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2015 BMW X5 vs. 2014 Ford Expedition EL Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Expedition EL than in the BMW X5, 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 X5 and the Ford Expedition EL.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW X5 as you will with the Ford Expedition EL, 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). The BMW X5 is somewhat more expensive than the Ford Expedition EL. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW X5 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Ford Expedition EL.

Dimensions
Since the BMW X5 is much slimmer than the Ford Expedition EL, 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 Ford Expedition EL.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the BMW X5 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Ford Expedition EL.

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

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the BMW X5 will do just as well as the Ford Expedition EL, since they have about the same towing capacity. The BMW X5 has a little less horsepower than the Ford Expedition EL.

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

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW X5 than that of the Ford Expedition EL.

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2015 BMW
X5

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MSRP*: $53,200 - $69,100

2014 Ford
Expedition EL

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MSRP*: $44,685 - $58,855
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $1,750
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.12% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.12% As low as 5.85%
City MPG: 15 - 24 13 - 14
Highway MPG: 22 - 31 18 - 20
Engine(s): Inline-6, V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 7 - 7 8 - 8
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $48,945 - $63,570 $41,670 - $54,883

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