When comparing the 2021 BMW X5's and the 2021 Porsche Cayenne's specifications and ratings, the 2021 BMW X5 has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and fuel efficiency and reliability. The 2021 Porsche Cayenne has the advantage in the areas of resale value and overall quality score. The 2021 BMW X5 and 2021 Porsche Cayenne have the same base engine power. Based on this comparison of the 2021 BMW X5's and the 2021 Porsche Cayenne's specifications and ratings, the 2021 BMW X5 is a better car than the 2021 Porsche Cayenne.
2021 BMW X5 vs. 2021 Porsche Cayenne Pricing
A used 2021 BMW X5 ranges from $43,883 to $68,818 while a used 2021 Porsche Cayenne is priced between $57,992 to $111,638.
2021 BMW X5 vs. 2021 Porsche Cayenne Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2021 BMW X5 loses 53.8 percent of its value and the 2021 Porsche Cayenne loses 45 percent of its value. This means the 2021 Porsche Cayenne retains 8.8 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2021 BMW X5.
2021 BMW X5 vs. 2021 Porsche Cayenne Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the BMW X5 is 7.8 out of 10 while the Porsche Cayenne's quality rating is 8.2 out of 10. This results in the BMW X5 being ranked 10 out of 20 Best Luxury Midsize SUVs and the Porsche Cayenne being ranked 7 out of 20. Out of 60 Best Luxury 5-seater SUVs, the BMW X5 is ranked 16 and the Porsche Cayenne is ranked 12. The BMW X5 is also ranked 20 out of 67 Best Luxury Crossover SUVs while the Porsche Cayenne is ranked 15 out of 67.
2021 BMW X5 vs. 2021 Porsche Cayenne Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the BMW X5 is 8.4 out of 10. For the Porsche Cayenne the reliability rating is 8.1 out of 10. This gives the BMW X5 a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Porsche Cayenne.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the base engine of both the 2021 BMW X5 and the 2021 Porsche Cayenne makes 335 horsepower. The X5 is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 569 miles. The Cayenne is rated to deliver an average of 20 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 545 miles. This gives the 2021 BMW X5 the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the 2021 Porsche Cayenne. Both models use premium unleaded.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The 2021 BMW X5 has an average safety rating of 4 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.