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2021 BMW X3
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M40i Sports Activity Vehicle
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X3 M40i Sports Activity Vehicle 21 27 $53,140 $56,600
X3 sDrive30i Sports Activity Vehicle 25 29 $40,490 $43,000
X3 xDrive30e Plug-In Hybrid N/A N/A $46,630 $49,600
X3 xDrive30i Sports Activity Vehicle 23 29 $42,350 $45,000
X3 M Sports Activity Vehicle 14 19 $65,505 $69,900
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AWD 4-Door Luxury
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XT5 AWD 4-Door Luxury 21 27 $43,695 $45,995
XT5 AWD 4-Door Premium Luxury 21 27 $48,255 $50,795
XT5 AWD 4-Door Sport 18 26 $52,340 $55,095
XT5 FWD 4-Door Luxury 22 29 $41,795 $43,995
XT5 FWD 4-Door Premium Luxury 22 29 $46,355 $48,795
Pricing
Invoice Price
$53,140
$43,695
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$56,600
$45,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$943 / month
$767 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.3
6.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 BMW X3 is a do-all small crossover loaded with luxury, technology, and usability, with a dash of sporty personality. The 2021 Cadillac XT5 is a comfortable SUV, but competitors offer more personality and refinement.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 4WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Number of Passenger Doors
- 4
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.4 104.5
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 38.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56 56.3
Front Head Room (in)
40 39.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 58.3
Second Leg Room (in)
36.4 39
Front Leg Room (in)
40.3 41.2
Front Hip Room (in)
- 56.1
Second Hip Room (in)
- 54.8
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.7 74.9
Track Width, Front (in)
63.2 64.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.2 7.8
Length, Overall (in)
186.1 189.6
Height, Overall (in)
66 66.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.6 64.8
Wheelbase (in)
112.8 112.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
62.7 63
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
28.7 NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
28.7 30.2
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- NA
Brakes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.7 13.6 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)
13.5 12.4 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.7 21.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.7 - TBD -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 16
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/50HR19 P235/65R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QMV
Front Tire Size
P245/50HR19 P235/65R18
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA QMV
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
NA 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4317 4127
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 18 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 18 x - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
365 @ 1520 258 @ 1500-4000
Engine Order Code
NA LSY
Displacement
3.0 L/183 2.0L/- TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
382 @ 5800 235 @ 5000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6 Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 21
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.38 3.47
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14 3.01
Trans Type
8 9
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.92
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 0.75
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.46 2.96
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.20 3.31
Trans Order Code
2TB M3G
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.72 2.44
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 1.00
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.44
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.00 4.69
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Ninth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.62
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW X3 Cadillac XT5
Body Style
Sports Activity Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front
Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 7.8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 170
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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2021 BMW X3
  • 2021 BMW X3 available
  • Lease: From $449 for 36 months
  • Rebate: $1,000 college graduate
  • Finance: 1.9% APR for 60 months
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2021 Cadillac XT5
  • 2021 Cadillac XT5 selection still good
  • Lease: From $339 for 39 months
  • Rebates: Up to $2,000 off
  • Finance: From 0% APR for 36 months + $1,000 bonus
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