The next-generation 2024 BMW X3 has been spotted testing, and we can expect it to debut towards the end of 2022, with an on-sale date sometime in 2023. Despite its heavily camouflaged body, the new SUV wears a typically large kidney grille and a lower grille similar to the current X3, which was recently facelifted. Also, the most noticeable change on the front is the new headlights that look sleeker, just like on the updated X7.
Interestingly, the fourth-generation BMW X3 will feature hybrid and fully electric powertrains, alongside proven combustion ones. Here’s everything that we know about the next-generation SUV.
2024 BMW X3 Facelift
The new spy shots of the BMW X4 mid-sized premium SUV are available, and they reveal many changes. Starting at the front, we notice a typically large kidney grille design and a sleeker headlight. We must mention, that we saw similar headlights on the new updated X7.
On the side, the manufacturer used the same wheel arch as on the current model, as does the upswept window line to the rear pillar. Despite heavy camouflage around the rear lights, we managed to see some changes, including the new roof spoiler that looks larger.
Although spy shots are not available, we have some information regarding the cabin of the new 2024 BMW X3. According to the latest news, big upgrades are on the way. We anticipate an all-electric version to join the lineup as well as a hybrid variant. Anyway, BMW will improve the interior of the conventional model by adding more upright materials.
The current model is available with a freestanding 10.25-inch touchscreen that replaces last year’s 8.8-inch item. Also, a bigger 12.3-inch version is also available, along with a 12.3-inch digital driver information display. In general, we’re expecting a larger unit for the next-gen model. Other features that should come as standard includes Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Wi-Fi hotspots, and wireless smartphone chargers.
2024 BMW X3 Engine Specs
The upcoming 2024 BMW X3 will be available with numerous powertrain options. Also, we’re expecting to see new hybrid and all-electric variants as well this time. Like the current model, the new one will use a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that’s capable of producing 248 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. Optionally, you can get a more powerful 3.0-liter inline-six engine with 382 horses and 369 lb-ft of torque.
There is also a 3.0-liter variant with a turbocharger. This model produces 473 horsepower and a torque of 457 lb-ft. Anyway, the most powerful is an X3 M high-performance model that thanks to a twin-turbo engine developing 503 hp and 457 lb-ft of torque.
2024 BMW X3 Price, Release Date
The price of the new 2024 BMW X3 will slightly go up. From the information that we got, we’re expecting the base model to cost around $45,000, while the range-topping variants X3 M should be over $73,000.
The new premium compact crossover SUVs will hit the dealerships next summer. In a similar bracket, there are models Volvo XC60 that cost approximately $43k, Audi Q5 at $45k, and the Porsche Macan, which is more than $53k.