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2020 BMW X3 M vs. 2021 Chevrolet Suburban Review

New 2020 BMW X3 M

2020 BMW
X3 M

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New 2021 Chevrolet Suburban

2021 Chevrolet
Suburban

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MSRP*
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$69,900 to $76,900
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$51,700 to $75,300
Invoice* $65,505 to $72,015 $48,908 to $71,234
MPG - City 14 14 - 16
MPG - Hwy 19 19 - 20
Engine(s) Inline-6 V-8
Seating Capacity 5 8 - 9
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles

*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 Chevrolet Suburban than in the BMW X3 M, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Chevrolet Suburban will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the BMW X3 M.

Convenience
With the Chevrolet Suburban, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the BMW X3 M, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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 M is somewhat more expensive than the Chevrolet Suburban. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW X3 M carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Chevrolet Suburban.

Dimensions
If you go with the BMW X3 M, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Chevrolet Suburban.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the BMW X3 M transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Chevrolet Suburban.

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

Performance
The BMW X3 M has a little more horsepower than the Chevrolet Suburban.

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

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