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2019 (19) BMW X3 xDrive M40i 5dr Step Auto

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Featured specification

Standard specification

Driver Convenience

Acoustic ice warningActive Guard incl speed limiting and lane departure functions with auto steering, and front collision warning with brake intervention
Attentiveness assistAutomatic tailgate operation
BMW emergency callBMW Online services
BMW remote servicesBMW Teleservices
Brake pad wear indicator in front and rearCheck Control warning system for monitoring of lights and door/luggage compartment open warning
Digital clock with date indicatorDigital odometer/trip meter
Door/boot open warning lightExterior temperature gauge
Front/rear Parking distance controlFuel gauge
iDrive Controller and Display w/6.5" monitorLights on warning
Navigation system - BMW Professional multimediaOil sensor for level and grade
Oil temperature gaugeOn board computer
Optimum shift indicatorPersonal Profile
Real time traffic informationService interval indicator
SpeedometerStop/start system
TachometerVariable sports power steering

Engine/Drivetrain/Suspension

Drive Performance ControlElectronic differential lock
Incorrect fuelling protectionMulti-link rear suspension
Performance ControlSports function on gearbox with steering wheel mounted gearshift paddles

Entertainment

Auxiliary socket for external MP3 playerBMW professional radio/CD/MP3
DAB Digital radio 

Exterior Features

Auto dimming rear view mirrorBlack finish on B pillars
Body colour door handlesBody colour roof mouldings
Body coloured bumpersCerium grey air breather
Cerium grey air inletsCerium grey exterior mirror caps
Cerium grey frame and kidney grille with high gloss black vertical slatsDirection indicator, side repeaters, integrated in exterior mirrors
Dual chrome exhaustDynamic brake lights
Electric adjustable heated door mirrorsFingertip control / anti-trap function on electric window
Follow me home headlightsFront and rear bumper system with replaceable deformation elements
Front and rear electric windowsGreen tinted heat insulating glass
Heated windscreen washer jetsHeight adjustable headlamps
High gloss black door sill finishersHigh gloss black shadow line roof rails
High gloss shadow lineHigh level 3rd brake light incorporating LED Technology
LED daytime running lightsLED front fog lights
LED IndicatorsLED tail lights
Low and high beam headlights in Bi-LEDM aerodynamic bodystyling
Rain sensor including auto headlights activationRear wiper
Shark fin antennaVisible VIN plate
Welcome lightingWindscreen wipers with adjustable interval

Interior Features

12V socket in centre console and luggage area3 rear headrests
3 zone climate control4 grab handles
4 lashing points to secure luggageAmbient lighting
Anthracite headliningAnthracite Velour floor mats
Centre console storage trayDriver/passenger sunvisors with ticket holders + illuminated vanity mirrors
Electric adjustable seats with memory functionFoldable boot floor with storage compartment
Front and rear door armrestsFront centre armrest with storage compartment
Front cupholders x 2Front door pocket bottle holders
Front footwell lightsFront/rear courtesy lights with soft on/off dimming
Front/rear reading lightsHeated front seats
Height adjustable front/rear head restraintsIlluminated glovebox with lock
Isofix rear child seat preparationLeather gear knob
Luggage area underfloor compartmentLuggage compartment lighting
M Sport multifunction leather steering wheelRake/reach adjustable steering wheel
Rear centre armrest with 2 cupholders + storageRear door pockets with bottle holders
Removable / retractable luggage coverRemovable rear parcel shelf
Slope adjustable rear seatsThrough loading system with 40/20/40 split folding rear seat
Toolkit located in luggage compartment 

Packs

Visibility pack - X3 

Passive Safety

3 rear 3 point seatbeltsABS/EBD
ADB - Automatic Differential BrakeAutomatic Stability Control (ASC)
Battery safety cut-offBrake drying
Brake energy regenerationBraking pre-tensioning
CBC - (Cornering brake control)Child locks on rear doors
Crash Sensor - activates hazard/interior lighting + unlocks doorsDeactivation of fuel pump in the event of a crash
Driver and front passenger front and side airbags with passenger deactivation and ITS front and rear head airbagsDSC+
Dynamic brake controlDynamic Traction Control - DTC
Electromechanical parking brakeFront and rear pre-tensioning and force limiting seatbelts
Front seat belts warningFront seatbelt force limiters
Hill descent controlHill start assist
M Sport braking systemPyrotechnically pre-tensioned front seatbelts
Pyrotechnically pre-tensioned rear seatbeltsSeatbelt security check for front seats
Side impact protectionTwo tone horn
Tyre pressure monitoring systemVentilated front and rear disc brakes
Warning triangle and first aid kit 

Security

Central locking switch for all doors, fuel filler cap and luggage compartmentElectronic engine immobiliser
Locking wheel nutsRemote control including integrated key
Remote control Thatcham category 1 alarmStart/stop button with Comfort Go keyless engine start and auto Start/stop deactivation button

Wheels

Low rolling resistance tyres
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Emissions - ICE

CO0.278CO2 (g/km)206
HC0.043Noise Level dB(A)72
NOx0.002Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC2998Compression Ratio11.0:1
Cylinder LayoutIN-LINECylinders6
Cylinders - Bore (mm)82Cylinders - Stroke (mm)94.6
Engine CodeB58B30M0Engine LayoutNORTH SOUTH
Fuel DeliveryTURBO DIRECT INJECTIONGears8 SPEED
Number of Valves24TransmissionSEMI-AUTO

Fuel Consumption - ICE

EC Combined (mpg)31EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrue
EC Extra Urban (mpg)36.7EC Urban (mpg)24.6

General

Badge Engine CC3.0Badge Power360
Coin DescriptioniGeneration Mark3
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0740EManufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years6
Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %93
NCAP Child Occupant Protection %84NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 095
NCAP Pedestrian Protection %70NCAP Safety Assist %58
Service Interval Frequency - Months24Service Interval Mileage18000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage999999Standard manufacturers warranty - Years3
Vehicle Homologation ClassM1 

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)4.8Engine Power - BHP360
Engine Power - KW265Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Power - RPM5500Engine Torque - LBS.FT369
Engine Torque - MKG51Engine Torque - NM500
Engine Torque - RPM1520Top Speed155

Tyres

Alloys?TrueTyre Size Front245/45 R20
Tyre Size Rear275/40 R20Tyre Size SpareRUN FLAT TYRES
Wheel StyleM DOUBLE SPOKEWheel Type20" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1676Length4716
Wheelbase2864Width1897
Width (including mirrors)2138 

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)65Gross Vehicle Weight2455
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)1600Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)550
Max. Loading Weight645Max. Roof Load100
Max. Towing Weight - Braked2000Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked750
Minimum Kerbweight1810No. of Seats5
Turning 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 X3

The third generation BMW X3 has been significantly improved. Jonathan Crouch takes a look at what's on offer.

Ten Second Review

The improved version of BMW's third generation X3 is a premium mid-sized SUV that's a smarter and more sophisticated choice than the car it replaces, stacking up impressively against prestigiously-badged alternatives from Audi, Mercedes, Jaguar and Volvo in this sector. Like its rivals, dynamically targeted almost exclusively towards on-road use, it's another example of just how car-like a model of this kind can be.

Background

You wouldn't would you? Dramatically change a car that's already a best seller. So the improved version of this third generation BMW X3, the Munich maker's entrant in the ever-growing premium mid-sized SUV segment, very much emphasises evolution over revolution when it comes to the alterations made. This 'G01'-series design was originally launched at the end of 2017, like its predecessor built at BMW's US plant in Spartenburg, South Carolina and styled by Australian Calvin Luk. With this revised model, cabin quality takes a big leap forward. And there's also a properly potent 'M Competition' petrol flagship variant for the first time equipped to take the fight to road-burning rivals like the Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 4MATIC+. Which is just one of a wide range of powerplants for this model line that these days includes both PHEV and all-electric options.

Driving Experience

You might think that sandwiched between the X1 and the X5, the X3 wouldn't have to spread its talents too broadly, but such is the span of rivals of this size that this improved version of the third generation X3 needs now to cater for quite different customer expectations in the mid-sized luxury SUV segment. If those expectations extend towards a dynamic driving experience, then the X3 comes well prepared. With ideal 50:50 weight distribution, a finely honed chassis and standard xDrive intelligent all-wheel-drive, linked to Dynamic Stability Control, this SUV proudly shows off the handling characteristics for which the Munich maker is renowned. As for engines, well as before, most buyers will choose a diesel, probably the 190hp 2.0-litre xDrive 20d variant. There's also a 286hp straight-six xDrive30d diesel derivative. BMW thinks that petrol power will get more of a take-up going forward, so is offering an entry-level xDrive 20i version with 184hp, plus there's a range-topping 360hp X3 M40i variant to take on rivals like Audi's SQ5. The Bavarians has also now added an even faster X3 M Competition six cylinder petrol high performance model to the line-up, with 510hp on tap. If you'd like your X3 electrified, there are two options. The xDrive30e variant is a Plug-in hybrid, with 252hp from a 2.0-litre petrol engine mated to a 12.0kWh lithium-ion battery and an all-electric driving range of up to 34 miles. The all-electric iX3 uses an 80kWh battery and offers a 285 mile driving range.

Design and Build

This updated version of the third generation model gains a smarter look, courtesy of a larger front kidney grille with a single-piece frame. It's flanked by now-flatter headlights that now have standard LED beams and there's a revised front bumper with vertical air intakes; and a re-styled lower apron. The rear tail lamps are revised too, now of the full-LED sort, sitting above flush-fitting tailpipe trims. With a drag coefficient of 0.29Cd, the X3 boasts the slipperiest silhouette in its segment. And a 'Digital Key' system's now optionally available so that if you wish, you can unlock or lock the car with your smartphone. Inside, the twin-screened 'BMW Live Cockpit Professional' set-up is now standard. That brings a 12.3-inch instrument binnacle display and the 'BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant', a voice control system responding to the command 'Hey BMW'. 'Apple CarPlay'/'Android Auto' smartphone-mirroring is now (at last) standard. And the infotainment set-up now updates itself with 'over-the-air' upgrades, so you'll get into your X3 one morning and find it able to do something it couldn't do the day before. As before, there's just about room for three on the back seat, which features a reclining backrest. Out back, there's a 550-litre boot with conventionally-engined models, extendable to 1,600-litres with the 40:20:40-split backrest folded. The all-electric iX3 has a 510-litre boot; and the PHEV xDrive30e model's boot is 450-litres in size.

Market and Model

Pricing has risen a bit this time round, presumably to give the only slightly smaller BMW X1 SUV slightly more elbow room. The figures start at around £43,500 for the base xDrive20i and rise to just over £59,000 for the top variant in the mainstream range, the M40i model. The even faster X3 M Competition derivative costs a cool £85,000. As before, all variants come with xDrive 4WD and 8-speed auto transmission. If you want an electrified X3, the xDrive30e PHEV variant costs around £50,000; the all-electric iX3 costs from around £59,000. In basic specification, this revised X3 has a significantly improved range of standard equipment now that includes enhanced sports seats, with upholstery featuring smarter 'Sensatec' man made leather on base models. The X3 'M Sport' models feature Vernasca leather upholstery as standard. Automatic air conditioning with three-zone control is standard across the range, allowing separate temperature settings for the driver and front passenger as well as separate climate control at the rear. Whichever variant you select, it'll be easy to spend more than you budgeted or, thanks to a wider range of tempting options. Optional perforated leather climate seats will be popular, perhaps fitted out with active seat ventilation. Another option is a generously sized panoramic glass roof, while optional acoustic front side windows will complement the standard acoustic windscreen glazing to help create even lower noise levels in the cabin.

Cost of Ownership

As you'd expect from a current BMW, emissions are low and fuel economy is excellent. To give you an idea of how far we've come, when the MK1 X3 was first launched in the UK in 2004, its 3.0-litre engine made 231bhp and emitted 293g/km of carbon dioxide. The benefit of a decade's engineering is evident in the fact that today's M40i flagship variant develops 360bhp and (under much stricter WLTP industry efficiency tests) emits just 204g/km, with a combined cycle fuel figure of up to 32.1mpg. Obviously, the mainstream derivatives do much better than that. With the diesel variants, well today's 286hp xDrive30d model will get up to 45.6mpg from a gallon of fuel and up to 160g/km of CO2, which is impressive for a six cylinder diesel SUV. Go for the entry-level X3 xDrive20d and you'll see up to 48.7mpg and emit up to 153g/km. You'll do much better with the electrified variants of course. The xDrive30e PHEV manages up to 141.2mpg and up to 43g/km of CO2. Charging from a 16A source takes 2.6 hours from 0-80%. The all-electric iX3 has a 285 miles WLTP-rated range and offers 150KW DC rapid charging for an 80% charge in 34 minutes.

Summary

BMW has had a lot to do with the rise in popularity of mid-sized premium SUVs, having sold getting on for two million of them since the X3 was first launched, pioneering this segment back in 2003. Rivals have grabbed the headlines since, but with the improved version of this third generation model, the Bavarians are out to redefine what a car of this kind should be. In many ways, this car does just that. Yes it's true that it doesn't offer much that's radically different to what we've seen before in this class, but everything it does do is so complete and polished that it's hard not to admire the end result. In summary, we think that buyers in this sector who can afford the asking price should find that this improved X3 adds up very nicely indeed. A vehicle this good ought to speak for itself. Try one and we think you'll find that it does.

Performance
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Handling
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Comfort
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Space
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Styling
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Build
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Value
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Equipment
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Economy
90%
Depreciation
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Insurance
70%

* Depending on the age of the vehicle, MPG and CO2 may be quoted using either NEDC or WLTP testing standards.  Find out more

Figures are provided for comparison purposes. Fuel consumption under real world driving conditions and the CO2 produced will depend upon a number of factors, including any accessories fitted after registration, variations in driving styles, weather conditions and vehicle load.

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Monthly payment£755.83
Deposit£249
Term (months)48
Fixed interest rate3.5%
Cash price£45,998
Credit amount£45,749
Completion fee£1
Guaranteed future value£19,035
Total amount payable£54,809.01
Annual mileage8000
Contract mileage32,000
Excess mileage charge22.0p per mile
Representative APR6.9%
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