Comparison - BMW X5 xDrive50i 2017 - vs - Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk 2017

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Make: 
Average Price: 
63,821
Updated: 
29 Nov 2016
43,095
Updated: 
30 Nov 2016
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2017
2017
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
no
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
22.40gals
24.60gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Alpine White
#FFFFFF
Atlas Cedar Metallic
#88887E
Azurite Black Metallic
#000D31
Black Sapphire Metallic
#000000
Carbon Black Metallic
#171C24
Dark Graphite Metallic
#404143
Glacier Silver Metallic
#C8C8C8
Imperial Blue Metallic
#1B2F50
Jet Black
#000000
Mineral White Metallic
#EAEAEA
Pearl Silver Metallic
#EAEBEF
Ruby Black Metallic
#352A30
Space Gray Metallic
#6D7577
Sparkling Brown Metallic
#41372E
Color: 
Billet Silver Metallic Clear Coat
#5C6467
Bright White Clear Coat
#FFFFFF
Granite Crystal Metallic Clear Coat
#484848
Maximum Steel Metallic Clear Coat
#13161F
Velvet Red Pearl Coat
#51111F
Rhino Clear Coat
#364656
Redline 2 Pearl Coat
#A20D00
Diamond Black Crystal Pearl Coat
#000000

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2017 BMW X5 boasts a solid set of powertrains and features that move the sedan toward the top of any list of luxury SUVs.
BMW's charge into every SUV segment hasn't watered down the one that started it all. The 2017 BMW X5 is a benchmark for luxury SUVs and the bar by which many are compared. Its off-road ability is eclipsed only by its on-road manners, and its interior style and comfort make this SUV a must-see for shoppers.

Pros
Bright and stunning interior cabin
Very advanced safety features available
Strong powertrains, top to bottom
Comfortable and quick

Cons
Exterior is languishing, a bit
Very small third row
Price can balloon up to six figures (!) now
Hybrid isn't very fuel efficient either.

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2017 BMW X5 remains one of the top picks in the very competitive midsize luxury SUV class. Strong performance, a luxurious cabin and an efficient diesel engine option help distinguish it from its accomplished rivals.

Pros
Strong performance from every model
Luxurious and comfortable cabin that lives up to its price tag
Optional diesel engine is as potent as it is efficient
A long list of optional features allows for a wide range of customization.

Cons
Less legroom in the second row compared to some of its competitors
Optional third-row seats are tight even for children.

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2017 BMW X5 ranks 4 out of 21 Luxury Midsize SUVs. With plenty of power, loads of cargo room, and a comfy interior, the 2017 BMW X5 should satisfy just about anyone looking for a luxury SUV or a weekend getaway vehicle. Just watch the price tag; the X5 isn’t exactly cheap.

Pros
Range of powerful engines
Lithe handling
Commodious front seats

Cons
Optional third row is small even for kids

By: 
usnews.com

The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee is a benchmark SUV; it's a luxury vehicle, a talented off-roader, a scalding-hot track runner, and a family wagon extraordinaire.
The Jeep Grand Cherokee is a great family vehicle—just one that's also potentially ready to go off-road, tow a trailer or, on occasion, do things that are more workhorse-like than you'd attempt in most other typical family crossovers.

Pros
Premium look and feel
Responsive 8-speed automatics
Ecodiesel's 30-mpg rating, 730-mile range
Easy-to-use infotainment
SRT is fit for track time

Cons
Quite pricey, to be without a luxury badge
Grille design still not in alignment
Hemi is too thirsty for what it provides
No rearview camera on base Laredo

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee ranks 8 out of 18 Midsize SUVs. The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee gives you the best of both worlds: a rough-and-ready off-road SUV with a handsome, refined interior and comfortable performance on pavement.

Pros
Excellent off-road capabilities
Powerful engine lineup
Upscale cabin
Intuitive infotainment system

Cons
Small cargo space

By: 
usnews.com

A Trailhawk model with extra off-road kit debuts for 2017, while the top-of-the-line Summit gets slightly revised styling and additional luxury-oriented interior garnishes. Newly available features include a self-parking system and lane departure warning. A rearview camera and rear parking sensors are now standard on every Grand Cherokee.

Pros
Appealing engines, including a thrifty diesel V6 and a brawny V8
Enough off-road ability to conquer practically any trail
Plush interior with plentiful luxury and technology
Impressive tow ratings for the class

Cons
Diesel engine is noisy at idle and low speeds
Ride quality may disappoint, even with air suspension

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
15.00mpg
18.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
21.00mpg
25.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Flexible-fuel vehicle (FFV)

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
32
24
Cylinders: 
8
V
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
4.40L
3.60L
Torque: 
480ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
260ft-lbs
at 4 800rpm
Horsepower: 
445hp
at 5 500rpm
290hp
at 6 400rpm
Turning Circle: 
41.70Feet
37.10Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
yes
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
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Transmission, cruise and audio controls
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.)
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
193.30in
189.80in
Width: 
76.30in
76.50in
Height: 
69.40in
69.30in
Ground Clearance: 
8.20in
8.60in
Front Track: 
64.70in
63.90in
Rear Track: 
65.00in
64.10in
Wheel Base: 
115.50in
114.80in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.50
39.90
Front Hip Room: 
60.00in
57.00in
Front Leg Room: 
40.40in
40.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
60.50in
58.70in
Rear Head Room: 
38.80
39.20
Rear Hip Room: 
53.80in
56.20in
Rear leg room: 
36.60in
38.60in
Rear Shoulder room: 
58.30in
58.00in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
66.00cu.ft
63.30cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
6000lbs
6200lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
23.20cu.ft
36.30cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
24.50degrees
25.70degrees
Angle of Departure: 
22.80degrees
27.10degrees
Curb Weight: 
4960.00lbs
4869.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
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
4 one-touch power windows
Heated mirrors
2 one-touch power windows
Heated Mirrors

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
Multi-level heating passenger seat
8 -way power driver seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Premium leather
8 -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
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding center armrest
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding with storage center armrest
Multi-Level Heating
Rear ventilation ducts

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
Leather And Simulated Alloy Steering Wheel
Heated steering wheel
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
no
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
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
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
USB connection
Memory card slot
6 total speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
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 wipers
Privacy glass
Rear window wiper
Roof rack
Rear defogger
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 x 9.0
18 x 8.0
Wheels more: 
Run flat tires
Steel spare wheel
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
265.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated front disc
Rear brakes: 
rear ventilated disc brakes
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
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
Post-collision safety system
Brake drying
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Passenger head restraint whiplash protection system
Blind Spot and Cross Path Detection
Emergency braking preparation
Rear height adjustable headrests

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
Quick Order Package 23H
Quick Order Package 27H
Luxury Group II
MOPAR Chrome Edition Group
Off-Road Adventure II
Trailer Tow Group IV
Off-Road Adventure I
MOPAR Exterior Appearance Group
Advanced Technology Group
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
Body Color Exterior Mirrors
Power Sunroof
20" x 8.0" Aluminum Wheels
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 DVD Entertainment Center
Uconnect 8.4AN AM/FM/BT/ACCESS/NAV
Driver Power Memory/Passenger Manual Fold Flat Seat
Single Disc Remote CD Player

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Amaro Brown Extended Merino, premium leather
#67472E
Black Dakota, leather
#202020
Canberra Beige/Black Dakota, leather
#1A1A1A
Criollo Brown Extended Merino, premium leather
#664C49
Ivory White/Black Dakota, leather
#CECDCA
Ivory White/Black Nappa, premium leather
#151515
Mocha Dakota, leather
#686562
Mocha Nappa, premium leather
#4C4946
Nutmeg Extended Merino, premium leather
#847D74
Smoke White Extended Merino, premium leather
#D3CEC4
Taupe Extended Merino, premium leather
#A29992
Terra Dakota, leather
#C1C1C1
Color: 
Black, cloth
#1B1B1B
Black/Light Frost Beige, cloth
#978C7C