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BMW X3 vs. Mazda CX-5 Price Comparison (MSRP)

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BMW X3 vs. Mazda CX-5 Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $33,175

Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring   
Difference: $22,420

Lowest Total Invoice: $31,935

Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring   
Difference: $20,380

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20172017201720172017
ModelX3X3X3X3CX-5
TrimsDrive28ixDrive28ixDrive28dxDrive35iGrand Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $40,050 $42,050 $42,750 $48,950 $29,395
Base Invoice $37,925 $39,785 $40,440 $46,205 $28,558
Driver Assistance Package 950 950 950 950  
Driver Assistance Plus 1,700 1,700 1,700 1,700  
Premium Package 2,050 2,050 1,750   1,830
LED headlights 1,900 1,900 1,900 1,900  
Steering-linked headlights 900 900 900    
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200  
Cold Weather Package 950 950 950 950  
Leather seating surfaces 1,450 1,450 1,450 1,450  
Technology Package 2,750 2,750 2,750 2,750  
Text dictation 0 0 0 0  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 700 700 700 700  
Cargo mat         60
Cargo cover         200
Roof rails         275
Obstacle detection, rear         475
Driver Assistance Package 875 875 875 875  
Driver Assistance Plus 1,565 1,565 1,565 1,565  
Premium Package 1,885 1,885 1,610   1,629
LED headlights 1,750 1,750 1,750 1,750  
Steering-linked headlights 830 830 830    
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,105 1,105 1,105 1,105  
Cold Weather Package 875 875 875 875  
Leather seating surfaces 1,335 1,335 1,335 1,335  
Technology Package 2,530 2,530 2,530 2,530  
Text dictation 0 0 0 0  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 645 645 645 645  
Cargo mat         48
Cargo cover         160
Roof rails         220
Obstacle detection, rear         380
Options (change) 14,550 14,550 14,250 11,600 2,840
Options (change) 13,395 13,395 13,120 10,680 2,437
Destination 995 995 995 995 940
Total Price $55,595 $57,595 $57,995 $61,545 $33,175
Total Invoice $52,315 $54,175 $54,555 $57,880 $31,935

The configured BMW X3 4dr SUV

The configured Mazda CX-5 4dr SUV

Even when the BMW X3 and Mazda CX-5 are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the BMW X3 sDrive28i trim is $40,050. The features would cost an additional $14,550. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $55,595.

The base sticker price of the BMW X3 xDrive28i trim is $42,050. The features would cost an additional $14,550. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $57,595.

The base sticker price of the BMW X3 xDrive28d trim is $42,750. The features would cost an additional $14,250. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $57,995.

The base sticker price of the BMW X3 xDrive35i trim is $48,950. The features would cost an additional $11,600. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $61,545.

The base sticker price of the Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring trim is $29,395. The features would cost an additional $2,840. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $33,175.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the BMW X3 trims is 5. The feature adjusted price of the Mazda CX-5 trims is 3. Based on this adjustment, the Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured BMW X3 4dr SUV

The configured Mazda CX-5 4dr SUV

Even when the BMW X3 and Mazda CX-5 are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the BMW X3 sDrive28i trim is $37,925. The features would cost an additional $13,395. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $52,315.

The invoice of the BMW X3 xDrive28i trim is $39,785. The features would cost an additional $13,395. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $54,175.

The invoice of the BMW X3 xDrive28d trim is $40,440. The features would cost an additional $13,120. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $54,555.

The invoice of the BMW X3 xDrive35i trim is $46,205. The features would cost an additional $10,680. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $57,880.

The invoice of the Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring trim is $28,558. The features would cost an additional $2,437. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $31,935.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the BMW X3 trims is 4. The feature adjusted price of the Mazda CX-5 trims is 1. Based on this adjustment, the Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: BMW X3 vs. Mazda CX-5

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $18,725
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $16,903
Model Year20172017201720172017
ModelX3X3X3X3CX-5
TrimsDrive28ixDrive28ixDrive28dxDrive35iGrand Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine240hp I4240hp I4180hp I4 D300hp I6187hp I4
TransmissionT8T8T8T8T6
DrivetrainRWDAWDAWDAWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)205, 12205, 12205, 12600, 16?, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/50-18245/50-18245/50-18245/50-18225/55-19
Total Price$55,595$57,595$57,995$61,545$33,175
Adjustments for Features-3,695-5,645-5,645-5,8950
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$51,900$51,950$52,350$55,650$33,175
Cost Above Minimum$0$50$450$3,750$0
Total Invoice$52,315$54,175$54,555$57,880$31,935
Adjustments for Features-3,477-5,310-5,310-5,5440
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$48,838$48,865$49,245$52,336$31,935
Cost Above Minimum$0$27$407$3,498$0

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Features Comparison: BMW X3 vs. Mazda CX-5

Model Year20172017201720172017
ModelX3X3X3X3CX-5
TrimsDrive28ixDrive28ixDrive28dxDrive35iGrand Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300$1300$1300$1300 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic    $1100
RWD$0    
AWD $1700$1700$1700 
FWD    $0
Accessories 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100$100$100$100 
Remote app$25$25$25$25 
Remote window/roof operation$15$15$15$15 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist    $25
Around view cameras$500$500$500$500 
Driver drowsiness monitor$150$150$150$150 
Following distance indicator    $25
G-vectoring control    $50
Hill descent control $250$250$250 
Lane departure collision mitigation$50$50$50$50 
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based    $200
Obstacle detection, front$200$200$200$200 
Pedestrian detection$50$50$50$50 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100$100$100$100 
Rear cross-traffic detection    $100
Rearview camera    $200
Rollover sensor    $50
Temporary spare tire    $150
Tires, run-flat$150$150$150$150 
Wide-view front camera$150$150$150$150 
Cargo Management 
Cargo area rails w/tie downs$50$50$50$50 
Overhead sunglass holder    $25
Trailering equipment (4 wire)$125$125$125$125 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50$50$50$50 
Automatic air recirculation$100$100$100$100 
CD player$125$125$125$125 
DVD-compatible player$0$0$0$0 
Handwriting recognition$200$200$200$200 
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15$15$15$15 
In-vehicle Internet$150$150$150$150 
Media drive$15$15$15$15 
MP3-compatible player$50$50$50$50 
Navigation map updates, three years$0$0$0$0 
Rear air vents    $100
Rear air vents with manual controls$150$150$150$150 
S Voice support$0$0$0$0 
Satellite radio    $200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250$250$250$250 
Siri Eyes Free support$0$0$0$0 
Surround sound   $250$250
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300$300$300$300 
Text dictation$50$50$50$50 
Traffic + travel information$25$25$25$25 
Traffic information    $25
Voice control for external devices$0$0$0$0 
Voice recorder$0$0$0$0 
Wiper de-icer    $25
Exterior 
Panoramic sunroof$1200$1200$1200$1200 
Sunroof    $900
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror$75$75$75$75 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75$75$75$75 
Headlight washers$50$50$50$50 
Interior ambient lighting$150$150$150$150 
LED headlights$1000$1000$1000$1000 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only    $750
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25$25$25$25 
Power-folding mirrors$50$50$50$50 
Road sign information    $75
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop$150$150$150$150 
Regenerative braking$0$0$0$0 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Manual recliner, second row seats    $75
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat$150$150$150$150 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$150$150$150$150 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat    $100
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100$100$100$100 
Wood trim$300$300$300$300 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200$200$200$200 
Total Value of Features$8,120$10,070$10,070$10,320$4,425
Value of Feature Adjustments$3,695$5,645$5,645$5,895$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-3,477-5,310-5,310-5,5440

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Specifications Comparison: BMW X3 vs. Mazda CX-5

Model Year20172017
ModelX3CX-5
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase110.6 in106.2 in
Length183.8 in179.1 in
Width74.1 in72.5 in
Height66.1 in65.3 in
Curb Weight4,031 lb.3,528 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.7 gal.14.8 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.7 in39.7 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.3 in57.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in55.2 in
Row 1 Legroom39.9 in41.0 in
Row 2 Headroom39.1 in39.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.0 in54.8 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in55.3 in
Row 2 Legroom36.5 in39.6 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
27.6 ft330.9 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
63.3 ft359.6 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW X3 sDrive28i

Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200No
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Total Requested50071%
Total Not Requested20029%
Driver Assistance Plus
FeatureValueRequested?
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Around view cameras300No
Driver drowsiness monitor150No
Wide-view front camera150No
Pedestrian detection50No
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure collision mitigation50No
Total Requested80053%
Total Not Requested70047%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150No
Panoramic sunroof1200No
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Total Requested25012%
Total Not Requested185088%
Cold Weather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Heated second row seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Headlight washers50No
Total Requested50091%
Total Not Requested509%
Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Siri Eyes Free support0No
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15No
In-vehicle Internet150No
Handwriting recognition200No
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
App support100Yes
Remote app25No
Total Requested115071%
Total Not Requested46529%

Option Package Details
BMW X3 xDrive28i

Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200No
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Total Requested50071%
Total Not Requested20029%
Driver Assistance Plus
FeatureValueRequested?
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Around view cameras300No
Driver drowsiness monitor150No
Wide-view front camera150No
Pedestrian detection50No
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure collision mitigation50No
Total Requested80053%
Total Not Requested70047%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150No
Panoramic sunroof1200No
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Total Requested25012%
Total Not Requested185088%
Cold Weather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Heated second row seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Headlight washers50No
Total Requested50091%
Total Not Requested509%
Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Siri Eyes Free support0No
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15No
In-vehicle Internet150No
Handwriting recognition200No
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
App support100Yes
Remote app25No
Total Requested115071%
Total Not Requested46529%

Option Package Details
BMW X3 xDrive28d

Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200No
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Total Requested50071%
Total Not Requested20029%
Driver Assistance Plus
FeatureValueRequested?
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Around view cameras300No
Driver drowsiness monitor150No
Wide-view front camera150No
Pedestrian detection50No
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure collision mitigation50No
Total Requested80053%
Total Not Requested70047%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150No
Panoramic sunroof1200No
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Total Requested25012%
Total Not Requested185088%
Cold Weather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Heated second row seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Headlight washers50No
Total Requested50091%
Total Not Requested509%
Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Siri Eyes Free support0No
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15No
In-vehicle Internet150No
Handwriting recognition200No
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
App support100Yes
Remote app25No
Total Requested115071%
Total Not Requested46529%

Option Package Details
BMW X3 xDrive35i

Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200No
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Total Requested50071%
Total Not Requested20029%
Driver Assistance Plus
FeatureValueRequested?
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Around view cameras300No
Driver drowsiness monitor150No
Wide-view front camera150No
Pedestrian detection50No
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure collision mitigation50No
Total Requested80053%
Total Not Requested70047%
Cold Weather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Heated second row seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Headlight washers50No
Total Requested50091%
Total Not Requested509%
Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Siri Eyes Free support0No
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15No
In-vehicle Internet150No
Handwriting recognition200No
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
App support100Yes
Remote app25No
Total Requested115071%
Total Not Requested46529%

Option Package Details
Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring

Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200Yes
Power recliner, passenger seat100Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Power height adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Wiper de-icer25No
Road sign information75No
Total Requested110092%
Total Not Requested1008%

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