2022 BMW X3 Towing Capacity

May 27th, 2022 by
2022 BMW X3 exterior


BMW vehicles are known for their exciting performance and luxury amenities. What about BMW towing power, though? BMW crossovers and SUVs are also more than ready to take on your toughest towing needs around Chicago and Park Ridge. For example, the BMW X3 towing capacity tops out at 4,400 pounds. How is this BMW towing power achieved? Perillo BMW covers the X3 towing ability and features more in-depth below.

BMW Towing Features on the X3

Don’t let the compact size of the BMW X3 fool you. It can still handle hauling heavy items with ease around Oak Park. Advanced safety and technology features allow the X3 to tow heavy loads that larger rivals may find challenging.

  • Start-off Assistant
  • Brake Drying and Brake Stand-by
  • 4-wheel ventilated disc brakes
  • Dynamic Brake Control
  • Dynamic Traction Control
  • Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
  • Brake Fade Compensation
  • Cornering Brake Control
  • Servetronic power steering assist
  • Rear-view camera
  • Active Driving Assistant
  • Driving Dynamics Control with ECO PRO, COMFORT, and SPORT modes

If you decide to upgrade your ride, you can then have access to amenities like Surround View with 3D View, Active Lane Keeping Assistant, and adaptive headlights. These features can help you tow with even more confidence around River Forest.

BMW X3 Performance

A robust powertrain is the key when it comes to BMW towing, and the X3 certainly delivers. You have three different engines to choose from throughout the lineup depending on your preference.

2022 BMW X3 sDrive30i / xDrive30i

  • Power: 248 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque (2.0L TwinPower Turbo i4)
  • Drivetrain: BMW sDrive rear-wheel drive or BMW xDrive all-wheel drive

2022 BMW X3 M40i 

  • Power: 382 hp and 368 lb-ft of torque (3.0L M Performance TwinPower Turbo i6)
  • Drivetrain: BMW xDrive all-wheel drive

2022 BMW X3 M

  • Power: 473 hp and 457 lb-ft of torque (3.0L BMW M TwinPower Turbo i6)
  • Drivetrain: BMW xDrive all-wheel drive

To achieve max BMW towing power, your X3 will be equipped with the optional tow hitch. If you plan to do a lot of towing around Chicago, we recommend opting for an X3 configuration that offers xDrive AWD.

Get Behind the Wheel of a BMW X3 Today

Ready to see what a new BMW X3 has to offer? Visit Perillo BMW today to set up a test drive. BMW towing power on pre-owned models is also quite impressive, so if you are shopping on a budget, you may want to check out our pre-owned inventory. For example, the 2015 BMW X3 28d towing capacity reaches a noteworthy 3,500 pounds. Contact us for more information about BMW towing today.


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