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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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4-Door 2.5L Turbo
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2.5L Turbo 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 2.5L 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 2.9L 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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicle Special Purpose Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
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
Second Leg Room (in)
35.8 36.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 40.1
Third Leg Room (in)
- NA
Third Hip Room (in)
- NA
Third Head Room (in)
- NA
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- NA
Exterior Dimensions
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
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.0 74.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
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
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 x - TBD - 13.2 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.7 21.1
Steering
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
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
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
Rear Tire Size
P235/55R17 235/65R17
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 400
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4001 4450
Wheels
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
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 9.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
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
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
184 @ 6000 208 @ 5000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 18
Transmission
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
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Geartronic
Drivetrain
AWD Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.93 - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Hard Top 4 Door
Vehicle Name
BMW X3 Volvo XC90
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs

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