2014 BMW X3
The 2014 BMW X3 is an outstanding, luxury crossover SUV with comprehensive abilities. It offers comfy back seat, strong and rationally efficient engines, agile handling, substantial passenger and payload space and first-class interior. Unfortunately, the price offered is more expensive than most competitors. For 2014, BMW X3 gets insignificant modernizes to its current feature but mostly it is not changed. The X3 is the leading rival in the class and certainly one you’ll want if you have a family thanks to its outstanding driving maneuverability, roomy and classy interior spaces, and great fuel economy rankings making it to stand out among midsize luxury crossover SUVs.
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Shoppers will find a lot of that fun under the hood of 2014 BMW X3. There are two engine options, a turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder and a turbocharged 3.0-liter 6 inline engine. The 4 cylinder engine model produce more power benefits great fuel economy while the larger engine 6 cylinder is one of the fastest models in this class but drop fuel economy slightly.
The 2.0-liter engine produces 240 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque paired with standard 8-speed automatic transmission. AWD and automatic stop-start system are standard across the board. Automatic stop-start system allow to save fuel by shutting off the engine when stopped and then starts it if take foot off the brake. The 2.0-liter model can go from 0 to 60 mph in 6.8 seconds while EPA-estimated fuel economy rates 21 mpg city and 28 highway. The 3.0-liter model delivers 300 hp and 300 lb-ft of torque paired with the same 8-speed automatic transmission. The 2014 BMW X3 reaches 60 mph in 5.6 seconds making it as one of the quickest car in this class. It rates fuel economy of 19 mpg city and 26 highway.
In the cabin of the 2014 BMW X3, it offers extraordinary quality. The front seats offer countless support for any occasion thanks to its superior materials quality. Soft-metal accents, minimalist wooden trim, and overall tweak truly help uplifts the cabin environment. The X3 also is meant for utility as it comes with generous back seat and cargo space.
The 2014 BMW X3 comes in two trim levels that match up to engine options, the xDrive28i and the xDrive35i. The xDrive28i gets rear privacy glass, foglamps, automatic headlights, automatic wipers, auto-dimming mirrors, 18-inch wheels, and power liftgate. The xDrive35i gets all of the above plus wood trim, panoramic sunroof and adaptive bi-xenon headlights which are optional on the xDrive28i.
There are abundant technological features on the 2014 BMW X3 including standard dual-zone automatic climate control, cruise control, 8-way electric front seats with memory, leatherette premium vinyl seat trim, Bluetooth, tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, 12-speaker sound system, iDrive interface, USB ports and HD radio. Optional features includes leather seat trim, remote ignition and entry, satellite radio, front seats 4-way lumbar adjustment, tie-down sockets and cargo nets. Other optional equipment are emergency communications system, head-up display, heated front and rear seats and steering wheel, navigation system, and smartphone app.
The 2014 BMW X3 offers great expectation to its performance. It feels light and nimble on every maneuver. It is quite functional for traveling in the city or taking long journeys on the highway. The X3 has been in the market and can be purchased starting from $47,025.