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2016 Mercedes-Benz G-Class vs. 2016 BMW X5 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz G-Class than in the BMW X5. The Mercedes-Benz G-Class will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the BMW X5.

Convenience
With the BMW X5, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, 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 Mercedes-Benz G-Class will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the BMW X5, which has a much lower MSRP. 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 Mercedes-Benz G-Class will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the BMW X5.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz G-Class is much slimmer than the BMW X5, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Mercedes-Benz G-Class is slightly shorter than the BMW X5, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the BMW X5.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz G-Class has a larger turning radius than the BMW X5, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the BMW X5. When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class greatly out-muscles the BMW X5.

Utility
The Mercedes-Benz G-Class has less seating than the BMW X5, making the BMW X5 the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Mercedes-Benz G-Class has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the BMW X5.

Warranty
The Mercedes-Benz G-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW X5.

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2016 Mercedes-Benz
G-Class

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MSRP*: $119,900

2016 BMW
X5

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MSRP*: $54,700 - $71,500
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $1,000
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 2.99%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 3.31%
City MPG: 13 15 - 24
Highway MPG: 14 21 - 31
Engine(s): V-8 Inline-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 7 - 7
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $111,507 $50,825 - $66,280

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.