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Selected Style X3 4-Door AWD 3.0i
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X3 4-Door AWD 3.0i 17 25 $33,670 $36,800
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door SUV 18 24 $32,186 $36,370
4-Door SUV AWD 18 24 $33,425 $37,770
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,670
$32,186
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,800
$36,370
Monthly Payment Estimate
$613 / month
$606 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle Mid-Size Station Wgn
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.8 57.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.4 38.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.4 57.1
Front Leg Room (in) 40.2 42.5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.1 102.5
Second Leg Room (in) 35.8 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.0 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.0 7.09
Length, Overall (in) 179.7 186.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 65.9 66.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.7 61.2
Wheelbase (in) 110.1 106.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0 72.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 71 84.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - TBD - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD - 38.3
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 - 11.3 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 - 12.6 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 19.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.9 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.4 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/55R17 225/65SR17
Spare Tire Size Compact 225/65SR17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/55R17 225/65SR17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4023 3860
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8 17 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 17 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8 17 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
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
Engine Type Gas 6 Cyl Gas V6
Fuel System - TBD - MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 214 @ 3500 242 @ 3600
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0L/182 3.3L/202
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 225 @ 5900 230 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 18
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.50 2.360
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.64 3.478
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23 1.047
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - TBD - NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.35 4.235
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66 1.517
Trans Type 6 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1 NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.756
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain AWD Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.93 3.378
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Hard Top 4-Door SUV
Vehicle Name BMW X3 Lexus RX 330
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Dual-Link Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA MacPherson Strut
 
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