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Compare the All-New 2019 BMW X5 to Other Top Midsize Luxury SUVs in Murrieta, CA

It's hard to deny the flexibility, versatility, and convenience that you can get when you drive a three-row luxury SUV. Effortlessly carry five to seven passengers; tackle tougher terrain and explore new roads; travel to new places in total comfort--and look great doing it. Three of the top options in Murrieta, CA right now are the 2019 BMW X5, the 2018 Lexus RX 350, and the 2018 Audi Q7. The BMW and Lexus SUVs can add the third row as an option, or just go standard with two rows--the Audi SUV comes standard with all three rows.

There are a lot of areas where these SUVs are in hot competition--like interior features, modern technology, and luxury options like leather upholstery and a big sunroof. But, across the board, there are areas where the all-new 2019 BMW X5 will continue to dominate: horsepower and turbo technology, off-road capabilities, ride quality and driving experience, and cargo space. It just so happens that performance, capability, and space tend to be the pillars of what make an SUV great.

2019 BMW X5 vs 2018 Lexus RX 350

  • The 2018 Lexus RX 350 starts at around $44,000 for FWD-equipped models
  • The 2019 BMW X5 starts at around $61,695 for xDrive-equipped models
  • The Lexus RX is built to favor practicality and economy comfort over all else--it looks good, but the luxury is only about skin-deep
  • The BMW X5, however, was built first and foremost to be a performance vehicle, that can effortlessly put an emphasis on premium luxury as well
  • Both SUVs offer an available third-row seat option to allow seating for up to seven passengers
  • The 2019 BMW X5 currently offers xDrive all-wheel drive as standard equipment on all trim levels
  • Standard power for the 2019 BMW X5 comes from a 355-horsepower turbocharged 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine
  • Standard power for the 2018 Lexus RX 350 comes from a 295-horsepower V6 engine
  • The Lexus RX 350 only offers 18.4 cubic feet of cargo space behind the 2nd row, and a mere 56.3 cubic feet behind the 1st row
  • Cargo specs for the 2019 BMW X5 aren't out yet, but the 2018 model offered 35.8/76.7 cubic feet behind the 2nd and 1st rows respectively--and these numbers may grow for the new generation

2019 BMW X5 vs 2018 Audi Q7

  • The 2018 Audi Q7 starts at $49,900 for a base model
  • A 2019 BMW X5 xDrive40i model will cost you around $61,695
  • The Audi Q7 offers 252 horsepower from a standard 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder engine
  • The all-new BMW X5 offers 355 horsepower from a standard 3.0-liter turbocharged six-cylinder engine
  • The range-topping Q7 Prestige bumps up to a standard V6 engine--but still offers just 333 horsepower at the very top of its performance limit
  • The 2019 X5 xDrive50i, however, gives you an incredible 456 horsepower from a standard 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 engine
  • Currently, both BMW X5 and Audi Q7 SUVs offer all-wheel drive as standard equipment for their respective model years
  • The BMW X5 will likely offer a more affordable, more efficient rear-wheel-drive variant soon--sDrive40i
  • Since both brands heavily prioritize performance, you'll enjoy impressive ride quality and handling from both the BMW X5 and the Audi Q7
  • Both SUVs are well-equipped with a lot of standard and available tech features--like large infotainment touchscreens, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and premium sound systems