2019 BMW X7 vs. Its Competition

2019 BMW X7
Martin Padgett Martin Padgett Editorial Director

The BMW X7 is sized about like its German rivals, the Mercedes GLS and Audi Q7.

Those two have had a hold on the market for about a decade, making the Bimmer a latecomer with some catching up to do.

The sublime Volvo XC90 has been around for a few years now, but it's hardly showing its age.

Detroit competes well in this segment with the Cadillac Escalade and especially the Lincoln Navigator.

The Caddy has truck bonafides, for better or worse.

Look to the Navigator for its plush interior and subtle style.

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2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class (GLS550)2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS Class
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Quick Specs
7.2
The 2019 BMW X7 finally gives the German automaker a proper three-row crossover SUV, one with a dazzling interior and suitably swell seating.
7.3
The 2019 Audi Q7 delivers on the factors most important to large luxury SUV buyers: space, comfort, style, safety, and impressive technology.
6.4
The 2019 Cadillac Escalade can hold its own against more modern designs in many ways even if it’s definitely showing its age.
7.2
The 2019 Lincoln Navigator reclaims the past with an epic interior and a tidal wave of torque.
6.6
The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class wears its old-school heart on its sleeve, proudly.
7.5
The 2019 Volvo XC90 is a standout effort from the Swedish brand, offering style, luxury, and practicality in a way many other luxury SUVs don’t.
MSRP From     
$73,900$53,550$75,195$73,205$70,150$47,700
Gas Mileage     
15 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy19 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy14 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy16 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 22 MPG Hwy19 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy
Engine     
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Gas V8Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
EPA Class     
N/AStandard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WDN/AN/AN/AStandard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Style Name     
xDrive40i Sports Activity VehiclePremium 45 TFSI quattro2WD 4-DoorStandard 4x2GLS 450 4MATIC SUVT5 FWD Momentum
Drivetrain     
All WheelAll WheelRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveAll WheelFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
777777
Passenger Doors     
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style     
Sports Activity Vehiclequattro Sport UtilitySport Utility VehicleSport Utility4MATICSport Utility
Transmission     
Automatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomaticAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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