BMW X3 Towing Capacity Table – 2009-2018

The following table contains the maximum trailer weight (towing capacity) recommended for a BMW X3 for every model year 2009 and after. Use the drop downs to find a particular year, trim or engine.

We have provided a link to the source of each rating – typically the owner’s manual. Always consult your owner’s manual for towing instructions.

YearTrimEngineMax Tow CapacityDescriptionSources
2018All4,400Source
20093.0L I-63,500Source
20103.0i3.0L I-63,500Source
2011xDrive28i3.0L I-63,000Source
2011xDrive35i3.0L I-63,000Source
20122.8i3.0L I-63,500Source
20132.0 I-4 Turbocharged3,500Source
20133.0L I-6 Turbocharged3,500Source
20142.0 I-4 Turbocharged3,500Source
20143.0L I-6 Turbocharged3,500Source
201528d2.0L 1-4 Turbo Diesel3,500Source
201528i2.0L 1-4 Turbocharged3,500Source
201535i3.0L I-6 Turbocharged6,000Source
2016All3,500Source
2017All3,500Source

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