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BMW X3 vs. Subaru Outback Price Comparison (MSRP)

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BMW X3 vs. Subaru Outback Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $36,700

Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited   
Difference: $21,795

Lowest Total Invoice: $34,029

Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited   
Difference: $20,971

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182018201820182018
ModelX3X3OutbackOutbackOutbackOutback
TrimxDrive30iM40i2.5i Limited3.6R Limited2.5i Touring3.6R Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Base Price $42,450 $54,300 $32,695 $35,395 $36,490 $38,690
Base Invoice $40,160 $51,180 $30,623 $33,064 $34,111 $36,089
Driving Assistance Package 900 900        
Obstacle detection, rear 750          
Premium Tier 3,300 2,950        
M Sport Design 4,100          
Metallic paint (extra cost) 550 550        
Apple CarPlay support 300 300        
Temporary spare tire 150 150        
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,200 1,200        
Leather seating surfaces 1,700 1,700        
Heated second row seats 350 350        
Class III trailer hitch 550 550        
Panoramic sunroof 1,200          
Class II trailer hitch     547 547 547 547
EyeSight and Navigation Package     2,085 1,585    
Wheel-lip moldings     458 458 458 458
Driving Assistance Package 830 830        
Obstacle detection, rear 690          
Premium Tier 3,035 2,715        
M Sport Design 3,770          
Metallic paint (extra cost) 505 505        
Apple CarPlay support 275 275        
Temporary spare tire 140 140        
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,105 1,105        
Leather seating surfaces 1,565 1,565        
Heated second row seats 320 320        
Class III trailer hitch 505 505        
Panoramic sunroof 1,105          
Class II trailer hitch     410 410 410 410
EyeSight and Navigation Package     1,738 1,323    
Wheel-lip moldings     343 343 343 343
Options (change) 15,050 8,650 3,090 2,590 1,005 1,005
Options (change) 13,845 7,960 2,491 2,076 753 753
Destination 995 995 915 915 915 915
Total Price $58,495 $63,945 $36,700 $38,900 $38,410 $40,610
Total Invoice $55,000 $60,135 $34,029 $36,055 $35,779 $37,757

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: BMW X3 vs. Subaru Outback

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $18,910
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $18,258
Model Year201820182018201820182018
ModelX3X3OutbackOutbackOutbackOutback
TrimxDrive30iM40i2.5i Limited3.6R Limited2.5i Touring3.6R Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Engine248hp I4355hp I6175hp H4256hp H6175hp H4256hp H6
TransmissionT8T8CVT-6CVT-6CVT-6CVT-6
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWDAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)205, 12205, 12576, 12576, 12576, 12576, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/50-19245/50-19225/60-18225/60-18225/60-18225/60-18
Total Price$58,495$63,945$36,700$38,900$38,410$40,610
Adjustments for Features-2,885-3,43500-90-90
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$55,610$60,510$36,700$38,900$38,320$40,520
Cost Above Minimum$0$4,900$0$2,200$1,620$3,820
Total Invoice$55,000$60,135$34,029$36,055$35,779$37,757
Adjustments for Features-2,713-3,23000-84-84
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$52,287$56,905$34,029$36,055$35,695$37,673
Cost Above Minimum$0$4,618$0$2,026$1,666$3,644

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Features Comparison: BMW X3 vs. Subaru Outback

Model Year201820182018201820182018
ModelX3X3OutbackOutbackOutbackOutback
TrimxDrive30iM40i2.5i Limited3.6R Limited2.5i Touring3.6R Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300$1300    
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT  $1100$1100$1100$1100
AWD$1700$1700$1700$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100$100    
Heated steering wheel$100$100  $100$100
Lead vehicle start alert  $25$25$25$25
PIN Code Access  $10$10$10$10
Remote app$25$25    
Remote window/roof operation$15$15    
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial  $200$200$200$200
Backup collision intervention  $150$150$150$150
Lane departure prevention, steering-based  $200$200$200$200
Lane sway warning  $25$25$25$25
Obstacle detection, front$200$200    
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system  $100$100$100$100
Rollover sensor  $50$50$50$50
Seat cushion airbag, driver  $75$75$75$75
Seat cushion airbag, passenger  $75$75$75$75
Tires, run-flat$150$150    
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100$100$100$100$100
Vehicle health reports  $0$0$0$0
Cargo Management 
Cargo area rails w/tie downs$50$50    
Cargo mat$40$40    
Cargo tray  $40$40$40$40
Class II trailer hitch  $200$200$200$200
Class III trailer hitch$250$250    
Overhead sunglass holder  $25$25$25$25
Roof rack  $300$300  
Roof rails$250$250  $250$250
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50$50    
Android Auto support  $100$100$100$100
App support$100$100    
Automatic air recirculation$100$100    
DVD-compatible player$0$0    
Handwriting recognition$200$200    
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15$15    
In-vehicle Internet$150$150    
Media drive$15$15    
Rain-sensing wipers$175$175    
Rear air vents  $100$100$100$100
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250$250    
S Voice support$0$0    
Satellite radio  $200$200$200$200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250$250    
Variable intermittent wipers  $75$75$75$75
Voice control for external devices$0$0    
Voice recorder$0$0    
Wiper de-icer  $25$25$25$25
Exterior 
Black exterior trim (optional)$0$0    
Bodyside cladding$350$350    
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)  $250$250$250$250
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$25$25    
Panoramic sunroof$1200$1200    
Rear bumper protector    $40$40
Sport rocker panels (optional)$0$0    
Sunroof  $900$900$900$900
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror$75$75    
Auto-dimming headlights $200$200$200$200$200
Compass  $0$0$0$0
Head-up display (HUD)$350$350    
LED headlights $1000    
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750 $750$750$750$750
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25$25    
Power-folding mirrors$50$50    
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop$150$150    
Launch control$100$100    
Raised top speed limiter $0    
Regenerative braking$0$0    
Seats and Interior Trim 
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$50$50    
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$50$50    
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat$150$150    
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$150$150    
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100$100    
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat  $100$100$100$100
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat$100$100    
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat$100$100    
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100$100    
Upholstered instrument panel$300$300    
Wood trim$300$300    
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350$350    
Machined alloy wheels  $350$350$350$350
Raised heavy-duty suspension  $0$0$0$0
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0    
Total Value of Features$10,310$10,860$7,425$7,425$7,515$7,515
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,885$3,435$0$0$90$90
Value of Feature Adjustments-2,713-3,23000-84-84

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Specifications Comparison: BMW X3 vs. Subaru Outback

Model Year20182018
ModelX3Outback
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon
Wheelbase112.8 in108.1 in
Length185.9 in189.9 in
Width74.4 in72.4 in
Height66.0 in66.1 in
Curb Weight4,151 lb.3,623 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.7 gal.18.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.1 in40.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.5 in58.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in55.5 in
Row 1 Legroom40.3 in42.9 in
Row 2 Headroom39.1 in38.9 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.0 in57.3 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in55.0 in
Row 2 Legroom36.4 in38.1 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
28.7 ft335.5 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
62.7 ft373.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW X3 xDrive30i

Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested950100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
245/50WR19 tires400No
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15No
In-vehicle Internet150No
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25No
Total Requested102546%
Total Not Requested119054%
M Sport Design
FeatureValueRequested?
Bodyside cladding100No
Sport front fascia (optional)0No
Sport rear fascia, e.g. diffuser (optional)0No
Upholstered instrument panel300No
Sport rocker panels (optional)0No
Black exterior trim (optional)0No
245/50WR19 tires400No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150No
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Total Requested40022%
Total Not Requested145078%

Option Package Details
BMW X3 M40i

Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested950100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
245/50WR19 tires400No
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15No
In-vehicle Internet150No
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25No
Total Requested102546%
Total Not Requested119054%

Option Package Details
Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited

Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%
EyeSight and Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system550Yes
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Backup collision intervention150No
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only750Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane sway warning25No
Lead vehicle start alert25No
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested345083%
Total Not Requested70017%

Option Package Details
Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited

Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%
EyeSight and Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system550Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Backup collision intervention150No
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane sway warning25No
Lead vehicle start alert25No
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested255078%
Total Not Requested70022%

Option Package Details
Subaru Outback 2.5i Touring

Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Subaru Outback 3.6R Touring

Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%

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