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Car of the Year Awards 2022: Best luxury SUV for big families

Most luxury SUVs deal in big, brash design. However, the best back this up with a wow factor interior that offers supreme comfort and quality. Plus, they're as fast as they are quiet...

Best luxury SUV for big families

BMW X7 xDrive40d M Sport

Car of the Year 2022 - MotorEasy

The term ‘go large’ is most commonly associated with supersizing your meal at McDonald’s or heading to Ibiza for some shenanigans with Kevin and Perry, but we reckon it’s also highly appropriate when you’re talking about the BMW X7. At close to 5.2 metres long, it makes the X5 look positively titchy.

That XXL footprint means the X7 has acres of space inside for up to seven occupants, and those in the third row will be comfier than they’d be in a Land Rover Discovery or Volvo XC90. In five-seat mode the boot is gargantuan, holding a record- equalling 11 carry-on suitcases.

BMW X7 2021 rear seats

The interior isn’t as glitzy as that of the Mercedes-Benz GLS, but it is sumptuous and impeccably built, and the cosseting ride helps to make pleasant work of long journeys.

It won’t make as much sense for most buyers as the X5, but if you really need the extra space and comfort, the X7 is the way to go. Large.

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