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2021 BMW X3
2021 BMW X3
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$43,000
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.8
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2021 Land Rover Defender
2021 Land Rover Defender
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$46,100
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.1
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Mazda CX-5
2021 Mazda CX-5
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$25,370
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8.8
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Four-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 21 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
23.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.8 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
248 hp @ 5200 rpm
296 hp @ 4000 rpm
187 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1450 rpm
295 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
186 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Four-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,931 lbs
N/A
3,552 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
7,716 lbs
2,000 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
27 MPG
19 MPG
28 MPG
City
25 MPG
18 MPG
25 MPG
Highway
29 MPG
21 MPG
31 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.6 Tons/yr
9.9 (Est) Tons/yr
6.3 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
17.2 gallons
23.4 gallons
14.8 gallons
Cruising Range City
430 miles
421.2 miles
370 miles
Cruising Range Highway
498.8 miles
491.4 miles
458.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
185.9 in
180.4 in
179.1 in
Height
66 in
77.5 in
65.4 in
Max Width
74.4 in
79.1 in
72.5 in
Front Width
63.8 in
67.1 in
62.8 in
Rear Width
64.4 in
66.9 in
62.8 in
Wheelbase
112.8 in
101.9 in
106.2 in
Ground Clearance
7.2 in
8.8 in
7.5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.3 in
39 in
41 in
Front Seat Headroom
41.1 in
40.6 in
39.7 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.6 in
60.8 in
57.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
N/A
55.2 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
36.4 in
36.6 in
39.6 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39.1 in
40.4 in
39 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56 in
59.2 in
54.8 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
N/A
55.3 in

Cargo Space

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

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
39.4 ft
37 ft
36 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Steel Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 7"
18" x 8"
17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 7"
18" x 8"
17" x 7"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P225/60HR18
P255/70VR18
P225/65HR17
Rear Tire
P225/60HR18
P255/70VR18
P225/65HR17
Spare Tire
N/A
Full-Size
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black
Fuji White
  • Eternal Blue Mica
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Dark Graphite Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic
  • 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
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

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

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Standard
Optional
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Optional
Not Available
Not Available

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Navigation System
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Not Available
Standard
Automatic Parking
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Heated Front Seat(s)
Optional
Optional
Not Available
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Optional
Optional
Not Available
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Seat Memory
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Rear A/C
Standard
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
Standard
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
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
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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