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2020 BMW X3 M vs. 2020 Lincoln Aviator Review

New 2020 BMW X3 M

2020 BMW
X3 M

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New 2020 Lincoln Aviator

2020 Lincoln
Aviator

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MSRP*
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$69,900 to $76,900
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$51,100 to $87,800
Invoice* $65,505 to $72,015 $48,801 to $82,210
MPG - City 14 17 - 18
MPG - Hwy 19 24 - 26
Engine(s) Inline-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 5 6 - 7
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 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 Lincoln Aviator than in the BMW X3 M, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Lincoln Aviator 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.

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). Whether you pick the BMW X3 M or the Lincoln Aviator, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 Lincoln Aviator.

Dimensions
Since the BMW X3 M is much slimmer than the Lincoln Aviator, 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 Lincoln Aviator.

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

Performance
The BMW X3 M has a little more horsepower than the Lincoln Aviator.

Utility
The BMW X3 M has less seating than the Lincoln Aviator, making the Lincoln Aviator the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The BMW X3 M has significantly less cargo capacity than the Lincoln Aviator.

Warranty
The BMW X3 M comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lincoln Aviator.