Compare 2007 Mercedes-Benz GL Class vs 2007 BMW X5

2007 Mercedes-Benz GL Class
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4MATIC 4-Door 3.0L CDI
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4MATIC 4-Door 3.0L CDI 18 23 $48,732 $52,400
4MATIC 4-Door 4.7L 15 19 $51,057 $54,900
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AWD 4-Door 3.0si
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door 3.0si 17 23 $42,230 $45,900
AWD 4-Door 4.8i 15 21 $50,140 $54,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$48,732
$42,230
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$52,400
$45,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$873 / month
$765 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in)
38.5 NA
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
143 102.4
Third Shoulder Room (in)
50.5 NA
Second Leg Room (in)
40.0 36.6
Front Head Room (in)
40.1 39.3
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 60.0
Passenger Capacity
7 5
Third Leg Room (in)
34.0 NA
Second Head Room (in)
40.6 39.0
Third Hip Room (in)
- TBD - NA
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.9 58.0
Front Leg Room (in)
43.0 40.0
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
200.3 191.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
72.4 69.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.1 65.0
Wheelbase (in)
121.1 115.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.6 76.1
Track Width, Front (in)
65.0 64.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.9 (10.9 w/Air Suspension) 8.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
10.6 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
40.4 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
51.5 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
43.8 21.9
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
31.4 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
83.8 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
83.3 61.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
18.9 NA
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.8 x - TBD - 13.1 x 1.18
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)
13.0 x - TBD - 12.6 x 0.79
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26.4 22.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.6 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 15.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.7 42.0
Steering Type
Speed-sensitive pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
265/60R18 P255/55HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
265/60R18 P255/55HR18
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 600
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 6000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5296 4982
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 18 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 180
Engine
Displacement
3.0L/182.3 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
215 @ 3800 260 @ 6600
Engine Type
Diesel V6 Gas I6
Fuel System
SMPI - TBD -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
398 @ 1400 - 2800 225 @ 2750
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 23
Transmission
Trans Type
7 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- TBD - 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
4-Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 (Comfort Mode: 2.23) 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.86 2.34
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.45 4.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 -
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- TBD - - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.38 4.17
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92 1.52
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz GL-Class BMW X5
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Spring-Struts Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
4-Arm Multilink 4-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Spring-Struts Integrated

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