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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
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
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.8 58.3
Third Leg Room (in) - NA
Third Hip Room (in) - NA
Third Head Room (in) - NA
Third Shoulder Room (in) - NA
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Front (in) 60.0 64.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 74.6
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
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
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 4000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4001 4450
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8 17 x 7
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
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
Engine Type Gas 6 Cyl Turbo Gas I5
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 18
Transmission
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 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.50 3.03
Trans Order Code NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Hard Top 4 Door
Vehicle Name BMW X3 Volvo XC90
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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