Compare 2013 BMW X5 M vs 2013 BMW X3

2013 BMW X5 M
2013 BMW X3
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AWD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door 12 17 $81,740 $88,850
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AWD 4-Door xDrive28i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door xDrive28i 21 28 $35,740 $38,850
AWD 4-Door xDrive35i 19 26 $40,435 $43,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
$81,740
$35,740
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$88,850
$38,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1481 / month
$648 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The BMW X3 is a great-looking crossover, with a spacious, versatile, and classy interior; and with the introduction of a new base turbo four for 2013 in the xDrive28i, it gets better mileage with no compromise in performance.
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Fuel Economy
City
12 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
17 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in)
NA -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.600 39.1
Front Head Room (in)
39.300 40.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 90.1
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
60.000 57.3
Third Leg Room (in)
NA -
Second Head Room (in)
39.000 39.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Third Hip Room (in)
NA -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.000 56.0
Front Leg Room (in)
40.000 39.9
Third Head Room (in)
NA -
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.800 64.3
Wheelbase (in)
115.500 110.6
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.500 74.1
Track Width, Front (in)
65.400 63.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 8.4
Length, Overall (in)
191.000 183.0
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
69.400 65.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
35.800 19.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
75.200 56.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.600 x - TBD - 12.9 x 1.1
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)
15.200 x - TBD - 13.0 x 0.8
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)
22.500 17.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.500 17.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 39.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P315/35WR20 P245/50R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P275/40WR20 P245/50R18
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
900 794
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6000 5291
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5368 4112
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 x 10.0 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 x 11.0 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 210
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
500 @ 1500-5650 260 @ 1250-4800
Engine Order Code
NA N20
Displacement
4.4L/268 2.0L/- TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
555 @ 6000 240 @ 5000
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas V8 Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System
Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
17 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
12 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
14 24
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.520 2.11
Trans Type
6 8
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA 1.00
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.860 1.29
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.400 3.30
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.340 3.14
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.900 3.39
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.140 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.690 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.170 4.71
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.84
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW X5 M BMW X3
Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
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
Multi-link Five-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double-Joint Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
13.1 6.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - 4 (2012)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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