The Porsche Cayenne still wins in the performance category, especially as you move to it most expensive versions, but the BMW X5 has a richer, warmer interior.
The Mercedes-Benz GL-Class offers similar seating and quality of build, but feels more rugged and traditional behind the wheel.
The Lexus GX is an older style of SUV its body-on-frame build with more rugged off-road abilities.
The Cadillac Escalade looks especially bold this year, and its interior is finally up to snuff with the rest of the segment.
There's also the Land Rover Range Rover, which carries the torch as the most luxurious option in the luxury SUV category, and it's also more capable off-road than virtually anything else in its class.
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|2015 BMW X5Browse Used Listings||2015 Cadillac EscaladeBrowse Used Listings||2015 Land Rover Range Rover SportBrowse Used Listings||2015 Lexus GX 460Browse Used Listings||2015 Mercedes-Benz GL ClassBrowse Used Listings||2015 Porsche CayenneBrowse Used Listings|
|15 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy||15 MPG City / 22 MPG Hwy||14 MPG City / 22 MPG Hwy||15 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy||13 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy||14 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy|
|Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6||Gas V8||Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6||Premium Unleaded V-8||Intercooled Turbo Diesel V-6||Intercooled Turbo Diesel V-6|
|Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD||N/A||Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|RWD 4-Door sDrive35i||2WD 4-Door Standard||4WD 4-Door SE||4WD 4-Door||4MATIC 4-Door GL 350 BlueTEC||AWD 4-Door Diesel|
|Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Four Wheel Drive||Four Wheel Drive||All Wheel Drive||All Wheel Drive|
|Sports Activity Vehicle||Sport Utility Vehicle||Sport Utility||Sport Utility||4MATIC||Sport Utility|
|Automatic w/OD||Automatic||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD|
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|2015 BMW X5 vs. 2015 Cadillac Escalade||2015 BMW X5 vs. 2015 Land Rover Range Rover Sport||2015 BMW X5 vs. 2015 Lexus GX 460||2015 BMW X5 vs. 2015 Mercedes-Benz GL Class||2015 BMW X5 vs. 2015 Porsche Cayenne|