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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
2.5L Turbo AWD Automatic w/Sunroof
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Automatic 2.5L Turbo 17 23 $33,945 $36,075
Automatic w/Sunroof 2.5L Turbo 17 23 $33,945 $36,075
Automatic w/Sunroof/3rd Row 2.5L Turbo 17 23 $33,945 $36,075
AWD Automatic 2.5L Turbo 17 22 $33,945 $36,075
AWD Automatic w/Sunroof 2.5L Turbo 17 22 $33,945 $36,075
AWD Automatic w/Sunroof/3rd 2.5L Turbo 17 22 $33,945 $36,075
AWD Automatic 4.4L V8 15 21 $43,651 $46,400
AWD Automatic 4.4L V8 Ocean Race Edition 15 21 $46,903 $49,860
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,670
$33,945
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,800
$36,075
Monthly Payment Estimate
$613 / month
$601 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle Special Purpose Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.8 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.7
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 38.9
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 - TBD -
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 Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 34.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 74.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 71 84.9
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 - 41.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD - 21.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x - TBD - 13.2 x - TBD -
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
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
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/55R17 235/65R17
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/55R17 235/65R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4023 4450
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
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 - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas 6 Cyl Turbo Gas I5
Fuel System - TBD - - TBD -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 214 @ 3500 236 @ 1500 - 4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0L/182 2.5L/154
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 225 @ 5900 208 @ 5000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 22
Transmission
Drivetrain AWD All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.93 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.50 3.03
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.64 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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Hard Top 4 Door
Vehicle Name BMW X3 Volvo XC90
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
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
 
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