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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 $27,755 $30,300
X3 4-Door AWD 3.0i 17 25 $33,215 $36,300
4-Door 2.5L Turbo
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2.5L Turbo 18 23 $33,208 $35,290
4-Door 2.5L Turbo w/Sunroof 18 23 $33,208 $35,290
4-Door 2.5L Turbo w/Sunroof/3rd Row 18 23 $33,208 $35,290
4-Door 2.5L Turbo AWD 17 22 $33,208 $35,290
4-Door 2.5L Turbo AWD w/Sunroof 17 22 $33,208 $35,290
4-Door 2.5L Turbo AWD w/Sunroof/3rd 17 22 $33,208 $35,290
4-Door 2.9L Twin Turbo AWD 15 20 $39,092 $41,550
4-Door 2.9L Twin Turbo AWD w/3rd Row 15 20 $39,092 $41,550
4-Door 4.4L AWD w/3rd Row 15 20 $42,706 $45,395
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,755
$33,208
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,300
$35,290
Monthly Payment Estimate
$505 / month
$588 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle Special Purpose Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.8 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 40.1
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.8 58.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.4 39.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.4 57.8
Front Leg Room (in) 40.2 41.0
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.1 101
Third Shoulder Room (in) - NA
Third Leg Room (in) - NA
Third Hip Room (in) - NA
Third Head Room (in) - NA
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0 74.7
Track Width, Front (in) 60.0 64.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.0 8.9
Length, Overall (in) 179.7 188.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 65.9 70.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.7 63.9
Wheelbase (in) 110.1 112.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 74.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 71.0 84.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 41.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 30.0 21.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x - TBD - 13.2 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 - 12.1 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.7 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.9 15.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.4 40.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.7
Tires
Rear Tire Size P235/55R17 235/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/55R17 235/65R17
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 400
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 4000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 4000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 400
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4001 4450
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8 17 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 9.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 184 @ 6000 208 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas 6 Cyl Turbo Gas I5
Fuel System - TBD - MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 175 @ 3500 236 @ 1500 - 4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5L/152 2.5L/153
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 23
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Geartronic
Drivetrain AWD Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.93 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.50 3.03
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91 2.86
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23 1.34
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic,
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - TBD - NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.35 4.66
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66 1.98
Trans Type 6 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1 NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.02
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Hard Top 4 Door
Vehicle Name BMW X3 Volvo XC90
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
 
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