Mercedes-AMG GLB35 vs BMW X3 Comparison

    Mercedes-AMG GLB35

    BMW X3

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    2024 Mercedes-AMG
    GLB35
    vs
    2024 BMW
    X3

    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the suv medium category, between scores of 7.2 and 8.9.
    0.0
    8.6
    8.1
    0.0
    Based on the Mercedes-AMG GLB35 35 4MATIC
    Based on the BMW X3 sDRIVE20i
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    LuxuryLuxury
    City drivingCity driving
    Fuel Efficiency
    60L
    546 km
    50L - 68L
    160 to 721 km
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $102,900
    $76,600 - $178,000
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    CarExpert's Take

    Anthony Crawford
    Senior Road Tester
    Anthony Crawford drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Feels properly quick and handles superbly for a boxy SUV with a comfortable ride
    • Benz has the edge on technology at the moment and it's easy to use
    • Eminently practical and reasonably priced against rivals
    Misses
    • Engine note could be more interesting
    • Third-row seating is tight
    • Cargo space behind third row is limited to a few grocery bags
    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

    • 21 Inch Alloy Wheels (+$1,290)
    • Alloy Wheels Special 20 Inch (+$790)
    • Alloy Wheels Special 21 Inch (+$1,990)
    • Driver Assist Pack (+$1,990)
    • Metallic Paint (+$1,490)
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    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)

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIRECT F/INJTURBO CDI, TURBO DIRECT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    19911995 - 2998
    Size (L)
    2.0L2.0L, 3.0L
    Induction
    TURBO 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
    225kW135kW - 375kW
    Power RPM
    58004000 - 5950
    Torque
    400Nm300Nm - 650Nm
    Torque RPM
    30001350 - 2750
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    -9.3 - 16.5

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