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2013 BMW X5

2013 Porsche Cayenne

  2013 BMW X5 M 2013 Porsche Cayenne
Invoice $43,700 $43,785
14/26 15/29
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Bottom Line While it's not as fresh-faced as some of the competition, the 2013 BMW X5 continues to shine in utility, comfort, driving, and, in the X5 M, shockingly high performance. Read Full Review The 2013 Porsche Cayenne spans a wide range of capabilities, from basic family hauler to track-worthy sports SUV, with a few stops in between--including a brand new diesel. Read Full Review
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  • Communicative steering
  • Abundant power
  • Car-like handling
  • Lots of cargo space


  • Styling is losing its freshness
  • Price can quickly climb past $70,000 on V-8 models
  • iDrive is better, but can still be tricky


  • Brisk acceleration
  • Comfortable, sporty cabin
  • Deft handling for its size
  • A potent, capable Hybrid
  • Ample individualization options


  • Less-than-efficient use of space
  • A small second row and no available third row
  • Base V-6 model underwhelms
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