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2021 BMW X7 vs. 2021 Porsche Cayenne Review

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2021 BMW
X7

MSRP*: $74,900 to $99,800
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2021 Porsche
Cayenne

MSRP*: $67,500 to $127,800
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MPG - City 15 - 19 MPG 15 - 19 MPG
MPG - Hwy 21 - 24 MPG 19 - 23 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 90.4 ft3 59.3 - 60.3 ft3
Engine Inline-6, V-8 V-6, V-8
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 335 - 523 hp 335 - 541 hp
Towing Capacity 7,500 lbs 7,700 lbs
Exterior Length 203.3 in 193.7 - 194.0 in
Exterior Width 78.7 in 78.1 in
Leg Room Front 39.8 in
Rear 37.6 in
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Head Room Front 41.9 in
Rear 39.9 in
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Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*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

Convenience
The BMW X7 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Porsche Cayenne, making it more convenient to drive.

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). Clearly, the BMW X7 is a better financial choice over the Porsche Cayenne, when considering MSRP. 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 Porsche Cayenne.

Dimensions
The BMW X7 is about the same width as the Porsche Cayenne. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the BMW X7, which is slightly longer than the Porsche Cayenne.

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

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the BMW X7 will do just as well as the Porsche Cayenne, since they have about the same towing capacity. When it comes to horsepower, the BMW X7 has a lot less horsepower than the Porsche Cayenne.

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

Utility
The BMW X7 offers greater seating capacity than the Porsche Cayenne, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the BMW X7, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Porsche Cayenne.

Warranty
The BMW X7 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Porsche Cayenne.