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BMW X5 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLE Price Comparison (MSRP)

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BMW X5 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLE Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $79,870

Mercedes-Benz GLE GLE550e   
Difference: $2,175

Lowest Total Invoice: $74,061

Mercedes-Benz GLE GLE550e   
Difference: $2,789

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20172017
ModelX5GLE
TrimxDrive35dGLE550e
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $60,400 $66,300
Base Invoice $56,850 $61,659
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,200  
Driver Assistance Plus 1,700  
Driver Assistance Package 1,400  
Luxury Seating Package 1,000  
Cold Weather Package 550  
Premium Package 2,700  
LED headlights 1,900  
Adaptive M Suspension 900  
M Sport 3,550  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 700 720
Power door closers 600 550
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 2,200 1,950
Aluminum trim 0 0
Semi-automated parking system 500  
Apple CarPlay support 300  
Sunshades, second row 250  
Upholstered instrument panel, leather 1,200  
designo Package   4,200
Premium 3 Package   4,890
Multicontour front seats   1,100
Heated steering wheel   250
Panoramic sunroof   1,090
Rear air vents with automatic controls   790
Heated second row seats   620
Cooled or ventilated front seats   570
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,105  
Driver Assistance Plus 1,565  
Driver Assistance Package 1,290  
Luxury Seating Package 920  
Cold Weather Package 505  
Premium Package 2,485  
LED headlights 1,750  
Adaptive M Suspension 830  
M Sport 3,265  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 645 670
Power door closers 550 512
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 2,025 1,814
Aluminum trim 0 0
Semi-automated parking system 460  
Apple CarPlay support 275  
Sunshades, second row 230  
Upholstered instrument panel, leather 1,105  
designo Package   3,906
Premium 3 Package   4,548
Multicontour front seats   1,023
Heated steering wheel   233
Panoramic sunroof   1,014
Rear air vents with automatic controls   735
Heated second row seats   577
Cooled or ventilated front seats   530
Options (change) 20,650 16,730
Options (change) 19,005 15,562
Destination 995 925
Gas Tax 0 -4,085
Total Price $82,045 $79,870
Total Invoice $76,850 $74,061

The configured BMW X5 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 255hp 3.0L I6 Diesel engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 8-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Mercedes-Benz GLE 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 201hp 2.1L I4 Diesel engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 7-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the BMW X5 and Mercedes-Benz GLE are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the BMW X5 xDrive35d trim is $60,400. The features would cost an additional $20,650. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $82,045.

The base sticker price of the Mercedes-Benz GLE GLE550e trim is $66,300. The features would cost an additional $16,730. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $79,870.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the BMW X5 trims is 8. The feature adjusted price of the Mercedes-Benz GLE trims is 9. Based on this adjustment, the Mercedes-Benz GLE GLE550e appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured BMW X5 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 255hp 3.0L I6 Diesel engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 8-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Mercedes-Benz GLE 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 201hp 2.1L I4 Diesel engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 7-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the BMW X5 and Mercedes-Benz GLE are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the BMW X5 xDrive35d trim is $56,850. The features would cost an additional $19,005. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $76,850.

The invoice of the Mercedes-Benz GLE GLE550e trim is $61,659. The features would cost an additional $15,562. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $74,061.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the BMW X5 trims is 7. The feature adjusted price of the Mercedes-Benz GLE trims is 3. Based on this adjustment, the Mercedes-Benz GLE GLE550e appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: BMW X5 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLE

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Mercedes-Benz GLE GLE550e
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $3,015
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $3,568
Model Year20172017
ModelX5GLE
TrimxDrive35dGLE550e
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine255hp I6 D329hp V6 PiH
TransmissionT8T7
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)24/31 MPG22/29 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)205, 10830, 14
Tire (rear if not all the same)255/50-19255/50-19
Total Price$82,045$79,870
Adjustments for Features0-840
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$82,045$79,030
Total Invoice$76,850$74,061
Adjustments for Features0-779
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$76,850$73,282

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Features Comparison: BMW X5 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLE

Model Year20172017
ModelX5GLE
TrimxDrive35dGLE550e
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300 
7-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1200
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet $100
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100 
Heated / cooled cup holders, front row $75
Remote climate control $25
Remote start via app $75
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Blind spot intervention $200
Collision preparation system, rear $100
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system $0
Knee airbag, driver $100
Lane departure collision mitigation$50 
Lane keeping assist system $400
Rear cross-traffic detection $100
Trailer sway control $25
Wide-view front camera$150 
Cargo Management 
Aluminum roof rails $250
Cargo area rails w/tie downs$50 
Console with shifter$150 
Console without shifter $150
Liftglass or two-piece tailgate$150 
Roof rails$250 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50 
Android Auto support $0
Aux input$50 
Handwriting recognition$200 
Rear dual-zone climate control$125 
S Voice support$0 
Satellite radio $200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250 
SD Card slot $25
Surround sound $250
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300 
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation $325
Text dictation$50 
Voice control for external devices$0 
Voice recorder$0 
Wireless charging station$75 
Exterior 
Black exterior trim (optional)$0 
Rear bumper protector $40
Wheel-lip moldings$75 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Adaptive headlights $200
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75 
Compass $0
Cornering lights$75 
Fog light, rear $100
Fog lights$125 
Head-up display (HUD)$350 
Headlight washers$50 
Large energy flow and fuel economy display $25
Steering-linked headlights$150 
Powertrain 
3.6 kW onboard charger $0
9 kWh battery pack $0
Launch control$100 
Regenerative braking$0 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100 
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200
Massage, driver seat $100
Massage, passenger seat $100
Metal pedals $75
Power upper seatback recliner, driver seat$100 
Power upper seatback recliner, passenger seat$100 
Synthetic suede headliner $1000
Upholstered instrument panel $300
Upholstered instrument panel, leather$1000 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable $1000
Crosswind stabilization $50
Rear air springs, auto-leveling$350 
Total Value of Features$7,650$8,490
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$840
Value of Feature Adjustments0-779

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Specifications Comparison: BMW X5 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLE

Model Year20172017
ModelX5GLE
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase115.5 in114.8 in
Length193.2 in189.1 in
Width76.3 in75.8 in
Height69.4 in70.7 in
Curb Weight4,930 lb.4,742 lb.
Fuel Capacity22.4 gal.24.6 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.5 in38.9 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room60.5 in58.5 in
Row 1 Legroom40.4 in40.3 in
Row 2 Headroom38.8 in38.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room58.3 in58.4 in
Row 2 Legroom36.6 in38.4 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
22.9 ft338.2 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
66.0 ft380.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW X5 xDrive35d

Driver Assistance Plus
FeatureValueRequested?
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Driver drowsiness monitor150Yes
Wide-view front camera150No
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure collision mitigation50No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested130087%
Total Not Requested20013%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Rearview camera200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Total Requested20036%
Total Not Requested35064%
Luxury Seating Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat100Yes
Power upper seatback recliner, driver seat100No
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat100Yes
Power upper seatback recliner, passenger seat100No
Memory system, passenger seat150Yes
Front sport buckets100Yes
Total Requested85081%
Total Not Requested20019%
Cold Weather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Headlight washers50No
Total Requested30086%
Total Not Requested5014%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Rear air vents with automatic controls100Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Rear dual-zone climate control125No
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Leather door panel trim250Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Wireless charging station75No
Total Requested155074%
Total Not Requested55026%
Adaptive M Suspension
FeatureValueRequested?
Sport suspension (upgrade)250Yes
Adaptive dampers - electrical500Yes
Rear air springs, auto-leveling350Yes
Total Requested1100100%
Total Not Requested00%
M Sport
FeatureValueRequested?
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat100Yes
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat100Yes
Body kit0Yes
Front sport buckets100Yes
Sport front fascia (optional)0No
Sport rear fascia, e.g. diffuser (optional)0No
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls100Yes
Door sill trim plates100Yes
Launch control100No
Black exterior trim (optional)0No
Total Requested60086%
Total Not Requested10014%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz GLE GLE550e

Entertainment system with dual headrest screens
FeatureValueRequested?
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens1200Yes
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Total Requested1250100%
Total Not Requested00%
designo Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Leather upholstery, extended coverage900Yes
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Memory system, passenger seat150Yes
Special interior trim0No
Synthetic suede headliner1000No
Leather door panel trim250Yes
Total Requested150060%
Total Not Requested100040%
Premium 3 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Interior ambient lighting, configurable0Yes
Adaptive headlights200No
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Rear seat pass-through100No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Heated / cooled cup holders, front row75No
Illuminated door sill trim plates100No
LED headlights1000Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Speed limit information0No
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
Rear cross-traffic detection100No
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist system400No
Blind spot intervention200No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Total Requested342573%
Total Not Requested127527%
Multicontour front seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat100Yes
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat100Yes
Memory system, passenger seat150Yes
Massage, driver seat100No
Massage, passenger seat100No
Total Requested75079%
Total Not Requested20021%

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