He BMW X3 sDrive18 will feature a diesel engine TwinPower Turbo 143 hp, 2.0 liter displacement, four cylinder, which consumption of just 5.1 liters per 100 km advertised. It will also be the BMW X3 first powered solely by its rear wheels, and that breaks wheel drive which have equipped the previous versions of this model.
BMW has announced that after the summer delight us with a new version of the BMW X3, which seeks to offer its customers a more economical and efficient car that can compete in the small SUV segment with cheaper variants.
This is the X3 sDrive18d, powered by a TwinPower Turbo 2.0, able to go from 0 to 100 km / h in 9.9 seconds for manual gearbox six speed that comes standard -10.3 seconds for optional automatic transmission eight speeds-. The maximum speed for manual transmission is 195 km / h with CO2 emissions 135 g / km and the automatic shift of 190 km / h and 145 g / km CO2 emissions, with a maximum torque of 36.7 mkg between 1,750 and 2,500 rpm.
The main attraction of the BMW X3 sDrive18d is that it is the first variant instead of having permanent all-wheel drive, has rear-wheel drive, getting a delivery of power and agility that give a new facet to which we were not used in the model X3 .
A performance and the announcement of consumption 5.1 liters 100 km to the six-speed gearbox and 5.4 liter for automatic eight-speed, is added a set of technologies that help series significantly economize fuel: regenerative braking energy system, change indicator gear, power steering, ECO PRO mode and system Start-Stop.
In Germany, pending confirmation of tariffs in Spain, the new BMW X3 sDrive18d will have a starting price of 36,200 euros. It should be borne in mind that the BMW X1 with the same mechanics and the same propulsion system costs 30,650 euros.