Buyer’s Guide: 2016 BMW X3

June 9th, 2016 by

BMW X3Style, power and room for everyone – the 2016 and 2017 BMW X3 suit your active Colorado family lifestyle. Delivering a ruggedly sporty design, unparalleled performance, smart innovations, and limitless versatility, any X3 model is the perfect companion for running errands to blasting through Rocky Mountain snowstorms, and everything in between. Take a look below to explore Schomp BMW’s 2016 and 2017 X3 buyer’s guide, and discover which model – gas or diesel, four- or six-cylinder, fits the best.
2017 BMW X3 xDrive28i – Starting MSRP: $40,950*

The powerful and efficient BMW X3 xDrive28i packs a direct-injected, turbocharged four-cylinder engine good for up to 28 Highway MPG**. It features a near-perfect 49.6/50.4 front/rear weight distribution for enhanced handling and stability, especially during emergency maneuvers. Standard 40/20/40 split-folding rear seats mean you can carry two child seats plus long cargo, such as PVC or 2X4s, in between.

* 240-HP twin-scroll-turbocharged four-cylinder engine
* xDrive full-time all-wheel drive
* Eight-speed sport automatic transmission
* 0-60 MPH in 6.2 seconds
* 20/28 city/highway MPG rating**
* Standard roof rails, privacy glass, LED fog lamps, and power front seats with driver’s memory
2017 BMW X3 xDrive28d – Starting MSRP: $42,450*

Experience enhanced efficiency without the typical drawbacks of a diesel engine. Modern enhancements have made the BMW X3 xDrive28d the perfect all-season, all-road companion, with gobs of torque on hand to pull you up I-70 with ease. No plugging it in during the winter, no black smoke or excessive noise, and it’s remarkably kind to the environment. Altogether, this diesel X3 is a true representation of efficient dynamics.

* 180-HP twin-scroll-turbocharged four-cylinder diesel engine
* 280 lb-ft of mountain-climbing torque
* No cold-start issues, no black smoke, very little noise
* 0-60 MPH in 7.8 seconds
* 27/34 city/highway MPG rating**
2017 BMW X3 xDrive35i – Starting MSRP: $47,650*

Raw power and limitless versatility, the BMW X3 xDrive35i is your ultimate road trip companion. Thanks to a growling 300-HP twin-scroll-turbocharged I-6 and xDrive all-wheel-drive, the ’35 takes a set and pounces on twisty blacktop. Additional standard equipment ensures ultimate comfort for both driver and passengers, while EcoPro mode reigns everything in for heightened economy. It’s the perfect way to harmonize capability and flexibility to maximize every Rocky Mountain adventure, both for business and pleasure.

* 300-HP twin-scroll-turbocharged I-6
* 0-60 MPH in 5.3 seconds
* 19/27 city/highway MPG rating**
* Hands-free tailgate opening feature
* Standard 18-inch wheels, xenon headlamps, comfort access keyless entry, panoramic moonroof, and Harman-Kardon sound system.
*MSRP excludes destination and handling fee of $995, tax, title, license, and registration.
**EPA estimate. Your actual mileage will vary dependent on a wide range of factors including load, accessory use, ambient conditions, and driving style.

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