Comparison - Subaru Solterra Touring 2023 - vs - BMW X3 xDrive30e 2021

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
51,995
Updated: 
19 Jun 2022
$
49,600
Updated: 
08 Apr 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2023
2021
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
1-speed Direct Drive
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
13.20gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Harbor Mist Gray Pearl
#6F7784
Elemental Red Pearl
#B32432
Smoked Carbon
#6E6E6E
Cosmic White Pearl
#D9D9D9
Harbor Mist Gray Pearl Two-Tone
#6F7784
Elemental Red Pearl Two-Tone
#CC545F
Color: 
Alpine White
#EDEEF2
Black Sapphire Metallic
#030404
Carbon Black Metallic
#495062
Dark Graphite Metallic
#545454
Glacier Silver Metallic
#A0A3B2
Phytonic Blue Metallic
#315D84
Mineral White Metallic
#E7E7E7
Jet Black
#141414

Electric

Battery: 
72.8 kWh
12.0 kWh li-Ion
Full Charge Range: 
222mi
Full Charge Time: 
11 Hrs Charge Time @ 220/240V
Time To Charge Battery (At 240V) - 3.0 hr
Top Speed: 
110mph
130mph
Seconds from 0 to 60mph: 
6.50s
5.90s

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Pros
All-wheel drive is standard,
actually capable when the blacktop ends,
finally an EV option for Subie fans.

Cons
Not a lot of cargo space,
charging capability isn't particularly quick,
rivals offer more driving range.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Pros
Solid off-road capabilities
Comfortable, quiet ride

Cons
Shorter driving range than many rivals
Bland interior

By: 
usnews.com

The 2021 BMW X3 is a do-all small crossover loaded with luxury, technology, and usability, with a dash of sporty personality.

Pros
The best BMW to buy?
Strong engine choices
Decent standard safety gear
Comfortable, well-appointed cabin
Ferocious M versions

Cons
Mighty expensive when loaded up
Wallflower styling
Grabby hybrid brakes
A few cheap touches inside

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2021 BMW X3's #1 ranking is based on its score within the Luxury Compact SUVs category. Currently the BMW X3 has a score of 8.6 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 30 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Muscular engine options
Poised ride and handling
Easy-to-use infotainment system
Roomy seating and cargo space

Cons
Higher starting price than many rivals

By: 
usnews.com

The 2021 BMW X3 Hybrid comes with all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed shiftable automatic.Many advanced safety features are now standard.Android Auto is finally available.A few previously optional features are now standard.

Pros
Smooth ride and comfortable seats
Wide variety of standard and optional features for personalization
Roomy interior for both front and rear passengers

Cons
Limited real-world EV range
Lower overall fuel economy than the gas-only X3
Questionable value proposition of the plug-in hybrid

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Electric
Premium Unleaded
Engine type: 
Electric
Hybrid

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
Torque: 
249ft-lbs
258ft-lbs
at 3 500rpm
Horsepower: 
215hp
288hp
at 6 500rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
36.70Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
yes
no
Side view Camera: 
yes
no
On steering wheel: 
Multi-function steering wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Heated Steering Wheel
Leather Steering Wheel
Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
Automatic parking assist
Adaptive cruise control
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Cargo Floor Mats

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
184.60in
185.90in
Width: 
73.20in
74.40in
Height: 
65.10in
66.00in
Ground Clearance: 
8.30in
8.00in
Front Track: 
63.10in
63.80in
Rear Track: 
63.40in
64.40in
Wheel Base: 
112.20in
112.80in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.60
40.00
Rear Head Room: 
37.10
38.50
Front Leg Room: 
42.10in
40.30in
Rear leg room: 
35.30in
36.40in
Front Hip Room: 
54.40in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.80in
57.60in
Rear Hip Room: 
44.80in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.00in
56.00in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
73.00cu.ft
59.40cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
4400lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
38.30cu.ft
27.20cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
23.10degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.40degrees
Curb Weight: 
4505.00lbs
4586.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
no
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes
More Instruments: 
Odometer
Traction Battery Level,

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Power 1st Row Windows w/Front And Rear 1-Touch Up/Down
Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
Remote keyless power door locks
Reverse tilt passenger only provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
Heated mirrors
Heated mirrors
Reverse tilt passenger only provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Leatherette
Bucket front seats
8 -way power driver seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
6 -way manual passenger seat adjustment
Height adjustable passenger seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Ventilated driver seat
Ventilated passenger seat
10-Way Power Passenger Seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Leatherette
10-Way Power Driver Seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Sport Front Seats
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Heated Manual Reclining Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
Rear ventilation ducts
Multi-level heating
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Folding center armrest
Reclining Rear Seats

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Strut
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Double Wishbone
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Digital inside rearview mirror
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Three Zone Climate Control
Turn Signal In Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
12.3" Multimedia System
11 speaker system w/576 watt equivalent maximum output amplifier
multi-touch gesture high resolution display screen
Subaru Solterra Connect intelligent assistant includes dual-zone voice control system w/driver and passenger headliner microphone
steering wheel talk switch,
steering wheel control switches for audio system and Bluetooth, USB A input/charge port and illuminated dual USB C input/charge port
2 LCD Monitors In The Front
Turn-By-Turn Navigation Directions
4 Months of provided satellite radio service
1 subwoofer(s)
576 watts stereo output
USB connection
USB With External Media Control
12 Total Speakers
205 Watts Stereo Output
12 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Roof Rack Rails
Lip Spoiler
Black Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Power Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
Fixed Rear Window w/Defroster
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 X 7.5
18 X 7.0 In.
Wheels more: 
All season tires
Run flat tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R20
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Front disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Rear disc brakes
rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Lane Tracing Assist
Side Impact Beams
Blind Spot Monitor (BSM) Blind Spot
Lane Departure Prevention Lane Keeping Assist
Lane Departure Prevention Lane Departure Warning
Collision Mitigation-Front
Evasion Assist
EyeSight Pre-Collision Braking w/Intersection Collision Avoidance Support
Aerial View Camera System
Collision Mitigation-Rear
Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
4-wheel ABS
Self-leveling headlights
LED headlamp
Turn signal mirrors
Rear center 3-point belt
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
LED Headlamp
Post-collision safety system
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Brake Drying
Cornering Lights
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Turn Signal Mirrors

Options

Packages: 
Executive Package
Dynamic Handling Package
Parking Assistance Package
Premium Package
Convenience Package
Shadowline Package
Driver Assistance Professional Package
M Sport Package
Exterior Options: 
Door Edge Guards - Elemental Red Pearl
Accessory Activity Mount
Door Edge Guards - Smoked Carbon
Door Edge Guards - Cosmic White Pearl
Door Edge Guards - Harbor Mist Gray Pearl
Door Edge Guards - Galactic Black
19" Y-Spoke Ferric Grey Wheels W/Run-Flat All-Season Tires
Panoramic Moonroof
Comfort Access Keyless Entry
20" M Double-Spoke Bi-Color Wheels W/Run-Flat Performance Tires
19" M Double-Spoke Bi-Color Wheels W/Run-Flat All-Season Tires
Trailer Hitch
19" M Double-Spoke Bi-Color Wheels W/Run-Flat Performance Tires
Interior Options: 
All-Weather Floor Liners
Cargo Tray
Cargo Net
Ambient Lighting
Rear Manual Side Window Shades
Front And Rear Heated Seats
Heated Steering Wheel
Connected Package Pro
Front Ventilated Seats
Heated Front Seats
Harman Kardon Surround Sound System
Wireless Charging

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, leatherette
#000000
Gray/Blue, leatherette
#BFBFBF
Color: 
Black SensaTec, leatherette
#000000
Cognac Vernasca w/Contrast Stitching, leather
#9C745B
Canberra Beige/Black SensaTec, leatherette
#D9D3C7
Canberra Beige/Black Vernasca w/Contrast Stitching, leather
#D9D3C7
Black Vernasca w/Contrast Stitching, leather
#000000
Oyster Vernasca w/Contrast Stitching, leather
#C4C0B5