Compare 2001 BMW X5 vs 2001 Mercedes-Benz M Class

2001 BMW X5
2001 Mercedes-Benz M Class
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X5 4-Door AWD 3.0L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X5 4-Door AWD 3.0L 15 20 $35,170 $38,900
X5 4-Door AWD 4.4L 13 17 $44,620 $49,400
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4-Door AWD 3.2L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door AWD 3.2L 17 21 $33,294 $35,800
4-Door AWD 4.3L 16 20 $41,106 $44,200
4-Door AWD 5.5L AMG 14 17 $61,287 $65,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,170
$33,294
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,900
$35,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$648 / month
$597 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
20 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Light-Duty Truck 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.2 57.9
Front Leg Room (in)
39.3 40.3
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 55.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.6 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
35.4 38.0
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 39.8
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.0 58.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 39.7
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
67.5 69.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.0 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
111.0 111.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.7 72.2
Track Width, Front (in)
62.0 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.1 8.4
Length, Overall (in)
183.7 180.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 39.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
23.8 40.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 40.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
69.0 72.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
54.4 81.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - NA
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 x 0.47 11.22 x 0.59
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.1 x 1.18 11.93 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Channel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
24.3 19
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.7 37
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.5 3.62
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
21.1 18.5
Tires
Spare Tire Size
P235/65HR17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/65HR17 255/65R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/65HR17 255/65R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 165
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 750
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 1650
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4519 4386
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 16 x 8
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 16 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 11.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 115
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
214 @ 3500 233 @ 3000-4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0/182 3.2L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
225 @ 5900 215 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System
EFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 17
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA 2.64
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.09 3.93
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.76 1.49
Trans Type
5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Electronic
Drivetrain
AWD 4 Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.71 3.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.80 2.41
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.10 3.69
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.25 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic w/OD,
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Hard Top 4 Door
Vehicle Name
BMW X5 Mercedes-Benz M-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Aluminum 4-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Integrated w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Pivot Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut-Type w/Torsion Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -

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