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2013 Porsche Cayenne

2013 BMW X5

  2013 Porsche Cayenne 2013 BMW X5 M
Invoice $43,785 $43,700
15/29 14/26
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Bottom Line 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 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
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  • 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


  • 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
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