Few cars on the road are as opulent and as luxurious as the 2020 X7 can be.
It’s no surprise, the X7 serves as the basis for the Rolls-Royce Cullinan.
We come back to reality with a 9 for features based on good features, excellent options, a good warranty, and a good touchscreen for infotainment.
The starter 2020 X7 costs $74,895 and includes all-wheel drive, synthetic leather upholstery, 21-inch wheels, an adjustable air suspension, panoramic moonroof, power-adjustable and heated front seats, four-zone climate control, three rows of seats, LED headlights, a power tailgate, active safety features (covered above), wireless smartphone charger, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility, a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster and a 12.3-inch touchscreen for infotainment.
That’s good equipment, and with just a handful of options the X7 can feel like a good BMW.
With more options, a bigger engine, and premium everything else, the X7 can feel like a bargain Rolls-Royce—that’s where we go with our recommended version.
We’d splurge on the X7 M50i that costs more than $100,000, but includes an uprated V-8 engine, sport-tuned exhaust, 22-inch wheels, sport brakes and a sport differential, soft-close doors, laser LED headlights, a head-up display, premium audio, and special leather interior. We’d add a cold weather package, active driving assistant, rear-wheel steering, 20-way adjustable seats with massagers, premium audio, glass controls, heated and cooled cupholders…you can see where we’re going with this. All-in and hold your breath: about $116,000. It’s a rival for vehicles that cost twice as much, trust us.
Thankfully, it’s the most you can spend for an X7.
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