2024 BMW X5 PHEV vs. 2024 Ford Expedition Review

Picture of the 2024 BMW X5 PHEV

2024 BMW

MSRP*: $72,500
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Picture of the 2024 Ford Expedition

2024 Ford

MSRP*: $54,555 to $83,695
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MPG - City Info not available 16 - 17 MPG
MPG - Hwy Info not available 19 - 23 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 7 - 8 seats
Cargo Space 71.2 ft3 104.6 ft3
  • 483-hp, 3.0-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine (Plug-In Electric/Gas)
  • 380-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 400-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 440-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 483 hp 380 - 440 hp
Towing Capacity 5,952 lbs 6,000 lbs
Exterior Length 194.3 in 210.0 in
Exterior Width 78.9 in 79.9 in
Leg Room Front 39.8 in
Rear 37.4 in
Front 43.9 in
Rear 41.5 in
Head Room Front 40.7 in
Rear 38.7 in
Front 42.0 in
Rear 40.0 in

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Comparison Review

Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Expedition than in the BMW X5 PHEV, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Ford Expedition will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the BMW X5 PHEV.

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). Whether you pick the BMW X5 PHEV or the Ford Expedition, it's going to cost you about the same.

The BMW X5 PHEV is a little narrower than the Ford Expedition, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. If you go with the BMW X5 PHEV, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Ford Expedition.

The BMW X5 PHEV has the same turning radius as the Ford Expedition, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

If you've got something you need to pull, the BMW X5 PHEV will do just as well as the Ford Expedition, since they have about the same towing capacity. The BMW X5 PHEV has a little more horsepower than the Ford Expedition.

The BMW X5 PHEV has much lower torque than the Ford Expedition, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Soccer Moms beware - the BMW X5 PHEV seats a lot fewer people than the Ford Expedition. The BMW X5 PHEV has significantly less cargo capacity than the Ford Expedition.