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2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class vs. 2014 Ford Flex Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Flex than in the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Ford Flex offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Ford Flex.

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 GLK-Class is somewhat more expensive than the Ford Flex. 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 GLK-Class and the Ford Flex have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class is much slimmer than the Ford Flex, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Ford Flex.

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

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

Performance
When considering 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 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class has a lot less horsepower than the Ford Flex.

Utility
The Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class has less seating than the Ford Flex, making the Ford Flex the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class has significantly less cargo capacity than the Ford Flex.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class than that of the Ford Flex.


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2015 Mercedes-Benz
GLK-Class

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MSRP*: $37,900 - $39,900

2014 Ford
Flex

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MSRP*: $29,015 - $42,375
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $1,500
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.49% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 5.85%
City MPG: 18 - 24 16 - 18
Highway MPG: 25 - 33 23 - 25
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 7 - 7
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
IIHS Safety Information

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Invoice*: $35,247 - $37,107 $27,346 - $39,515

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