Mazda CX-5 vs BMW X3 Comparison

    Mazda CX-5

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    BMW X3

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    2024 Mazda
    CX-5
    vs
    2024 BMW
    X3
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    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
    7.7
    8.1
    0.0
    Based on the Mazda CX-5 G25 TOURING (AWD)
    Based on the BMW X3 sDRIVE20i
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    Long distance drivingLong distance driving
    LuxuryLuxury
    Fuel Efficiency
    56L - 58L
    386 to 476 km
    50L - 68L
    160 to 721 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $36,590 - $55,000
    $76,600 - $178,000
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    CarExpert's Take

    Jack Quick
    Assistant Production Editor
    Jack Quick drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Smooth six-speed auto transmission
    • Perched driver's seating position
    • Rear doors open to 90 degrees
    Misses
    • 2.5-litre atmo petrol has to work hard
    • Mediocre fuel economy
    • Tight second row
    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

    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

    • Premium Paint (+$795)
    NA

    Colours Available

    The 2024 Mazda CX-5 is available in the following exterior paint colours:

    • Soul Red Crystal metallic
    • Eternal Blue mica
    • Deep Crystal Blue mica
    • Jet Black mica
    • Rhodium White metallic
    • Sonic Silver metallic
    • Zircon Sand metallic
    • Machine Grey metallic
    • Polymetal Grey metallic
    • Platinum Quartz metallic

    Metallic finishes cost an extra $795.

    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)

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIRECT F/INJ, DIRECT FUEL INJTURBO CDI, TURBO DIRECT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    1997 - 24881995 - 2998
    Size (L)
    2.5L, 2.0L2.0L, 3.0L
    Induction
    TURBO 4, INLINE 4DIESEL TURBO 4, DIESEL TURBO 6, TURBO 6, TURBO 4
    Camshaft
    VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAMVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1616 - 24
    Power
    115kW - 170kW135kW - 375kW
    Power RPM
    5000 - 60004000 - 5950
    Torque
    200Nm - 420Nm300Nm - 650Nm
    Torque RPM
    2000 - 40001350 - 2750
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    10.5 - 139.3 - 16.5

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