BMW X3 vs BMW X5

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2018 BMW X3
M40i AWD
MSRP
$54,300
Invoice
$51,000
Average Price Paid
$52,728
173 listings nationwide

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2018 BMW X5
sDrive35i RWD
MSRP
$56,950
Invoice
$53,465
Average Price Paid
$54,470
1,440 listings nationwide

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2018 BMW X3
M40i AWD
Fair Price
$53,480
Good Price
$51,635
Great Price
$50,581
2018 BMW X5
sDrive35i RWD
Fair Price
$55,168
Good Price
$53,283
Great Price
$52,205

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2018 BMW X3
M40i AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$64,628
2018 BMW X5
sDrive35i RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$62,898
8 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews

Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 BMW X3
M40i AWD
Clifford Atiyeh Test Drive Review:

The South Carolina-built X3 is one of five BMW crossovers on sale. Soon there’ll be seven, progressively stepping up in size and price from X1 to X7. Look closely at the 2018 X3, other...

2018 BMW X5
sDrive35i RWD
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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 9
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 6
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Specs

2018 BMW X3
M40i AWD
2018 BMW X5
sDrive35i RWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.2 gal 22.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
355 hp @ 5,500 RPM
300 hp @ 5,800 RPM
Torque
369 lb-ft @ 1,520 RPM
300 lb-ft @ 1,200 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11:1
10.2:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.23 in x 3.72 in
3.31 in x 3.53 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player 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 7 seats
Front Legroom 40.3 in 40.4 in
Back Legroom 36.4 in 36.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 28.7 cu ft 35.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 959 lbs 1,110 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 5,952 lbs
Exterior
Length 186.1 in 193.2 in
Width 84.2 in 86 in
Height 66 in 69.4 in
Wheelbase 112.8 in 115.5 in

Available Options

2018 BMW X3
M40i AWD

Exterior Colors

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

Option Packages

  • Harman Kardon Surround Sound System
  • Adaptive M Suspension
  • Active Cruise Control
  • Driving Assistance Package
  • Driving Assistance Plus Package
  • Executive Package
  • Navigation System
  • Parking Assistance Package
  • Premium Package
  • Trailer Hitch
  • Wireless Charging
  • Black, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige/Black, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Oyster, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Heated Front Seats
  • 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)
2018 BMW X5
sDrive35i RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Atlas Cedar Metallic
  • Azurite Black Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Dark Graphite Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Imperial Blue Metallic
  • Jet Black
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Pearl Silver Metallic
  • Ruby Black Metallic
  • Space Gray Metallic
  • Sparkling Brown Metallic

Option Packages

  • Bang & Olufsen Sound System
  • Harman Kardon Surround Sound System
  • Adaptive M & Rear Axle Air Suspension
  • Professional Rear-Seat Entertainment
  • Ceramic Controls
  • Leather Dashboard
  • Piano Finish Black Trim
  • 3rd Row Seat
  • Driving Assistance Package
  • Driving Assistance Plus Package
  • Dynamic Damper Control
  • Executive Package
  • Ivory White Interior Design Package
  • Lighting Package
  • Luxury Seating Package
  • M Sport Package
  • Mocha Interior Design Package
  • Night Vision with Pedestrian Detection
  • Parking Assistance Package
  • Premium Package
  • Rear Comfort Seats with Backrest Angle
  • Head-Up Display
  • Amaro Brown, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Criollo Brown, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White/Black, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Nutmeg, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Smoke White, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Taupe, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Terra, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Multi-Contour Seats
  • Wheels: 20" X 10" FR & 20" X 11" RR (Style 451)
  • Wheels: 20" X 10" FR & 20" X 11" RR (Style 469M)
  • Wheels: 20" X 10" FR & 20" X 11" RR Black

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