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2015 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class vs. 2014 BMW X6 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class than in the BMW X6. The Mercedes-Benz GL-Class will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its 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). The Mercedes-Benz GL-Class will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the BMW X6, 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. Both the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class and the BMW X6 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class is much wider than the BMW X6, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, which is slightly longer than the BMW X6.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the BMW X6.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz GL-Class has a smaller turning radius than the BMW X6, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering 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 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class greatly out-muscles the BMW X6.

Utility
The Mercedes-Benz GL-Class offers greater seating capacity than the BMW X6, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the BMW X6.

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

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2015 Mercedes-Benz
GL-Class

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MSRP*: $63,600 - $119,450

2014 BMW
X6

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MSRP*: $60,800 - $71,400
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City MPG: 13 - 19 14 - 17
Highway MPG: 17 - 26 21 - 24
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 Inline-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 7 - 7 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $59,148 - $111,089 $55,935 - $65,690

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