Comparison - BMW X5 xDrive50i 2015 - vs - Mercedes-Benz GL-Class 2016

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Model: 
Average Price: 
59,164
Updated: 
28 Nov 2016
70,106
Updated: 
01 Dec 2016
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2015
2016
Total Seating: 
5
7
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
7-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
22.40gals
26.40gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Alpine White
#D6D5DA
Black Sapphire Metallic
#141213
Carbon Black Metallic
#363E55
Dark Graphite Metallic
#7B797A
Glacier Silver Metallic
#C9CED4
Imperial Blue Metallic
#505F7C
Jet Black
#444444
Mineral Silver Metallic
#8A877E
Mineral White Metallic
#DCDCDE
Space Gray Metallic
#6D737F
Sparkling Brown Metallic
#695B52
Color: 
Black
#000000
Dakota Brown Metallic
#403524
Diamond Silver Metallic
#C5CDD2
Iridium Silver Metallic
#ADB1B2
Lunar Blue Metallic
#18294B
Obsidian Black Metallic
#211810
Palladium Silver Metallic
#888785
Polar White
#E1E0DE
Steel Grey Metallic
#6A7575
designo Diamond White Metallic
#EDE4D7

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
15.00mpg
13.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
22.00mpg
17.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
32
32
Cylinders: 
8
V
8
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
4.40L
5.50L
Torque: 
480ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
560ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
Horsepower: 
445hp
at 5 500rpm
550hp
at 5 250rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
41.70Feet
40.70Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
yes
Side view Camera: 
no
yes
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Transmission controls and audio controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Destination Download*
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)*
Concierge Service*
Hands-Free Calling*
Roadside Assistance
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)*
Roadside Assistance*
Destination Download*
Concierge Service*
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
193.20in
202.60in
Width: 
76.30in
84.30in
Height: 
69.40in
72.80in
Ground Clearance: 
8.20in
8.50in
Front Track: 
64.70in
64.80in
Rear Track: 
65.00in
65.60in
Wheel Base: 
115.50in
121.10in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.50
41.20
Rear Head Room: 
38.80
40.00
Front Leg Room: 
40.40in
40.30in
Rear leg room: 
36.60in
38.50in
Front Hip Room: 
60.00in
58.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
60.50in
58.50in
Rear Hip Room: 
53.80in
52.50in
Rear Shoulder room: 
58.30in
58.30in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
66.00cu.ft
93.80cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
6000lbs
7500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
23.20cu.ft
16.00cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
24.50degrees
31.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
22.80degrees
26.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
4960.00lbs
5754.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Reverse tilt passenger mirror provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
Reverse tilt passenger only provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
4 one-touch power windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
14 -way power passenger seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Height adjustable driver seat
Leather
14 -way power driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar suppor
Height adjustable passenger seat
Bucket front seats
Massaging
10 -way power passenger seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Height adjustable passenger seat
Bucket front seats
Multi-level heating passenger seat
10 -way power driver seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Premium leather
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding center armrest
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts
Reclining rear seats
Power folding split-bench third row seats

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
rear stabilizer bar
rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Leather steering wheel
Extended cabin heating/cooling
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors
Sun sensor
Dual zone climate controls - driver and passenger
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors
Sun sensor
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Leather steering wheel

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
yes
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
no
yes
Video monitor: 
no
yes
More Entertainment: 
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
9 total speakers
205 watts stereo output
2 subwoofer(s)
Adjustable speed sensitive volume control
Harman/kardon premium brand stereo system
14 total speakers
Speed sensitive volume control
1 subwoofer(s)
36 Months of provided satellite radio service
USB connection
Memory card slot
Surround audio surround audio (discrete)
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
Satellite radio w/real time traffic satellite radio
830 watts stereo output
Harman/kardon premium brand speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Power glass sunroof
Intermittent rear wiper
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Remote sunroof operation
Power glass (tilt only) rear sunroof
Privacy glass
Roof rack
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Intermittent rear wiper
Power glass sunroof
Remote sunroof operation
Roof rack
Fixed glass rear sunroof
Privacy glass
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 x 9.0
21 x 10.0
Wheels more: 
Run flat tires
Temporary spare tire
Inside mounted spare tire
All season tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
295.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R21

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Front ventilated disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
rear ventilated disc brakes
rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
no
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Running Boards Deletion
Parking Assistant
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
Emergency Service*
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Turn signal mirrors
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
Rear center 3-point belt
Rear height adjustable headrests
Emergency braking preparation
Self-leveling headlights
Brake drying
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Night Vision w/Pedestrian Detection
Rear Side Air Bags (SPC)
Vehicle Alarm notification*
Emergency Service*
Night View Assist PLUS (SPC)
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Brake drying
Pre-collision safety system
Self-leveling headlights
Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
Remote anti-theft alarm system
High pressure washers headlamps

Options

Packages: 
Ivory White Interior Design Package
Driver Assistance Plus
Lighting Package
Mocha Interior Design Package
Luxury Line
Executive Package
Cold Weather Package
XLine
Dynamic Handling Package
Designo Auburn Brown Leather Package
Designo Black Leather Package
Designo Porcelain Leather Package
Exterior Options: 
19" M Double Spoke Light Alloy Wheels w/All-Season Tires
Aluminum Running Boards
20" M Double-Spoke Light Alloy Wheels w/Performance Tires
20" Y-Spoke Light Alloy Wheels w/Performance Tires
Soft-Close Automatic Doors
Space-Saver Spare
19" V-Spoke Light Alloy Wheels w/All-Season Tires
19" Orbit Grey Light Alloy Wheels w/All-Season Tires
21" AMG Twin 5-Spoke Black Wheel
Trailer Hitch (Class IV)
Interior Options: 
Enhanced USB and Bluetooth Plus Smartphone Integration
Rear Manual Side Window Shades
Bang & Olufsen Sound System
ACC Stop & Go + Active Driving Assistant
Comfort Rear Seats
Front Ventilated Steats
Rear-Seat Entertainment Professional
3rd Row Seat + Rear Axle Air Suspension
Concierge Services
Surround View
Rear Seat Entertainment
Lockable Rear Storage Compartment (SPC)
Accessory Rear Seat Entertainment System
Designo Wood/Leather Steering Wheel
2nd Row Seat Pass-Thru (SPC)
Bang & Olufsen Sound System
SPLITVIEW (SPC)
Power EASY-ENTRY Feature for 2nd-Row Seats
2nd Row Manual Sunshades
Wood/Leather Steering Wheel
AMG Performance Steering Wheel
Heated Steering Wheel
Rear Seat Entertainment Pre-Wiring

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black Dakota, leather
#010101
Black, leatherette
#131313
Canberra Beige Dakota, leather
#B8B3A9
Ivory White Nappa, premium leather
#B0AFAC
Ivory White/Black Dakota, leather
#CCCBC8
Mocha Dakota, leather
#625F5C
Mocha Nappa, premium leather
#666360
Terra Dakota, leather
#675650
Color: 
Almond Beige/Black, leather
#131313
Almond Beige/Mocha, leather
#B1A488
Almond Beige/Mocha, leatherette
#B1A488
Auburn Brown/Black, leather
#60544F
Black, leather
#1B1B1B
Black, leatherette
#1C1C1C
Grey/Black, leather
#908D8E
Grey/Dark Grey, leather
#A3A0A1
Grey/Dark Grey, leatherette
#918E8F
designo Auburn Brown Nappa, premium leather
#5B4F4A
designo Black Nappa, premium leather
#202020
designo Porcelain Nappa, premium leather
#ADADAD