2024 BMW iX3 price and specs: luxury small SUV on sale down under


Key Points

  • 2024 BMW iX3 EV priced from $89,100 with more space, technology and driving range than predecessor
  • Up to 461km range
  • Rivals compact EV SUVs such as Volvo XC40 Recharge, Tesla Model Y and Mercedes-Benz EQC
BMW iX3 parked outdoors front view

The 2024 BMW iX3's starting price of $89,100 is good value compared to its petrol sibling the X3.

The BMW iX3 is now available in Australia, priced from $89,100 before on-road costs, the iX3 provides 461km of claimed WLTP driving range.

Built on the same platform as the popular petrol powered X3, its also available in a hybrid (HEV) drivetrain, though Australians won’t be offered a plug-in-hybrid (PHEV) option as per its short-lived predecessor. The iX3 costs only $8,400 more than the turbo-petrol X3 ($84,700 before on-road costs) but comes with more features.

Trim/VariantPrice (before on-road costs)
M Sport$89,100
M Sport Pro$104,900

The BMW iX3 takes on the Volvo XC40 Recharge. Tesla Model Y and Mercedes-Benz EQC .

BMW iX3 rear and platformBMW iX3 rear and platform

The entry level iX3 will be eligible for the fringe benefits tax (FBT) exemption due to just being under the LCT threshold of $89,332 for 2023/24. This means it will be significantly cheaper to finance via a novated lease compared to its petrol sibling the BMW X3.

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BMW iX3 Specs: Range, Charging and Size

BMW iX3 charging at home

The 2024 BMW iX3 is offered in two variants: the M Sport and the M Sport Pro. Both variants are equipped with a 74.0 kWh (usable) battery pack and both variants have a single rear-mounted 210 kW electric motor.

M Sport and M Sport Pro

The BMW iX3 M Sportand M Sport Pro both feature a single rear motor producing 210 kW and 400 Nm of Torque capable of sprinting to the 100 km/hr mark in 6.8 seconds. It houses a 74.0 kWh battery resulting in a claimed WLTP driving range of 461km.

The M Sport Pro has improved exterior, interior and driver technology features over the base model M Sport.

BMW iX3 Price, Models and Features

2024 BMW iX3 white landscape background angled front view

The BMW iX3 Australian line-up is made up of two model grades – the BMW iX3 M Sport and M Sport Pro.

  • Both models are equipped with a74.0 kWh (usable) battery pack and a single (RWD) 210kW electric motor;

BMW iX3 M Sport price: $89,100 before on-road costs

The BMW iX3 M Sport electric compact luxury SUV is available for the Australian market starting from $89,100 before on-road costs. Key features include a 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment screen, 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster and a slew of technology and safety features.

KONA Electric Standard Range features:

Battery74.0 kWh usable Lithium-ion battery
Powertrain210 kW Electric Motor (RWD)
Exterior19-inch alloy wheels
Adaptive LED headlights
InteriorLeather-wrapped steering wheel
Heated front seats
Power-adjustable front seats
Vernasca leather upholstery
Panoramic glass sunroof
Six-speaker sound system
Ambient lighting
Tri-zone climate control
Aluminium pedals
Technology12.3-inch infotainment system
12.3-inch digital instrument cluster
Keyless entry and start
Power tailgate
Rain-sensing wipers
Adaptive suspension
Heat pump
Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
Wireless phone charger
Safety assistAdaptive cruise control
Lane-keep assist
Autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian detection
Reversing camera with front and rear parking sensors
Traffic sign recognition
Front and rear cross-traffic assist
Tyre pressure monitoring

BMW iX3 M Sport Pro price: $104,900 before on-road costs

The higher-end variant of the BMW iX3 adds on the 'base' model by offering additional exterior, interior and driver technology features. Some key features only available in the M Sport Pro model are: 16-speaker 464W Harman/Kardon sound system and 20-inch alloy wheels.

iX3 M Sport Pro adds:

Exterior20-inch alloy wheels
Extended Shadow Line exterior treatment, incl. Shadow Line lights
High-gloss black mirror caps
Interior16-speaker 464W Harman/Kardon sound system
Acoustic glazing
Sun protection glazing
TechnologyHead-up display
Gesture Control
Safety assistSemi-automatic parking assist
Other5-year Chargefox subscription

BMW iX3 Paint Options

Standard metallic paint – no cost:

  • Cashmere Grey
  • M Carbon Black
  • Mineral White
  • Phytonic Blue
  • Piemont Red
  • Sophisto Grey Brilliant Effect

BMW iX3 Warranty and Servicing

2024 BMW iX3 driving at city

Both variants of the BMW iX3 are backed by a five-year, unlimited kilometre vehicle warranty and an industry-standard eight-year/160,000km battery warranty.

How does the BMW iX3 compare to other EVs?

2024 BMW iX3 parked with city background

The BMW iX3 directly competes with the Volvo XC40 Recharge and the Tesla Model Y.

BMW iX3 M Sport spec comparison

The BMW iX3 has the most expensive price among its close competitors, but it makes up for it with its superior 461km driving range thanks to its class-leading 74.0 kWh (usable) battery. Performance wise the BMW iX3 bests the Volvo XC40 Recharge Plus and Tesla Model Y RWD in acceleration, being able to reach 0-100 km/h in just 6.8s.

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