Compare 2019 BMW X5 vs 2019 Lexus RX vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class

2019 BMW X5
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2019 Lexus RX
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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class
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xDrive40i Sports Activity Vehicle
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X5 xDrive40i Sports Activity Vehicle 20 26 $56,950 $60,700
X5 xDrive50i Sports Activity Vehicle 17 22 $70,950 $75,750
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RX 350 AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RX RX 350 AWD 19 26 $42,279 $45,220
RX RX 350 F SPORT AWD 19 26 $47,583 $50,870
RX RX 350 F SPORT FWD 20 28 $46,274 $49,470
RX RX 350 FWD 20 28 $40,970 $43,820
RX RX 350L Luxury AWD 18 25 $50,822 $54,435
RX RX 350L Luxury FWD 19 26 $49,513 $53,035
RX RX 350L Premium AWD 18 25 $46,206 $49,420
RX RX 350L Premium FWD 19 26 $44,897 $48,020
RX RX 450h AWD 30 28 $43,470 $46,245
RX RX 450h F SPORT AWD 30 28 $48,535 $51,605
RX RX 450hL Luxury AWD 29 28 $51,535 $54,905
RX RX 450hL Premium AWD 29 28 $47,911 $50,970
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GLE 350 4MATIC SUV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GLE GLE 350 4MATIC SUV 19 26 $52,828 $56,200
GLE GLE 350 SUV N/A N/A $50,478 $53,700
GLE GLE 450 4MATIC SUV 19 24 $57,481 $61,150
Pricing
Invoice Price
$56,950
$42,279
$52,828
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$60,700
$45,220
$56,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1012 / month
$754 / month
$937 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
6.8
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 BMW X5 grows even closer to being the do-it-all vehicle in its family. The 2019 Lexus RX remains the luxury crossover SUV sales standard for its design, comfort, and features. The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class delivers no-compromise crossover SUV comfort and luxury.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 19 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 26 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
39.8 44.1 40.3
Second Head Room (in)
38.7 39.1 39.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.1 57.6 58.3
Front Head Room (in)
40.8 39.4 40.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
60 57.8 59.3
Second Leg Room (in)
37.4 38 40.9
Second Hip Room (in)
- 56.1 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 121.3 -
Front Hip Room (in)
- 56.6 -
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
117.1 109.8 117.9
Height, Overall (in)
69 67.7 70.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.9 64 66.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.9 74.6 76.7
Track Width, Front (in)
66.1 64.4 65.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- - 7.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
72.3 56.3 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
33.9 18.4 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
33.9 18.4 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - 41.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- - 67.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- - 35
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 13.3 13
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 12.9 13
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.9 19.2 22.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.4 45.2 39.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Front Tire Size
P265/50HR19 P235/65VR18 P255/50HR19
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/50HR19 P235/65VR18 P255/50HR19
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6603 NA 7700
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
6603 NA 7700
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
660 NA 770
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
660 NA 770
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6603 NA 7700
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4813 4387 4696
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9 18 X 8 19 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9 18 X 8 19 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Displacement
3.0 L/183 3.5 L/211 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
335 @ 5500 295 @ 6300 255 @ 5800
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6 Regular Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
330 @ 1500 267 @ 4700 273 @ 1800
Engine Order Code
NA NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 22 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 26 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 19 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.39 3.33 3.69
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.17 1.95 2.25
Trans Type
8 8 9
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.32 1.22 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 0.67 0.72
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.71 4.01 4.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36 3.03 3.24
Trans Order Code
2TB NA 421
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.72 1.46 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.81 0.86
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.25 5.25 5.35
Summary
Body Style
Sports Activity Vehicle Sport Utility 4MATIC
Vehicle Name
BMW X5 Lexus RX Mercedes-Benz GLE
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0 8.0 8.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- - 180
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
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-
Side Barrier Rating
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-
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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