BMW X3 Trim Configurations

December 21st, 2020 by
2020 BMW X3 M40i in black exterior

Trying to decide which of the 2021 BMW X3 configurations is right for you? Can’t decide between the different trim options that are available and which package you want to go with? Tulley BMW of Nashua will help you find the perfect model when you’re ready for a new adventure around Manchester.

BMW X3 Trims by Price

Before you start looking at customizing your models, looking at the cost of each BMW X3 trims is important. Below you can find see them broken down:

  • 2021 BMW X3 sDrive 30i – $43,000 Starting MSRP
  • 2021 BMW X3 xDrive 30i – $45,000 Starting MSRP
  • 2021 BMW X3 M40i – $56,600 Starting MSRP
  • 2021 BMW X3 xDrive30e – $49,600 Starting MSRP

BMW X3 sDrive30i and xDrive30i

When you compare the BMW X3 to other compact SUVs, even the baseline X3 offers outstanding performance and power, with a higher sense of luxury. At its core, the BMW X3 configuration comes with a 2.0L BMW TwinPower Turbo inline-4 engine, with standard sDrive rear-wheel drive. You have the opportunity to upgrade to the xDrive intelligent all-wheel drive system. Speed, control, and a smooth ride are guaranteed while you make your way through Lowell, MA.


  • 8-speed sport automatic transmission
  • Driving Dynamics Control with ECO PRO, COMFORT, and SPORT modes
  • Auto start-stop function
  • Engine start/stop button

Technology and Entertainment

  • Apple CarPlay® compatibility
  • 12-speaker HiFi Sound System
  • Live Cockpit Plus with iDrive 6.0
  • 10.25-inch central information display
  • Touchscreen, voice, and touchpad controls

Comfort and Convenience

  • 10-way power front sport seats
  • SensaTec upholstery
  • Dark oak wood trim
  • Automatic 3-zone climate control
  • Power tailgate

When you compare the sDrive30i and the xDrive30i, you’ll find them nearly identical in terms of offered features. However, the one thing that sets the xDrive30i apart is that it has a symmetrical all-wheel drive system. This system provides superior handling and control and shifts available torque, via an electronically controlled clutch, between the front and rear wheels. Wondering how it compares to other offerings? Pit the BMW X3 vs. Audi Q5 to learn more.

BMW X3 M40i

When you are looking at BMW X3 trims, the M40i is in every way a combination of luxury and power. The potent 3.0L BMW M TwinPower Turbo inline-6 gives you plenty of power, with standard xDrive all-wheel drive keeping you in control no matter the conditions. In addition to matching anything that Westford may throw at you, the BMW X3 M40i comes with:

Performance and Handling

  • M Sport brakes with blue calipers
  • M Sport suspension
  • Performance Control

Style and Design

  • Shadowline exterior trim
  • 19″ M Double-spoke bi-color wheels
  • SensaTec dashboard
  • Aluminum rhombicle trim
  • 3-spoke telescopic, leather-wrapped M Sport steering wheel
  • 14-way power front sport seats

Technology and Entertainment

  • Connected Package Professional
  • 12.3″ digital instrument cluster
  • Live Cockpit Professional with iDrive 7.0
  • Comfort Access keyless entry with hands-free trunk/lid opening

BMW X3 xDrive30e

The BMW X3 xDrive30e is a plug-in hybrid that combines many of the features of the X3 xDrive40i with an integrated electric motor. Together with the 2.0L BMW TwinPower Turbo inline-4 engine, it generates more torque and horsepower than the sDrive40i and xDrive40i, but just under the M40i.

To set it apart further from the base trims, the xDrive30e comes with Android Auto Compatibility, Connected Package Progressional, a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, and the BMW eDrive service, which automatically finds charging stations for you. The electric engine also makes the xDrive30e the most efficient X3 package on the market.

Discover Your New Luxury BMW SUV with Tulley BMW of Nashua

Our staff at Tulley BMW of Nashua is here to help you with every question you might have about the BMW X3 line or any of our other new and used models. Contact us today to speak to our finance center about leasing options for a new model BMW SUV. Our service center will manage any maintenance you need on your vehicle to make sure you’re able to stay on the road safely. You can also schedule a test drive of one of these luxurious SUVs for yourself.

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