750
Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked750Minimum Kerbweight2180
No. of Seats5Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb12.1
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

BMW iX3

With the iX3, BMW stakes a claim for a prominent position in the luxury EV market. Jonathan Crouch takes a look at the revised version.

Ten Second Review

The BMW iX3 marks a new phase of electric vehicle development from the Munich maker. The brand's '5th generation' electrified tech delivers a very competitive 285 mile range and it's all been built into the X3 floorplan in such a way as to minimise the usual EV handling downsides of extra bulk and weight. Here's an electric car that someone used to a combustion model might be able to adapt to remarkably easily.

Background

The iX3 is only BMW's second ever full-electric model, but it claims to move the EV genre on in various important ways. Its importance for the Munich maker lies in the fact that this is the first car from the brand to be produced in China for export to world markets. Production takes place at the joint venture factory in Shenyang, Liaoning operated jointly by BMW and Chinese manufacturer Brilliance. Much is shared here with the new '5th generation' EV technology that BMW has developed for its new i4 saloon and iNEXT SUV models, said to use battery charge more efficiently. And the iX3's arrival means that the brand's familiar X3 mid-sized SUV becomes the first of the Munich maker's models to be offered with a choice of combustion, plug-in or full EV power options.

Driving Experience

You tend to have higher expectations of the handling of any BMW, even a fully electric one, and the Munich maker didn't want this iX3 to disappoint. Hence the clever way that the battery here has been integrated within the floorplan, lowering the centre of gravity by up to 75mm over the standard X3 for what BMW describes as 'noticeably enhanced lateral dynamics'. Which is just as well because like other EVs, this one has a bit of a weight problem, tipping the scales at nearly 2.2 tonnes. That's despite the fact that it has a slightly smaller battery than some rivals - it's 80kWh in size, though only 74kWh of that is usable. The quoted WLTP driving range figure of up to 285 miles is class-competitive though. The iX3 is exclusively rear-driven, power coming from a rear-mounted electric motor producing 286hp which revs far higher than any of BMW's earlier motors - up to 17,000rpm, compared to the 14,000rpm of the brand's existing i3 EV hatch. As you'd expect, it's mated to a single-speed auto gearbox. 62mph from rest occupies 6.8 seconds, which is just 0 4s slower than the conventional X3 sDrive30i 2.0-litre petrol turbo model. But top speed is limited to 112mph in order to protect the range. Adaptive suspension with electronically controlled dampers is standard.

Design and Build

If you know the BMW X3, you'll recognise this one by its now-re-styled blanked-off front grille, which features blue trimming and vertical air ducts at each corner. A few small styling changes now feature. That grille is flanked by slimmer LED headlamps and sits above a larger lower air intake. Further blue elements feature on the revised door sills and the revised rear bumper, which has been restyled to reduce turbulence. There are also aerodynamically-optimised 19-inch wheels, which BMW says contribute significantly to a sleeker drag coefficient of 0.29 Cd. Inside, the dashboard, switchgear and centre console of the ordinary X3 are all unchanged here, though in this case are trimmed with blue highlights. A 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster is standard, plus there's a 10.25-inch central display which can be controlled either through touch or via the usual iDrive rotary controller. The iX3 features that infotainment set-up in its latest 'iDrive7' form, in which guise it can take over-the-air software updates and the latest version of the BMW 'Intelligent Personal Assistant' voice control system. Passenger space in the rear is the same as in an ordinary X3, but boot space has fallen by 40-litres over the regular model - down to 510-litres. If you need more room, the rear seats are split 40:20:40 for extra flexibility.

Market and Model

Asking prices for the iX3 start from around £60,000 for the 'M Sport' version of the car available from launch. There's also a plusher 'M Sport Pro' variant costing around £63,000. With both derivatives, all the usual executive niceties are standard, but of course there's plenty of opportunity to spend more. If, for example, you want to upgrade the Adaptive Suspension set-up, you'll be able to specify a sportier Adaptive M Suspension system. Also standard is the BMW 'IconicSounds Electric' package, which is a system of subtle synthesised noises which are pumped into the interior to match braking and acceleration inputs. These sounds have been created in collaboration with the famous film composer Hans Zimmer. Standard interior kit includes a 12.3 inch digital instrument cluster and a 10.25 inch central display. Plus there's wireless 'Apple CarPlay' and 'Android Auto' smartphone-mirroring. As with any EV, you'll need to keep aside some budget for a garage charging system if you haven't had an electric car before. BMW has partnered with Smart Solitions to offer what it calls a 'Personal Wallbox'. This is able to monitor energy usage and cost, as well as keeping a historic record of home-charging energy expenditure, making it very convenient for company car users.

Cost of Ownership

Let's start with charging. There are a number of options, including 150KW DC rapid charging for an 80% charge in 34 minutes. AC single-phase and on-board three-phase charging at 11KW is standard-fit. We've already briefed you on the driving range - WLTP-rated at 285 miles. BMW claims that this range will be more achievable than is the case with rivals because of the density of this car's 80kWh battery pack, which is also slimmer and more compact than the norm, so therefore also lighter. The brand reckons that this greater range efficiency will be particularly noticeable on longer trips with plenty of motorway driving where this model's range will hold up better than with heavier rivals. But optimised aerodynamics will also help, added by little touches - the sleeker wheels for example, are worth an extra 6 miles of range on a full charge. Use of regenerative braking will also help with range maximisation. You can manage this manually via the drive selector. Choosing 'D' gives you three levels of recuperation - 'high', 'medium' and 'low', while moving the selector to 'B' enables maximum recuperation and means that you effectively only have to drive with one pedal - you'll hardly ever have to use the brake, such is the retardation when you come off the throttle. The iX3 can also manage brake recuperation itself using location data from BMW's latest cloud-based navigation system, autonomously altering the level of brake energy harvesting according to road conditions. For example, if there's a stop sign ahead, full recuperation will be engaged without the need for manual selection.

Summary

The need to develop more sophisticated '5th generation' EV technology and to create a purpose-designed manufacturing base in China has meant that BMW has given its rivals a head start in the luxury EV market. But with the iX3, there's every chance for the Munich maker to recover this lost ground. It's a fraction smaller than potential competitors like Jaguar's I-PACE and the Mercedes EQC - and can't go quite as far on a single charge either. But the iX3 is more affordable and, after a test run, you might well decide that it drives a bit better too. Expect many more Chinese-made BMW's in the years ahead, but few will be more significant than this one.

Performance
70%
Handling
80%
Comfort
70%
Space
60%
Styling
60%
Build
70%
Value
70%
Equipment
70%
Economy
80%
Depreciation
70%
Insurance
70%

* Figures for fuel consumption, the CO2 produced, and/or the pure electric range are provided for comparative purposes only and are based on laboratory testing. The actual figures under real world driving conditions will depend upon a number of factors, including any accessories fitted after registration, variations in driving styles, weather conditions, vehicle load and the health of the battery.

Personal contract purchase

Monthly payment£839
Deposit£4999
Term (months)47
Fixed interest rate4.5%
Cash price£64,140
Arnold Clark deposit£253.99
Credit amount£58,887.01
Guaranteed future value£29,747.08
Total amount payable£74,433.07
Contract mileage32,000
Excess mileage charge17.15p per mile
Representative APR5.9%
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