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The 2019 BMW X3 sips gas, but guzzles cash

BMW's compact crossover SUV is one of the better players in its class, but it's going to cost you.

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Manuel Carrillo III
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The 2019 BMW X3 has been on sale in its current third generation since the 2018 model year. 

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The X3 first went on sale in the US for the 2004 model year. 

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The compact luxury crossover SUV is offered with either rear- or all-wheel drive and four- or six-cylinder power.

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The X3's turbocharged, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine produces 248 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. The available 3.0-liter turbocharged six-cylinder pumps 355 horsepower and 365 pound-feet of torque. 

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All X3s route their power through an eight-speed automatic transmission. 

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Inside the X3, there's a standard 6.5-inch, iDrive-controlled touchscreen that's upgradable to 10.3 inches.

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There's enough room for up to five passengers in the BMW X3. 

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Cargo capacity is 28.7 cubic feet behind the second row and 62.7 cubic feet with the rear seats folded. 

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All X3s come standard with collision-mitigation braking and a driver focus monitor. 

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In its most efficient form, the X3 returns an EPA-estimated 23 miles per gallon city and 30 mpg highway. 

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Base prices range from $41,000 for the X3 sDrive30i to $54,650 for the X3 M40i.

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