Compare 2011 BMW X6 M vs 2011 Mercedes-Benz M Class

2011 BMW X6 M
2011 Mercedes-Benz M Class
Add Vehicle
Select style
AWD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door 12 17 $82,065 $89,200
Select style
RWD 4-Door ML350
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD 4-Door ML350 16 20 $43,236 $46,490
4MATIC 4-Door ML350 15 20 $45,561 $48,990
4MATIC 4-Door ML350 BlueTEC 18 25 $46,956 $50,490
4MATIC 4-Door ML450 Hybrid 20 24 $51,885 $55,790
4MATIC 4-Door ML550 13 18 $53,559 $57,590
4MATIC 4-Door ML63 AMG 11 15 $86,109 $92,590
Pricing
Invoice Price
$82,065
$43,236
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$89,200
$46,490
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1487 / month
$775 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Mercedes-Benz M-Class earns respect with neat styling riffs, shock-and-awe AMG power, and your choice of earth-saving powertrains.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
12 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
17 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
35.9 40.0
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 39.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 132.7
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 58.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.9 59.8
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 39.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.0 59.8
Front Leg Room (in)
40.4 42.2
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 58.3
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.1 76.3
Track Width, Front (in)
65.4 64.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 8.3
Length, Overall (in)
192.0 188.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
66.3 71.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.8 64.1
Wheelbase (in)
115.5 114.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 75.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
59.7 72.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 41.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
NA 29.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.6 x - TBD - 13.0 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.2 x - TBD - 13.0 x 0.5
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.5 25.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.5 18.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
42.0 37.9
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 3.6
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P315/35WR20 P255/50R19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P275/40WR20 P255/50R19
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
900 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6000 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5324 4632
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 x 10.0 19 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 x 11.0 19 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 10.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
500 @ 1500-5650 258 @ 2400 - 5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.4L/268 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
555 @ 6000 268 @ 6000
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
Direct Injection - TBD -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
17 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
12 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
14 17
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.92
Trans Type
6 7
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 3.42/2.23
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 2.86
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.90 3.90
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 4.38
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.73
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW X6 M Mercedes-Benz M-Class
Body Style
4dr 4 Door
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link 4-Arm multilink w/stabilizer bar
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone w/stabilizer bar
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
13.3 11.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
1 2

Get FREE Dealer Quotes

From dealers near you
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Select a vehicle below
Continue