69points

BMW X5 xDrive35i (2014)

61points

Mercedes-Benz GLK350 (2014)

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BMW X5 xDrive35i (2014) vs Mercedes-Benz GLK350 (2014)

BMW X5 xDrive35i (2014)
Mercedes-Benz GLK350 (2014)
69
points
BMW X5 xDrive35i (2014)
61
points
Mercedes-Benz GLK350 (2014)

Why is BMW X5 xDrive35i (2014) better than Mercedes-Benz GLK350 (2014)?

  • 37Nm higher maximum torque
    ?

    407Nmvs370Nm
  • 28.79% larger fuel tank
    ?

    85lvs66l
  • Has four-wheel drive
    ?
  • 178mm longer wheelbase
    ?

    2.93mvs2756mm
  • Has a turbocharged engine
    ?
  • 36mm more headroom (front)
    ?

    1.03mvs993mm
  • 0.02Cd lower coefficient of drag
    ?

    0.33Cdvs0.35Cd
  • 0.8l/100 km better fuel economy (highway)
    ?

    10.5l/100 kmvs11.3l/100 km

Why is Mercedes-Benz GLK350 (2014) better than BMW X5 xDrive35i (2014)?

  • 0.8l/100 km better fuel economy (city)
    ?

    14.9l/100 kmvs15.7l/100 km
  • 64mm shorter
    1.7mvs1763mm
  • 52mm narrower
    1.89mvs1938mm
  • 2hp more horsepower
    ?

    302hpvs300hp
  • 22mm more headroom (rear)
    ?

    1.01mvs986mm
  • Has smart key as standard
    ?
  • 16.67% larger engine size
    ?

    3.5lvs3l
  • 358mm shorter length
    4.53mvs4887mm

General info

1.Has four-wheel drive
?

Four-wheel drive is a system where torque is distributed to all four wheels of the vehicle. It is beneficial in some circumstances such as providing increased traction in tricky weather conditions, but is most suited to off-road driving.

BMW X5 xDrive35i (2014)
Mercedes-Benz GLK350 (2014)
2. longer drivetrain warranty (years)
?

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Best

Kia Rondo Platinum (2014)

12yrs

4yrs

4yrs

3.Has fully independent suspension
?

This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.

BMW X5 xDrive35i (2014)
Mercedes-Benz GLK350 (2014)
4. longer basic warranty (years)
?

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Best

Nissan Versa Note S (2014)

Unlimited yrs

4yrs

4yrs

5.Has a petrol (gasoline) engine
?

A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.

BMW X5 xDrive35i (2014)
Mercedes-Benz GLK350 (2014)
6. longer basic warranty (km)
?

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Best

Hyundai Nexo (2019)

Unlimited km

80 467km

80 467km

Dimensions

1.height
?

Best

Volvo XC70 (2015)

917mm

1.76m

1.7m

2.width
?

Best

Peugeot 208 Allure (2014)

1m

1.94m

1.89m

3. longer wheelbase
?

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).

Best

Toyota Tundra SR5 (2014)

3.7m

2.93m

2.76m

4. more headroom (front)
?

More headroom in the front of the car makes for a more comfortable driving experience, and is especially important for taller people.

Best

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ (2014)

1.09m

1.03m

993mm

5. more headroom (rear)
?

More headroom in the rear of the car makes for a more comfortable passenger experience, and is especially important for taller people. It is also useful if you are transporting cargo in the rear of the vehicle.

Best

Ford F-150 SVT Raptor (2014)

1.94m

986mm

1.01m

6. shorter length
?

Best

Renault Twizy EV 13kW (2014)

2.34m

4.89m

4.53m

Speed

1. lower coefficient of drag
?

The coefficient of drag is one measurement of how well air travels around a vehicle. A lower value means it is more aerodynamic and the engine doesn't have to work as hard. It can result in faster speeds and lower fuel consumption.

Best

Toyota Prius (2017)

0.24Cd

0.33Cd

0.35Cd

Engine

1. better fuel economy (city)
?

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 Active (2014)

3l/100 km

15.7l/100 km

14.9l/100 km

2.maximum torque
?

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful vehicle and is also a good indication of its acceleration.

Best

Lamborghini Urus (2019)

850Nm

407Nm

370Nm

3.Has a turbocharged engine
?

A turbocharger compresses the air entering the cylinders, allowing more air (and therefore more fuel) to be added - resulting in a more powerful explosion. This leads to an increase in horsepower without increasing the size and weight of the engine.

BMW X5 xDrive35i (2014)
Mercedes-Benz GLK350 (2014)
4. more horsepower
?

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.

Best

Hennessey Venom GT (2014)

1244hp

300hp

302hp

5. larger fuel tank
?

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.

Best

Ford Super Duty F-250 XL (2015)

132l

85l

66l

6. better fuel economy (highway)
?

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 Active (2014)

3.4l/100 km

10.5l/100 km

11.3l/100 km

Features

1.Has smart key as standard
?

A smart key is a wireless key that offers several benefits over a traditional key. For example when you approach the car the doors will automatically unlock, and you can turn the engine on with the press of a button.

BMW X5 xDrive35i (2014)
Mercedes-Benz GLK350 (2014)
2.USB ports
?

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

GMC Yukon SLE (2015)

5

1

1

3.Has ISOFIX/LATCH
?

ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.

BMW X5 xDrive35i (2014)
Mercedes-Benz GLK350 (2014)

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