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2015 BMW X3 vs. 2014 Nissan Armada Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Armada than in the BMW X3, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Nissan Armada will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the BMW X3.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the BMW X3 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Nissan Armada. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the BMW X3 will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Nissan Armada.

Dimensions
Since the BMW X3 is much slimmer than the Nissan Armada, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the BMW X3, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Nissan Armada.

Drivetrain
The BMW X3 has much lower torque than the Nissan Armada, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The BMW X3 has a smaller turning radius than the Nissan Armada, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW X3 has a lot less horsepower than the Nissan Armada.

Utility
Soccer Moms beware - the BMW X3 seats a lot fewer people than the Nissan Armada. The BMW X3 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Nissan Armada.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW X3 than that of the Nissan Armada.

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2015 BMW
X3

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MSRP*: $38,500 - $45,500

2014 Nissan
Armada

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MSRP*: $37,590 - $52,860
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $1,500
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.11% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.10% As low as 3.05%
City MPG: 19 - 21 12 - 13
Highway MPG: 26 - 28 18 - 19
Engine(s): Inline-4, Inline-6 V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 8 - 8
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $35,420 - $41,860 $34,617 - $48,661

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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