BMW 5 Series vs BMW X3

BMW 5 Series vs BMW X3 Summary

BMW 5 Series Price starts at Rs. 63.90 Lakh which is Rs. 6.00 Lakh costlier than base model of BMW X3 priced at Rs. 57.90 Lakh. The claimed mileage of BMW 5 Series (Diesel Model) is 20.4 kmpl where as claimed mileage of BMW X3 (Diesel Model) is 16.6 kmpl. In technical specifications, BMW 5 Series (Top Model) is powered by 1995 cc engine , while BMW X3 (Top Model) is powered by 1995 cc engine. The Comparison BMW 5 Series 530i M Sport vs BMW X3 xDrive30i SportX can be described on the basis of price and specifications.
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Basic Info 5 Series 530d M SportX3 xDrive 20d Luxury Line
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 74.00 Lakh View On Road Price Rs. 64.90 Lakh View On Road Price
(10 Ratings)
(31 Ratings)
Engine Displacement 2993 cc 1995 cc
Body Type SedanAll Sedan Cars SUVAll SUV Cars
Fuel Type Diesel Diesel
Max Power 261.49bhp@4000rpm 187.7bhp@4000rpm
No Of Cylinders 6 4
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Gear Box 8-Speed Automatic Transmissio 8 Speed
Drive Type ... AWD
5 Series Colors
X3 Colors
Mileage (ARAI) 17.42 Kmpl 16.55 Kmpl
Tyre Size F:245/45R18, R:275/40R18 245/50 R19
Boot Space ... 485 Liters
Steering Mounted Audio Control Yes Yes
Cruise Control Yes Yes
Airbags Driver, Passenger, Side Front and Side Rear Driver, Passenger and Side Front
Insurance Rs. 1.97 Lakh 5 Series Insurance Rs. 2.78 Lakh X3 Insurance

Engine Type
TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder engine
Engine Displacement
2993 cc
1995 cc
Fuel Type
Max Power
Max Torque
Emission Norm Compliance
No Of Cylinders
Gear Box
8-Speed Automatic Transmissio
8 Speed
Valves Per Cylinder
Drive Type
Valve Configuration
Paddle Shift
Fuel Supply System
Turbo Charger
Mild Hybrid
Fast Charging

20-80 kmph (kickdown)
5.46 s
Braking (100-0 kmph)
36.28 Meters
Braking (80-0 kmph)
23.10 Meters
Mileage (ARAI)
17.42 Kmpl
16.55 Kmpl
0-100 kmph
5.7 Sec
8 Sec
Top Speed
213 Km/h

Suspension Front
Adaptive Suspensio
Dynamic Damper Control
Suspension Rear
Adaptive Suspensio
Dynamic Damper Control
Brakes Front
Ventilated Disc
Brakes Rear
Ventilated Disc
Steering Type
Minimum Turning Radius
5.95 metres
Tyre Size
F:245/45R18, R:275/40R18
245/50 R19
Alloy Wheel Size
Tyre Type

Dual Tone Dashboard
Ventilated Seats
Additional Interior Features
Black, Leather 'Dakota' Black Exclusive Stitching/Piping In Contrast
Floor mats in velour,Interior rear-view mirror with automatic anti-dazzle function,Rear backrest, foldable and 40:20:40 dividable with thorough loading function,Roller sunblind for rear-side windows, mechanical,Rear backrest unlocking, with electric release button,Galvanic embellish in chrome for controls,Instrument panel in Sensatec,Storage Compartment package, folding compartment below the driver's side,power socket in the rear centre console (12V) including USB adapter and storage nets behind the front seat backrests,Loading sill of luggage compartment in stainsless steel,Fully Digital 12.3” (31.2 cm) Instrument Display,Fine-wood trim poplar grain grey with highlight trim finisher Pearl Chrome,Leather ‘Vernasca’ Canberra Beige with decor stitching
Fabric Upholstery
Leather Seats
Rear Seat Headrest
Front Shoulder Room
Rear Shoulder Room
1477 mm
Seating Capacity
Boot Space
485 Liters
Fuel Capacity
60 Liters

Alloy Wheels
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Rain Sensing Driving Lights
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Cornering Headlights,LED Tail lamps,LED Fog Lights
Trunk Opener
Additional Exterior Features
Active Air Stream Kidney Grill,M light alloy wheels Double-spoke style 662 M with mixed tyres., Glass sunroof, electric, Rain sensor and automatic driving lights, Heat protection glazing, Comfort access system - ‘keyless’ opening and locking of the vehicle including contactless opening of tailgate, Exterior mirrors electrically foldable with automatic anti-dazzle function on driver side, mirror heating, memory, integrated turn indicators and automatic parking function for passenger-side exterior mirror, BMW Display Key, BMW Laserlight including (LED low-beam headlights and high-beam headlights with laser module with up to 650m range)(Blue laser design element and exclusive BMW Laserlight signature)(No dazzle high-beam assistance (BMW Selective Beam)(Cornering light function - LED daytime running lights and LED turn indicators), Air Breather in Black High-Gloss, BMW Kidney Grille wit
BMW kidney grille with seven exclusively designed vertical slats and Grille frame in Chrome,Front bumper with specific design elements in Chrome,Trim element Air Breather with design elements in Chrome,Side window surrounds and window recess finisher in Chrome,Mirror base and mirror foot in Black high-gloss, Side skirt trim in Frozen Grey with accent in Chrome,Underbody protection front and rear in Frozen Grey Matt with accent in Chrome,Front door sill finishers in aluminium with “Luxury Line” lettering,Accent lighting with turn indicators, low and high-beam in LED Technology,Hexagonally shaped daytime running lights and two-part LED tail lights,High-beam assist,Rain sensor and automatic driving lights,Acoustic comfort glazing,Ambient light with 6 pre-defined selectable light designs in various colours with contour and mood lighting- additionally with Welcome Light Carpet,Automatic p
Outside Rear View Mirror
Turn indicators on ORVM
Xenon Headlights
Trunk Light
Rear Spoiler
Roof Rails
4708*1891*1676 mm3
2864 mm
Ground Clearance (Unladen)
211 mm

In Car Entertainment (Audio)
BMW Apps
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
Apple CarPlay
Addtional Comfort Features
Brake Energy Regeneration, Automatic Start/Stop function, Power socket (12 V) in the rear centre console, socket in the luggage compartment, double USB adapter, Servotronic steering assist, Adaptive Suspension, with independent damping for enhanced driving comfort, Cruise Control with braking function,
Performance Control,Park Distance Control (PDC), front and rear
USB Charger
Front & Rear
Central Control Armrest
With Storage
Tailgate Ajar
Gear Shift Indicator
Rear Curtain
Not Available
Luggage Hook and Net
Battery Saver
Lane Change Indicator
Additional Entertainment Features
iDrive Touch with handwriting recognition with direct access buttons, Harman Kardon Surround Sound system (464 W),Wireless Smartphone Integration, Fully Digital Instrument Display with 31.2cm (12.3”) display adapted to individual character design for Drive modes, BMW Gesture Control
Harman Kardon Surround Sound system,ultrasound-based parking assistance system,BMW Operating System 7.0 with variable configurable widgets, iDrive Touch with handwriting recognition and direct access buttons, Integrated 20GB hard drive for maps and audio files
Smart Entry
Massage Seats
Not Available
Memory Functions For Seat
Driver's Seat Only
One Touch Operating Power Windows
Driver's Window
Driver's Window
Autonomous Parking
Drive Modes
Internal Storage
No of Speakers
Rear Entertainment System
Rear AC Ducts
Power Steering
Steering Column
Electrically Adjustable
Steering Mounted Audio Control
Cruise Control
Power Windows ( Front / Rear )
Front and Rear
Front and Rear
Adjustable Driver Seat
Heated Seat Front
Heated Seats Rear
Adjustable Front Passenger Seat
Lumbar Support
Folding Rear Seat
40:20:40 Split
Rear Seat Center Armrest
Dual Trip Meter
Low Fuel Warning Lamp
Seat Belt Warning
Push Ignition
AM/FM Radio
USB Auxiliary Input
DVD Playback
Touch-screen Display
GPS Navigation System
Speakers Front
Speakers Rear
Automatic Head Lamps
Auto Rain Sensing Wipers
Follow me home headlamps
Adjustable Head Lights
Parking Sensors
Front & Rear
Front & Rear
Remote Operated Fuel Tank Lid
Front Cupholders
Door Pockets
Front Door
Front & Rear Door
12V Power Outlets
Cigarette Lighter
Bottle Holder
Front Door
Front & Rear Door
Sun Roof
Moon Roof

Anti-Pinch Power Windows
Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
Knee Airbags
ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts
Head-Up Display
Day/Night Rearview Mirror
Blind Spot Monitor
Hill Descent Control
Hill Assist
Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock
360 View Camera
Driver, Passenger, Side Front and Side Rear
Driver, Passenger and Side Front
Seat Belts
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist (BA)
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
Traction Control System (TCS)
Engine Immobilizer
Central Locking
Child Safety Lock
Fog Lamps (Front / Rear )
Rear Wash Wiper
Rear Defogger

Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons


  • Exciting exterior design
  • Spacious cabin
  • Fancy features
  • AWD offered as standard
  • Petrol and diesel powertrains
  • Adaptive dampers do their job well


  • Slight turbo lag on diesel
  • Thigh support on the rear seat could be better

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5 Series Vs X3 Comparison FAQs

Which car is best between 5 Series vs X3?

As per the users experiences BMW 5 Series is a winner for you if you are seriously looking for performance, comfort, maintenance, safety and features in your car. On the basis of mileage user have rated both the cars equally.

Which car is cheaper 5 Series vs X3?

The BMW X3 is cheaper than BMW 5 Series by Rs. 9.10 Lakh.

Which car has better mileage 5 Series vs X3?

The BMW 5 Series delivers better mileage 17.42 Kmpl.

Which car offers better performance 5 Series vs X3?

For the 530d M Sport version, 2993 cc Diesel engine of 5 Series produces 261.49bhp@4000rpm of power and 620nm@2000–2500rpm of torque. Whereas for the xDrive 20d Luxury Line version, 1995 cc Diesel engine of X3 produces 187.7bhp@4000rpm of power and 400Nm@1750-2500rpm of torque
As per the users experiences the BMW 5 Series has better performance.

User Reviews of Comparison

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  • 5.0

    Amazing car for the price.And really happy with the kun team in hyderabad, Amazing service ! this is what you must opt in this segment, Specially if you love to drive!.

  • 5.0

    Its beauty and easy to drive graet fuel econonmy amazing feel offcourse its a bmw its sheer driving pleasure

  • 5.0

    super car life expectancy wow I never see this car

  • 5.0


  • 4.3

    Good car with best comfort on road and off road driving comfort and good for long drives spare tyre is the problem to keep tyre in boot we loose storage space

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