BMW X3 M Competition Specs & Dimensions

Technical data

External dimensions

BMW X3 M Competition dimensions diagram 4,726 mm 1,897 mm 1,669 mm
Values shown are maximum dimensions
Number of doors
Turning circle
12.6 m
2.86 m

Internal dimensions

Number of seats
Boot (seats up)
550 L
Boot (seats down)
1,600 L

Transmission and fuel


Trims and engines

X3 M Competition

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X3 M Competition M Competition

RRP £93,780

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The X3 M Competition sits at the top of the range of BMW X3 M models. Visually, the M Competition is distinguished from the other specifications by high-gloss black exterior highlights and carbon mirror caps. The M Competition comes with the Active M differential to make the car’s handling even sharper. It’s powered by a 510hp turbocharged six-cylinder petrol engine.

M Competition standard equipment

  • Heated front and rear seats
  • Anthracite headlining
  • Luggage compartment lighting
  • Front centre armrest with storage compartment
  • Front cupholders x 2
  • Front head restraints
  • Foldable boot floor with storage compartment
  • Toolkit located in luggage compartment
  • Multifunction steering wheel
  • Through loading system with 40/20/40 split folding rear seat
  • Reach and rake adjustable steering column
  • Storage compartment in rear centre console, front and rear door trims and under luggage compartment
  • Sunvisors with illuminated vanity mirrors and ticket pocket
  • Three rear headrests
  • Four grab handles integrated in roof lining
  • Electric seat adjustment with memory
  • Front and rear side armrests integrated into door trim
  • 3 zone automatic air conditioning
  • Front and rear bottle holders integrated into door trim storage compartments
  • Rear seat centre armrest with two cupholders
  • Seat backrest adjustment for rear seat
  • Parcel shelf removeable and storable under boot floor
  • Microfilter and active carbon filter
  • Battery in luggage compartment
  • Steering wheel heating
  • High gloss black front door sill finishers with X3 M competition designation
  • M Gear knob
  • Glove compartment with illumination
  • 2 USB ports for charging in rear of centre console
  • Floor mats in velour - Front and rear colour co-ordinated with all standard carpet colours and front with M stripes
  • M sport leather steering wheel
  • Four-way electrically adjustable front lumbar support
  • Single front passenger seat
  • 40/20/40 split folding rear seats with backrest
  • 12V power socket in luggage compartment and front centre console
  • Front M sport seats with electrically adjustable headrests and illuminated M logo in headrests
  • Rear wiper
  • Body colour door handles
  • Heated windscreen washer jets
  • Reversing lights
  • Electrically adjustable and heated door mirrors
  • Sun protection glass
  • Rain sensor including auto headlights activation
  • Windscreen wipers with adjustable interval
  • M door entry sills
  • High beam assistant
  • Welcome lighting
  • Body colour spoiler
  • LED tail lights
  • Dynamic brake lights
  • High gloss black shadow line roof rails
  • Shark fin antenna
  • M Sport exhaust system
  • Visible VIN plate
  • Direction indicator, side repeaters, integrated in exterior mirrors
  • Front and rear bumper system with replaceable deformation elements
  • Acoustic glazing
  • High level 3rd brake light incorporating LED Technology
  • Lightweight engineering
  • Green tinted heat protection glazing
  • Body colour front and rear bumpers
  • Automatic headlight beam throw control with load dependent regulating reaction, dynamic compensation of braking dive and acceleration squat
  • Follow me home headlight function
  • Electric front and rear windows with fingertip open/close + anti-trap facility and comfort closing function
  • M Double slat kidney grilles in High Gloss Black with black slats
  • M competition bodystyling
  • High gloss shadowline exterior trim in decorative moulding side frame/recess cover/guide rail/B, C pillars/mirror frame and triangle with mirror base
  • M Exhaust tailpipes - Quad, round, split left and right with high gloss black finisher 100mm
  • Rear side wing doors
  • Model inscription logo on right tailgate
  • Side impact protection
  • Automatic Stability Control (ASC)
  • Twin horns
  • Hill descent control
  • Warning triangle and first aid kit
  • Cornering brake control (CBC)
  • Dynamic brake control
  • Dynamic Traction Control - DTC
  • Hill start assist
  • ADB - Automatic Differential Brake
  • Brake energy regeneration
  • BMW emergency call
  • Brake drying
  • Braking pre-tensioning
  • Deactivation of fuel pump in the event of a crash
  • Child seat ISOFIX attachment rear outer seats
  • Anti lock braking system (ABS) with brake assist
  • Child proof locking system in rear door
  • Passive protection for pedestrians
  • Dynamic stability control + (DSC+)
  • Airbags - Front driver/passenger, front and rear curtain head protection, front side, manual deactivation of front passenger airbag
  • Crash Sensor - activation of central locking release, hazard warning light and interior lighting
  • Three point seatbelts to all seats with front and outer rear pyrotechnic belt tensioners and seat belt force limiters
  • Active protection
  • Crash Sensor - activation of airbags
  • Compound structure brake discs
  • Electromechanical parking brake including automatic hold function and automatic release of the parking brake when driving off
  • Driver and front passenger with seat occupancy detection for driver's and passenger side
  • Electronic engine immobiliser
  • Alarm system
  • Central locking switch for all doors, fuel filler cap and luggage compartment
  • Remote control with 2 integrated key with M specific design - 1 button open/close all lockable, windows + separate button for open luggage compartment
  • Comfort access system with smart opener includes touch free opening bootlid and door handle illumination
  • Start/stop button with keyless motor start with acoustic drive feedback and stop/stop button in blue
  • Head up Display
  • Automatic tailgate operation
  • Variable sport steering
  • BMW Teleservices
  • Cruise control with brake function + speed limiter
  • Attentiveness assist
  • Wifi hotspot preparation
  • Enhanced bluetooth with wireless charging
  • Check Control warning system for monitoring of lights and door/luggage compartment open warning
  • Brake pad wear indicator in front and rear
  • On board computer - average speed+fuel consumption,service interval, clock date,odometer,trip meter,outside temperature display with acoustic ice warn
  • Lights on warning by audio warning signal when ignition is switched off
  • Electronic Power Steering (EPS)
  • BMW gesture control
  • Auto start-stop
  • Condition based service
  • Oil sensor for level and grade, warning by check control system
  • Personal Profile - automatic lock when driving away selectable
  • Front/rear park distance control (PDC)
  • Integrated owner's handbook
  • BMW service history
  • BMW ConnectedDrive online services
  • BMW Live Cockpit Professional Nav with 12.3" instrument display + 12.3" control display, Intelligent Voice Assist, BMW OS 7, HDD, 2USB, 4G LTE connect
  • Language version English
  • M drive buttons
  • Shifting point display
  • Active Guard Plus incl front collision warning with brake intervention
  • iDrive touch controller with 8 favourite buttons
  • Tyre repair kit
  • Electronic differential lock
  • Performance Control
  • Adaptive M suspension
  • M Sport differential
  • Incorrect fuelling protection
  • Sport automatic transmission with steering-wheel mounted gearshift paddles and launch control
  • Activation of safety battery terminal clamp
  • Active M differential
  • EU6 emissions management
  • Double joint spring strut front axle
  • Drive experience switch with comfort mode,ECO PRO mode and sport mode
  • Carbon fibre interior trim finishers
  • Sensatec dashboard in black with contrasting seam in grey and upper door trim panels in Sensatec for front and rear doors
  • DAB tuner
  • Harman Kardon loudspeaker system
  • Electronic service booklet
  • 2x USB Type C ports in front centre console for charging and data transfer
  • Connected package professional - X3 M/X4 M
  • Extended storage pack with Stainless steel door sills- X3 M
  • Ambient light pack - X3/X4 M
  • Interior lighting pack -X3/X4 M
  • Interior and exterior pack - X3/X4 M

One engine available with the M Competition trim