Compare BMW X3 vs Land Rover Defender

Overview

Engine
3.0L Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Four-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 21 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.7 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
23.4 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.0L Turbo Inline-6 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
382 hp @ 5800 rpm
296 hp @ 5500 rpm
Torque
365 lb-ft @ 1520 rpm
295 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Four-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,317 lbs
N/A
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
7,716 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
23 MPG
19 MPG
City
21 MPG
18 MPG
Highway
27 MPG
21 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 Tons/yr
9.3 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
17.7 gallons
23.4 gallons
Cruising Range City
371.7 miles
421.2 miles
Cruising Range Highway
477.9 miles
491.4 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
186.1 in
180.4 in
Height
66 in
77.7 in
Max Width
74.7 in
79.1 in
Front Width
63.2 in
67.1 in
Rear Width
63.6 in
66.9 in
Wheelbase
112.8 in
101.9 in
Ground Clearance
7.2 in
8.8 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.3 in
39 in
Front Seat Headroom
40 in
40.6 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.6 in
60.8 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
36.4 in
36.6 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.5 in
40.4 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56 in
59.2 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
62.7 ft³
58.3 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
28.7 ft³
15.6 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
28.7 ft³
15.6 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
39.7 ft
37 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Steel Wheels
Front Wheel Size
19" x 7.5"
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
19" x 7.5"
18" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
N/A
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
N/A

Tires

Front Tire
P245/50HR19
P255/70VR18
Rear Tire
P245/50HR19
P255/70VR18
Spare Tire
N/A
Full-Size

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

Alpine White
Fuji White

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Dark Graphite Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic
  • Sunstone Metallic, Priority 1
  • Eiger Grey Metallic
  • Gondwana Stone Metallic
  • Hakuba Silver Metallic
  • Pangea Green Metallic
  • Santorini Black Metallic
  • Tasman Blue Metallic
  • Yulong White Metallic
  • Carpathian Grey Premium Metallic
  • Silicon Silver Premium Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige/Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Ebony, Fabric Seat Trim

Optional Interior Materials

  • Black w/Oyster Stitching, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige/Black, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac w/Contrast Stitch, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Oyster w/Contrast Stitch, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Standard
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Optional
Auxiliary Audio Input
Not Available
Standard
MP3 Player
Not Available
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Not Available
Standard
Cloth Seats
Not Available
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Not Available
Optional

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Not Available
Standard
A/C
Not Available
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional
Climate Control
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Standard
Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Entry
Not Available
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Standard
Rear A/C
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Start
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Standard
ABS
Not Available
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Not Available
Standard
Traction Control
Not Available
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
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