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2018 BMW X5 M vs. 2018 Porsche Cayenne Review

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The BMW X5 M will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Porsche Cayenne.

With the Porsche Cayenne, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the BMW X5 M, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The BMW X5 M is somewhat more expensive than the Porsche Cayenne. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the BMW X5 M will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Porsche Cayenne.

The BMW X5 M is about the same width as the Porsche Cayenne. When looking at overall length, the BMW X5 M takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Porsche Cayenne.

With somewhat higher torque, the BMW X5 M transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Porsche Cayenne.

The BMW X5 M has a larger turning radius than the Porsche Cayenne, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

In terms of towing capacity, the Porsche Cayenne is clearly the choice over the BMW X5 M for pulling heavy loads. The BMW X5 M has a little more horsepower than the Porsche Cayenne.

In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the BMW X5 M and the Porsche Cayenne. With the BMW X5 M, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Porsche Cayenne.

The BMW X5 M comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Porsche Cayenne.

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2018 BMW
X5 M

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MSRP*: $101,700

2018 Porsche

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MSRP*: $60,600 - $161,600
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City MPG: 14 14 - 18
Highway MPG: 19 21 - 24
Engine(s): V-8 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $95,080 --

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Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.