Jeep Grand Cherokee L vs BMW X3

2022 BMW X3
2022 BMW X3
$43,700MSRP
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2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee L
2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee L
$41,535MSRP
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2022 BMW X3
$43,700MSRP
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2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee L
$41,535MSRP
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Overview

MSRP

$43,700

MSRP

$41,535

Average price

$29,938

Average price

$38,177

Listings

8960

Listings

9084
Ratings & Reviews
User Reviews
User Reviews

Expert reviews

7.8 out of 10

Expert reviews

8.2 out of 10
Pros
  • Standard advanced safety features
  • Excellent value for money
  • Spacious
Cons
  • Poor fuel economy
  • Underwhelming base engine
Pros
  • Great handling
  • Great ride quality
  • Premium interior materials
Cons
  • Underwhelming base engine
  • Irritating transmission

Reviews Summary

Since its inception in 2003, the BMW X3 has grown to become one of the brand’s top sellers. And starting with its second generation (circa 2010), the luxury compact crossover has been built at BMW Spartanburg—the automaker’s only United States manufacturing facility. Incidentally, because Spartanburg is the global producer of every gas-powered BMW crossover besides the X1 and X2, the plant also boasts the highest production numbers of any BMW plant worldwide. One can speculate that the popular X3 has a lot to do with that.

Last redesigned for 2018, the X3 receives a rather hefty mid-cycle refresh for 2022. Although the xDrive30e plug-in hybrid has been dropped from the lineup, updates to the remaining models include design tweaks, new engines, more technology, and an expanded suite of safety features.

Reviews Summary

The Grand Cherokee L is the three-row version of Jeep's popular midsize SUV. It continues into 2023 with higher prices and new competitors, namely the Land Rover Defender 130 and Toyota Grand Highlander. The style and 4x4 hardware are classic Jeep, but the Grand Cherokee L is built for comfort over raw capability. We tested the top trim, a Summit Reserve, that was priced over $75,000 and worth it—most of the time.
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Popular Features & Specs

Engine

2.0L 248 hp I4

Engine

3.6L 293 hp V6

Drive Train

RWD

Drive Train

4X2

Seating Capacity

5

Seating Capacity

7

Horsepower

248 hp @ 5200 rpm

Horsepower

293 hp @ 6400 rpm

MPG City

23

MPG City

19

MPG Highway

29

MPG Highway

26
2022 BMW X3
2022 BMW X3
$43,700MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee L
2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee L
$41,535MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
2022 BMW X3
$43,700MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee L
$41,535MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
Overview
MSRP
$43,700
$41,535
Average price
$29,938
$38,177
Listings
Ratings & Reviews
User reviews
4.5
4.7
Expert reviews

7.8 out of 10

Read full review

8.2 out of 10

Read full review
Pros & cons
Pros
  • Standard advanced safety features
  • Excellent value for money
  • Spacious
Cons
  • Poor fuel economy
  • Underwhelming base engine
Pros
  • Great handling
  • Great ride quality
  • Premium interior materials
Cons
  • Underwhelming base engine
  • Irritating transmission
Summary

Since its inception in 2003, the BMW X3 has grown to become one of the brand’s top sellers. And starting with its second generation (circa 2010), the luxury compact crossover has been built at BMW Spartanburg—the automaker’s only United States manufacturing facility. Incidentally, because Spartanburg is the global producer of every gas-powered BMW crossover besides the X1 and X2, the plant also boasts the highest production numbers of any BMW plant worldwide. One can speculate that the popular X3 has a lot to do with that.

Last redesigned for 2018, the X3 receives a rather hefty mid-cycle refresh for 2022. Although the xDrive30e plug-in hybrid has been dropped from the lineup, updates to the remaining models include design tweaks, new engines, more technology, and an expanded suite of safety features.

The Grand Cherokee L is the three-row version of Jeep's popular midsize SUV. It continues into 2023 with higher prices and new competitors, namely the Land Rover Defender 130 and Toyota Grand Highlander. The style and 4x4 hardware are classic Jeep, but the Grand Cherokee L is built for comfort over raw capability. We tested the top trim, a Summit Reserve, that was priced over $75,000 and worth it—most of the time.
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Popular Features & Specs
Engine
2.0L 248 hp I4
3.6L 293 hp V6
Drive Train
RWD
4X2
Seating Capacity
5
7
Horsepower
248 hp @ 5200 rpm
293 hp @ 6400 rpm
MPG City
23
19
MPG Highway
29
26
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