2017 BMW X1 vs. 2016 Ford Flex Review

Comparison Review

Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Flex than in the BMW X1, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the BMW X1 and the Ford Flex.

The BMW X1 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Ford Flex, making it more convenient to drive.

There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the BMW X1 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Ford Flex. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the BMW X1 is much higher than that for the Ford Flex.

Since the BMW X1 is much slimmer than the Ford Flex, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the BMW X1, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Ford Flex.

With similar torque, the BMW X1 and the Ford Flex are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

The BMW X1 has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Ford Flex, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

When it comes to horsepower, the BMW X1 has a lot less horsepower than the Ford Flex.

The BMW X1 has less seating than the Ford Flex, making the Ford Flex the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The BMW X1 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Ford Flex.

You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW X1 than that of the Ford Flex.

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Compare the 2017 BMW X1 and the 2016 Ford Flex.

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2017 BMW

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MSRP*: $33,100 - $35,100

2016 Ford

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MSRP*: $29,710 - $42,710
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,000 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.26% --
City MPG: 22 - 23 15 - 16
Highway MPG: 31 - 32 21 - 23
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 7 - 7
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $31,285 - $33,145 $28,670 - $40,788

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.