2015 BMW X3 XDrive28d Rated at 30 MPG Combined

2015 BMW X3 XDrive28d Rated at 30 MPG Combined

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has come up with an official fuel economy rating for the 2015 BMW X3 XDrive 28d which offers significant gains over its gas-powered counterpart. 

Its rated at 27 mpg in the city, 34 mpg on the highway for a combined 30 mpg, a full 6 mpg combined better than the X3 XDrive28i. When it comes to the competition, the BMW beats its closest competitor, the Mercedes GLK250 Bluetec diesel, by 2 mpg combined.

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A base 2015 BMW X3 will sell for $39,325, while the diesel model commands a $42,825 price tag. For that price bump, you will get 6 more miles per gallon, along with 20 extra lb-ft of torque compared to the gas-powered model, as the 2.0-liter diesel makes 180 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque.

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