When comparing the BMW X7's and the BMW X5's specifications and ratings, the BMW X7 has the advantage in the area of resale value. The BMW X5 has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency. The BMW X7 and BMW X5 have the same base engine power. Based on this comparison of the BMW X7's and the BMW X5's specifications and ratings, the BMW X5 is a better car than the BMW X7.
BMW X7 vs. BMW X5 Pricing
A used 2024 BMW X7 ranges from $82,706 to $121,355 while a used 2024 BMW X5 is priced between $65,859 to $96,191. For a new model, the BMW X7's price is between $87,265 and $125,707, with the BMW X5 priced between $70,102 and $103,794.
BMW X7 vs. BMW X5 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the BMW X7 loses 51.6 percent of its value and the BMW X5 loses 53.8 percent of its value. This means the BMW X7 retains 2.2 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the BMW X5.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the base engine of both the BMW X7 and the BMW X5 makes 375 horsepower. The X7 is rated to deliver an average of 22 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 548 miles. The X5 is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 591 miles. This gives the BMW X5 the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the BMW X7. Both models use premium unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The BMW X7 and BMW X5 are comparable in regards to front shoulder room, front leg room and rear shoulder room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The BMW X5 has an average safety rating of 4 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.