2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio


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2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio

2018 BMW X3

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Engine power

280 hp

248 hp

Engine torque

306 lb-ft

258 lb-ft

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2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio vs 2018 BMW X3 near Bronx, NY

Are you seeking a compact luxury SUV? If that's the case, then you are at right right place to read about how two great SUVs--the 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio and the 2018 BMW X3--compare to each other. The Alfa Romeo Stelvio is the compact luxury crossover SUV's newest member. The 2018 BMW X3 provides an engaging driving experience. The 2018 BMW X3 goes on sale in November of 2017. The 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio will likely be purchased by many drivers over the 2018 BMW X3, though. Continue reading to learn all about the SUVs, and why you should choose the fantasic 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio over the 2018 BMW X3!

2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Power & Handling

The 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio has a turbocharged 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder engine. This engine puts out 280 horsepower and 306 lb-ft of torque. The SUV has all-wheel drive and an eight-speed automatic transmission. You can also expect to have Brembo brakes, adaptive suspension dampers and adjustable drive settings.

2018 BMW X3 Power & Handling

The 2018 BMW X3 is available with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. However, a powerful turbo 3.0-liter six-cylinder is optional, too. With either engine you will get all-wheel drive and an eight-speed automatic transmission. The transmission shifts so smoothly that you may find yourself getting in the wrong shift mode, which would prove problematic! The M40i trim, which is the higher of the two trims (we will get into trim levels in-depth below) has variable-ratio steering, a Sport+ driving mode, a launch control feature, steering-wheel-mounted shift paddles, a sport-tuned suspension and a sport exhaust. There has been frustration over how you need to put extra steering effort into this SUV to direct it in the appropriate direction.

2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Features & Design

The 2018 Alfa Romeo's standard features include an absolutely excellent eight-speaker stereo system, a 6.5-inch central touchscreen, a rearview camera, a large driver information display and ten-way power-adjustable front seats. You will also have dual-zone automatic climate control, leather upholstery, ambient interior lighting, a power liftgate, dual-zone automatic climate control, keyless ignition and entry, and roof rails. But, we are not done yet: even more features include four USB ports, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support, and 18-inch wheels.

2018 BMW X3 Features & Design

The 2018 BMW X3's two trims are the xDrive30i and the M40i. The base xDrive30i will include the iDrive infotainment interface, a pre-collision warning system, remote rear seat releases, tri-zone automatic climate control and a 40/20/40-split rear seat with individual seat recline. You will also have adjustable side bolsters, front sport seats and 18-inch alloy wheels. The M40i will provide an aggressive front and rear bumper, as well as 19-inch wheels.


As we have indicated above, the 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio and the 2018 BMW X3 are two wonderful SUVs. Although the 2018 BMW X3 offers a couple of different engines, we highly recommend choosing the 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio because of its Brembo brakes, four USB ports, and all the other great features it offers! Contact us today to discuss your vehicle search!

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