Updated BMW X3 unveiled

Updated BMW X3 unveiled

BMW tweaks hugely popular X3 and adds a new diesel engine to the range.

There’s no doubting BMW’s move into the SUV market a decade or so ago was a masterstroke.

On the cusp of the SUV popularity surge, the X3 has become one of the famous German marques most popular offerings and continues to be a favourite among Australian luxury car buyers.

Updated BMW X3 unveiled
Exterior changes are reasonably subtle.

Now BMW has unveiled some tweaks on a new third generation X3, in a move sure to keep the model humming along.

Unveiled overnight in Germany, the refreshed BMW X3 features a range of four diesel and three petrol engines, with outputs ranging from 110kW to 230kW. Joining the range is a new 2.0 litre diesel power plant that produces 140kW.

While other changes include:

  • Modified twin circular headlights
  • Refreshed grille and new front and rear bumpers
  • Additional use of chrome in the cabin
  • New exterior colours
  • New upholstery designs
Updated BMW X3 unveiled
The cabin of the new third-generation BMW X3.

Final Australian pricing and specifications are yet to be confirmed by BMW Australia, we’ll pass those when confirmed.