At $43,709 after the federal tax credit, it might be a popular X3 version.
The BMW X3 is one of the most popular BMWs in the U.S. and this year customers finally can buy a plug-in version – the plug-in hybrid X3 xDrive30e.
According to the EPA, the all-electric range of the X3 xDrive30e stands at 17 miles (27.4 km), which is not great, but hopefully will allow at least some customers to significantly reduce the usage of the internal combustion engine during the daily commute.
The energy efficiency in EV mode is 60 MPGe – 562 Wh/mi (349 Wh/km).
When comparing it to the ICE counterpart, it quickly turns out that the X3 xDrive30e is not a version for those who often drive long-distances. First, the combined fuel economy in hybrid mode is worse by almost 8% (24 MPG compared to 26 MPG), and secondly, the total range is lower – (340 miles vs 447 miles).
2020 BMW X3 xDrive30e EPA rating:
- EV mode: 60 MPGe – 562 Wh/mi (349 Wh/km)
- Hybrid mode: 24 MPG
However, the BMW X3 xDrive30e is priced at $48,550, which deducting destination charge ($995) and the federal tax credit ($5,836) makes it effectively available from $43,709. That is less than the conventional X3 xDrive30i (MSRP from $43,950).
2020 BMW X3 xDrive30e specs:
Gallery: 2020 BMW X3 xDrive30e
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