2017 BMW X3 Hybrid Release Date and Price – The 2017 BMW X3 hybrid is the next mid-size SUV that will be released soon by its automaker. For your information, the X3 has already many fans out there and it becomes one of the anticipated SUV of BMW so far. BMW starts to think that the 2017 X3 will be the all new model. According to some trusted sources, this mid-size SUV will hit the dealerships on the first-quarter of 2017 like 2017 BMW X3 M Sport Review.
If it happens, this SUV becomes the new generation of X3 with some modern features and technology. In other words, it will be more versatile than before. Check out our latest news about this SUV in this article.
2017 BMW X3 Hybrid Designs
As we can see, the 2017 BMW X3 Hybrid Release Date and Price has more significant updates than its predecessors. A short history about the hybrid is about its debut that happened in 2003. The first generation was ended six years ago. Then, the 2017 BMW will become the third-generation. For your information, the design of hybrid model will be similar and even the same with the base model of 2017 X3.
We know that the 2017 X3 is like an evolution for the previous model as you can see on the picture. The funny parts are when we have viewed some styling cues of the X5 and X6 on the grille. BMW seems that they do not want to give reshaped version of the kidney grille which becomes the iconic part of them.
2017 BMW X3 Hybrid Platform
Another interesting part that should be showed about the 2017 BMW X3 Hybrid Release Date and Price is the new platform of BMW. You need to know that this new modular platform has been developed through some BMW’s flagships like coupes, crossover and even sedan. The best thing we have known so far of this platform is the combination of the materials. Although it has some parts of steel, carbon fiber and aluminum, this platform does not offer heavy weight for the car. So, it is very comfortable for the X3 hybrid which carries more than one engine. BMW claims the weight of X3 is reduced around 200 pounds.
2017 BMW X3 Hybrid Engine
We can easily know that the X3 will have hybrid engine because BMW has previously announced that they want to electrify some of the flagships including the X3. Hybrid engine is a combination between the gasoline and electric drivetrain. It produces small horsepower but it provides better fuel efficiency.
According to the rumors, this X3 will only have small turbocharged gasoline engine with four cylinders. Meanwhile, the power is delivered by 8-speed automatic transmission. The 2017 BMW X3 Hybrid Release Date and Price is expected to produce 320 horsepower when both engines are running.