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2022 BMW X3 Now Also Available With A Diesel Engine | V3Cars

A couple of weeks ago, BMW India launched the 2022 X3 with a petrol engine. Now, BMW have launched a diesel version of the X3 in the form of a Luxury edition, which is priced at Rs. 65.50 lakh (ex-showroom). With the 2022 model, BMW have done some design refinements along with a host of new technology.

2022 BMW X3

The BMW X3 Luxury comes with a 2.0L turbo diesel engine that produces 190PS of power and 400Nm of torque between 1750rpm and 2500rpm. This engine comes coupled with an 8-speed torque converter automatic transmission which channels power to all four wheels. The BMW X3 xDrive20d can do the 0-100kmph sprint in a claimed 7.9 seconds, while the top speed is limited to 213kmph. The 2.0L turbo petrol engine, on the other hand, produces 252PS of power and 350Nm of torque.

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The new X3 comes with a redesigned yet sizable kidney grille, updated LED Matrix headlights, reworked bumpers, 19-inch M Sport alloy wheels, and new LED tail lights. Buyers also get the option to upgrade to 20-inch alloy wheels. The top-spec M Sport trim gets sportier bumpers, larger air intakes, an M Sport steering wheel with paddle shifters, and an M Sport alloy wheel design.

On the inside, the new X3 gets a bigger 12.3-inch floating xDrive infotainment system. Other changes include redesigned AC vents, updated centre console, and updated air-con controls. On the features front, the 2022 X3 offers a panoramic sunroof, digital instrument cluster, paddle shifters, adaptive dampers, multi-drive modes, and a 3-zone climate control.

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The BMW X3 is priced from Rs. 59.99 lakh to Rs. 65.90 lakh ex-showroom. It rivals other luxury SUVs like the Audi Q5, Mercedes-Benz GLC, Volvo XC60, Jaguar F-Pace, and the Range Rover Evoque.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Amit Saraswat

Born and brought up in Agra, he grew up reading magazines more than textbooks. With a keen interest in cars, he decided to make his future in automotive journalism and is currently helping in content at V3Cars.

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