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BMW X3
2022 BMW X3
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$43,700
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.8
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Subaru Forester
2022 Subaru Forester
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$25,195
Starting Price (MSRP)
N/A
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Volkswagen Taos
2022 Volkswagen Taos
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$22,995
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.1
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5L Flat 4 Gas
Engine
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 28 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 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 Flat 4 Gas
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
248 hp @ 5200 rpm
182 hp @ 5800 rpm
158 hp @ 5500 rpm
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1450 rpm
176 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
184 lb-ft @ 1750 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,079 lbs
3,454 lbs
3,175 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
1,500 lbs
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
25 MPG
29 MPG
31 MPG
City
23 MPG
26 MPG
28 MPG
Highway
29 MPG
33 MPG
36 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.0 Tons/yr
6.1 Tons/yr
5.7 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
17.2 gallons
16.6 gallons
13.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
395.6 miles
431.6 miles
369.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
498.8 miles
547.8 miles
475.2 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
185.9 in
182.7 in
175.8 in
Height
66 in
67.5 in
64.4 in
Max Width
74.4 in
71.5 in
72.5 in
Front Width
63.8 in
61.6 in
61.9 in
Rear Width
64.4 in
61.8 in
60.5 in
Wheelbase
112.8 in
105.1 in
105.9 in
Ground Clearance
7.2 in
8.7 in
6.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.3 in
43.3 in
40.1 in
Front Seat Headroom
41.1 in
41.2 in
40.7 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.6 in
58.1 in
56.5 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
54.5 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
36.4 in
39.4 in
37.9 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.5 in
39.6 in
39.8 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56 in
57.2 in
55.2 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
53.5 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
62.7 ft³
74.2 ft³
65.9 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
28.7 ft³
28.9 ft³
27.9 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
28.7 ft³
28.9 ft³
27.9 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
39.4 ft
35.4 ft
37.6 ft

Wheels

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

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone
Torsion Beam

Tires

Front Tire
P245/50HR19
P225/60HR17
P215/55HR17
Rear Tire
P245/50HR19
P225/60HR17
P215/55HR17
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black
  • Cascade Green Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Horizon Blue Pearl
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Dusk Blue Metallic
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Brooklyn Grey Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Dark Graphite Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic
  • Aventurin Red Metallic, Priority 1
  • Tanzanite Blue II Metallic, Priority 1
N/A
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Perforated SensaTec Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige, Perforated SensaTec Upholstery
  • Cognac, Perforated SensaTec Upholstery
  • Tacora Red, Perforated SensaTec Upholstery
  • Gray, Cloth Upholstery
  • Gray/Black, Cloth Seating Surfaces

Optional Interior Materials

  • Black, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Oyster, 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
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Not Available
Standard
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
Not Available
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
Not Available
Standard
Optional
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
Not Available
Not Available
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Not Available
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
Not Available
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Optional
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Standard
Optional
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
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
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
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
2 Years / 20,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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