2020 BMW X3 Towing Capacity

June 29th, 2020 by

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The 2020 BMW X3 is a stylish 5-seat SUV that packs some major performance power. Capable of towing 4,400 pounds when properly equipped, the X3 can easily handle your medium-sized trailer or motorized boat. Below, we’ll take a detailed look at BMW X3 towing capacity by engine, and we’ll also cover the model’s advanced towing and safety features. Browse our X3 inventory or connect with the Peter Pan BMW team for more info before you head out on the roads near San Francisco.

BMW X3 Towing Capacity: Engine Specs

Which configuration and optional towing features will equip the X3 to reach its potential? To make the most of your 4,400-pound BMW X3 towing capacity, opt for the trailer hitch feature and the twin-turbocharged V6 engine option. This muscular engine is only available on the top M40i trim level, but you’ll still get impressive towing power from the turbo-4 base engine. Compare the BMW X3 specs by engine:

2.0L TwinPower Turbo Inline 4-Cylinder Engine

  • 248 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque
  • Standard rear-wheel drive
  • Available BMW xDrive all-wheel drive
  • 893 pounds maximum payload

3.0L M Performance TwinPower Turbo V6 Engine

  • 382 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque
  • Standard BMW xDrive all-wheel drive
  • 915 pounds maximum payload

Looking for big towing power at a lower price point? If you’re considering a pre-owned model, know that the BMW X3 28d towing capacity hits a max of 3,500 pounds. If you’d be willing to spend more for a lot of extra power, compare the BMW X3 vs. X5 in depth.

BMW X3 Interior Dimensions

With its clean lines and compact styling, you’d never expect to find so much space inside the X3 cabin. Yet you and your passengers will be pleasantly surprised that there’s more than enough room to pack in the gear and get comfortable on long rides to Redwood City. There are 28.7 cubic feet of space available behind the second row of seats, and 62.7 cu-ft with the second row folded down.

BMW X3 Towing Features

The impressive BMW X3 towing capacity is accompanied by advanced driver-assist safety features to keep you gripping the Burlingame roads. No matter the weather or road conditions, BMW towing features like these keep you steady and secure while you tow or haul heavy loads:

  • Rear-view camera
  • Dynamic stability control
  • Dynamic traction control
  • Servotronic power steering assist
  • Available Rear Park Distance Control
  • Available Descent Control

If the BMW X3 28d towing capacity is more than enough to meet your needs in San Mateo, you’ll be happy to find out that recent-year used models come with many of the same advanced safety features.

Explore BMW Towing Features with Peter Pan BMW

Do you still have more questions about the 2020 BMW X3 towing specs across the lineup? Contact us to explore special BMW towing features, accessories, and more. Get started today with our online financing application, learn more about the BMW X5 interior, BMW X7 trims, and compare the BMW X3 vs. BMW X5 to learn more!

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