BMW X7 xDrive40d MHT 5dr Step Auto [6 Seat] Review

Category: Luxury SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £79,865What Car? Target Price£76,178
Review

The BMW X7 is everything a big luxury SUV should be. Its huge interior is as practical as it is luxurious, and it’s comfortable and quiet on the road. What’s more, its style – not to mention its sheer scale – gives it an element of theatre and desirability that few rivals can match.

Even this entry-level X7 is positively loaded with kit; air suspension, four-zone climate control, heated front and rear seats and a 10-speaker sound system are all standard. We wouldn’t bother venturing any further up the range.

A brilliant 335bhp six-cylinder diesel engine which demolishes motorway journeys but is still hushed and smooth around town. The best all-rounder in the lineup, and it’s quicker than a Mercedes GLS 400d, too.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats6
0-62 MPH6.1 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

36.2

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

750

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

203

g/km

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