Compact Luxury SAV Driving at its Finest - Meet the 2021 BMW X3 in Shelburne

There are SUVs and then there are world-renowned BMW SAVs. In a class by themselves, the impeccable lineup of BMW X Series SAVs, which stands for Sport Activity Vehicle, offers Burlington and Williston drivers a range of sizes and models to choose from, with something for everyone. If you're in the market for a top-quality, compact BMW crossover, let The Automaster BMW introduce you to one of our most popular options - the BMW X3.

What's New for the BMW X3 in 2021?

A continuation of the third X3 generation, the 2021 model delivers the range of trims, features, and powertrain options that longtime fans from Stowe to Hanover, NH have come to expect. But for drivers who crave a full roster of the latest in safety technologies standard on their new vehicle, the 2021 BMW X3 features a few exciting updates that help it hit a homerun.

In fact, across the board and over the full lineup of available models, the 2021 BMW X3 exceeds expectations with its menu of standard tech and safety features. Android Auto smartphone integration is now available for the first time, and the model gets a range of features that were previously optional and are now standard, such as:

  • Blind-spot monitoring
  • Frontal collision mitigation
  • Lane departure warning

Plus, much more. Whether you choose the entry-level X3 with 248 horsepower, the performance-tuned option with 382 horsepower, or the efficient and cutting-edge hybrid version, you can look forward to this comprehensive list of features now standard for every model and X3 personality.


Three impressive engine options are offered throughout the lineup of new BMW X3 models, providing you with a variety of options to fit your driving style and needs the best. Engine options include:

  • 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 248-horsepower and 258 pounds-feet of torque (X3 sDrive30i and xDrive30i)
  • 3.0-liter turbocharged six-cylinder engine that produces 355-horsepower and 369 pounds-feet of torque (X3 M40i)
  • 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged six-cylinder engine that produces 473-horsepower and up to 503 pounds-feet of torque (X3 M)

All models get paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission to deliver quick shifts in a smooth and responsive manner so you can enjoy an engaging yet comfortable driving experience whether you're taking on Burlington streets or highway straightaways between Hanover, NH. The new X3 sDrive30i comes with standard rear-wheel drive, while its counterpart xDrive30i comes with BMW xDrive intelligent all-wheel drive, allowing you to conquer deep snow in Stowe, rugged terrain around Plattsburgh, NY and any adventure in between.


To help you stay connected on every outing in and out of town, all new BMW X3 models come with an iDrive infotainment system on a large 10.25-inch touchscreen display, allowing you to control numerous functions, including your mobile device, either by touching the screen, saying the words with voice recognition or utilizing the iDrive controller dial. You can also enjoy the seamless use of Apple CarPlay, allowing you to connect your compatible phone and enjoy the same style menu and ease of control when you're behind the wheel. Plenty of other available technology features are offered throughout the lineup, including BMW Gesture Control, a wireless charging pad, Wi-Fi hotspot, premium sound system, and more.


Every new BMW X3 model comes with numerous driver assist features to help you feel the utmost confidence everywhere you go. Standard features include frontal collision warning with Automatic City Collision Mitigation Braking system, allowing your vehicle to apply the brakes for you in the event of a potential collision, as well as rain sensing windshield wipers, standard LED headlights, and more. Upgrading to the available Driver Assistance Package gets you Active Driving Assistant, Active Blind Spot Detection, Lane Departure Warning, and more.


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Test Drive a New 2021 BMW X3 Model at The Automaster BMW Today

When you're ready to find out which of the many new 2021 BMW X3 models is the best fit for you, we invite you to join us at The Automaster BMW to test drive a model of your choice around Shelburne, VT today. While you're here, we encourage you to explore our great collection of new BMW models, Certified Pre-Owned models and used vehicles to weigh all your options equally. We're happy to work with you on financing options and lease plans to help you drive home in your dream vehicle for the price that fits your lifestyle and budget best.

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