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2021 BMW X3 vs. 2021 INFINITI QX50 Review

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2021 BMW
X3

MSRP*: $43,000 to $56,600
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2021 INFINITI
QX50

MSRP*: $38,050 to $56,950
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Invoice* $40,490 to $53,140 $35,958 to $53,817
MPG - City 21 - 25 MPG 22 - 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy 27 - 29 MPG 28 - 29 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 62.7 ft3 64.4 - 65.1 ft3
Engine Inline-4, Inline-6 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Rear-wheel All-wheel, Front-wheel
Horsepower 248 - 382 hp 268 hp
Towing Capacity 4,400 lbs 2,000 lbs
Exterior Length 185.9 - 186.1 in 184.7 in
Exterior Width 74.4 - 74.7 in 74.9 in
Leg Room Front 40.3 in
Rear 36.4 in
Front 39.6 in
Rear 38.7 in
Head Room Front 40.0 - 41.1 in
Rear 38.5 - 39.1 in
Front 40.0 - 41.0 in
Rear 38.4 - 39.1 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the INFINITI QX50 than in the BMW X3, due to its greater head- and legroom. The BMW X3 will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the INFINITI QX50.

Convenience
The BMW X3 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the INFINITI QX50, making it more convenient to drive.

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 INFINITI QX50. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the BMW X3 and the INFINITI QX50 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The BMW X3 is about the same width as the INFINITI QX50. When looking at overall length, the BMW X3 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the INFINITI QX50.

Handling
The BMW X3 has a larger turning radius than the INFINITI QX50, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The BMW X3 has a little less horsepower than the INFINITI QX50.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the BMW X3 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the INFINITI QX50.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the BMW X3 and the INFINITI QX50. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the BMW X3 as you will in the INFINITI QX50.

Warranty
The INFINITI QX50 offers a little more coverage in its basic warranty than the BMW X3.