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Selected Style AWD 4-Door 30i
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Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door xDrive30i 16 23 $36,525 $39,700
AWD 4-Door SE
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door SE 16 23 $30,926 $33,985
AWD 4-Door HSE 16 23 $32,191 $35,375
Pricing
Invoice Price
$36,525
$30,926
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,700
$33,985
Monthly Payment Estimate
$662 / month
$566 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2009 BMW X3 is a more rugged alternative to a sport wagon—but it’s not nearly as much fun to drive. The 2008 Land Rover LR2 splices the ruggedly stylish look that draws people to the legendary British brand with honest practicality, without the gas-guzzling and clumsy handling.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.6 57.6
Second Head Room (in) 39.4 39.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.0 57.3
Front Leg Room (in) 40.2 41.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.1 - TBD -
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.8 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 40.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.0 8.26
Length, Overall (in) 179.9 177.1
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 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 110.1 104.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0 85.7
Track Width, Front (in) 60.0 63.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 71.0 58.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 39.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 36.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 30.0 26.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 49.1
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 61.8
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 - 11.9 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 - 12.4 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.7 18.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.9 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.4 37.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Front Tire Size P235/55HR17 235/60R18
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P235/55HR17 235/60R18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4012 4255
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0 18 x 8.0
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 I6 Inline 6
Fuel System - TBD - Gas
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 225 @ 2750 234 @ 3200
Engine Order Code NA - TBD -
Displacement 3.0L/183 3.2/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 260 @ 6600 230 @ 6300
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 19 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 16
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 3.75
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23 1.16
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - TBD - NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.35 4.15
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66 1.56
Trans Type 6 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00 NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again NA CommandShift
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.93 3.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.50 2.37
Trans Order Code NA - TBD -
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Vehicle Name BMW X3 Land Rover LR2
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Central Link w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double-Pivot w/Stabilizer Bar
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5 -
 
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