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2017 BMW X5 M vs. 2017 Mercedes-Benz G-Class Review

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

The BMW X5 M requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, making it more convenient to drive.

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). Clearly, the BMW X5 M is a better financial choice over the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, when considering MSRP. 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 M and the Mercedes-Benz G-Class have similar Destination Charges.

Since the BMW X5 M is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the BMW X5 M, which is slightly longer than the Mercedes-Benz G-Class.

With somewhat higher torque, the BMW X5 M transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Mercedes-Benz G-Class.

The BMW X5 M has a smaller turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

With the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than with the BMW X5 M. When it comes to horsepower, the BMW X5 M greatly out-muscles the Mercedes-Benz G-Class.

In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the BMW X5 M and the Mercedes-Benz G-Class. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the BMW X5 M as you will in the Mercedes-Benz G-Class.

The BMW X5 M comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz G-Class.

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Compare the 2017 BMW X5 M and the 2017 Mercedes-Benz G-Class.

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2017 BMW
X5 M

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MSRP*: $100,700

2017 Mercedes-Benz

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MSRP*: $122,400 - $225,000
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City MPG: 14 11 - 13
Highway MPG: 19 11 - 14
Engine(s): V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $94,150 $113,832 - $209,250

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.