What is the Towing Capacity of the 2020 BMW X3?

July 30th, 2020 by

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The 2020 BMW X3 might be a compact SUV, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you have to manage your expectations. In fact, the BMW X3 towing capacity makes it easy to move up to 4,400 pounds without trouble. We’ve broken down the features and engine options that make this small Sport Activity Vehicle® such a compelling option for Chula Vista-area drivers below.

BMW X3 Towing Features

You’ll need to make sure that you’ve equipped the proper tow hitch if you want to enjoy the maximum BMW X3 towing capacity. However, you’ll enjoy a range of features that make towing easier and safer, no matter which trim or packages you select. These include:

  • Dynamic Traction Control
  • Dynamic Stability Control
  • Brake Fade Compensation
  • Start-off Assistant
  • Brake Drying and Brake Stand-by
  • Servetronic power steering assist
  • Rear-view camera

If you are interested in pursuing upgrades, you should know that other adventurous drivers often opt for Descent Control and Rear Park Distance Control, which make it much easier to hook up and travel with a trailer.

BMW X3 Performance

The base trim level is the 2020 BMW X3 sDrive30i. If you’d like to enhance your control with BMW all-wheel drive, upgrade with the BMW X3 xDrive30i. Here’s a closer look at their shared specs:

  • Engine: 2.0L TwinPower Turbo inline 4-cylinder
  • Power: 248 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque
  • Drivetrain: RWD or AWD
  • Max. Payload: 893 pounds
  • Curb Weight: 3,931 pounds with sDrive or 4,401 pounds with xDrive

If you’re looking for more power, choose the 2020 BMW X3 M40i instead. Its turbocharged V6 engine makes it easier to get up to speed, and xDrive AWD is always standard:

  • Engine: 3.0L M Performance TwinPower Turbo V6
  • Power: 382 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque
  • Drivetrain: BMW xDrive all-wheel drive
  • Max, Payload: 915 pounds
  • Curb Weight: 4,317 pounds with xDrive

If you think that your daily drives and adventures from a larger engine with more output, you’ll want to explore the 2020 BMW X5 towing capacity too. Interested in a diesel variant? The most recent BMW X3 28d towing capacity came in at roughly 3,500 pounds.

Find Your New X3 at BMW of San Diego

If you’re ready to take your road trips to the next level, come in and see the new BMW X3 for sale at BMW of San Diego. Although we won’t be able to hook up a trailer on your test drive, we know you’ll love how it handles the roads near El Cajon and Encinitas.

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    The 2020 BMW X3 might be a compact SUV, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you have to manage your expectations. In fact, the BMW X3 towing capacity makes it easy to move up to 4,400 pounds without trouble. We’ve broken down the features and engine options that make this small Sport Activity Vehicle® such a…

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