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2021 BMW X5 vs. 2020 INFINITI QX80 Review

New 2021 BMW X5

2021 BMW
X5

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New 2020 INFINITI QX80

2020 INFINITI
QX80

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MSRP*
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$59,400 to $82,800
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$66,750 to $91,450
Invoice* $55,740 to $77,505 $63,079 to $86,420
MPG - City 16 - 21 13 - 14
MPG - Hwy 22 - 26 19 - 20
Engine(s) Inline-6, V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity 5 - 7 7 - 8
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** ****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** ***
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**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
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the INFINITI QX80 than in the BMW X5, due to its greater head- and legroom. The BMW X5 offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the INFINITI QX80, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW X5 as you will with the INFINITI QX80, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the BMW X5 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the INFINITI QX80. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW X5 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the INFINITI QX80.

Dimensions
The BMW X5 is a little narrower than the INFINITI QX80, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. If you go with the BMW X5, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the INFINITI QX80.

Drivetrain
The BMW X5 has much lower torque than the INFINITI QX80, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The BMW X5 has the same turning radius as the INFINITI QX80, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the INFINITI QX80, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than with the BMW X5. The BMW X5 has a little less horsepower than the INFINITI QX80.

Utility
The BMW X5 has less seating than the INFINITI QX80, making the INFINITI QX80 the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The BMW X5 has significantly less cargo capacity than the INFINITI QX80.

Warranty
The INFINITI QX80 offers a little more coverage in its basic warranty than the BMW X5.