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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 BMW X5
M50i xDrive AWD
MSRP
$82,800
Invoice
$77,505
Average Price Paid
$78,909
382 listings nationwide

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2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
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M50i xDrive AWD
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GL 350 BlueTEC
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 BMW X5
M50i xDrive AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$92,478
10 listings nationwide

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2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$28,465
9 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 BMW X5
M50i xDrive AWD
No Expert Reviews
2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
Eric Tallberg Preview:

For the well-heeled among us who desire a full-size sport ute with power, plush, panache, and even a bit of practicality, the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class might be just the ticket. Spor...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 BMW X5
M50i xDrive AWD
No User Reviews
2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
40
ojide writes:
Excellent family car
Paseo_2678 writes:
This is the one we bought.
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Stevenml155 writes:
Was my first choice until I spent a good amount of time in one. It feels somewhat cramped, 3rd row is tight, ...
Power Ranked 2016 Land Rover LR4 HSE LUX Landmark Edition 4WD better.
"Smooth and strong up to 70. The GL550 is very strong as well, just didnt feel as refined. "
Value Ranked 2016 Land Rover LR4 HSE LUX Landmark Edition 4WD worse.
"The GL550 pulls harder throughout the power band, has a decent interior and can be picked up pretty cost effectively. "

Specs

2021 BMW X5
M50i xDrive AWD
2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
22 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 21.9 gal 26.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Diesel
Power
523 hp @ 5,500 RPM
240 hp @ 3,600 RPM
Torque
553 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
455 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
15.5:1
Displacement
4,400 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.48 in
3.27 in x 3.62 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 4 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Rollover 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 39.8 in 40.3 in
Back Legroom 37.4 in 38.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 33.9 cu ft 16 cu ft
Maximum Payload 985 lbs 1,698 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 7,209 lbs 7,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 194.3 in 201.6 in
Width 87.3 in 84.3 in
Height 68.7 in 72.8 in
Wheelbase 117.1 in 121.1 in

Available Options

2021 BMW X5
M50i xDrive AWD

Exterior Colors

  • AMETRIN Metallic
  • Alpine White
  • Arctic Gray Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic
  • TANZANITE Blue II Metallic

Option Packages

  • Bowers & Wilkins Diamond Surround Sound System
  • 2-Axle Air Suspension
  • Anthracite Alcantara Headliner
  • Leather Dashboard
  • BMW Individual Fineline Black Trim W/Alum Inserts
  • Driving Assistance Professional Package
  • Dynamic Handling Package
  • Executive Package
  • Individual Fine Wood Ash Grain Trim
  • Individual Piano Black Finish Trim
  • Parking Assistance Package
  • Premium Package
  • Black, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Coffee, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White/Night Blue, (Ind) Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • TARTUFO, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Front Massaging Seats
  • Trailer Hitch
  • Wheels: 21" X 9.5" FR & 21" X 10" RR M Y-Spoke
  • Wheels: 22" M Double-Spoke Black (Style 742M)
  • Wheels: 22" X 9.5" FR & 22" X 10.5" RR M Double-Spoke
  • Wheels: 22" X 9.5" FR & 22" X 10.5" RR M V-Spoke
2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Dakota Brown Metallic
  • Designo Diamond White Metallic
  • Diamond Silver Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Palladium Silver Metallic
  • Steel Gray Metallic

Option Packages

  • Heated Second Row Seats
  • 3-Zone Automatic Climate Control
  • Soft-Close Doors
  • Active Curve System
  • Adaptive Damping System
  • Illuminated Running Boards
  • Illuminated Star
  • Rear-Seat Entertainment
  • SplitView
  • Designo Auburn Brown Leather Package
  • Designo Black Leather Package
  • Designo Porcelain Leather Package
  • Wood/Leather Steering Wheel
  • designo Wood & Leather Steering Wheel
  • Appearance Package
  • Bang & Olufsen Sound System
  • Lighting Package
  • Premium I Package
  • designo Black Piano Lacquer Trim
  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Lane Tracking Package
  • Night-View Assist Plus
  • Parking Assist Package
  • Parktronic with Active Parking Assist
  • Almond Beige/Black Leather Upholstery
  • Almond Beige/Mocha Leather Upholstery
  • Auburn Brown/Black Leather Upholstery
  • Gray/Black Leather Upholstery
  • Grey/Dark Grey Leather Upholstery
  • Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
  • Multi-Contour Driver/Passenger Seats with Massage
  • Panorama Sunroof
  • Trailer Hitch

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