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2015 GMC Yukon XL 1500 vs. 2014 Mercedes-Benz M-Class Review

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Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the GMC Yukon XL 1500 than in the Mercedes-Benz M-Class. The GMC Yukon XL 1500 will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz M-Class.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the GMC Yukon XL 1500, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Mercedes-Benz M-Class.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the GMC Yukon XL 1500 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mercedes-Benz M-Class. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The GMC Yukon XL 1500 will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Mercedes-Benz M-Class.

Dimensions
Since the GMC Yukon XL 1500 is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz M-Class, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the GMC Yukon XL 1500, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz M-Class.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the GMC Yukon XL 1500 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mercedes-Benz M-Class.

Handling
The GMC Yukon XL 1500 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz M-Class, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the GMC Yukon XL 1500, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Mercedes-Benz M-Class. The GMC Yukon XL 1500 has a little less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz M-Class.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the GMC Yukon XL 1500 more than the Mercedes-Benz M-Class, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the GMC Yukon XL 1500, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz M-Class.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the GMC Yukon XL 1500 is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Mercedes-Benz M-Class.

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2015 GMC
Yukon XL 1500

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MSRP*: $49,035 - $68,380
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2014 Mercedes-Benz
M-Class

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MSRP*: $47,790 - $97,250
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $1,500
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.90% As low as 1.99%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 14 - 16 13 - 20
Highway MPG: 20 - 23 17 - 28
Engine(s): V-8 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 8 - 9 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $45,603 - $63,593 $44,445 - $90,443

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