Compare 2005 BMW X3 vs 2005 BMW X5

2005 BMW X3
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X3 4-Door AWD 2.5i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X3 4-Door AWD 2.5i 17 24 $27,755 $30,300
X3 4-Door AWD 3.0i 17 25 $33,215 $36,300
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X5 4-Door AWD 3.0i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X5 4-Door AWD 3.0i 15 21 $38,125 $41,700
X5 4-Door AWD 4.4i 16 22 $48,230 $52,800
X5 4-Door AWD 4.8is 16 21 $63,970 $70,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,755
$38,125
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,300
$41,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$505 / month
$695 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96.1 97.6
Second Leg Room (in)
35.8 35.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 39.9
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.8 58.0
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
39.4 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.4 57.2
Front Leg Room (in)
40.2 39.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.7 62
Wheelbase (in)
110.1 111.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.0 73.7
Track Width, Front (in)
60.0 62
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.0 7.1
Length, Overall (in)
179.7 183.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
65.9 67.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
30.0 - TBD -
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)
71.0 69.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
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 - 13.1 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x - TBD - 12.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.7 24.6
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 3.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.9 21.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.4 39.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/55R17 P235/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/55R17 P235/65R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact P235/65R17
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 600
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 6000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4001 4652
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 140
Engine
Displacement
2.5L/152 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
184 @ 6000 225 @ 5900
Engine Type
Gas 6 Cyl Gas I6
Fuel System
- TBD - EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
175 @ 3500 214 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 21
Transmission
Trans Type
6 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1 NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
AWD AWD
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.93 4.64
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.50 2.83
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.91 4.10
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23 1.26
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- TBD - NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.83
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.35 5.14
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.66 1.79
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW X3 BMW X5
Body Style
4 Door Hard Top 4 Door Hard Top
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double-Pivot
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Strut-Type
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Aluminum 4-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Integrated

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