BMW X3 vs Volkswagen Tiguan Comparison

    BMW X3

    Volkswagen Tiguan

    2024 BMW
    X3
    vs
    2024 Volkswagen
    Tiguan
    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
    7.8
    0.0
    Based on the BMW X3 sDRIVE20i
    Based on the Volkswagen Tiguan ALLSPACE 162TSI R-LINE
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    LuxuryLuxury
    TowingTowing
    Fuel Efficiency
    50L - 68L
    160 to 721 km
    58L - 60L
    354 to 576 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $76,600 - $178,000
    $40,990 - $73,790
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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
    James Wong
    Production Editor
    James Wong drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Looks great, particularly in Atlantic Blue
    • Huge second row and boot
    • Great all-round performer
    Misses
    • Tight third row, more a 5+2
    • 147TDI diesel more effortless, efficient
    • Still missing some assistance tech

    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

    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)

    The 2024 Volkswagen Life, Elegance and R-Line are offered with the following colour choices:

    • Pure White
    • Dolphin Grey Metallic
    • Night Shade Blue Metallic
    • Reflex Silver Metallic
    • Deep Black Pearl

    Metallic and pearl paint options cost $900. Pure White is a no-cost option. 

    The 2024 Volkswagen Tiguan R comes with the following colour choices:

    • Pure White
    • Dolphin Grey Metallic
    • Lapiz Blue Premium Metallic
    • Reflex Silver Metallic
    • Deep Black Pearl

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO CDI, TURBO DIRECT F/INJTURBO DIRECT F/INJ, TURBO CDI
    Size (cc)
    1995 - 29981395 - 1984
    Size (L)
    2.0L, 3.0L1.4L, 2.0L
    Induction
    DIESEL TURBO 4, DIESEL TURBO 6, TURBO 6, TURBO 4TURBO 4, DIESEL TURBO 4
    Camshaft
    VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAMDUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    16 - 2416
    Power
    135kW - 375kW110kW - 235kW
    Power RPM
    4000 - 59503500 - 5600
    Torque
    300Nm - 650Nm250Nm - 400Nm
    Torque RPM
    1350 - 27501500 - 2000
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    9.3 - 16.59.6 - 16

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