Facts & Figures: 2022 BMW X3 xDrive30e M Sport PHEV launched in Malaysia from RM356k

For the first time ever, the BMW Malaysia is now offering a plug-in hybrid variant for the BMW X3 lineup – the new facelift 2022 BMW X3 xDrive30e M Sport PHEV. The new variant is locally assembled and is priced at RM356,800. That’s around RM2,000 less than the X3 xDrive30i M Sport, at RM358,800.

BMW Malaysia also launched the facelift X3 sDrive20i M Sport at RM315,800, X3 xDrive30i M Sport at RM358,800 and the new BMW X4 xDrive30i M Sport at RM398,800. All prices are inclusive of SST.


Power comes from a 2.0-litre turbocharged engine with 184 hp and 300 Nm, paired to an electric motor with 109 PS. The combo delivers power to the wheels via an 8-speed automatic. The top speed in full electric mode is 135 km/h.

  • Combined Power: 292 hp
  • Combined Torque: 420 Nm
  • 0 to 100km/h: 6.1 seconds
  • Top Speed: 210 km/h

By comparison, the petrol-powered X3 xDrive30i only makes 252 hp and 350 Nm and is a tad slower from 0 to 100 km/h at 6.3 seconds. Fuel consumption figures of the xDrive30e, like the Volvo S60 T8 PHEV R-Design we reviewed, should be taken with a handful of salt, not just a pinch. It’s rated as low as 2L/100km.

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As you’d expect the X3 xDrive30e comes with full LED lighting front and back along with new head and taillights designs. Also expected is a larger kidney grille although the headlamps are now 10mm slimmer than before.

  • M Sport Suspension
  • 20-inch wheels
  • New front and rear bumper
  • New larger kidney grille


Inside, the changes are just as significant with new air-con vents, a new air-con control panel, and a new gear lever console from the newer BMW 3 Series and 4 Series. The steering has also been redesigned. There are two upholstery choices for the cabin – Black Vernasca leather or Mokka Vernasca leather.

  • 10.2-inch infotainment display
  • 12.3-inch fully digital instrument cluster


Among the safety features and driver aids in the 2022 BMW X3 xDrive30e PHEV M Sport are:

  • Lane Change Warning
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Front Collision Warning with autonomous braking
  • Parking Assistant with Active Park Distance Control
  • Reversing Assistant

Exclusive to the new BMW X3 xDrive30e is the Parking Assistant Plus with Park Assist for reverse and parallel parking spaces including automatic exiting.



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