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2021 BMW X5 Hybrid
2021 BMW X5 Hybrid
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$65,400
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.8
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Ford Explorer
2021 Ford Explorer
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$32,925
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.3
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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class SUV
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class SUV
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$54,750
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.8
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Overview

Engine
3.0L Turbo Inline-6 Plug-in Hybrid
Engine
2.3L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
22.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.0L Turbo Inline-6 Plug-in Hybrid
2.3L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
282 hp @ 5000 rpm
300 hp @ 5500 rpm
255 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque
331 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
310 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
273 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
10-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
5,646 lbs
4,345 lbs
4,608 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
5,952 lbs
5,300 lbs
5,950 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
20 MPG
24 MPG
22 MPG
City
N/A
21 MPG
19 MPG
Highway
N/A
28 MPG
26 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
N/A
7.4 Tons/yr
8.1 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
18.6 gallons
22.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
N/A
390.6 miles
427.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
N/A
520.8 miles
585 miles

Battery Range & Charge Times

Battery Size
24 kWh
N/A
N/A
Charge Time
6.8 Hrs Charge Time @ 110/120V
N/A
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
193.8 in
198.8 in
194.3 in
Height
68.7 in
70.2 in
70.7 in
Max Width
78.9 in
78.9 in
76.7 in
Front Width
66.1 in
66.9 in
65.6 in
Rear Width
66.9 in
66.9 in
66.4 in
Wheelbase
117.1 in
119.1 in
117.9 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
8.2 in
7.1 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
7 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
39.8 in
43 in
40.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.8 in
40.7 in
40.5 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
60 in
61.8 in
59.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
59.2 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
37.4 in
39 in
40.9 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.7 in
40.5 in
39.6 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
58.1 in
61.9 in
58.3 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
59.1 in
N/A
Third Row Leg Room
N/A
32.2 in
N/A
Third Row Headroom
N/A
38.9 in
N/A
Third Row Shoulder Room
N/A
54.6 in
N/A
Third Row Hip Room
N/A
40.9 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
72.3 ft³
87.8 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
33.9 ft³
47.9 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
33.9 ft³
18.2 ft³
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
41.3 ft
N/A
39.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
19" x 9"
18" x 7.5"
19" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
19" x 9"
18" x 7.5"
19" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Double Wishbone
Strut
Double Wishbone
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P265/50HR19
P255/65HR18
P255/50HR19
Rear Tire
P265/50HR19
P255/65HR18
P255/50HR19
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black
  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Black
  • Polar White

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Arctic Grey Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Dark Graphite Metallic
  • Manhattan Green Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic
  • Sparkling Brown Metallic
N/A
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Emerald Green Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Bright

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige/Black, SensaTec Upholstery
N/A
  • Black, MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim
  • Black, MB-Tex Leatherette w/DINAMICA Insert Seat Trim
  • Espresso Brown/Black, MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim
  • Macchiato Beige/Black, MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim

Optional Interior Materials

  • Black, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Coffee, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • 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
N/A
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Black/Tartufo, Leather Seat Trim
  • Espresso Brown/Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Macchiato/Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Seat Trim
  • Black, Nappa Leather Seat Trim
  • Black/White, Nappa Leather Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Optional
Not Available
Optional
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Optional
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Optional
Not Available
Optional
Navigation System
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Not Available
Optional
Automatic Parking
Optional
Not Available
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Optional
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Optional
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Standard
Seat Memory
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Seat-Massage
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Rear A/C
Standard
Standard
Optional
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Optional
Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
Standard
Optional
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Not Available
Optional

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
8 Years / 80,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
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