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

Comparison Review

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.

With the BMW X6, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, 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). 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. In this case, the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the BMW X6.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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2015 Mercedes-Benz

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

2015 BMW

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MSRP*: $59,600 - $72,900
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,000 Up to $2,000
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.24% As low as 2.92%
Lease Incentive: As low as 2.71% As low as 3.17%
City MPG: 13 - 19 15 - 19
Highway MPG: 17 - 26 22 - 27
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 $55,330 - $67,570

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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