BMW X3 vs Kia Sportage Comparison

    BMW X3

    Kia Sportage

    2024 BMW
    X3
    vs
    2024 Kia
    Sportage
    Select Variants...

    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the suv medium category, between scores of 7.2 and 8.8.
    0.0
    8.1
    8.1
    0.0
    Based on the BMW X3 sDRIVE20i
    Based on the Kia Sportage GT-LINE (AWD)
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    LuxuryLuxury
    Fuel Efficiency
    50L - 68L
    160 to 721 km
    54L
    340 to 437 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    7 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $76,600 - $178,000
    $32,995 - $52,920
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    CarExpert's Take

    Scott Collie
    Head of Content
    Scott Collie drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Practical, spacious interior
    • Base engine has just enough go
    • Better equipped than old-school base models
    Misses
    • It's still pricey
    • No adaptive cruise control
    • Lack of AWD undermines versatility
    Jade Credentino
    Journalist
    Jade Credentino drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Attainable flagship SUV
    • Good start for new families
    • Smooth drive
    Misses
    • Missing some features available in rivals
    • Long wait times
    • Safety tech can lead to laziness

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    NA
    • Premium Paint (+$520)

    Colours Available

    The 2023 BMW X3 is available in the following exterior paint colours, depending on the variant.

    • Alpine White
    • M Carbon Black
    • Black Sapphire
    • Sophisto Grey Brilliant Effect
    • Mineral White (not available on M40i)
    • Phytonic Blue
    • M Brooklyn Grey
    • M Sao Paulo Yellow (M Competition only)
    • M Marina Bay Blue (M Competition only)
    • M Toronto Red (M Competition only)

    Clear White is the standard paint finish, with the following optional:

    • Steel Grey
    • Gravity Grey
    • Fusion Black
    • Vesta Blue
    • Dawning Red
    • Snow White Pearl (SX+ and GT-Line only)
    • Jungle Wood Green (SX+ and GT-Line only)

    Premium paint costs an extra $520.

    All models have a black interior.

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO CDI, TURBO DIRECT F/INJTURBO CDI, MULTI POINT F/INJ, TUR GASOLINE DIR INJ
    Size (cc)
    1995 - 29981598 - 1999
    Size (L)
    2.0L, 3.0L2.0L, 1.6L
    Induction
    DIESEL TURBO 4, DIESEL TURBO 6, TURBO 6, TURBO 4DIESEL TURBO 4, INLINE 4, TURBO 4
    Camshaft
    VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAMDUAL OVERHEAD CAM, VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    16 - 2416
    Power
    135kW - 375kW115kW - 137kW
    Power RPM
    4000 - 59504000 - 6200
    Torque
    300Nm - 650Nm192Nm - 416Nm
    Torque RPM
    1350 - 27501500 - 4500
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    9.3 - 16.510.5 - 16

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