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BMW X5
2021 BMW X5
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$59,400
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.4
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Ford Explorer
2021 Ford Explorer
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$32,225
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8.3
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Tesla Model X
2020 Tesla Model X
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$79,990
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.8
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Overview

Engine
3.0-liter Turbo Inline-6 Hybrid
Engine
2.3-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
Electric
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Other
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.0-liter Turbo Inline-6 Hybrid
2.3-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Electric
Horsepower
335 hp @ 5500 rpm
300 hp @ 5500 rpm
N/A
Torque
330 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
310 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
N/A
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
10-Speed Automatic
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Other

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
41.3 ft
N/A
40.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
19" x 9"
18" x 7.5"
20" x 9"
Rear Wheel Size
19" x 9"
18" x 7.5"
20" x 9.5"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P265/50HR19
P255/65HR18
P265/45VR20
Rear Tire
P265/50HR19
P255/65HR18
P275/45VR20
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
23 MPG
24 MPG
N/A
City
21 MPG
21 MPG
N/A
Highway
26 MPG
28 MPG
N/A

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 Tons/yr
7.3 (2020) Tons/yr
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
21.9 gallons
18.6 gallons
N/A
Cruising Range City
459.9 miles
390.6 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
569.4 miles
520.8 miles
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
194.3 in
198.8 in
198.3 in
Height
68.7 in
70.2 in
66 in
Max Width
78.9 in
78.9 in
78.7 in
Front Width
66.1 in
66.9 in
67.1 in
Rear Width
66.9 in
66.9 in
67.3 in
Wheelbase
117.1 in
119.1 in
116.7 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
8.2 in
5.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
7 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
39.8 in
43 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.8 in
40.7 in
41.7 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
60 in
61.8 in
60.7 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
59.2 in
55.6 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
37.4 in
39 in
38.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.7 in
40.5 in
40.9 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
58.1 in
61.9 in
56.8 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
59.1 in
59 in
Third Row Leg Room
N/A
32.2 in
N/A
Third Row Headroom
N/A
38.9 in
N/A
Third Row Shoulder Room
N/A
54.6 in
N/A
Third Row Hip Room
N/A
40.9 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,828 lbs
4,345 lbs
N/A
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
5,300 lbs
4,960 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
72.3 ft³
87.8 ft³
87.8 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
33.9 ft³
47.9 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
33.9 ft³
18.2 ft³
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black
  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Oxford White
Pearl White Multi-Coat

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Arctic Gray Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Dark Graphite Metallic
  • Manhattan Green Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic
N/A
  • Deep Blue Metallic
  • Midnight Silver Metallic
  • Solid Black
  • Red Multi-Coat

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige/Black, SensaTec Upholstery
N/A
  • Black, Synthetic Leather Seat Trim
  • Black/White, Synthetic Leather Seat Trim
  • Cream, Synthetic Leather Seat Trim

Optional Interior Materials

  • Black, Vernasca Leather Upholstery (MC)
  • Canberra Beige, Vernasca Leather Upholstery (MC)
  • Coffee, Vernasca Leather Upholstery (MC)
  • Cognac, Vernasca Leather Upholstery (MC)
  • Ivory White, Vernasca Leather Upholstery (MC)
  • Black, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Coffee, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White/Night Blue, (Ind) Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Tartufo, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
N/A
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Standard
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

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash 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
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
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
8 Years / Unlimited Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
8 Years / 80,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles