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Selected Style X3 4-Door AWD 2.5i
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X3 4-Door AWD 2.5i 17 24 $27,735 $30,300
X3 4-Door AWD 3.0i 17 25 $33,195 $36,300
4-Door
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door S 14 18 $48,765 $55,900
4-Door Turbo 13 18 $77,657 $88,900
4-Door 15 19 $37,384 $42,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,735
$37,384
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,300
$42,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$505 / month
$715 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.4 56.7
Front Leg Room (in) 40.2 40.6
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 57.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.1 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.8 36.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.7
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.8 58.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.4 38.9
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 66.0 66.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.7 65.75
Wheelbase (in) 110.1 112.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0 75.9
Track Width, Front (in) 60.0 65.16
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.0 8.54
Length, Overall (in) 179.7 188.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD - 19.07
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 71 62.51
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - TBD - NA
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x - TBD - 13.00 x 1.10
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x - TBD - 13.00 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.7 26.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.4 - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 39.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.9 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size - TBD - NA
Front Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/55R17 P235/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Front Tire Size P235/55R17 P235/65R17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 771
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 7716
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4001 4784
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 175 @ 3500 228 @ 2500-5500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5L/152 3.2L/194
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 184 @ 6000 247 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas 6 Cyl Gas V6
Fuel System - TBD - SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 15
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.35 4.15
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66 1.56
Trans Type 6 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain AWD All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.93 3.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.50 2.37
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91 4.56
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23 1.16
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - TBD - 2.7
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name BMW X3 Porsche Cayenne
Body Style 4 Door Hard Top 4 Door SUV
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Multi-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
 
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