different between2010 to 2011 model

different between2010 to 2011 model

Answered By Justin Cupler, Contributing Writer:
First is the exterior. The 2010 X3 has a very bland "old-school" BMW look, like: flat body line and downward-angled headlights. The 2010 also has a roof rack that is separate from the roof. The 2011 has aggressive body lines and a great look. The roof rack is molded to the roof, giving it a cleaner look, also there are more modern-looking rims on the 2011.

The engines are different, as well. The 2010 and 2011 models all use a similar 3.0-liter in-line six-cylinder engine. The 2010 version pumped out a respectable 260 horsepower and 225 foot-pounds of torque. The 2011 version has two trim levels "xDrive28i" and "xDrive35i." The 28i puts out 240 horsepower and 230 foot-pounds of torque, whereas the 35i puts out 300 horsepower and 300 foot-pounds of torque. The jump in the 35i is thanks to a turbocharger, which the 2010 didn't have.

The 2011s are longer and wider, giving you a lot more room on the inside. The only real other difference is that the 2011 35i comes standard with HID headlights, which were an option in 2010.
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