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2014 BMW X5 vs. 2015 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Chevrolet Suburban 1500 than in the BMW X5, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Chevrolet Suburban 1500 will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the BMW X5.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW X5 as you will with the Chevrolet Suburban 1500, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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). Whether you pick the BMW X5 or the Chevrolet Suburban 1500, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 X5 will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Chevrolet Suburban 1500.

Dimensions
Since the BMW X5 is much slimmer than the Chevrolet Suburban 1500, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the BMW X5, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Chevrolet Suburban 1500.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the BMW X5 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Chevrolet Suburban 1500.

Handling
The BMW X5 has a smaller turning radius than the Chevrolet Suburban 1500, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Chevrolet Suburban 1500 is clearly the choice over the BMW X5 for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the BMW X5 has a lot less horsepower than the Chevrolet Suburban 1500.

Utility
The BMW X5 has less seating than the Chevrolet Suburban 1500, making the Chevrolet Suburban 1500 the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The BMW X5 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Chevrolet Suburban 1500.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW X5 than that of the Chevrolet Suburban 1500.

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2014 BMW
X5

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

2015 Chevrolet
Suburban 1500

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MSRP*: $47,595 - $64,700
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 2.90%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 14 - 23 15 - 16
Highway MPG: 22 - 31 22 - 23
Engine(s): Inline-6, V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 7 - 7 8 - 9
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $48,575 - $62,745 $44,263 - $60,171

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