Compare 2019 BMW X6 vs 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class

2019 BMW X6
2019 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 24 $59,600 $63,550
X6 xDrive35i Sports Activity Coupe 18 24 $61,740 $65,850
X6 xDrive50i Sports Activity Coupe 17 22 $73,320 $78,300
X6 M Sports Activity Coupe 14 19 $98,800 $105,700
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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
$59,600
$67,069
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$63,550
$71,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1059 / month
$1189 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
6.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 BMW X6 pioneered the sloped-roof SUV segment and maintains high quality and performance, but it’s showing its age. The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class can be outfitted to please nearly every luxury-SUV buyer.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD -
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
35.6 -
Front Leg Room (in)
40.3 -
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 -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
67 67.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.2 65.9
Wheelbase (in)
115.5 114.8
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
26.6 23
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
26.6 23
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
59.7 60.7
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 13
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
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.4 24.6
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
42 -
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/50HR19 P315/40HR21
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P255/50HR19 P275/45HR21
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6000 7200
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
6000 7200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
600 720
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
600 720
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6000 7200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4585 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 6394
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9 21 X 11
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
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- 600
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 600
Engine
Displacement
3.0 L/182 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 5800 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
300 @ 1200 384 @ 2500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Engine Oil Cooler
- Regular Duty
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 17
Transmission
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
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
Trans PTO Access
- No
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- No
Transfer Case Model
- None
Summary
Body Style
Sports Activity Coupe 4MATIC
Vehicle Name
BMW X6 Mercedes-Benz GLE
Body Code
- S
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone -
Axle Type - Front
- Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- 3.69
Axle Type - Rear
- Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.69
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 9.3
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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