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2015 BMW X3 vs. 2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The BMW X3 offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the BMW X3 and the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class.

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 X3 is somewhat more expensive than the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the BMW X3 and the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The BMW X3 is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the BMW X3, which is slightly longer than the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class.

Drivetrain
The BMW X3 has much lower torque than the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The BMW X3 has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The BMW X3 has a little less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the BMW X3 and the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the BMW X3 as you will in the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class.

Warranty
The BMW X3 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class.


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2015 BMW
X3

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MSRP*: $38,400 - $45,100

2014 Mercedes-Benz
GLK-Class

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MSRP*: $37,480 - $39,480
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $2,000
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.13% As low as 1.99%
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.13% --
City MPG: 19 - 21 19 - 24
Highway MPG: 26 - 28 25 - 33
Engine(s): Inline-4, Inline-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
IIHS Safety Information

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Not Tested Good
Safety Rating: Side
IIHS Safety Information

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Not Tested Good
Safety Rating: Rear
IIHS Safety Information

Vehicle safety data is provided by IIHS, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, an independent, nonprofit, scientific, and educational organization dedicated to reducing deaths and injuries on the nation's highways.

Not Tested Good
Invoice*: $35,330 - $41,490 $34,856 - $36,716

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