Citroen C-Crosser 2007 vs BMW X3 2006

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Citroen C-Crosser
2007 - 2012
2006 - 2010
Gearbox: Manual/AutomaticManual/Automatic
Wheel drive type: Front wheel drive (FWD) / All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)
Citroen C-Crosser is available with front wheel drive and four wheel (4x4) drive, while BMW X3 can be equipped only with four wheel (4x4) drive. All-wheel drive models tend to consume more fuel, so if you don't need off road capabilities, Citroen C-Crosser also offers 2-wheel drive versions for fuel economy. 2WD versions also have lower maintenance costs.
Engines: 2.0 - 2.42.0 - 3.0


Power: 147 - 170 HP143 - 286 HP
Torque: 199 - 380 NM200 - 580 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 9.6 - 12.5 seconds6.6 - 12 seconds
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Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 7.2 - 9.46.2 - 10.0
Citroen C-Crosser petrol engines consumes on average 0.6 litres less fuel per 100 km than BMW X3. On average, Citroen C-Crosser equipped with diesel engines consume 0.1 litres more fuel per 100 km than the BMW X3.
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Ground clearance: 174 mm (6.9 inches)201 mm (7.9 inches)
Because of the higher ground clearance, BMW X3 can perform better on bad roads - it can go over higher obstacles and bumps. At the same time, the higher ground clearance can reduce stability and handling on paved roads, especially at higher speeds.


Length: 4.65 m4.57 m
Width: 1.81 m1.85 m
Height: 1.69 m1.67 m
Citroen C-Crosser is 8 cm longer than the BMW X3, 4 cm narrower, while the height of Citroen C-Crosser is 2 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: 441 litres480 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1686 litres1560 litres
Despite its longer length, Citroen C-Crosser has 39 litres less trunk space than the BMW X3. This could mean that the Citroen C-Crosser uses more space in the cabin, so the driver and passengers could be more spacious and comfortable. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Citroen C-Crosser (by 126 litres).
Turning diameter: 12 meters12 meters
Gross weight (kg): ~ 2`344~ 2`289
Safety: no data
Quality: no data
Average price (€): 62006800
Pros and Cons: Citroen C-Crosser has
  • also available in 2WD
  • lower fuel consumption for petrol engines
  • lower price
BMW X3 has
  • higher ground clearance
  • roomier boot
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