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Comparing the 2021 Ford Explorer vs 2021 BMW X3

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MSRP starting at:

$47,549

XLT 4WD
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2021 BMW X3

MSRP starting at:

$53,785

Sports Activity Vehicle

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Overview
Base MSRP $47,549 $53,785
EPA Classification Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive All Wheel
EnerGuide Estimate - City (L/100 km) 11.7 L/100 km 10 (2020) L/100 km
EnerGuide Estimate - Hwy (L/100 km) 8.6 L/100 km 8.2 (2020) L/100 km
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Displacement 2.3 L/140 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 5500 248 @ 5200
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 310 @ 3500 258 @ 1450
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Technical Specs
Vehicle
EPA Classification Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Kg/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 20K km/year
EnerGuide Estimate - City (L/100 km) 11.7 L/100 km 10 (2020) L/100 km
EnerGuide Estimate - Hwy (L/100 km) 8.6 L/100 km 8.2 (2020) L/100 km
Powertrain
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive All Wheel
EnerGuide Estimate - City (L/100 km) 11.7 L/100 km 10 (2020) L/100 km
EnerGuide Estimate - Hwy (L/100 km) 8.6 L/100 km 8.2 (2020) L/100 km
Engine Order Code 99H
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Displacement 2.3 L/140 2.0 L/122
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 5500 248 @ 5200
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 310 @ 3500 258 @ 1450
Trans Order Code 44T 2TB
Trans Type 10 8
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Again
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.71 5.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.00 3.36
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.15 2.17
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.77 1.72
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 1.32
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.27 1.00
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.88 3.71
Clutch Size (in)
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.38
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 152.7 101.4
Front Head Room (in) 40.7 41.1
Front Leg Room (in) 43 40.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 61.8 57.6
Front Hip Room (in) 59.2
Second Head Room (in) 40.5 39.1
Second Leg Room (in) 39 36.4
Mechanical
ABS Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard
Four Wheel Drive Standard N/A
4 Cylinder Engine (Option) Standard N/A
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Turbocharged (Option) Standard N/A
Turbocharged Standard Standard
Gasoline Fuel (Option) Standard N/A
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels (Option) Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard
A/T (Option) Standard N/A
A/T Standard Standard
Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode (Option) Standard N/A
Tow Hitch (Option) Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor Standard Standard
10-Speed A/T (Option) Standard N/A
10-Speed A/T Standard N/A
All Wheel Drive N/A Standard
Active Suspension (Option) N/A Standard
Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode N/A Standard
8-Speed A/T N/A Standard
Brake Actuated Limited Slip Differential (Option) N/A Standard
Exterior
Generic Sun/Moonroof (Option) Standard Standard
Sun/Moonroof (Option) Standard Standard
Panoramic Roof (Option) Standard Standard
Tires - Front All-Season (Option) Standard N/A
Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Front Performance (Option) Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season (Option) Standard N/A
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance (Option) Standard Standard
Temporary Spare Tire Standard N/A
Tires - Front Performance N/A Standard
Tires - Rear Performance N/A Standard
Interior
Climate Control Standard Standard
Multi-Zone A/C Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard Standard
Security System Standard Standard
AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Rear Defrost Standard Standard
Floor Mats (Option) Standard N/A
Floor Mats Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard
Power Mirror(s) Standard Standard
Navigation System (Option) Standard N/A
3rd Row Seat Standard N/A
Power Driver Seat (Option) Standard N/A
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat (Option) Standard N/A
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat (Option) Standard N/A
Cloth Seats (Option) Standard N/A
Cloth Seats Standard N/A
Bucket Seats (Option) Standard N/A
Bucket Seats Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Rear Bucket Seats Standard N/A
Satellite Radio Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard
Fog Lamps (Option) Standard N/A
Heated Front Seat(s) (Option) Standard Standard
Heated Front Seat(s) Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls Standard Standard
Engine Immobilizer Standard Standard
Automatic Headlights Standard Standard
Luggage Rack (Option) Standard N/A
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard
Rear Parking Aid Standard Standard
Driver Adjustable Lumbar (Option) Standard Standard
Driver Adjustable Lumbar Standard N/A
Passenger Adjustable Lumbar (Option) Standard Standard
Leather Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Bluetooth Connection Standard Standard
Telematics Standard Standard
Entertainment System (Option) Standard N/A
Remote Engine Start (Option) Standard N/A
Remote Engine Start Standard N/A
Back-Up Camera Standard Standard
Power Liftgate Standard Standard
Keyless Start Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage Standard N/A
Rear Bench Seat (Option) Standard N/A
Premium Synthetic Seats (Option) Standard N/A
Heated Steering Wheel (Option) Standard N/A
WiFi Hotspot Standard Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control (Option) Standard Standard
Smart Device Integration Standard Standard
Requires Subscription Standard Standard
Keyless Entry (Option) N/A Standard
Power Door Locks (Option) N/A Standard
Navigation System N/A Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat N/A Standard
Leather Seats (Option) N/A Standard
Leather Seats N/A Standard
Premium Sound System (Option) N/A Standard
MP3 Player (Option) N/A Standard
Fog Lamps N/A Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers N/A Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim (Option) N/A Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim N/A Standard
Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror N/A Standard
Mirror Memory N/A Standard
Seat Memory N/A Standard
Remote Trunk Release (Option) N/A Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener (Option) N/A Standard
Bluetooth Connection (Option) N/A Standard
Back-Up Camera (Option) N/A Standard
Keyless Start (Option) N/A Standard
Heated Rear Seat(s) (Option) N/A Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s) (Option) N/A Standard
Cargo Shade N/A Standard
Heads-Up Display (Option) N/A Standard
HD Radio N/A Standard
Rear Bench Seat N/A Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate (Option) N/A Standard
Automatic Parking (Option) N/A Standard
Heated Steering Wheel N/A Standard
Smart Device Integration (Option) N/A Standard
Safety
Driver Air Bag Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Sensor Standard Standard
Knee Air Bag Standard Standard
Front Side Air Bag Standard Standard
Front Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Stability Control Standard Standard
Brake Assist Standard Standard
Blind Spot Monitor (Option) Standard N/A
Blind Spot Monitor Standard Standard
Lane Departure Warning (Option) Standard Standard
Lane Departure Warning Standard Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert (Option) Standard Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert Standard Standard
Lane Keeping Assist (Option) Standard Standard
Lane Keeping Assist Standard N/A
Driver Restriction Features Standard N/A
Daytime Running Lights (Option) N/A Standard
Daytime Running Lights N/A Standard
Headlights-Auto-Leveling N/A Standard