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2014 BMW X6 vs. 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class than in the BMW X6, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Mercedes-Benz GL-Class 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
The BMW X6 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, making it more convenient to drive.

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). Clearly, the BMW X6 is a better financial choice over the Mercedes-Benz GL-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 X6 and the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the BMW X6 is much slimmer than the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, 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 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class.

Drivetrain
The BMW X6 has much lower torque than the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The BMW X6 has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class is clearly the choice over the BMW X6 for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the BMW X6 has a lot less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class.

Utility
The BMW X6 has less seating than the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, making the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The BMW X6 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class.

Warranty
The BMW X6 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class.

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2014 BMW
X6

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MSRP*: $60,800 - $71,400
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2014 Mercedes-Benz
GL-Class

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MSRP*: $63,000 - $118,160
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,250 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.19% As low as 2.49%
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.12% --
City MPG: 14 - 17 13 - 19
Highway MPG: 21 - 24 17 - 26
Engine(s): Inline-6, V-8 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 7 - 7
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $55,935 - $65,690 $58,590 - $109,889

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