Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Flex than in the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class. The Ford Flex offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.
With the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Ford Flex, due to its tank size and fuel economy.
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). Whether you pick the Ford Flex or the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 Ford Flex and the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Ford Flex is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Ford Flex, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class.
The Ford Flex has much lower torque than the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.
The Ford Flex has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
In terms of towing capacity, the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class is clearly the choice over the Ford Flex for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Flex greatly out-muscles the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class.
The Ford Flex offers greater seating capacity than the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Ford Flex, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class.
The basic warranty of the Ford Flex is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class.
Compare the 2014 Ford Flex and the 2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class.
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MSRP*: $31,100 - $44,120
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MSRP*: $37,480 - $39,480
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $500||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.00%||--|
|City MPG:||16 - 18||19 - 24|
|Highway MPG:||23 - 25||25 - 33|
|Seating Capacity:||7 - 7||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$29,312 - $41,143||$34,856 - $36,716|
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