BMW X3 xDrive28i: New EPA Rating
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Probably the best 2.0-liter turbo engine on sale in America right now has made its way under the bonnet of the X3 compact SUV model already, replacing the old six-cylinder engine. We are of course talking about the X3 xDrive28i, EPA economy figures for which have been revealed recently.
The SUV powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder is supposedly rated at 28 mpg highway, 21 mpg city, and 24 mpg combined. This makes it more efficient than the old xDrive28i with a straight-six, which was rated at 25/19 mpg for highway/city driving respectively.
We’ll remind you that the engine produces 245 PS (180kW or 242 HP) and 350 Nm (258 lb-ft) of peak torque. The 2012 X3 is now able to sprint from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in just 6.7 seconds, which is remarkable performance for an SUV in its class.
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