BMW X3 vs. Lexus NX

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$42,650
$35,985 - $37,385

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
3.93 / 5
30 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
248 hp
235 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L TwinPower Turbo In
2.0L 16V DOHC 4

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Optional

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional

HeadsUp Display

HeadsUp Display
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional
Optional

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.3 in.
42.8 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40 - 41.1 in.
37.4 - 38.2 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
36.4 in.
36.1 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.5 - 39.1 in.
38 - 38.1 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Optional
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input

CD Player

CD Player

Climate Control

Climate Control

AC

AC

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Optional
Optional

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels

Power Liftgate

Power Liftgate
Optional

Hands Free Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate
Optional
Optional

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler

Tire Width

Tire Width
P225/60HR18 - P245/50WR19
P225/60HR18 - P235/50HR19

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
112.8 in.
104.7 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
39.4 ft.
39.8 ft.

Width

Width
74.4 in.
182.3 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
4156 lbs.
3940 - 4050 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
248 hp
235 hp

Torque

Torque
258 ft. lbs.
258 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
4400 lbs.
2000 lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
440 lbs.
200 lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
Optional

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
4 Cylinder

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
17.2 gal.
15.9 gal.

Combined

Combined
26 mpg
25 mpg

City

City
22 mpg
22 mpg

Highway

Highway
29 mpg
28 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Optional
Optional

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Auto Leveling Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights
Optional

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Optional

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Optional
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
BMW X3
Lexus NX

Body Style

Body Style
Sports Activity Vehicle
Sport Utility

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD - Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
101.4 ft³.
71.6 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
4156 lbs.
3940 - 4050 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
25 mpg.
24 - 25 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
22 mpg.
22 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
29 mpg.
28 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
4400 lbs.
2000 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
440 lbs.
200 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
4400 lbs.
2000 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
440 lbs.
200 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
4400 lbs.
2000 lbs.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
2.0 L/122
2.0 L/122

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Port/Direct Injection

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
2TB
6

Trans Type

Trans Type
8
Automatic w/OD

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
3.30

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.00
1.90

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.20
1.42

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14
1.00

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.72
0.71

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31
0.61

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
4.15

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.46
3.89

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.38
550

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.0
7.1 - 7.3

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Spare Tire Order Code

Spare Tire Order Code
300
NONTR2

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P225/60HR18, P245/45WR20, P245/50HR19, P245/50WR19
NONTR2

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P225/60HR18, P245/50HR19, P245/50WR19, P275/40WR20
P225/60HR18, P225/65HR17, P235/50HR19

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
P225/60HR18, P225/65HR17, P235/50HR19

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 7 - 20 X 8 in.
Compact

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 7 - 20 X 9.5 in.
17 X 7 - 19 X 8 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
17 X 7 - 19 X 8 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Compact in.

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Steel

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39.4 ft.
Rack-Pinion

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
39.8 ft.

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel Disc

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
4-Wheel

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13 - 13.7 in.
Yes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13 - 13.5 in.
11.7 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
17.2 gal.
11.2 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40 - 41.1 in.
15.9 gal.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.3 in.
37.4 - 38.2 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57.6 in.
42.8 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.5 - 39.1 in.
57.3 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
36.4 in.
55.1 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
56 in.
38 - 38.1 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
112.8 in.
36.1 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
74.4 in.
55.3 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
66 in.
53.9 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
63.8 in.
104.7 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
64.4 in.
182.3 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
62.7 ft³.
73.6 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
28.7 ft³.
64.8 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
28.7 ft³.
62.2 in.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82
62.2 in.

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64
6.9 in.

Model Group

Model Group
X3
54.6 ft³.

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Compact Luxury Sport Utility
17.7 ft³.

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sport Utility
17.7 ft³.

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.0
NX 300

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
Compact Luxury Sport Utility

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
Sport Utility

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
2.0

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
DOHC