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2019 Audi e-tron vs. 2021 BMW X7 Review

New 2019 Audi e-tron

2019 Audi
e-tron

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New 2021 BMW X7

2021 BMW
X7

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MSRP*
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$74,800
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$74,900 to $99,800
Invoice* $70,312 $70,155 to $93,315
MPG - City 74 15 - 19
MPG - Hwy 73 21 - 24
Engine(s) 355-hp, (electric) Inline-6, V-8
Seating Capacity 5 7
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Audi e-tron offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the BMW X7, with comparable head- and legroom. The BMW X7 offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Audi e-tron, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
With the BMW X7, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Audi e-tron, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

Cost
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). Whether you pick the Audi e-tron or the BMW X7, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Audi e-tron and the BMW X7 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Audi e-tron is much slimmer than the BMW X7, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Audi e-tron, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the BMW X7.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Audi e-tron transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the BMW X7.

Handling
The Audi e-tron has a smaller turning radius than the BMW X7, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the BMW X7 is clearly the choice over the Audi e-tron for pulling heavy loads. The Audi e-tron has a little more horsepower than the BMW X7.

Utility
The Audi e-tron has less seating than the BMW X7, making the BMW X7 the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Audi e-tron has significantly less cargo capacity than the BMW X7.

Warranty
The Audi e-tron comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW X7.