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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
4-Door AWD 4.2i
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door AWD 4.2i 15 21 $35,438 $38,520
4-Door AWD 5.3i 15 20 $37,278 $40,520
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,670
$35,438
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,800
$38,520
Monthly Payment Estimate
$613 / month
$642 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle AWD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.4 39.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.4 58.5
Front Leg Room (in) 40.2 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.1 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.8 37.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 40.2
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.8 58.5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.0 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 179.7 193.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 65.9 68.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.7 62.1
Wheelbase (in) 110.1 113.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0 75.4
Track Width, Front (in) 60.0 63.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 71 80.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
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 - 39.8
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-Channel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x - TBD - 12.8 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 - 12.9 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 22.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.9 18.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.4 37.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P235/55R17 225/55R18
Spare Tire Size Compact 225/55R18
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/55R17 225/55R18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 5500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 550
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4023 4720
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 18 x 8.0
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8 18 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 600
Engine
Fuel System - TBD - SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 214 @ 3500 277 @ 4800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0L/182 4.2L/256
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 225 @ 5900 290 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas 6 Cyl Gas I6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 15
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.64 3.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - TBD - -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.35 3.06
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66 1.00
Trans Type 6 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain AWD All-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.93 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.50 1.63
Trans Order Code NA AUT
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Hard Top 4 Door
Vehicle Name BMW X3 Saab 9-7X
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear Independent 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Air Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA Coil-Over-Shock
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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