Compare 2021 BMW X3 vs 2021 Lincoln Nautilus

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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Black Label AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Nautilus Black Label AWD 19 25 $61,184 $65,090
Nautilus Reserve AWD 20 25 $49,051 $51,905
Nautilus Reserve FWD 21 26 $46,692 $49,410
Nautilus Standard AWD 20 25 $42,975 $45,000
Nautilus Standard FWD 21 26 $40,588 $42,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$53,140
$61,184
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$56,600
$65,090
Monthly Payment Estimate
$943 / month
$1085 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.3
7.2
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 Lincoln Nautilus is calm, smooth, and offers good power, but it makes no attempt to be sporty.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 4WD Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.4 108.3
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 38.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56 59
Front Head Room (in)
40 37.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 58.9
Second Leg Room (in)
36.4 39.6
Front Leg Room (in)
40.3 42.8
Front Hip Room (in)
- 56.4
Second Hip Room (in)
- 55.6
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.7 76.1
Track Width, Front (in)
63.2 64.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.2 7.9
Length, Overall (in)
186.1 190
Height, Overall (in)
66 66.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.6 64.7
Wheelbase (in)
112.8 112.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
62.7 68.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
28.7 37.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
28.7 37.2
Brakes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.7 -
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 -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.7 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.7 38.6
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/50HR19 P265/40VR21
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/50HR19 P265/40VR21
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 2000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
NA 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4317 4305
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 21 X 9
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 21 X 9
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
365 @ 1520 380 @ 3250
Engine Order Code
NA 99P
Displacement
3.0 L/183 2.7 L/164
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
382 @ 5800 335 @ 5500
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.38 3.65
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14 2.87
Trans Type
8 8
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.41
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 0.62
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.46 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.20 3.15
Trans Order Code
2TB 44F
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.72 1.84
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.74
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.00 4.48
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW X3 Lincoln Nautilus
Body Style
Sports Activity Vehicle Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 8.4
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 Lincoln Nautilus
  • 2021 Nautilus available for order; 2020s almost gone
  • Lease: From $401 for 36 months
  • Rebates: Up to $3,500 off 2020s
  • Finance: From 0% APR for 72 months + $1,000 bonus
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