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2014 BMW X6 vs. 2015 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the GMC Yukon XL 1500 than in the BMW X6, due to its greater head- and legroom. The GMC Yukon XL 1500 will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the BMW X6.

Convenience
With the GMC Yukon XL 1500, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the BMW X6, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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 X6 is somewhat more expensive than the GMC Yukon XL 1500. 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 X6 will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the GMC Yukon XL 1500.

Dimensions
Since the BMW X6 is much slimmer than the GMC Yukon XL 1500, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the BMW X6, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the GMC Yukon XL 1500.

Drivetrain
The BMW X6 has much lower torque than the GMC Yukon XL 1500, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The BMW X6 has a smaller turning radius than the GMC Yukon XL 1500, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the GMC Yukon XL 1500 is clearly the choice over the BMW X6 for pulling heavy loads. The BMW X6 has a little less horsepower than the GMC Yukon XL 1500.

Utility
Soccer Moms beware - the BMW X6 seats a lot fewer people than the GMC Yukon XL 1500. The BMW X6 has significantly less cargo capacity than the GMC Yukon XL 1500.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW X6 than that of the GMC Yukon XL 1500.

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2014 BMW
X6

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MSRP*: $60,800 - $71,400

2015 GMC
Yukon XL 1500

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MSRP*: $49,035 - $68,380
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.11% As low as 2.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.10% --
City MPG: 14 - 17 14 - 16
Highway MPG: 21 - 24 20 - 23
Engine(s): Inline-6, V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 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*: $55,935 - $65,690 $45,603 - $63,593

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