Comparing average pricing near
Ashburn, VA
2021 BMW X3
sDrive30i 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo ...
2021 Acura RDX
4dr SUV w/Technology Package (2.0L ...
Pricing
Pricing
Starting MSRP
$43,000
Starting MSRP
$41,400
Average Price Paid
$39,616
Average Price Paid
$37,776
Invoice
$40,490
Invoice
$39,016
Edmunds Rating
Edmunds Rating
Overall Rating
7.8 / 10
Overall Rating
7.9 / 10

Pros & Cons

  • Both available engines are powerful and fuel-efficient
  • Wide variety of standard and optional features for personalization
  • Roomy interior for all passengers
  • All-around polish means it doesn't excel in any particular category

Pros & Cons

  • Roomy cabin and cargo area
  • Sharp steering and handling
  • Well-trimmed cabin
  • Lots of available tech for much less than competitors
  • No choice of powertrain
  • Options are bundled solely into packages
  • Touchpad controller can be difficult to use
Consumer Rating
Consumer Rating
Overall consumer rating
1 / 5
Overall consumer rating
4.4 / 5
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Warranty
Warranty
Basic
4 yr./ 50000 mi.
Basic
4 yr./ 50000 mi.
Drivetrain
4 yr./ 50000 mi.
Drivetrain
6 yr./ 70000 mi.
Roadside Assistance
4 yr./ unlimited mi.
Roadside Assistance
4 yr./ 50000 mi.
Features
Features
Bluetooth
standard
Bluetooth
standard
Navigation
standard
Navigation
standard
Satellite radio
standard
Satellite radio
standard
Keyless Ignition
standard
Keyless Ignition
standard
Cruise control
standard
Cruise control
standard
Adaptive cruise control
optional
Adaptive cruise control
standard
Parking assistance
standard
Parking assistance
standard
Upholstery
leatherette
Upholstery
premium leather
Heated seats
optional
Heated seats
standard
Cooled/Ventilated seats
optional
Cooled/Ventilated seats
Folding rear seats
standard
Folding rear seats
standard
Sunroof
Sunroof
standard
Specifications
Specifications
Engine power
248 hp @ 5200 rpm
Engine power
272 hp @ 6500 rpm
Engine torque
258 ft-lbs. @ 1450 rpm
Engine torque
280 ft-lbs. @ 1600 rpm
Engine displacement
2.0 l
Engine displacement
2.0 l
Engine configuration
inline 4
Engine configuration
inline 4
Drivetrain
rear wheel drive
Drivetrain
front wheel drive
Transmission
8-speed shiftable automatic
Transmission
10-speed shiftable automatic
Tire size
225/60R18
Tire size
235/55R19
Wheel size
18 X 7.0-in
Wheel size
19 X 8.0-in
Wheel type
alloy wheels
Wheel type
painted alloy wheels
Run flat tires
standard
Run flat tires
Not available
Fuel economy
Fuel economy
City/Hwy/Combined
25 / 29 / 27 mpg
City/Hwy/Combined
22 / 28 / 24 mpg
Fuel Capacity
17.2 gal.
Fuel Capacity
17.1 gal.
Range (city/hwy)
430 / 499 miles
Range (city/hwy)
376 / 479 miles
Fuel Type
premium unleaded (recommended)
Fuel Type
premium unleaded (recommended)
Dimensions
Dimensions
Curb weight
3931 lb.
Curb weight
3790 lb.
Ground Clearance
8.0 in.
Ground Clearance
-
Width
74.4 in.
Width
74.8 in.
Height
66.0 in.
Height
65.7 in.
Length
185.9 in.
Length
186.7 in.
Wheelbase
112.8 in.
Wheelbase
108.3 in.
Seating Capacity
5
Seating Capacity
5
Cargo Space
28.7 cu. ft.
Cargo Space
31.1 cu. ft.
Front Head Room
41.1 in.
Front Head Room
40.0 in.
Front Leg Room
40.3 in.
Front Leg Room
42.0 in.
Front Shoulder Room
57.6 in.
Front Shoulder Room
60.0 in.
Rear Head Room
38.5 in.
Rear Head Room
38.0 in.
Rear Leg Room
36.4 in.
Rear Leg Room
38.0 in.
Rear Shoulder Room
56.0 in.
Rear Shoulder Room
57.0 in.
5-Year Ownership Costs
5-Year Ownership Costs
True Cost to Own®
Not Available
True Cost to Own®
$48,958
Average Cost Per Mile
Not Available
Average Cost Per Mile
$0.65
Depreciation
Not Available
Depreciation
$20,098
Financing
Not Available
Financing
$7,328
Fuel
Not Available
Fuel
$9,092
Insurance
Not Available
Insurance
$3,968
Maintenance
Not Available
Maintenance
$5,495
Repairs
Not Available
Repairs
$1,158
Tax Credit
Not Available
Tax Credit
$0
Colors
Colors
Interior
Interior
Exterior
Exterior

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