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BMW X3 vs BMW X3 M

BMW X3 M Price starts at Rs. 99.90 Lakh which is Rs. 42.00 Lakh costlier than base model of BMW X3 priced at Rs. 57.90 Lakh. The claimed mileage of BMW X3 (Diesel Model) is 16.6 kmpl where as claimed mileage of BMW X3 M (Petrol Model) is 9.1 kmpl. In technical specifications, BMW X3 (Top Model) is powered by 1995 cc engine , while BMW X3 M (Top Model) is powered by 2993 cc engine. 66% users have chosen BMW X3 over BMW X3 M in a survey being conducted on zigwheels.com.

BMW X3 vs BMW X3 M Comparison

Key Highlights X3 X3 M
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 64.90 Lakh Rs. 99.90 Lakh
Fuel Type Diesel Petrol
Engine Displacement 1995 cc 2993 cc
Power 187.7bhp@4000rpm 473.38bhp@6250rpm
Mileage 16.55 Kmpl 9.12 Kmpl
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BMW X3 vs BMW X3 M Summary

Basic Info X3 xDrive 20d Luxury LineX3 M xDrive
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 64.90 Lakh View On Road Price Rs. 99.90 Lakh View On Road Price
Rating
4.2
(28 Ratings)
4.4
(3 Ratings)
Engine Displacement 1995 cc 2993 cc
Body Type SUVAll SUV Cars SUVAll SUV Cars
Fuel Type Diesel Petrol
Max Power 187.7bhp@4000rpm 473.38bhp@6250rpm
No Of Cylinders 4 6
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Gear Box 8 Speed 8 speed
Drive Type AWD AWD
Colors
X3 Colors
X3 M Colors
Mileage (ARAI) 16.55 Kmpl 9.12 Kmpl
Tyre Size 245/50 R19 ...
Boot Space 485 Liters ...
Steering Mounted Audio Control Yes Yes
Cruise Control Yes Yes
Airbags Driver, Passenger and Side Front Driver, Passenger and Side Front
Insurance Rs. 1.77 Lakh X3 Insurance Rs. 4.13 Lakh X3 M Insurance

Engine Type
TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder engine
TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder petrol
Engine Displacement
1995 cc
2993 cc
Fuel Type
Diesel
Petrol
Max Power
187.7bhp@4000rpm
473.38bhp@6250rpm
Max Torque
400Nm@1750-2500rpm
600nm@2600-5600rpm
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
...
No Of Cylinders
4
6
Transmission
Automatic
Automatic
Gear Box
8 Speed
8 speed
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Drive Type
AWD
AWD
Valve Configuration
DOHC
...
Paddle Shift
Fuel Supply System
CRDi
...
Turbo Charger
yes
Mild Hybrid
...

Fast Charging
...

20-80 kmph (kickdown)
5.46 s
...
Braking (100-0 kmph)
36.28 Meters
...
Braking (80-0 kmph)
23.10 Meters
...
Mileage (ARAI)
16.55 Kmpl
9.12 Kmpl
0-100 kmph
8 Sec
4.2 Sec
Top Speed
213 Km/h
...

Suspension Front
Dynamic Damper Control
Adaptive Suspensio
Suspension Rear
Dynamic Damper Control
Adaptive Suspensio
Brakes Front
Disc
...
Brakes Rear
Disc
...
Steering Type
Power
...
Minimum Turning Radius
5.95 metres
...
Tyre Size
245/50 R19
...
Alloy Wheel Size
R19
20
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
...

Dual Tone Dashboard
Ventilated Seats
Additional Interior Features
Floor mats in velour,Interior rear-view mirror with automatic anti-dazzle function,Rear backrest, foldable and 40:20:40 dividable with thorough loading function,Roller sunblind for rear-side windows, mechanical,Rear backrest unlocking, with electric release button,Galvanic embellish in chrome for controls,Instrument panel in Sensatec,Storage Compartment package, folding compartment below the driver's side,power socket in the rear centre console (12V) including USB adapter and storage nets behind the front seat backrests,Loading sill of luggage compartment in stainsless steel,Fully Digital 12.3” (31.2 cm) Instrument Display,Fine-wood trim poplar grain grey with highlight trim finisher Pearl Chrome,Leather ‘Vernasca’ Canberra Beige with decor stitching
Door Sill Strips with 'X3 M' Badging in front,Floor mats in velour,Interior rear-view mirror with automatic anti-dazzle function,Multifunction 31.2 cm (12.3’’) instrument display with individual character M specific staging for Drive modes,Instrument panel in Sensatec,Sport seats for driver and front passenger with electrical width adjustment for backrest,Through-loading system in Rear with foldable backrest and 40:20:40 split function, M Sport brake with brake callipers in Dark Blue metallic and M logo,Interior trim finishers Aluminium carbon structure with highlight trim finisher Pearl Chrome,Leather 'Vernasca' Black decor stitching | Black,Leather 'Vernasca' Oyster décor stitching with extended contents | Black
Fabric Upholstery
Leather Seats
Rear Seat Headrest
Front Shoulder Room
1522mm
...
Rear Shoulder Room
1477 mm
...
Seating Capacity
5
5
Doors
5
5
Boot Space
485 Liters
...
Fuel Capacity
60 Liters
65 Liters

Alloy Wheels
Lighting
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Cornering Headlights,LED Tail lamps,LED Fog Lights
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights)
Trunk Opener
Remote
Smart
Additional Exterior Features
BMW kidney grille with seven exclusively designed vertical slats and Grille frame in Chrome,Front bumper with specific design elements in Chrome,Trim element Air Breather with design elements in Chrome,Side window surrounds and window recess finisher in Chrome,Mirror base and mirror foot in Black high-gloss, Side skirt trim in Frozen Grey with accent in Chrome,Underbody protection front and rear in Frozen Grey Matt with accent in Chrome,Front door sill finishers in aluminium with “Luxury Line” lettering,Accent lighting with turn indicators, low and high-beam in LED Technology,Hexagonally shaped daytime running lights and two-part LED tail lights,High-beam assist,Rain sensor and automatic driving lights,Acoustic comfort glazing,Ambient light with 6 pre-defined selectable light designs in various colours with contour and mood lighting- additionally with Welcome Light Carpet,Automatic p
Accent lighting with turn indicators, low and high-beam in LED Technology, Hexagonally shaped daytime running lights and two-part LED tail lights,High-beam assist,Rain sensor and automatic driving lights,Acoustic comfort glazing,Ambient light with 6 pre-defined selectable light designs in various colours with contour and mood lighting- additionally with Welcome Light Carpet,parking function for passenger side exterior mirror,Panorama glass roof,Roof Rails High Gloss Black,BMW Individual Exterior High Gloss Shadow Line
Outside Rear View Mirror
Turn indicators on ORVM
Xenon Headlights
Trunk Light
Rear Spoiler
Antenna
Roof Rails
...
Length*Width*Height
4708*1891*1676 mm^3
4726*2138*1667 mm^3
Wheelbase
2864 mm
...
Ground Clearance (Unladen)
211 mm
...

In Car Entertainment (Audio)
BMW Apps
...
Connectivity
Apple CarPlay
Apple CarPlay,
Addtional Comfort Features
Performance Control,Park Distance Control (PDC), front and rear
Sound Control,Performance Control with Active M Differential,Park Distance Control (PDC), front and rear,Head airbags front and rear
USB Charger
Front
Front & Rear
Central Control Armrest
Available
Available
Tailgate Ajar
Gear Shift Indicator
Rear Curtain
Available
...
Luggage Hook and Net
Battery Saver
...
Lane Change Indicator
Additional Entertainment Features
Harman Kardon Surround Sound system,ultrasound-based parking assistance system,BMW Operating System 7.0 with variable configurable widgets, iDrive Touch with handwriting recognition and direct access buttons, Integrated 20GB hard drive for maps and audio files
BMW Apps,Hi-Fi Loudspeaker System,ultrasound-based parking assistance system,Configurable user interface,Resolution of 1440 x 540 pixels, iDrive Touch with handwriting recognition with direct access buttons,DVD drive and integrated 20GB hard drive for maps and audio files
Smart Entry
...
Massage Seats
Not Available
...
Memory Functions For Seat
Driver's Seat Only
Front
One Touch Operating Power Windows
Driver's Window
Driver's Window
Autonomous Parking
Semi
...
Drive Modes
3
3
Internal Storage
No of Speakers
16
12
Rear Entertainment System
...
AC
Rear AC Ducts
Heater
Power Steering
Steering Column
Electrically Adjustable
...
Steering Mounted Audio Control
Cruise Control
Power Windows ( Front / Rear )
Front and Rear
Front and Rear
Adjustable Driver Seat
Heated Seat Front
Heated Seats Rear
Adjustable Front Passenger Seat
Lumbar Support
Folding Rear Seat
...
60:40 Split
Rear Seat Center Armrest
Tachometer
Dual Trip Meter
Low Fuel Warning Lamp
Clock
Seat Belt Warning
Push Ignition
AM/FM Radio
USB Auxiliary Input
DVD Playback
Touch-screen Display
GPS Navigation System
Speakers Front
Speakers Rear
Automatic Head Lamps
Auto Rain Sensing Wipers
Follow me home headlamps
Adjustable Head Lights
Parking Sensors
Front & Rear
Rear
Remote Operated Fuel Tank Lid
...
Front Cupholders
Door Pockets
Front & Rear Door
Front Door
12V Power Outlets
Cigarette Lighter
Bottle Holder
Front & Rear Door
Front Door
Sun Roof
Moon Roof

Anti-Pinch Power Windows
...
Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
Knee Airbags
ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts
Head-Up Display
Day/Night Rearview Mirror
Blind Spot Monitor
Hill Descent Control
Hill Assist
Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock
360 View Camera
Airbags
Driver, Passenger and Side Front
Driver, Passenger and Side Front
Seat Belts
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist (BA)
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
Traction Control System (TCS)
Engine Immobilizer
Central Locking
Child Safety Lock
Fog Lamps (Front / Rear )
Front
Front
Rear Wash Wiper
Rear Defogger

Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

BMW X3

  • Exciting exterior design
  • Spacious cabin
  • Fancy features
  • AWD offered as standard
  • Petrol and diesel powertrains
  • Adaptive dampers do their job well

BMW X3

  • Slight turbo lag on diesel
  • Thigh support on the rear seat could be better
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Recently Asked User Questions

Q. Volvo XC60, X3 and Q5 which is better among them?
  • Q5 has a shitty interior. Rest depends on what you like between volvo and BMW
  • BMW is better
  • Volvo xc60 is better
Q. IS THERE ANY DFFERENCE BETWEEN PETROL AND LUXURY DIESEL MODEL SPECIFICATIONS?
  • Apart from the power train, both variants share a similar feature list. xDrive 20d Luxury Line gets 1995 cc 187.7bhp/400Nm CRDi engine that delivers a claimed mileage of 18.56 kmpl and it gets three driving modes i.e. Ecopro, Comfort and Sport. On the other hand, xDrive 30i Luxury Line is available with 1998 cc 248bhp/248bhp EFI engine that delivers claimed mileage of 13.32 kmpl. It gets four driving modes i.e. ECOPRO, COMFORT, SPORT, SPORT . You may compare both variants accordingly.
  • Engine primarily . Interiors are mostly same .
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