Compare 2018 BMW X6 vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class

2018 BMW X6
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class
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sDrive35i Sports Activity Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X6 sDrive35i Sports Activity Coupe 18 25 $59,045 $62,950
X6 xDrive35i Sports Activity Coupe 18 24 $61,185 $65,250
X6 xDrive50i Sports Activity Coupe 15 21 $72,760 $77,700
X6 M Sports Activity Coupe 14 19 $98,245 $105,100
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AMG GLE 43 4MATIC Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GLE AMG GLE 43 4MATIC Coupe 17 22 $65,565 $70,500
GLE AMG GLE 43 4MATIC SUV 17 23 $63,008 $67,750
GLE AMG GLE 63 4MATIC SUV 14 18 $95,372 $102,550
GLE AMG GLE 63 S 4MATIC Coupe 14 18 $104,030 $111,860
GLE AMG GLE 63 S 4MATIC SUV 14 18 $102,021 $109,700
GLE GLE 350 4MATIC SUV 18 22 $50,871 $54,700
GLE GLE 350 SUV 18 23 $48,546 $52,200
GLE GLE 550e 4MATIC SUV N/A N/A $62,031 $66,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$59,045
$65,565
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$62,950
$70,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1049 / month
$1175 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.6
7.5
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 BMW X6 delivers eye-catching style and good driving dynamics, but is it still an SUV? Performance, plug-in, or pedestrian: there’s a 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE for almost every luxury-SUV buyer.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD -
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.9 -
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 -
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
60.5 -
Second Leg Room (in)
35.6 -
Front Leg Room (in)
40.3 -
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.3 78.9
Track Width, Front (in)
64.7 65.1
Length, Overall (in)
193.8 192.6
Height, Overall (in)
67 67.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.2 65.9
Wheelbase (in)
115.5 114.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
26.6 23
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
59.7 60.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
26.6 23
Brakes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.7 13.8
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 13
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.4 24.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
42 -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P255/50HR19 P315/40HR21
Rear Tire Order Code
NA STDTR
Front Tire Size
P255/50HR19 P275/45HR21
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA STDTR
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
600 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
600 720
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6000 7200
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
6000 7200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4585 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 6394
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
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
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 600
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- 600
Engine
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
300 @ 1200 384 @ 2500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0 L/182 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 5800 385 @ 6100
Engine Oil Cooler
- Regular Duty
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 22
Transmission
Trans Order Code
2TB 421
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.86
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 5.35
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 2.25
Trans Type
8 9
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.72
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 4.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 3.24
Transfer Case Model
- None
Trans PTO Access
- No
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- No
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW X6 Mercedes-Benz GLE
Body Style
Sports Activity Coupe 4MATIC
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
- 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 9.3

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