BMW X7 xDrive40i MHT 5dr Step Auto [6 Seat] Review

Category: Luxury SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £81,090What Car? Target Price£77,371
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.

If you’re not a fan of diesel power, you can opt for the six-cylinder petrol xDrive40i. Its engine is serenely quiet when you want it to be, and nice and snarly when you’re pressing on. What’s more, it’s impressively responsive, even at the very bottom of the rev range, and once you hit 2000rpm and the turbocharger really kicks in, there’s no stopping this 335bhp unit. It is, though, a little slower than the Audi Q7 55 TFSI, but not by much.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats6
0-62 MPH6.3 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

27.7

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

750

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

232

g/km

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