Kicking the range off is the facelifted BMW X3 sDrive18d with a price tag of R895 658 which sports the brand’s turbodiesel 2,0-litre four-cylinder engine with 110 kW and 350 N.m of torque. If you wish to add the M Sport package to this, the price will increase to R935 658. The 140 kW and 400 N.m state of tune for this engine is applied to the all-wheel drive xDrive20d which bears a price of R997 176 and R1 037 176 with the M Sport option.
The entry-level petrol option for the facelifted BMW X3 is the sDrive20i with an asking price of R939 798. This model uses a turbocharged 2,0-litre four-cylinder mill with a power output of 135 kW and 300 N.m. Selecting the M Sport package on this raises the price to R979 798.
The flagship diesel of the facelifted BMW X3 range is the xDrive30d which is available in M Sport only with a price tag of R1 210 764. This uses a 3,0-litre straight-six unit to deliver 210 kW and 650 N.m.
At the top of the offering is the performance-minded BMW X3 M40i with an asking price of R1 415 042. Here you’ll find the brand’s twin-scroll turbocharged 3,0-litre straight-six mill with a power output of 265 kW and 500 N.m.
The German brand says that The facelifted BMW X3 demonstrates the brand’s commitment to operations in South Africa and follows on the sales success of the model that has been established as a clear leader in the segment for 2020.
This continuation of the X3 further secures the future of Plant Rosslyn, as well as the livelihoods of more than 40 000 people directly and indirectly employed at BMW Group South Africa’s facilities and within the supply chain.
BMW says its factories are famous for flexibility with Plant Rosslyn is no different. This facility was the first plant built by the BMW Group outside of Germany and manufactured the 3 Series for 35 years. In total 1 191 604 units have been assembled during the period and increasing production with each new model.