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Compare 2017 BMW X5 vs 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class

2017 BMW X5
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2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class
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sDrive35i Sports Activity Vehicle
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X5 sDrive35i Sports Activity Vehicle 18 25 $53,140 $56,600
X5 xDrive35d Sports Activity Vehicle 23 29 $56,670 $60,400
X5 xDrive35i Sports Activity Vehicle 18 24 $55,275 $58,900
X5 xDrive40e iPerformance Sports Activity Vehicle N/A N/A $59,275 $63,200
X5 xDrive50i Sports Activity Vehicle 15 21 $68,995 $73,650
X5 M Sports Activity Vehicle 14 19 $94,150 $100,700
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75th Anniversary Edition 4x2
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Grand Cherokee 75th Anniversary Edition 4x2 19 26 $30,270 $30,395
Grand Cherokee 75th Anniversary Edition 4x4 18 25 $32,534 $32,695
Grand Cherokee Altitude 4x2 19 26 $30,270 $30,395
Grand Cherokee Altitude 4x4 18 25 $32,534 $32,695
Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x2 19 26 $30,270 $30,395
Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x4 18 25 $32,534 $32,695
Grand Cherokee Limited 4x2 19 26 $36,746 $37,995
Grand Cherokee Limited 4x4 18 25 $38,686 $39,995
Grand Cherokee Limited 75th Anniversary Edition 4x2 19 26 $36,746 $37,995
Grand Cherokee Limited 75th Anniversary Edition 4x4 18 25 $38,686 $39,995
Grand Cherokee Overland 4x2 19 26 $43,070 $44,795
Grand Cherokee Overland 4x4 18 25 $45,940 $47,795
Grand Cherokee SRT 4x4 13 19 $64,199 $66,895
Grand Cherokee Summit 4x2 19 26 $48,371 $50,495
Grand Cherokee Summit 4x4 18 25 $51,241 $53,495
Grand Cherokee Trailhawk 4x4 18 25 $41,569 $43,095
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AMG GLE 43 4MATIC Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GLE AMG GLE 43 4MATIC Coupe 17 23 $64,775 $69,650
GLE AMG GLE 43 4MATIC SUV 17 23 $62,450 $67,150
GLE AMG GLE 63 4MATIC SUV 13 17 $94,572 $101,690
GLE AMG GLE 63 S 4MATIC Coupe 14 18 $102,905 $110,650
GLE AMG GLE 63 S 4MATIC SUV 13 17 $101,221 $108,840
GLE GLE 300d 4MATIC SUV 22 29 $49,662 $53,400
GLE GLE 350 4MATIC SUV 18 23 $50,685 $54,500
GLE GLE 350 SUV 18 23 $48,360 $52,000
GLE GLE 400 4MATIC SUV 18 23 $61,055 $65,650
GLE GLE 550e 4MATIC SUV N/A N/A $61,659 $66,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$53,140
$30,270
$64,775
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$56,600
$30,395
$69,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$943 / month
$507 / month
$1161 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
7.7
7.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2017 BMW X5 boasts a solid set of powertrains and features that move the sedan toward the top of any list of luxury SUVs. The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee is a benchmark SUV; it's a luxury vehicle, a talented off-roader, a scalding-hot track runner, and a family wagon extraordinaire. The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class pared down its powertrains to gas only or a plug-in hybrid, although it still has plenty of stops in between for luxury buyers.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 19 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 26 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD -
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
36.6 38.6 -
Front Leg Room (in)
40.4 40.3 -
Second Head Room (in)
38.8 39.2 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
60 58 -
Front Head Room (in)
40.5 39.9 -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.5 58.7 -
Second Hip Room (in)
- 56.2 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 105.4 -
Front Hip Room (in)
- 57 -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
69.4 69.3 67.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
65 64.1 65.9
Wheelbase (in)
115.5 114.8 114.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.3 76.5 78.9
Track Width, Front (in)
64.7 63.9 65.1
Length, Overall (in)
192.4 189.8 192.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 8.6 -
Liftover Height (in)
- 32.4 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
35.8 36.3 23
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
76.7 68.3 60.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
35.8 36.3 23
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 13 13
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 13 13.8
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
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 -
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
NA TDC R02
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/50WR19 P265/60TR18 P315/40WR21
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TDC R02
Front Tire Size
P255/50WR19 P265/60TR18 P275/45WR21
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact Compact
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
5952 3500 7200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
595 350 720
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
595 350 720
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5952 3500 7200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5952 3500 7200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4680 4545 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- - 6350
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9 18 X 8 21 X 11
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9 18 X 8 21 X 10
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210 160 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 650 600
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- - 600
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 5800 293 @ 6400 362 @ 5500
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6 Regular Unleaded V-6 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
300 @ 1300 260 @ 4000 384 @ 1800
Engine Order Code
NA ERC NA
Displacement
3.0 L/183 3.6 L/220 3.0 L/183
Engine Oil Cooler
- - Regular Duty
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 21 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 26 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 19 17
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.28 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.67 0.72
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 3.29 4.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 3.14 3.24
Trans Order Code
205 DFT 421
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.67 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.84 0.86
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 4.71 5.35
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15 3.27 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 2.11 2.25
Trans Type
8 8 9
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- - No
Transfer Case Model
- - None
Trans PTO Access
- - No
Summary
Body Style
Sports Activity Vehicle Sport Utility 4MATIC
Vehicle Name
BMW X5 Jeep Grand Cherokee Mercedes-Benz GLE
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
- - 3.69
Axle Type - Front
- - Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- - 3.69
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4 8.4 8.8
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
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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