2019 BMW X3 vs 2019 BMW X5
2019 BMW X3 2019 BMW X5

Engine

2.0L Turbo I-4 3.0L Turbo I-6

Horsepower

248 335

MPG (City/Highway)

23/30 * 20/26 *

Transmission

8-speed shiftable automatic 8-speed shiftable automatic

2019 BMW X3 vs 2019 BMW X5

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The 2019 BMW X3 and the 2019 BMW X5 are among the most popular models from BMW. If you are looking for a Sports Activity Vehicle that blends luxury, capability, and performance, then the X3 and the X5 are top choices. To help you decide which vehicle is best, Global Imports BMW has created this exclusive side-by-side comparison of both the 2019 BMW X3 vs. 2019 BMW X5. This review will examine both vehicles in three categories, including performance, appearance, and features.

Performance

The 2019 BMW X3 comes standard with a 2.0-liter BMW TwinPower Turbo inline 4-cylinder engine that offers up to 248 horsepower. There is also an optional 3.0-liter BMW M Performance TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder engine that offers up to 355 horsepower. 0 to 60 performance on the 6-cylinder engine is rated at 4.6 seconds. The 2019 BMW X5 comes standard with a 3.0-liter BMW TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder engine that offers up to 335 horsepower. There is also an optional 4.4-liter BMW TwinPower Turbo V-8, 32-valve that offers up to 456 horsepower. 0 to 60 time on the V-8 engine is rated at 4.6 seconds. Overall, the X5 offers a more powerful standard engine. However, both top-of-the-line powertrains offer similar 0 to 60 performance times.

Appearance

The 2019 BMW X3 is a compact luxury Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) that is highlighted by the brand's unique kidney grille design at the front. Around the sides, the X3 displays sleek lines between the wheel wheels. Inside the X3, there is room for up to five adults with soft-touch materials throughout the cabin. The 2019 BMW X5 is a mid-sized luxury SAV that features the brand's iconic kidney grille flanked by LED daytime runnings lights. At the rear of the SAV is an integrated rear spoiler and chrome exhaust tips. Inside the X5, there is room for up to five adults with luxury appointments throughout the cabin. Overall both the BMW X3 and the BMW X5 offers a similar appearance with room for up to five adults. However, the X5 is larger while the X3 is more compact.

Features

The 2019 X3 offers several standard features including Y Spoke light-alloy wheels, Roof spoiler with center brake light, chrome exhaust tips, HD Radio™ with "multicast" FM station reception, an Start/Stop engine button, and a power tailgate. The 2019 BMW X5 comes standard with V Spoke light-alloy wheels, adaptive LED Headlights, chrome exhaust tips, SiriusXM® Satellite Radio, a panoramic moonroof with fully automatic, 2-piece glass panel, BMW Extended Ambient Lighting, and automatic-dimming interior rear-view mirror. Overall, both the BMW X3 and the BMW X5 offer many standard luxury features. The X5 offers more standard features while the X3 offers a competitive amount of standard features for its class.

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* EPA-estimated. Actual mileage may vary.