2021 BMW X3 PHEV vs. 2021 INFINITI QX50 | NewCars.com

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2021 BMW X3 PHEV vs. 2021 INFINITI QX50 Review

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2021 BMW
X3 PHEV

MSRP*: $49,600
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2021 INFINITI
QX50

MSRP*: $38,050 to $56,950
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Invoice* $46,630 $35,958 to $53,817
MPG - City Info not available 22 - 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy Info not available 28 - 29 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 59.4 ft3 64.4 - 65.1 ft3
Engine Inline-4 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel All-wheel, Front-wheel
Horsepower 180 hp 268 hp
Towing Capacity 4,409 lbs 2,000 lbs
Exterior Length 185.9 in 184.7 in
Exterior Width 74.4 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 41.1 in
Rear 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

*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 PHEV, due to its greater head- and legroom. The BMW X3 PHEV will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the INFINITI QX50.

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 PHEV is somewhat more expensive 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 PHEV and the INFINITI QX50 have similar Destination Charges.

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

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW X3 PHEV has a lot less horsepower than the INFINITI QX50.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the BMW X3 PHEV 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 PHEV and the INFINITI QX50. The BMW X3 PHEV has less cargo space than the INFINITI QX50, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

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