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2020 BMW X3 M vs. 2020 Ford Expedition Review

New 2020 BMW X3 M

2020 BMW
X3 M

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New 2020 Ford Expedition

2020 Ford
Expedition

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MSRP*
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$69,900 to $76,900
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$52,810 to $77,085
Invoice* $65,505 to $72,015 $50,697 to $73,841
MPG - City 14 17
MPG - Hwy 19 22 - 23
Engine(s) Inline-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 5 7 - 8
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested *****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**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 Ford Expedition than in the BMW X3 M, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Ford Expedition 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 Ford Expedition, 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 Ford Expedition. 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 Ford Expedition.

Dimensions
Since the BMW X3 M is much slimmer than the Ford Expedition, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. 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 Ford Expedition.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the BMW X3 M doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Ford Expedition.

Handling
The BMW X3 M has the same turning radius as the Ford Expedition, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The BMW X3 M has a little more horsepower than the Ford Expedition.

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

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