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Selected Style 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
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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,438
$33,670
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,520
$36,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$642 / month
$613 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification AWD Sport Utility Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 55.8
Second Head Room (in) 39.6 39.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 55.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 40.2
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 37.1 35.8
Front Head Room (in) 40.2 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 96.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 63.1 60.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 8.0
Length, Overall (in) 193.2 179.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 68.5 65.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.1 60.7
Wheelbase (in) 113.0 110.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.4 73.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 80.1 71
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 39.8 - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.9 x - TBD - 12.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Channel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x - TBD - 12.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.0 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.5 18.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.7 38.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.5 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 225/55R18 P235/55R17
Spare Tire Size 225/55R18 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 225/55R18 P235/55R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 550 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5500 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4720 4023
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 17 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 17 x 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 150
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 290 @ 6000 225 @ 5900
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas 6 Cyl
Fuel System SMPI - TBD -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 277 @ 4800 214 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.2L/256 3.0L/182
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 25
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All-Wheel Drive AWD
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 3.93
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 2.50
Trans Order Code AUT NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 3.64
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.85
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 4.35
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.66
Trans Type 4 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - 1
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name Saab 9-7X BMW X3
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door Hard Top
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Air Suspension NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Coil-Over-Shock NA
 
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