The X7 is brand-new and BMW’s largest SUV for the 2020 model year. Powering the massive ute will be a 3.0-liter straight-six that makes 335 horsepower and 330 lb-ft of torque. The higher-trimmed 50i model will come with a 4.4-liter V8 with 456 hp and 479 lb-ft of torque, while both models will get an eight-speed transmission and standard all-wheel drive. There is standard air suspension that lets the driver choose firmness to adapt to on-road or off-road conditions as well.
Inside, the X7 will get a 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster, a 10-speaker sound system, HD Radio, a subscription-based Apple CarPlay setup, a seven-inch touchscreen, a power tailgate, and more. There are a handful of advanced safety features that include parking distance control, radar cruise, daytime pedestrian detection, frontal collision warnings, lane departure warnings, active blind spot monitors, and rear cross-traffic alerts.
The X7 is on sale now, and is built in the company’s Spartanburg, SC factory alongside the X5 and X6. Facing off against the Audi Q7 and Mercedes-Benz GLS, pricing for the 2020 BMW X7 starts at $73,900.