When we compare the BMW X3 M40i's and the BMW X4 M40i's specifications and ratings, the BMW X3 M40i has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, reliability and overall quality score. The BMW X4 M40i has the advantage in the area of resale value. The BMW X3 M40i and BMW X4 M40i have the same fuel efficiency base engine power. Based on this comparison of the BMW X3 M40i's and the BMW X4 M40i's specifications and ratings, the BMW X3 M40i is a better car than the BMW X4 M40i.
BMW X3 M40i vs. BMW X4 M40i Pricing
A used 2023 BMW X3 M40i ranges from $58,973 to $70,197 while a used 2023 BMW X4 M40i is priced between $63,347 to $73,915. For a new model, the BMW X3 M40i's price is between $64,245 and $72,342, with the BMW X4 M40i priced between $68,996 and $76,096.
BMW X3 M40i vs. BMW X4 M40i Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the BMW X3 M40i loses 50.5 percent of its value and the BMW X4 M40i loses 47.7 percent of its value. This means the BMW X4 M40i retains 2.8 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the BMW X3 M40i.
BMW X3 M40i vs. BMW X4 M40i Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the BMW X3 is 8.6 out of 10 while the BMW X4's quality rating is 7.5 out of 10. This results in the BMW X3 being ranked 2 out of 29 Best Luxury Small SUVs and the BMW X4 being ranked 10 out of 29. Out of 60 Best Luxury 5-seater SUVs, the BMW X3 is ranked 4 and the BMW X4 is ranked 22. The BMW X3 is also ranked 5 out of 67 Best Luxury Crossover SUVs while the BMW X4 is ranked 27 out of 67.
BMW X3 M40i vs. BMW X4 M40i Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the BMW X3 is 8.3 out of 10. For the BMW X4 the reliability rating is 7.1 out of 10. This gives the BMW X3 an advantage in reliability compared to the BMW X4.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the base engine of both the BMW X3 M40i and the BMW X4 M40i makes 382 horsepower. Both the M40i and the M40i are rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 447 miles. Both models use premium unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The BMW X3 M40i and BMW X4 M40i are comparable in regards to rear shoulder room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The BMW X3 M40i has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings. When comparing IIHS evaluations, the BMW X3 M40i has the advantage with a Top Safety Pick+ award.