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2021 BMW X3 M40i AWD
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2021 BMW X3
M40i AWD
MSRP
$56,600
Invoice
$53,140
Average Price Paid
$54,396
784 listings nationwide

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2021 BMW X5
M50i xDrive AWD
MSRP
$82,800
Invoice
$77,505
Average Price Paid
$78,770
293 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2021 BMW X3
M40i AWD
Fair Price
$55,280
Good Price
$53,436
Great Price
$52,382
2021 BMW X5
M50i xDrive AWD
Fair Price
$80,309
Good Price
$77,636
Great Price
$76,107

Specs

2021 BMW X3
M40i AWD
2021 BMW X5
M50i xDrive AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.2 gal 21.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
382 hp @ 5,800 RPM
523 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
368 lb-ft @ 1,520 RPM
553 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.2:1
10.5:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
4,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.23 in x 3.72 in
3.5 in x 3.48 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 40.3 in 39.8 in
Back Legroom 36.4 in 37.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 28.7 cu ft 33.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload 939 lbs 985 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 7,209 lbs
Exterior
Length 186.1 in 194.3 in
Width 84.2 in 87.3 in
Height 66 in 68.7 in
Wheelbase 112.8 in 117.1 in

Available Options

2021 BMW X3
M40i AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Dark Graphite Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic
  • Sunstone Metallic

Option Packages

  • Heated Front Seats
  • Adaptive M Suspension
  • Driving Assistance Professional Package
  • Executive Package
  • Harman/Kardon Surround Sound System
  • M Sport Differential
  • Parking Assistance Package
  • Premium Package
  • Wireless Charging
  • Oyster W/Contrast Stitch, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Black W/Oyster Stitching, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige/Black, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac W/Contrast Stitch, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Trailer Hitch
  • Wheels: 20" X 8.0" FR/20" X 9.5" RR (Style 699M)
  • Wheels: 21" X 8.5" FR/21" X 9.5" RR (Style 718M)
2021 BMW X5
M50i xDrive AWD

Exterior Colors

  • AMETRIN Metallic
  • Alpine White
  • Arctic Gray Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic
  • TANZANITE Blue II Metallic

Option Packages

  • Bowers & Wilkins Diamond Surround Sound System
  • 2-Axle Air Suspension
  • Anthracite Alcantara Headliner
  • Leather Dashboard
  • BMW Individual Fineline Black Trim W/Alum Inserts
  • Driving Assistance Professional Package
  • Dynamic Handling Package
  • Executive Package
  • Individual Fine Wood Ash Grain Trim
  • Individual Piano Black Finish Trim
  • Parking Assistance Package
  • Premium Package
  • Black, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Coffee, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White/Night Blue, (Ind) Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • TARTUFO, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Front Massaging Seats
  • Trailer Hitch
  • Wheels: 21" X 9.5" FR & 21" X 10" RR M Y-Spoke
  • Wheels: 22" M Double-Spoke Black (Style 742M)
  • Wheels: 22" X 9.5" FR & 22" X 10.5" RR M Double-Spoke
  • Wheels: 22" X 9.5" FR & 22" X 10.5" RR M V-Spoke

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