Compare 2021 BMW X5 vs 2021 Porsche Cayenne

2021 BMW X5
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M50i Sports Activity Vehicle
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X5 M50i Sports Activity Vehicle 16 22 $77,505 $82,800
X5 sDrive40i Sports Activity Vehicle 21 26 $55,740 $59,400
X5 xDrive40i Sports Activity Vehicle 21 25 $57,880 $61,700
X5 xDrive45e Plug-In Hybrid N/A N/A $61,320 $65,400
X5 M Sports Activity Vehicle 13 18 $98,245 $105,100
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AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Cayenne AWD 19 23 N/A $67,500
Cayenne Coupe AWD 19 23 N/A $76,500
Cayenne E-Hybrid AWD N/A N/A N/A $81,800
Cayenne E-Hybrid Coupe AWD N/A N/A N/A $87,600
Cayenne GTS AWD 15 19 N/A $107,300
Cayenne GTS Coupe AWD 15 19 N/A $110,500
Cayenne S AWD 18 22 N/A $85,100
Cayenne S Coupe AWD 18 22 N/A $89,900
Cayenne Turbo AWD 15 19 N/A $127,800
Cayenne Turbo Coupe AWD 15 19 N/A $131,900
Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid AWD N/A N/A N/A $163,200
Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid Coupe AWD N/A N/A N/A $166,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$77,505
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Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$82,800
$67,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1380 / month
$1125 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 X5 is BMW’s best vehicle, one that does nearly everything with grace and ease. The 2021 Porsche Cayenne has sport sedan moves and prodigious power, and it can carry the family in comfort.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Standard SUV 4WD -
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
60 -
Second Leg Room (in)
37.4 -
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
39.8 -
Second Head Room (in)
38.7 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.1 -
Front Head Room (in)
40.7 -
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
194.3 193.7
Height, Overall (in)
68.7 66.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.9 65.9
Wheelbase (in)
117.1 114
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.9 78.1
Track Width, Front (in)
67.1 66.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- NA
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
72.3 60.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
33.9 27.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
33.9 27.1
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 13.8
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- 4-Wheel
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 13
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.9 23.7
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.7 39.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/45HR20 P275/50VR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P275/45HR20 P255/55VR19
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 770
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 7700
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
NA 7700
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5260 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 6239
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 9 19 X 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 9 19 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Engine
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
553 @ 1800 332 @ 1340
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.4 L/268 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
523 @ 5500 335 @ 5300
Engine Oil Cooler
- None
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 23
Transmission
Trans Order Code
2TB G1G
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.72 1.72
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.50 5.00
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 0.64
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.20 2.14
Trans Type
8 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.32 1.31
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.82
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.00 3.48
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.52 3.20
Transfer Case Model
- None
Trans PTO Access
- No
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- No
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW X5 Porsche Cayenne
Body Style
Sports Activity Vehicle Sport Utility
Body Code
- S
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone -
Axle Type - Rear
- Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.48
Axle Type - Front
- Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- 3.48
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.9 8.8
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-- -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-- -
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