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.
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW X6 as you will with the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.
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.
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. The BMW X6 is slightly shorter than the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, which may make it easier to park.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The BMW X6 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class.
Compare the 2013 BMW X6 and the 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class.
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MSRP*: $59,800 - $70,400
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|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $3,000||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 3.05%||--|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 3.05%||--|
|City MPG:||14 - 16||13 - 19|
|Highway MPG:||20 - 23||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*:||$55,015 - $64,770||$58,032 - $108,740|
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