Find the Right BMW SUV in Jacksonville by Comparing the BMW X3 and BMW X5

The BMW SUV lineup has grown in recent years, which gives car shoppers more choices as well as more research to do. We have sporty luxury compact SUVs all the way up to three-row luxury SUVs perfect for families, so there's sure to be one for you! Of course, finding that perfect fit among our BMW SUVs for sale near Orange Park means looking at our various offers. Well, on this page, we compare the BMW X5 and BMW X3, which are two popular two-row SUVs that may seem similar at first glance. See below about how these new BMW SUVs compare!


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The kidney grilles and overall looks of the BMW X3 and BMW X5 show that they're both BMW SUVs, and they both have plenty of style. The BMW X5 is taller, longer, and wider than the BMW X3, and the former has the longer wheelbase, which makes it a bit more comfortable while the BMW X3 is more agile. These models also both come in a variety of colors and with a wide range of wheel designs.

Inside, the BMW X3 and BMW X5 both have lots of space for five passengers, but the BMW X5 has more rear-row legroom and more hip room in both rows. Despite the more compact dimensions, the BMW X3 actually has more headroom in each row, which taller passengers will enjoy! Often have items for the beach or a camping trip? The BMW X5 has more cargo space with all seats up as well as more max cargo space than the BMW X3 near Gainesville. Plus, both these BMW SUVs have premium interiors, but the BMW X5 does offer some finer materials not in the BMW X3.


Driving enthusiasts love BMW engineering, and the precise handling and driving dynamics you expect from the luxury brand come in both the BMW X3 and BMW X5. The BMW X3 makes tighter turns, and its lighter weight means you get more out of less horsepower while also providing more efficiency than the BMW X5. These new BMW SUVs for sale near Saint Augustine excel in poor conditions and terrains thanks to an available advanced all-wheel drive system.

The BMW X5 comes standard with a 335-horsepower six-cylinder engine while the BMW X3 has a 248-horsepower four-cylinder, but both BMW SUVs have M-line performance models with even more power and performance-focused engineering. Need an SUV for towing? The BMW X5 can tow up to 7,500 pounds while the BMW X3 tows up to 4,400 pounds. In short, both the BMW X3 and BMW X5 are fun-to-drive SUVs with comfortable rides no matter where you're going.

Features and Safety

These new BMW SUVs share many features sure to make your time on the road more enjoyable. Both come standard with a brilliant infotainment system that is easy to control through a touchscreen or voice, and Apple devices are compatible with both thanks to Apple CarPlay. Both models also offer comfort features like power-adjustable front seats and ventilated seats. The BMW X5 and BMW X3 also share a variety of advanced safety systems, such as blind-spot monitoring and adaptive cruise control!

However, the BMW X5 does offer several features, like a power split tailgate, not in the BMW X3, which itself has a remote connect feature the BMW X5 doesn't have. This remote connect system lets you see a 360-degree view of your BMW X3 on your smartphone, so you can keep an eye on it no matter where you are! Some other feature differences between these captivating luxury SUVs include heated armrests, massaging seats, and Glass Controls in the BMW X5, which the new BMW X3 doesn't provide.

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So, the BMW X3 and BMW X5 share a few similarities, from the number of seats to safety systems, but also differ in some key areas. Still have questions about BMW X5 and BMW X3 differences? Come on down to our Jacksonville BMW dealership to compare these BMW SUVs in person and to find the ideal match for your personality and lifestyle!