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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
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
Track Width, Front (in) 60.0 62.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (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 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
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8 17 x 6.5
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
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
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.50 2.360
Trans Order Code NA NA
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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