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BMW X3
2021 BMW X3
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$43,000
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Mazda CX-5
2021 Mazda CX-5
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$25,370
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Nissan Murano
2021 Nissan Murano
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19 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
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
3.5L V6 Gas
Horsepower
248 hp @ 5200 rpm
187 hp @ 6000 rpm
260 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1450 rpm
186 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
240 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,931 lbs
3,552 lbs
3,823 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
2,000 lbs
1,500 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
27 MPG
28 MPG
23 MPG
City
25 MPG
25 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
29 MPG
31 MPG
28 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.6 Tons/yr
6.3 Tons/yr
7.8 (2020) Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
17.2 gallons
14.8 gallons
19 gallons
Cruising Range City
430 miles
370 miles
380 miles
Cruising Range Highway
498.8 miles
458.8 miles
532 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
185.9 in
179.1 in
192.4 in
Height
66 in
65.4 in
67.8 in
Max Width
74.4 in
72.5 in
75.4 in
Front Width
63.8 in
62.8 in
64.6 in
Rear Width
64.4 in
62.8 in
64.6 in
Wheelbase
112.8 in
106.2 in
111.2 in
Ground Clearance
7.2 in
7.5 in
6.9 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.3 in
41 in
40.5 in
Front Seat Headroom
41.1 in
39.7 in
39.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.6 in
57.1 in
59.5 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
55.2 in
55.4 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
36.4 in
39.6 in
38.7 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39.1 in
39 in
39.8 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56 in
54.8 in
58.8 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
55.3 in
55.2 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
62.7 ft³
59.6 ft³
67 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
28.7 ft³
30.9 ft³
32.1 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
28.7 ft³
30.9 ft³
32.1 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

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

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 7"
17" x 7"
18" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 7"
17" x 7"
18" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P225/60HR18
P225/65HR17
P235/65TR18
Rear Tire
P225/60HR18
P225/65HR17
P235/65TR18
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black
  • Eternal Blue Mica
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic
  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Deep Blue Pearl
  • Gun Metallic
  • Magnetic Black Pearl
  • Pearl White Tricoat

Optional Exterior Colors

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

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige/Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Graphite, 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
Not Available
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
Not Available
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Navigation System
Standard
Not Available
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
Standard
Not Available
Automatic Parking
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
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
Not Available
Not Available
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Seat Memory
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Rear A/C
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Not Available
Standard
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
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Side Crash Rating
Rollover Rating

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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