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1557 Auto Park Way, Escondido, CA, 92029

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Dealership Info

Phone Numbers:Sales Hours:
  • Mon - Fri9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Sat9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Sun10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    (Call 760-745-3000, Option 2 to set an appointment)
Service Hours:
  • Mon - Fri7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    (Call 760-745-3000, Option 1 to set an appointment)
  • Sat8:00 AM - 1:30 PM
    (New Saturday Hours! )
  • SunClosed
Parts Hours:
  • Mon - Fri7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sat - SunClosed
Collision Center Hours:
  • Mon - Fri8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sat - SunClosed
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2020 BMW X3

2020 BMW X3

VS
2020 BMW X5

2020 BMW X5

2020 BMW X3 vs. 2020 BMW X5

2020 BMW X3

vs.

2020 BMW X5
$41,950

Starting MSRP

$58,900
5

Passenger Capacity

7
248-hp 2.0L I-4 engine

Base Engine

335-hp 3.0L I-6 engine
382-hp 3.0L I-6 engine

Top Engine

523-hp 4.4L V8 engine
62.7 cubic feet

Max Cargo Volume

72.3 cubic feet

If you’ve narrowed down your options to a choice between the X3 and X5 BMW SUV models, it’s time to compare the specs and make the final call. In the guide below, the BMW of Escondido team breaks down the performance specs, interior dimensions, and feature highlights for the 2020 BMW X3 vs. X5 SUVs. Looking for more info and specs? Browse our 2020 inventory and get in touch!

BMW X3 vs. X5: Interior Space

The BMW X3 is technically a compact SUV, while the X5 is a mid-sized vehicle. Beyond that, how do they compare? BMW models are known for sleek and functional design inside and out, so choosing between the X3 and X5 comes down to your personal preference. Especially for San Marcos families, passenger capacity is a crucial factor as you decide between BMW SUV models:

2020 BMW X3 Interior Space

  • Passenger Capacity — 5
  • Cargo Volume — 28.7 to 62.7 cubic feet

2020 BMW X5 Interior Space

  • Passenger Capacity — 7
  • Cargo Volume — 33.9 to 72.3 cubic feet
  • Available third row seating

BMW X3 vs. X5: Performance Specs

San Diego drivers may find it helpful to weigh performance specs for both BMW SUV models. Both are equipped with standard rear-wheel drive and are upgradeable with the xDrive intelligent all-wheel drive system, but the X5 will have you hitting the road with more muscular engine options. 

Standard BMW X3 Engine: 2.0L I-4

  • 248 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque
  • Max 4,400-lb towing capacity

Available BMW X3 Engine: 3.0L M Performance I-6

  • 382 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque
  • Max 4,400-lb towing capacity

Standard BMW X5 Engine: 3.0L I-6

  • 335 hp and 330 lb-ft of torque
  • Max 7,200-lb towing capacity

Available BMW X5 Engine: 4.4L V8

  • 456 hp and 479 lb-ft of torque
  • Max 6,603-lb towing capacity

Available BMW X5 Engine: 4.4L M Performance V8

  • 523 hp and 553 lb-ft of torque
  • Max 7,200-lb towing capacity

BMW X3 vs. X5: Feature Highlights

Both models come standard with Bluetooth® and voice-activated navigation, but some key interior features are only available on either the X3 or the X5. Compare BMW models below to see which will deliver the driving experience you desire:

  • Speed-sensitive volume control — Unavailable on the X3 / Standard on the X5
  • Speaker system — 12 standard speakers in the X3 / 10 standard speakers in the X5
  • Heated front seats — Available on the X3 / Standard on the X5
  • 12-volt power outlets — 2 outlets in the X3 / 4 outlets in the X5

Compare BMW Models with BMW of Escondido

Still choosing the right model for your family in Escondido? From the subcompact X1 to the 3-row X7, BMW SUV models come in all sizes, so it’s easy to find the model with the right balance of agility and power on the road in Poway. Our team of trained professionals is here to provide all the specs you need to make an informed decision — so give us a call today!

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