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Compare 2014 Ford Expedition EL vs 2014 BMW X5

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Selected Style 2WD 4-Door XLT
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door XLT 14 20 $41,670 $44,685
2WD 4-Door Limited 14 20 $48,206 $51,695
4WD 4-Door XLT 13 18 $44,374 $47,585
4WD 4-Door King Ranch 13 18 $54,883 $58,855
2WD 4-Door King Ranch 14 20 $52,178 $55,955
4WD 4-Door Limited 13 18 $50,910 $54,595
RWD 4-Door sDrive35i
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
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
RWD 4-Door sDrive35i 19 27 $48,575 $52,800
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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
Fuel Economy - City 14 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 14 mpg 19 mpg
Interior Dimensions
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 -
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
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.7 -
Length, Overall (in) 221.3 191.1
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 34.1 -
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 -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
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
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
Rear Tire Size P275/65SR18 P255/55HR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 600 595
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 900 893
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6000 5952
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6000 5952
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 6000 5952
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3500 -
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 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 4680
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8.5 18 X 8.5
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
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) 650 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 210
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 -
Engine
Engine Type Regular Unleaded V-8 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6
Engine Oil Cooler None -
Fuel System Sequential MPI Direct Gasoline Injection
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
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 16 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 19
Transmission
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
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 3.30
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.34 3.14
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.15
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.84
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.67
Summary
Body Style Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name Ford Expedition EL BMW X5
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73 -
Axle Type - Front Independent -
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 -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 11.5 (Est) 8.3 (Est)
Vehicle
EPA Classification - Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
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