2019 BMW X3 Blue At BMW of Annapolis, we have a large selection of well-performing, feature-rich SUVs to choose from. Two of those are the 2019 X3 and 2019 X5. To help you decide which vehicle may be a better fit, we created this BMW X3 vs. BMW X5 comparison.

Keep reading to see what these luxury models have to offer, contact us to see them up close near Annapolis, Highland Beach, or Hillsmere Shores.

2019 X3 vs 2019 X5: Performance Specs

2019 BMW X5 Performance If you’re wanting a powerful SUV that can handle well both on- and off-road, you can do well with either the 2019 BMW X3 or 2019 BMW X5.

First, they each offer energetic engines. The X3 has an available 3.0L TwinPower Turbo 6-cylinder that produces 355 horsepower and 365 lb-ft of torque. The X5, on the other hand, offers a 4.4L TwinPower Turbo V8 that churns out 456 horsepower and 479 lb-ft of torque.

As we mentioned before, both vehicles can perform well on any type of road. One reason for this is the Dynamic Damper Control feature that comes standard in the X5 and is available in the X3. This system can instantly adjust the shock absorbers from the softest to the firmest settings. As a result, you’ll get to choose a ride that’s either smooth and comfortable for cruising, or sporty and firm for a spirited ride.

X3 vs X5: Cabin Space

Although the X3 is a compact SUV and the X5 is a midsize one, they both have plenty of room for five people.

With the BMW X3, you get 40.3 inches of front legroom and 36.4 inches of rear legroom. For the BMW X5, you have 39.8 inches of front legroom and 37.4 inches of rear legroom. No matter what, you and your passengers will have the space you need to comfortably stretch out.

There’s plenty of cargo room, too, for all your essential items. In the X3, you’ll get 62.7 cubic feet of cargo room when the back row is folded down. The X5, meanwhile, gives you 72.3 cubic feet when the second row is down flat.

Additionally, a power liftgate comes standard in both models, while the X5 has an available hands-free power liftgate. This makes it easy to access the cargo area, even when your hands are full.

BMW X3 vs BMW X5: Interior Features

2019 BMW X3 Interior Technology These BMW SUVs also offer tons of features to help keep you and your passengers happy. These include amenities like heated/ventilated front seats and a heated steering wheel.

Additional amenities available in the X5 are heated and cooled cupholders. So, no matter what type of drink you have, this feature can help keep it at the ideal temperature.

Then there are the technologies that work to keep you entertained and safe. For instance, both the X3 and X5 come standard with HD Radio™ and are available with SiriusXM® Satellite Radio, giving you additional music options beyond the standard AM/FM stations.

Furthermore, they each come standard with driver-assisting technologies like Automatic City Collision Mitigation and Braking with Daytime Pedestrian Detection. So, if you get too close to a car or person, the system can send warnings and hit the brakes to help avoid impact.

The BMW X5 also comes standard with Active Blind Spot Detection and Rear Cross Traffic Alert. Whether you’re looking to change lanes or back out of a parking spot, you’ll be alerted to a possible obstacle in the way.

Test Drive a BMW SUV Today

No matter which BMW SUV you decide on, you’ll have a vehicle that can greatly elevate your drives around Annapolis, Highland Beach, and Hillsmere Shores.

If you wish to take the 2019 X3 or 2019 X5 for a spin, then don’t wait. Schedule a test drive at BMW of Annapolis today!