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2021 BMW X7 vs. 2020 Ford Expedition Review

New 2021 BMW X7

2021 BMW
X7

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New 2020 Ford Expedition

2020 Ford
Expedition

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MSRP*
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$74,900 to $99,800
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$52,810 to $77,085
Invoice* $70,155 to $93,315 $50,697 to $73,841
MPG - City 15 - 19 17
MPG - Hwy 21 - 24 22 - 23
Engine(s) Inline-6, V-8 V-6
Seating Capacity 7 7 - 8
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 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
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Expedition than in the BMW X7, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Ford Expedition will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the BMW X7.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW X7 as you will with the Ford Expedition, 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). The BMW X7 is somewhat more expensive than the Ford Expedition. 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 X7 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Ford Expedition.

Dimensions
The BMW X7 is a little narrower than the Ford Expedition, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. The BMW X7 is slightly shorter than the Ford Expedition, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
The BMW X7 has much lower torque than the Ford Expedition, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The BMW X7 has a larger turning radius than the Ford Expedition, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Ford Expedition is clearly the choice over the BMW X7 for pulling heavy loads. The BMW X7 has a little less horsepower than the Ford Expedition.

Utility
The BMW X7 has less seating than the Ford Expedition, making the Ford Expedition the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The BMW X7 has less cargo space than the Ford Expedition, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW X7 than that of the Ford Expedition.