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2015 BMW X1 vs. 2014 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 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 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the BMW X1, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Cost
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). The BMW X1 is somewhat more expensive than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the BMW X1 will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Dimensions
Since the BMW X1 is much slimmer than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The BMW X1 is slightly shorter than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the BMW X1 and the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The BMW X1 has a smaller turning radius than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The BMW X1 has a little less horsepower than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the BMW X1 and the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. The BMW X1 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW X1 than that of the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.


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2015 BMW
X1

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MSRP*: $30,900 - $38,800

2014 Jeep
Wrangler Unlimited

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MSRP*: $26,195 - $34,995
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.13% As low as 3.84%
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.13% As low as 4.39%
City MPG: 18 - 23 16
Highway MPG: 27 - 34 20 - 21
Engine(s): Inline-4, Inline-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Not Tested Good
Safety Rating: Side
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Not Tested Marginal
Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $28,430 - $35,695 $25,477 - $32,961

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