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2018 BMW X3 Australian Pricing, Specs confirmed

$68,900 the starting price for all-new BMW X3

The new third-generation BMW X3 will arrive soon in BMW’s Australian dealerships and prices will start just under $69,000.

The new vehicle, a model that look sets to lift BMW Australia out of a reasonably disappointing sales performance so far this year, will initially be offered across three variants - xDrive20d, xDrive30i and xDrive30d (engine details below).

Related: BMW X7 Concept previewed

Additional models will be coming into the range in 2018, including potentially a plug-in hybrid version.

Standard features in the entry-level model include:

  • 19” alloy wheels
  • Head-up display
  • Reverse camera
  • Head-up display
  • LED headlights
  • Electric tailgate
  • Digital radio

The 30i/30d variants add features such as leather interior and 20” alloy wheels.

BMW Australia CEO, Marc Werner, says the keenly anticipated new X3 has been worth the wait.

“This third-generation BMW X3 sets a new bar in the medium SAV segment,”

“With an intelligent lightweight design, leading-edge infotainment systems and a spacious, family-friendly cabin environment, we expect the BMW X3 to be at the forefront of our brand for many years.”

2018 BMW X3 Engine Range (initial line-up):

  • X3 xDrive20d xLine – 140kW/400Nm 2.0 litre turbo-diesel
  • X3 xDrive30i xLine – 185kW/350Nm 2.0 litre turbo-petrol
  • X3 xDrive30d xLine – 195kW/620Nm 3.0 litre turbo-diesel

An eight-speed auto transmission features as standard across all engines.

Arriving in local dealerships in November, we will bring you more updates on the new BMW X3 as further details come to hand.

Related: BMW stars at Frankfurt 2017

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Simon is a writer and sometime contributor to the podcast. He also takes care of video production and product reviews. He met Joel through radio school and has worked with him on other ventures, reading news, producing and presenting radio content for regional networks. Simon doesn’t profess to be a car nut but enjoys driving first and foremost and has a penchant for hot hatches. He helps to provide the everyday-man perspective.

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