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Compare 2017 BMW X5 vs 2017 Lexus GX

2017 BMW X5
2017 Lexus GX
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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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GX 460 4WD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GX GX 460 4WD 15 18 $47,547 $51,680
GX GX 460 Luxury 4WD 15 18 $58,311 $63,380
GX GX 460 Premium 4WD 15 18 $47,547 $51,680
Pricing
Invoice Price
$53,140
$47,547
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$56,600
$51,680
Monthly Payment Estimate
$943 / month
$861 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
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. For an old-school SUV, the Lexus GX acquits itself quite well.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 18 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD -
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
38.8 40.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
60 57.3
Front Head Room (in)
40.5 38
Passenger Capacity
5 7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.5 55.4
Second Leg Room (in)
36.6 34.1
Front Leg Room (in)
40.4 41.7
Third Head Room (in)
- 35.2
Front Hip Room (in)
- 56.5
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 54.5
Second Hip Room (in)
- 55.2
Third Leg Room (in)
- 29.3
Third Hip Room (in)
- 43.1
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.3 74.2
Track Width, Front (in)
64.7 62.4
Length, Overall (in)
192.4 192.1
Height, Overall (in)
69.4 74.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
65 62.4
Wheelbase (in)
115.5 109.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 8.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
35.8 46.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
76.7 64.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
35.8 11.6
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.7 13.3
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)
12.6 12.3
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.4 23
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.7 38.1
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P255/50WR19 P265/60HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P255/50WR19 P265/60HR18
Spare Tire Size
NA Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
595 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
595 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5952 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5952 NA
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
5952 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4680 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 6600
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210 130
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
300 @ 1300 329 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0 L/183 4.6 L/281
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 5800 301 @ 5500
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6 Premium Unleaded V-8
Engine Oil Cooler
- Regular Duty
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 15
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 18
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.59
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 3.52
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.40
Trans Type
8 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 3.22
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.04
Trans Order Code
205 NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- No
Transfer Case Model
- Electronic
Trans PTO Access
- No
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW X5 Lexus GX
Body Style
Sports Activity Vehicle Sport Utility
Body Code
- S
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Axle Type - Rear
- Rigid Axle
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.91
Axle Type - Front
- Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- 3.91
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4 11.1
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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