Compare 2014 Ford Expedition EL vs 2014 BMW X5

2014 Ford Expedition EL
2014 BMW X5
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2WD 4-Door XLT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door XLT 14 20 $41,670 $44,685
4WD 4-Door XLT 13 18 $44,374 $47,585
2WD 4-Door Limited 14 20 $48,206 $51,695
4WD 4-Door Limited 13 18 $50,910 $54,595
2WD 4-Door King Ranch 14 20 $52,178 $55,955
4WD 4-Door King Ranch 13 18 $54,883 $58,855
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RWD 4-Door sDrive35i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD 4-Door sDrive35i 19 27 $48,575 $52,800
AWD 4-Door xDrive35i 18 27 $50,690 $55,100
AWD 4-Door xDrive35d 23 31 $52,070 $56,600
AWD 4-Door xDrive50i 14 22 $62,745 $68,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$41,670
$48,575
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$44,685
$52,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$745 / month
$880 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 BMW X5 lightens up its look and its act with a warmer cabin, lots of techno handling tricks, and standout safety gear.
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Fuel Economy
City
14 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
20 mpg 27 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
60.2 -
Third Shoulder Room (in)
67.1 -
Second Leg Room (in)
39.1 36.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.5 40.5
Passenger Capacity
8 5
Second Hip Room (in)
59.9 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
63.2 60.5
Third Leg Room (in)
37.7 -
Second Head Room (in)
39.7 38.8
Third Hip Room (in)
51.8 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
63.7 58.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.1 40.4
Third Head Room (in)
38 -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
77.7 68.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.2 65
Wheelbase (in)
131 115.5
Liftover Height (in)
35.3 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.8 76.1
Track Width, Front (in)
67 64.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.7 -
Length, Overall (in)
221.3 191.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
130.8 66
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
60.2 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
42.6 22.9
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
51.4 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
98.3 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
85.5 22.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
28.9 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
34.1 -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.5 13.7
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.2 12.6
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location
Midship -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
34 22.4
Aux Fuel Tank Location
Midship -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
43.9 41.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P275/65SR18 P255/55HR18
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/65SR18 P255/55HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
600 595
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6000 5952
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6000 5952
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
6000 5952
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
600 595
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2893 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7540 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
4250 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
12100 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2951 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3500 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 4680
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8.5 18 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8.5 18 X 8.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
650 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 210
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
365 @ 3600 300 @ 1200
Engine Order Code
995 NA
Displacement
5.4 L/330 3.0 L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
310 @ 5100 300 @ 5800
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-8 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6
Engine Oil Cooler
None -
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
16 22
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 4.71
Trans PTO Access
No -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.54 2.11
Trans Type
6 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 1.29
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 3.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 3.14
Trans Order Code
446 205
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.84
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.15
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sports Activity Vehicle
Vehicle Name
Ford Expedition EL BMW X5
Suspension
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3500 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.73 -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4250 -
Axle Type - Rear
Independent -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4250 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3500 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 -
Axle Type - Front
Independent -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.5 (Est) 8.2
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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