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Compare 2019 BMW X5 vs 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class

2019 BMW X5
2019 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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AMG GLE 43 4MATIC Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GLE AMG GLE 43 4MATIC Coupe 17 22 $67,069 $71,350
GLE AMG GLE 43 4MATIC SUV 17 22 $64,061 $68,150
GLE AMG GLE 63 4MATIC SUV 12 18 $96,867 $103,050
GLE AMG GLE 63 S 4MATIC Coupe 14 18 $106,220 $113,000
GLE AMG GLE 63 S 4MATIC SUV 14 18 $103,588 $110,200
GLE GLE 400 4MATIC SUV 17 23 $52,358 $55,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$56,950
$67,069
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$60,700
$71,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1012 / month
$1189 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
6.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 BMW X5 grows even closer to being the do-it-all vehicle in its family. The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class can be outfitted to please nearly every luxury-SUV buyer.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD -
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
38.7 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.1 -
Front Head Room (in)
40.8 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
60 -
Second Leg Room (in)
37.4 -
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
39.8 -
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.9 78.9
Track Width, Front (in)
66.1 65.1
Length, Overall (in)
194.3 192.6
Height, Overall (in)
68.7 67.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.9 65.9
Wheelbase (in)
117.1 114.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
33.9 23
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
72.3 60.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
33.9 23
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- 4-Wheel
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 13
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 13.8
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.9 24.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.3 -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P265/50HR19 P275/45HR21
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/50HR19 P315/40HR21
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6603 7200
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
6603 7200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
660 720
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
660 720
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6603 7200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4991 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 6394
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9 21 X 10
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9 21 X 11
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Displacement
3.0 L/183 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
335 @ 5500 385 @ 6100
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
330 @ 1500 384 @ 2500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Engine Oil Cooler
- Regular Duty
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 17
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.32 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.86
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.71 4.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36 3.24
Trans Order Code
2TB 421
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.72 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.25 5.35
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 0.72
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.39 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.17 2.25
Trans Type
8 9
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- No
Transfer Case Model
- None
Trans PTO Access
- No
Summary
Body Style
Sports Activity Vehicle 4MATIC
Vehicle Name
BMW X5 Mercedes-Benz GLE
Body Code
- S
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- 3.69
Axle Type - Rear
- Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.69
Axle Type - Front
- Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.1 9.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 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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