2017 BMW X3

Although we just have seen the refreshed model of current-generation X3, we already have information that Bavarian car maker already works on next-generation model, which is expected to come in 2017. Original model was launched in 2003, while the current X3, which is in its second generation, is present from 2010. New model will come completely redesigned, with in improvements in all aspects. Beside new exterior design, it will get whole new interior and upgraded engine line-up. According to speculations that circulate around, 2017 BMW X3 will be also available in plug-in hybrid variant.

2017 BMW X3 front view

2017 BMW X3 specs

As it is expected, new model will come completely redesigned. This includes not only exterior look, which will be even more exciting, but also new interior which will feature plenty of latest updated technologies. It is still early to say what 2017 BMW X3 will look like, but it is clear that it will follow the line of development of previous two generations. The main thing about this crossover is versatility. This car perfectly combines efficiency, luxury, and BMW’ driving dynamics, so it attractive to various types of drivers. If you consider this fact, it is no wonder that the sale of this model goes so well. It is expected that new 2017 X3 will even more improve those characteristics.

2017 BMW X3 plug-in hybrid

The release of 2017 X3 is still far away so it is hard to say something more about the engines that will power new model. According to our close-to-company source, current line-up of engines is expected to remain pretty much the same, but with one big novelty. The 2017 BMW X3 will be offered in plug-in hybrid variant too. This variant will be powered by 90-horsepower electric motor and 240-hp four-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine. The whole system will output 330 horses and around 400 lb-ft torque. It is expected that this variant will have fuel consumption around 62 mpg, while the electric-only range will be around 30 miles.

2017 BMW X3 drive

2017 BMW X3 release date and price

It is expected that new-generation model will come as 2017 BMW X3, but more precise date is still unknown. On the other side, there is no information about potential price of new model, but big deviations from current model are not expected.