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Selected Style AWD 4-Door AWD 4-Door xDrive28i
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Trim

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
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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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
Fuel Economy - City 12 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 17 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
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 -
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
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
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
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 15.600 x - TBD - 12.9 x 1.1
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 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
Rear Tire Size P315/35WR20 P245/50R18
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
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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 500 @ 1500-5650 260 @ 1250-4800
Engine Order Code NA N20
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 12 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 14 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 17 28
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.520 2.11
Trans Type 6 8
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA 1.00
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
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.67
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.84
Summary
Vehicle Name BMW X5 M BMW X3
Body Style Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - TBD - 4 (2012)
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 13.1 6.1
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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