Compare 2015 BMW X5 vs 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2015 Mercedes-Benz M Class

2015 BMW X5
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2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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2015 Mercedes-Benz M Class
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AWD 4-Door xDrive35d
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X5 AWD 4-Door xDrive35d 24 31 $53,585 $57,700
X5 AWD 4-Door xDrive35i 18 27 $52,205 $56,200
X5 AWD 4-Door xDrive50i 15 22 $64,990 $70,100
X5 RWD 4-Door sDrive35i 19 27 $50,090 $53,900
X5 M AWD 4-Door 14 19 $91,305 $98,700
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4WD 4-Door Altitude
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Altitude 17 24 $31,840 $31,995
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door High Altitude 17 24 $44,779 $46,595
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Laredo 17 24 $31,840 $31,995
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Limited 17 24 $37,776 $39,065
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Overland 17 24 $44,779 $46,595
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door SRT 13 19 $62,314 $64,895
Grand Cherokee 4WD 4-Door Summit 17 24 $49,801 $51,995
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door Altitude 17 25 $29,855 $29,995
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door High Altitude 17 25 $41,904 $43,595
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door Laredo 17 25 $29,855 $29,995
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door Limited 17 25 $35,831 $37,065
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door Overland 17 25 $41,904 $43,595
Grand Cherokee RWD 4-Door Summit 17 25 $46,926 $48,995
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4MATIC 4-Door ML 250 BlueTEC
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
M-Class 4MATIC 4-Door ML 250 BlueTEC 22 29 $46,314 $49,800
M-Class 4MATIC 4-Door ML 350 17 22 $47,244 $50,800
M-Class 4MATIC 4-Door ML 400 18 22 $58,497 $62,900
M-Class 4MATIC 4-Door ML 63 AMG 13 17 $91,512 $98,400
M-Class RWD 4-Door ML 350 18 24 $44,919 $48,300

Pricing

Invoice Price

$53,585
$31,840
$46,314

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$57,700
$31,995
$49,800

Monthly Payment Estimate

$962 / month
$533 / month
$830 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

8.4
8.4
8.6

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2015 BMW X5 is a handsome, capable, tech-filled vehicle for the shopper who wants a luxury SUV. The 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee offers an engine for everyone, and a feature list as extensive as those found in luxury sedans. The 2015 Mercedes-Benz ML-Class doesn't crow about off-roading: it's more concerned with things like fuel economy and in the AMG, superhero acceleration.

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TCC Dislikes

Fuel Economy

City

24 mpg 17 mpg 22 mpg

Highway

31 mpg 24 mpg 29 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Standard SUV 4WD Standard SUV 4WD -

Interior Dimensions

Second Leg Room (in)

36.6 38.6 38.4

Front Leg Room (in)

40.4 40.3 40.3

Passenger Capacity

5 5 5

Second Head Room (in)

38.8 39.2 38.5

Second Shoulder Room (in)

58.3 58 58.4

Front Head Room (in)

40.5 39.9 40.4

Front Shoulder Room (in)

60.5 58.7 58.5

Passenger Volume (ft³)

- 105.4 -

Front Hip Room (in)

- 57 -

Second Hip Room (in)

- 56.2 -

Exterior Dimensions

Height, Overall (in)

68.5 69.3 70.7

Track Width, Rear (in)

65 64.1 65

Wheelbase (in)

115.5 114.8 114.8

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

76.1 76.5 75.8

Track Width, Front (in)

64.7 63.9 64.9

Length, Overall (in)

191.1 189.8 189.1

Liftover Height (in)

- 32.4 -

Min Ground Clearance (in)

- 8.6 -

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)

35.8 36.3 38.2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)

35.8 36.3 38.2

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)

76.7 68.3 80.3

Brakes

Brake ABS System

4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel

Disc - Rear (Yes or )

Yes Yes Yes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

12.6 12.6 12.8

Brake Type

4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

NA NA NA

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

13.7 12.9 13

Drum - Rear (Yes or )

NA NA NA

Brake ABS System (Second Line)

- - 4-Wheel

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

22.4 24.6 24.6

Steering

Steering Type

Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

41.7 37.1 38.7

Tires

Spare Tire Size

NA Compact NA

Front Tire Order Code

NA TV9 STDTR

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA NA

Rear Tire Size

P255/55HR18 P265/50TR20 P255/55HR18

Rear Tire Order Code

NA TV9 STDTR

Front Tire Size

P255/55HR18 P265/50TR20 P255/55HR18

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

500 350 500

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

595 350 660

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

5000 3500 5000

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

5952 3500 6600

Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)

5952 3500 6600

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

4930 4677 4742

Wheels

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

18 X 8.5 20 X 8 18 X 8

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

NA Steel NA

Front Wheel Size (in)

18 X 8.5 20 X 8 18 X 8

Spare Wheel Size (in)

NA Compact NA

Engine

Engine Type

Twin Turbo Diesel I-6 Regular Unleaded V-6 Twin Turbo Diesel I-4

Fuel System

Diesel Direct Injection Sequential MPI Diesel Direct Injection

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

413 @ 1500 260 @ 4800 369 @ 1600

Engine Order Code

NA ERB NA

Displacement

3.0 L/183 3.6 L/220 2.1 L/131

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

255 @ 4000 290 @ 6400 200 @ 3800

Engine Oil Cooler

- - Regular Duty

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

24 17 22

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

27 19 25

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

31 24 29

Transmission

Trans Order Code

205 DFL NA

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.67 1.67 1.37

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.67 0.67 -

Drivetrain

All Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.00 1.00 0.82

First Gear Ratio (:1)

4.71 4.71 4.38

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

3.15 3.45 -

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

2.11 2.11 1.92

Trans Type

8 8 7

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

0.84 0.84 0.73

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.29 1.28 1.00

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

3.29 3.29 3.42

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

3.14 3.14 2.86

Transfer Case Model

- - None

Trans PTO Access

- - No

Transfer Case Power Take Off

- - No

Summary

Vehicle Name

BMW X5 Jeep Grand Cherokee Mercedes-Benz M-Class

Body Style

Sports Activity Vehicle Sport Utility 4MATIC

Body Code

- - S

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear

Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Multi-Link Multi-Link -

Suspension Type - Front

Double Wishbone Short And Long Arm Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Double Wishbone Short And Long Arm -

Axle Type - Rear

- - Independent

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear

- - 3.45

Axle Type - Front

- - Independent

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front

- - 3.45

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

7.6 (Est) 9.3 (Est) 8.2

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

- 700 600

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

- 160 180

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)

- - 600

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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