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2014 BMW X5 vs. 2013 Acura ZDX Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the BMW X5 than in the Acura ZDX. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the BMW X5 and the Acura ZDX.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the BMW X5, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Acura ZDX.

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 X5 is somewhat more expensive than the Acura ZDX. 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 X5 and the Acura ZDX have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the BMW X5 is much slimmer than the Acura ZDX, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. When looking at overall length, the BMW X5 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Acura ZDX.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the BMW X5 does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Acura ZDX.

Handling
The BMW X5 has a larger turning radius than the Acura ZDX, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the BMW X5 is clearly the choice over the Acura ZDX for pulling heavy loads. The BMW X5 has a little less horsepower than the Acura ZDX.

Utility
The BMW X5 offers greater seating capacity than the Acura ZDX, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The BMW X5 has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Acura ZDX.

Warranty
The BMW X5 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Acura ZDX.

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2014 BMW
X5

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MSRP*: $52,800 - $68,200
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ZDX

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MSRP*: $50,920
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Low APR Loan: As low as 3.19% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.12% --
City MPG: 14 - 23 16
Highway MPG: 22 - 31 --
Engine(s): Inline-6, V-8 V-6
Seating Capacity: 7 - 7 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $48,575 - $62,745 $47,084

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