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2021 Lincoln Corsair vs. 2021 BMW X3: Which One is Better for You?

There are a lot of options out there in the world of compact luxury crossovers. If you have been browsing this field of vehicles, odds are you have considered both the 2021 Lincoln Corsair and 2021 BMW X3. While both of these vehicles bring some great things to the table, we at Covert Lincoln want to provide a thorough comparison, so you can make a fully informed decision. Here is how these vehicles compare to one another.

Lincoln Corsair


In terms of size, the Corsair and X3 are very similar. The Corsair has slightly more passenger space with 102 cubic feet, compared to the X3 with 101 cubic feet. Similarly, the X3 has slightly more interior cargo room, with 28.7 cubic feet compared to the Corsair's 27.6 cubic feet. The X3 is the heavier vehicle, with a curb weight of 3,931 pounds compared to 3,691 pounds for the Corsair.

Corsair Engine Performance


Both the Corsair and X3 have a 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine. However, the Corsair produces slightly more power than the X3. The Corsair's engine generates 250 horsepower and 280 pound feet of torque, while the X3's produces 248 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. Both vehicles have an eight-speed automatic transmission, and while the Corsair features front-wheel drive, the X3 has rear-wheel drive.

Corsair Technology

Safety and Technology

While the Corsair comes with Lane Departure Warning with Lane-Keeping Assistance as a standard feature, the X3 only features Lane Departure Warning.


While the Corsair and X3 are similar in several respects, one area where they differ greatly is the price. The 2021 Corsair base trim costs around $37,000 while the 2021 X3 base trim costs about $44,000.

Test Drive the Corsair

Still Not Sure? Test Drive the Corsair and Feel it for Yourself

At the end of the day, when figuring out which vehicle to get, nothing compares to a test drive. When you get behind the wheel of the 2021 Lincoln Corsair, we think you will want to buy or finance one right away. The only way to know is try it out. To schedule your test drive, contact or visit Covert Lincoln today!

The best way to figure out which car is the best one for you is to schedule a test drive. After all, nothing compares to getting behind the wheel and getting a real sense of how a vehicle feels to drive. If you want to test drive a Lincoln Nautilus, or set up a financing plan to purchase one, then contact or visit Covert Lincoln today!

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