Charismatic and practical crossover 2018-2019 BMW X3

Crossover 2018-2019 BMW X3 second generation (factory index F25) debuted at the Paris Motor Show 2010. As part of our review closer look at German premium crossover 2018-2019 BMW X3: stop the reader’s attention on the body (dimensions, colors, enamels, tires and wheels), equipment and dimensions of the passenger compartment, the technical characteristics (engine, suspension, gearbox, four-wheel drive the xDrive), hold test drive on asphalt, try to leave the paved road and to understand what is the 2018-2019 BMW X3 on the roads. Let us find out the actual fuel consumption and prices in Russia to the popular 2018-2019 BMW X3 year, accessories and maintenance services. Our assistants have traditionally become owners reviews, photo and video materials, as well as comments of experts.


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Crossover X 3rd – car attractive, bright and charismatic. Exterior Design 2018-2019 BMW X3 (F25) settled in the traditional Bavarian style company. The front of the crossover with signature grille nostrils, narrower rectangles block headlights (Bi-Xenon) with beautiful white rings of daytime running lights, large front bumper with a strong relief and powerful protective arc highly encamped “gun” protivotumanok.

In reviewing the 2018-2019 BMW X 3 side seeing large radii of the wheel arches, which easily is located not only in the factory installed tires 225/60 R17 or 245/50 R18, but also larger tires 245/45 R19 or 245/40 R20. As owners of tuning 2018-2019 BMW X3 say about the possibility of mounting on the rear axle wide tires 275/40 R19 or 275/35 R20. Discs, of course, even in base trim alloy, with various patterns. Online stores offer a huge selection of original discs cost from 4,000 to 12,000 rubles, as well as other accessories for the 2018-2019 BMW X3, including blankets and rugs in the parlor.
The sides of the body are registered brighter edge at the level of the door handles and vyshtampovki the bottom of the door. Slowly rising window-sill line with Hofmeister kink at the stern and the sloping roof give the crossover a rapid sporty look.

The rear end looks massive and monumental: bloated wheel arches, accurate and powerful roof rack, a huge rear bumper, right rectangular tailgate glass with a compact and a spoiler at the upper edge. The lower part of the body gently and carefully covered with black plastic: the front bumper edge, wheel arches, sills, the lower part of the doors and a wide insertion in the rear fairing. Crossover solidity when viewed from behind the big lights add overall lighting T-shaped with LED lamps.

  • External dimensions Body 2018-2019 BMW X3 (F25) in are: 4648 mm long, 1881 mm (2098 mirrors) in width, 1661 mm in height, 2810 mm wheelbase, 212 mm ground clearance (clearance).
  • When buying a German premium crossover car owner can choose the color of the enamel used to paint finishes A3 from two non metallics – Alpine White (white) and Black (Black), or eight metallics – Mineral Silver (Silver), Sparkling Bronze (Bronze), the Blue Water (blue), deep Sea blue (dark blue), Titanium Silver (gray), Space Grey (dark gray), Vermilion red (red) and black Sapphire (black).


It is worth noting that power cell body SUV is made from high-strength steel, hinged panels and suspension components made of stainless steel and aluminum. Body 2018-2019 BMW X3 has a high resistance to corrosion, high-quality paint finish provides additional protection. The factory warranty on the body of the German crossover is 12 years.

Interior 2018-2019 BMW X3 if absorbed all the best achievements of the Bavarian company’s car production for many years. Strict interior design is designed not to distract the driver from the main – control machine of enjoyment.

Three-spoke steering-wheel with a puffy rim perfectly fits in the hand, the instrument panel with two large (tachometer and speedometer) and a pair of small (fuel reserve, coolant temperature) radius complemented by a large display of the onboard computer. Despite the simplicity of the instrument driver gets the full amount of the required information.
The driver’s seat with an anatomical profile of the backrest and cushion set high, a huge range of steering column and seat adjustments allow the stay convenient and comfortable driver to virtually any body type. Front passenger’s comfort is given is not less than the owner sitting behind the wheel of a crossover. Seats are equipped with heating and electric adjustments.
The front panel – solid form with a large center console launched in the direction of the driver’s 8.8-inch color screen topped with (optional), which with the help of a joystick iDrive system can output a lot of useful information (navigation maps, images from the rear view camera (set up 3- x cameras), telephone and music management, internet, car tuning of algorithms), just below the climate control unit and the auxiliary buttons. In the tunnel to the verified place located gear lever and the iDrive control the puck.

In the second row with an enviable reserve a place above the head and width sit three adult passengers, legroom is sufficient, even for people with growth under 190 cm. Rear seat as a bonus offered deflectors ventilation and heated seats.

Trunk 2018-2019 BMW X3 is able to accommodate 550 liters with five passengers in the cabin to 1660 liters with the driver sitting in the front and the satellite. Organization of cargo compartment will please the owner of a mass of tanks for storage of small things, the guide for securing cargo and convenient system for separate rear seat backrest transformation (formed almost flat cargo area). Fifth door which provides convenient access to the luggage compartment is also available with electric drive – an option for 24,000 rubles.

The materials of the interior finishes used soft textured plastic, cloth four colors, leather five colors and four kinds of inserts on the front panel, center console and door cards. The build quality of the exterior elements, detail, and sound insulation of interior – an example to follow.
In the initial configuration 2018-2019 BMW X 3 crossover xDrive 20i at the cost of 1730 thousand. Rubles means the availability of start-stop engine system and Brake Energy Regeneration, 2018-2019 BMW Business satellite alarm, climate control, a stereo system (radio with CD, MP3, AUX, USB, 5 speakers ), on-board computer, central locking, heated front seats, electric mirrors and windows, and other trifles. The list of options for the traditional company car 2018-2019 BMW’s long and expensive: electric front seats worth over 62,000 rubles, leather upholstery is offered on the order of 87,000 rubles, 8.8-inch screen with navigation will pull more than 114,000 rubles, a panoramic roof can be purchased for the cost of more than 73000 rubles.

Specifications 2018-2019 BMW X3 : Russia in F25 crossover is offered exclusively with intellectual system of the xDrive all-wheel drive, three petrol and the same amount of diesel engine, 6 speed manual and automatic transmission Steptronic 8 (Automatic transmission – option for two-liter versions of 112 thousand rubles. ). Also available mechatronic chassis with three modes Normal setting, the Sport and Sport + (changes the characteristics of the engine, transmission, suspension and steering), ABS, DBC (Dynamic Brake Control), DSC (stability control with the assistant pulling away uphill), DTC (control traction), HDC (stability control on the descent), electro-mechanical power steering. Suspension is fully independent, double wishbone front and multi-link rear (five arms).
Petrol versions

  • X3 xDrive 20i with a four-cylinder 2.0-liter engine (184 hp) and manual transmission accelerates the crossover 6 weight from 1725 kg to 100 kmh in 8.3 seconds, top speed of 210 mph. Fuel consumption on the passport from 6.7 liters on the highway and 9.9 liters in the city.
  • X3 xDrive 28i with a four-cylinder 2.0-liter (245 hp) and 8 provide automatic dynamic vehicle weight of 1880 kg to 100 kmh in 6.7 seconds, the electronics will not allow to dial the maximum speed over 210 mph. Passport fuel consumption of 6.7 liters in the country to 8.9 liters in city mode.
  • X3 xDrive 35i with a six-cylinder 3.0-liter Twin Power Turbo (306 bhp) paired with a gun shoots 8 automatic car weight from 1880 kg to the first hundred in 5.7 seconds, top speed limited to 245 mph. Gasoline consumption according to the manufacturer from 7.4 liters on a suburban highway and 11.4 liters in the city.

Fuel consumption of petrol engines X3 crossover depends on the temperament of the car owner. Calm the driver of course is unlikely to achieve fuel efficiency indicated by the manufacturer, in the real world motor appetite by 15-20% more. Two-liter engine in the urban mode consume 11.5-12 liters and 3-liter content with a minimum of 13-13.5 liters.

Diesel version

  • Diesel 2018-2019 BMW X3 xDrive20d with four-cylinder 2.0-liter (184 hp) and manual transmission 6 is capable to disperse the car weight from 1,725 ​​kg up to 100 mph in 8.5 seconds and to 210 mph in top speed. Consumption of diesel fuel for the factory data will be from 5.0 liters in the country to 6.7 liters in the city.

Six-cylinder

  • X3 xDrive30d with a 3.0 liter (250 hp) and 8 automatic crossover accelerates weight from 1875 kg up to a hundred in 6.2 seconds, maximum speed – 230 mph. Fuel consumption is claimed from 5.6 liters on the highway outside the city and 6.8 liters in city mode.
  • Turbodiesel X3 xDrive35d with a 3.0-liter TwinPower Turbo (313 hp) fires a machine weight 1880 kg up to 100 mph in 5.8 seconds and allows you to dial 244 mph top speed.

Diesel engines in actual use is clearly consume more fuel than stated by the manufacturer. Initial 184 horsepower engine is required in a mixed mode of about 8-8.5 liters and 3 liter of at least 9-10 liters of diesel fuel.

Test drive a 2018-2019 BMW X3 in : this is a driver’s car – intuitive, reckless, powerful, and most importantly, reliable and predictable. Steering Informative beyond praise, energy-intensive suspension – allows you to not pay attention to the quality of the road surface, as well as elastic, with the noble work of sound. Engines phenomenal – a powerful, responsive, but in other and economical. X3 despite its high crossover body is controlled on the pavement like a sports sedan, in a word cool.

Interestingly, leaving a solid road surface owner can count on a high-road crossover potential. With a light off-road, deep snow and gauge the depth of 25 cm in the 2018-2019 BMW X 3 copes effortlessly. The main off-road carefully handle with the accelerator pedal, and then the car is able to demonstrate patency of wonders, the machine will slowly but surely move forward.
The car is excellent, no doubt, but it spoils the picture of a very expensive service, the high cost of spare parts, consumables and repair of the 2018-2019 BMW X3. Common problem or failure is often associated with a small resource suspension parts.

How much:. New German crossover 2018-2019 BMW X3 in Russia in in the showroom you can buy placing the sum of 1.73 million rubles, it is the cost of the basic version of gasoline X3 xDrive20i (184 hp 6 speed manual). Price 2018-2019 BMW X3 xDrive20d diesel (184 hp 6 speed manual) for the Russians is from 1.795 million. Rubles. Selling powerful X3 xDrive35i (306 hp automatic transmission 8) estimated on 2.13 million. Rubles. The most high-torque diesel X3 xDrive35d (313 hp 8 AKP) official dealers sell at a price of 2.35 million. Rubles.