When comparing the BMW X5 M50i's and the Porsche Cayenne S's specifications and ratings, the BMW X5 M50i has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, reliability and base engine power. The Porsche Cayenne S has the advantage in the areas of resale value and overall quality score. The BMW X5 M50i and Porsche Cayenne S have the same fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the BMW X5 M50i's and the Porsche Cayenne S's specifications and ratings, the BMW X5 M50i is a better car than the Porsche Cayenne S.
BMW X5 M50i vs. Porsche Cayenne S Pricing
A used 2023 BMW X5 M50i ranges from $81,995 to $97,576 while a used 2023 Porsche Cayenne S is priced between $90,195 to $118,186. For a new model, the BMW X5 M50i's price is between $89,965 and $104,184, with the Porsche Cayenne S priced between $105,171 and $126,166.
BMW X5 M50i vs. Porsche Cayenne S Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the BMW X5 M50i loses 53.8 percent of its value and the Porsche Cayenne S loses 45 percent of its value. This means the Porsche Cayenne S retains 8.8 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the BMW X5 M50i.
BMW X5 M50i vs. Porsche Cayenne S 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.
BMW X5 M50i vs. Porsche Cayenne S 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 BMW X5 M50i’s base engine makes 523 horsepower, and the Porsche Cayenne S base engine makes 434 horsepower. Both the M50i and the S are rated to deliver an average of 18 miles per gallon, with highway ranges of 482 and 521 miles respectively. Both models use premium unleaded.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The BMW X5 M50i has an average safety rating of 4 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings. When comparing IIHS evaluations, the BMW X5 M50i has the advantage with a Top Safety Pick award.