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2023 BMW X3 vs. 2023 Toyota 4Runner Review

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2023 BMW
X3

MSRP*: $46,200 to $61,000
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2023 Toyota
4Runner

MSRP*: $39,555 to $54,020
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MPG - City 21 - 23 MPG 16 MPG
MPG - Hwy 26 - 29 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 62.7 ft3 88.8 - 89.7 ft3
Engine
  • 248-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 382-hp, 3.0-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
  • 270-hp, 4.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 248 - 382 hp 270 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 5,000 lbs
Exterior Length 185.9 in 190.2 - 191.3 in
Exterior Width 74.4 - 74.7 in 75.8 in
Leg Room Front 40.3 in
Rear 36.4 in
Front 41.7 in
Rear 32.9 in
Head Room Front 41.1 in
Rear 39.1 in
Front 38.6 - 39.3 in
Rear 38.6 in

*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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the BMW X3 than in the Toyota 4Runner. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the BMW X3 and the Toyota 4Runner.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW X3 as you will with the Toyota 4Runner, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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). The BMW X3 is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota 4Runner.

Dimensions
The BMW X3 is a little narrower than the Toyota 4Runner, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. The BMW X3 is slightly shorter than the Toyota 4Runner, which may make it easier to park.

Handling
The BMW X3 has a larger turning radius than the Toyota 4Runner, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The BMW X3 has a little less horsepower than the Toyota 4Runner.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the BMW X3 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Toyota 4Runner.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the BMW X3 and the Toyota 4Runner. The BMW X3 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Toyota 4Runner.