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2015 Mercedes-Benz M-Class vs. 2014 Ford Expedition EL Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Expedition EL than in the Mercedes-Benz M-Class, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Mercedes-Benz M-Class and the Ford Expedition EL.

Convenience
With the Ford Expedition EL, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Mercedes-Benz M-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 M-Class is somewhat more expensive than the Ford Expedition EL. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Mercedes-Benz M-Class carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Ford Expedition EL.

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

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Mercedes-Benz M-Class doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Ford Expedition EL.

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

Performance
With the Mercedes-Benz M-Class, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Ford Expedition EL. The Mercedes-Benz M-Class has a little more horsepower than the Ford Expedition EL.

Utility
Soccer Moms beware - the Mercedes-Benz M-Class seats a lot fewer people than the Ford Expedition EL. The Mercedes-Benz M-Class has significantly less cargo capacity than the Ford Expedition EL.

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

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2015 Mercedes-Benz
M-Class

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MSRP*: $48,300 - $98,400

2014 Ford
Expedition EL

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MSRP*: $44,685 - $58,855
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $1,750
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 5.85%
City MPG: 13 - 22 13 - 14
Highway MPG: 17 - 29 18 - 20
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6, V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 8 - 8
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $44,919 - $91,512 $41,670 - $54,883

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