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2014 Mercedes-Benz M Class

2014 BMW X5

  2014 Mercedes-Benz M-Class (ML350 BlueTEC) 2014 BMW X5 xDrive30d
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Invoice $44,445 $48,575
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Bottom Line For active families who need to tow a boat or occasionally head off-pavement–but don't need a third row–the 2014 Mercedes-Benz ML is an excellence vehicle choice. Read Full Review The 2014 BMW X5 lightens up its look and its act with a warmer cabin, lots of techno handling tricks, and standout safety gear. Read Full Review
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  • Quiet, comfortable ride
  • Strong, efficient BlueTec diesel
  • Extensive list of tech options
  • Standard Attention Assist
  • Impressive handling


  • Conservative exterior
  • Indecisive shifts (Bluetec)
  • COMAND interface


  • Emphasis on handling, driving dynamics
  • Lighter, faster, more fuel-efficient
  • Warm cabin trims
  • New Traffic Jam Assistant
  • Winning turbodiesel drivetrain


  • Overwrought front-end look
  • Can get very pricey with options
  • Still a very small third row
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