2013 BMW X3 price announced, xDrive28i gets 2.0L 4-cylinder turbo

BMW has just announced some interesting details for the new 2013 BMW X3. First and foremost, the 2013 BMW X3 xDrive28i will be dropping its 6-cylinder engine in favor of the company’s new TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder (N20) unit. In addition, the 2013 BMW X3 xDrive28i and the X3 xDrive35i will get new technology including Lane Departure Warning; an M Sport Package with 19-inch wheels to the X3 xDrive28i; new standard equipment includes Auto Start Stop, and Driving Dynamics Control with ECO PRO and the Power Tailgate.  The 2013 X3 xDrive28i also receives 18” wheels, and chrome tailpipes tips previously standard only on the X3 xDrive35i.

The 2013 BMW X3 xDrive28i is powered by a 2.0 liter TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder engine producing 240-hp at 5,000 rpm with a maximum torque of 260 lb-ft between 1,250 rpm up to 4,800 rpm. That allows the 2013 X3 xDrive28i to go from 0 to 60 mph in just 6.5 seconds with an electronically governed top speed of 130 mph.

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The 2013 BMW X3 xDrive35i continues on with the potent 3.0 liter 6-clyinder with TwinPower Turbo technology making 300-hp at 5,800 rpm and a peak torque of 300 lb-ft between 1,200 and 5,000 rpm.

Prices for the 2013 BMW X3 start at $37,995 for the xDrive28i and $43,595 for the xDrive35i.

– By: Omar Rana