Comparison - BMW X7 M50i 2020 - vs - Volkswagen Touareg V8 TDI 2020

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Model: 
Average Price: 
$
99,600
Updated: 
14 Feb 2020
$
82,955
Germany
Updated: 
06 Apr 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2020
Total Seating: 
7
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
21.90gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Ametrin Metallic
#462836
Tanzanite Blue II Metallic
#18385A
Arctic Grey Metallic
#65666D
Phytonic Blue Metallic
#315D84
Carbon black Metallic
#171C24
Alpine White
#FFFFFF
Mineral White Metallic
#EAEAEA
Black Sapphire Metallic
#000000

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2020 BMW X7 comes with all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed shiftable automatic.New high-performance M50i trim added to the lineup.More standard equipment added to the midlevel xDrive50i.

Pros
Strong engine performance
Smooth ride quality
Impeccable interior
Automated driving systems are superb

Cons
Expensive for the class
Confusing climate controls
Steep learning curve for infotainment system

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2020 BMW X7's #5 ranking is based on its score within the Luxury Large SUVs category. Currently the BMW X7 has a score of 7.8 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 11 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
High-end cabin materials
Many standard tech and safety features
Muscular engine options
Comfortable ride

Cons
Steering feels too light

By: 
usnews.com

The 2020 BMW X7 is the upper-crust seven-seat SUV that finally answers the question: What if I want to spend more for a BMW?

Pros
Beautiful interior
Great standard tech
Comfortable seats everywhere
Opulent top trims
No bad engine choices

Cons
Very expensive
Digital dash isn’t our favorite
Look-at-me grille
Many spend-up options

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The VW faces an uphill struggle against brand laden rivals, but is actually just as good.

Pros
Sophisticated and high-tech interior plus engines for all situations in the pipeline

Cons
Same-price rivals wear more premium badges

By: 
topgear.com

Pros
Good value in lower trim levels
Spacious inside for up to five people
Excellent towing capabilities

Cons
Cheap-feeling interior plastics
Fussy infotainment system
No seven-seat option

By: 
whatcar.com

The 2020 Volkswagen Touareg V8 TDI is expensive, but it also has a very special diesel V-8 under the hood.

Pros
Fast enough for the autobahn,
diesel efficiency,
premium-brand levels of luxury and refinement.

Cons
Garish chrome grille; an Alcantara headliner would be nice;
we'd love to have it here,
but it's premium-brand money.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
15.00mpg
19.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
21.00mpg
28.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
32
32
Cylinders: 
8
V
8
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
4.40L
Torque: 
553ft-lbs
at 1 800rpm
664ft-lbs
at 1 000rpm
Horsepower: 
523hp
at 5 500rpm
416hp
at 5 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
42.80Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
no
Door Pockets: 
yes
no
Cupholders: 
yes
no
Overhead console: 
no
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
no
Power Steering: 
yes
no
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
no
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
no
Rear View Camera: 
yes
no
Front view Camera: 
yes
no
Side view Camera: 
yes
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Power Rear Seat Easy Entry
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Automatic Parking Assist

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
203.30in
192.00in
Width: 
78.70in
78.10in
Height: 
71.10in
67.60in
Ground Clearance: 
8.70in
Wheel Base: 
122.20in
114.30in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
41.90
Rear Head Room: 
39.90
Front Leg Room: 
39.80in
Rear leg room: 
37.60in
Front Shoulder Room: 
60.00in
Rear Shoulder room: 
58.10in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
90.40cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
7500lbs
Angle of Approach: 
23.10degrees
Angle of Departure: 
20.50degrees
Curb Weight: 
5661.00lbs
5200.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
no
Clock: 
yes
no
Trip computer: 
yes
no
Techometer: 
yes
no
Compass: 
yes
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Hands-Free Entry
Reverse Tilt Passenger Mirror Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
16 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Sport Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
16 -Way Power Driver Seat
Leather
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Power Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding center armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Four Zone Climate Control
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
16 Total Speakers
12 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
2 Subwoofer(S)
464 Watts Stereo Output
USB Connection
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
22 X 10.5 In.
Wheels more: 
Run Flat Tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
315.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
35
Diameter: 
R22

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
no
Front head airbags: 
yes
no
Rear head airbags: 
yes
no
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
no
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
no
Traction control: 
yes
no
Child seat anchors: 
yes
no
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Front Disc
Stability control: 
yes
no
Rear brakes: 
Rear Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
no
Daytime running lights: 
yes
no
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
no
Front fog lights: 
yes
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
no
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
no
Front headrests: 
yes
no
Rear headrests: 
yes
no
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
no
More Safety Features: 
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Self-Leveling Headlights
Brake Drying
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
Dynamic Handling Package
Driving Assistance Professional Package
Luxury Seating Package
Executive Package
Cold Weather Package
Exterior Options: 
Trailer Hitch - 7500 Lbs. Towing Limit
21" Double-Spoke Bi-Color Orbit Grey Wheels W/All-Season Run-Flat Tires
Extended Shadowline Trim
Space-Saver Spare
22" Y-Spoke Bi-Color Orbit Grey Wheels W/Performance Run-Flat Tires
Interior Options: 
Ambient Air Package
5-Zone Automatic Climate Control
Alcantara Headliner In Upholstery Color
Rear-Seat Entertainment Professional
Second Row Captain's Chairs
Glass Controls
Front Ventilated Seats
Heated Front Seat Armrests And Steering Wheel
Leather Dashboard
Bowers & Wilkins Diamond Surround Sound System

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black full merino, premium leather
#000000
Ivory White full merino, premium leather
#F1F2ED
Black extended merino, premium leather
#000000
Ivory White/Night blue full merino, premium leather
#F1F2ED
Coffee full merino, premium leather
#675C56
Black Vernasca, leather
#000000
Ivory White extended merino, premium leather
#F1F2ED
Coffee Vernasca, leather
#675C56
Coffee extended merino, premium leather
#675C56
Cognac Vernasca, leather
#9C745B
Tartufo extended merino, premium leather
#9D7866