Comparison - BMW X7 xDrive40i 2020 - vs - Kia Telluride SX Nightfall Edition 2021

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
73,900
Updated: 
07 May 2019
$
44,090
Updated: 
20 Jul 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2021
Total Seating: 
7
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
21.90gals
18.80gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
ALPINE WHITE
#F8F8EF
ARCTIC GREY METALLIC
#3F4249
VERMONT BRONZE METALLIC
#675141
MINERAL WHITE METALLIC
#E7E7E7
BLACK SAPPHIRE METALLIC
#252627
Dark Graphite Metallic
#404143
Carbon Black Metallic
#171C24
Jet Black
#000000
Phytonic Blue Metallic
#315D84
Ametrin Metallic
#462836
Tanzanite Blue II Metallic
#18385A
Color: 
Dark Moss
#656450
Snow White Pearl
#DDE3E8
Everlasting Silver
#919DA9
Gravity Gray
#46474D
Ebony Black
#0E0D0D
Black Copper
#5B4F4F
Sangria
#4F151D
Glacial White Pearl
#D7D9DB
Wolf Gray
#9095A1

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

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 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 most significant update to the 2020 X7 lineup is the new M50i model, which brings a more powerful version of BMW's twin-turbo 4.4-liter V-8 and other unique content. Otherwise the model-year changes are pretty minor. The top two trims feature more standard features such as soft-close doors, gesture controls, remote engine start, and more. In addition to some revised option packages, the X7 can now be equipped with five-zone climate control. With the introduction of the M50i, the regular 50i no longer offers the M Sport package.

Pros
Smooth and robust powertrains,
marvelously quiet cabin,
seats are serenely comfy.

Cons
Leans too much in corners,
some rivals are roomier inside,
painfully slow power rear seats.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Available on the mid- and upper-level EX and SX Telluride trims, the Nightfall Edition package gives the SUV altogether darker vibe in keeping with the industry's various blacked-out "night edition" models. The Telluride's roof rails, skid plates, front bumper air ducts, and logos have all been painted black. A black-painted grille features an eye-catching pattern unique to the Nightfall Edition, and Kia tops it all off with unique 20-inch black wheels and LED headlamps and fog lamps with black inner bezels.
Even though every Nightfall Edition wears the darkened exterior trim, customers can order it with paint in shades of white, silver, gray, dark red, or dark green.

By: 
motortrend.com

The 2021 Kia Telluride earns our Best Car To Buy nod with its excellent features, warranty, space, and style.

Pros
Spacious, airy interior
Chic looks
Standard safety gear
Comfortable

Cons
So-so mpg
Turbo rivals are quicker
May be too big for some

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Pros
Attractive styling
Cavernous interior
Comfort in all three rows
Plenty of power
Quiet ride
Solid value

Cons
Head-up display disappears with polarized sunglasses
No automatic parking feature
No power third-row seats
Unimpressive audio systems
No rear entertainment option
Over-aggressive lane keep assist

By: 
cars.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
20.00mpg
19.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
25.00mpg
24.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
24
Cylinders: 
6
Inline
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.00L
3.80L
Torque: 
330ft-lbs
at 1 500rpm
262ft-lbs
at 5 200rpm
Horsepower: 
335hp
at 5 500rpm
291hp
at 6 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
42.80Feet
38.80Feet

Convenience

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

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
203.30in
196.90in
Width: 
78.70in
78.30in
Height: 
71.10in
69.30in
Ground Clearance: 
8.70in
8.00in
Wheel Base: 
122.20in
114.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
41.90
39.50
Rear Head Room: 
39.90
38.80
Front Leg Room: 
39.80in
41.40in
Rear leg room: 
37.60in
42.40in
Front Hip Room: 
58.90in
Front Shoulder Room: 
60.00in
61.60in
Rear Hip Room: 
58.00in
Rear Shoulder room: 
58.10in
59.90in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
90.40cu.ft
87.00cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
7500lbs
5000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
21.00cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
23.10degrees
17.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
20.50degrees
20.90degrees
Curb Weight: 
5370.00lbs
4482.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

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

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
12 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Sport Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
12 -Way Power Driver Seat
Leatherette
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
10-Way Power Adjustable Driver's Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Power Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Folding center armrest
Manual Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Reclining Rear Seats
Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
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
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control
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: 
12 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
10 Total Speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
205 Watts Stereo Output
USB Connection
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
10 Total Speakers
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Stereo System
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
21 x 9.5 In.
20 X 7.5 In.
Wheels more: 
Run-flat all-season
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
285.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R21
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R20

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
ventilated disc brakes
Ventilated Front Disc
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Brake Drying
Self-Leveling Headlights
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
Premium Package
Luxury Seating Package
M Sport Package
Dynamic Handling Package
Cold Weather Package
Off-Road Package
Driving Assistance Professional Package
Executive Package
Parking Assistance Package
Towing Package
SX Prestige Package
Nightfall Edition Package
Exterior Options: 
21" Double-Spoke Bi-Color Orbit Grey Wheels W/All-Season Run-Flat Tires
22" V-Spoke Bi-Color Black Wheels W/Performance Run-Flat Tires
22" Multi-Spoke Bi-Color Ferric Grey Wheels W/Performance Run-Flat Tires
21" Y-Spoke Black Wheels W/All-Season Run-Flat Tires
Trailer Hitch - 7500 Lbs. Towing Limit
Aluminum Running Boards
21" Y-Spoke Bi-Color Ferric Grey Wheels W/All-Season Non Run-Flat Tires
22" V-Spoke Bi-Color Orbit Grey Wheels W/Performance Run-Flat Tires
Extended Shadowline Trim
Space-Saver Spare
22" Y-Spoke Bi-Color Orbit Grey Wheels W/Performance Run-Flat Tires
Cross Bars
Side Steps
Mudguard Kit
Tow Hitch W/Harness
Wheel Locks
Rear Bumper Protector
Front Alloy Skid Plate
Interior Options: 
Ambient Air Package
Head-Up Display
5-Zone Automatic Climate Control
Anthracite Alcantara Headliner
Multi-Contour Seats
Glass Controls
Leather Dashboard
Heated Front Seat Armrests And Steering Wheel
Bowers & Wilkins Diamond Surround Sound System
Harman Kardon Surround Sound System
Alcantara Headliner In Upholstery Color
Rear-Seat Entertainment Professional
Second Row Captain's Chairs
Front Ventilated Seats
SX Dune Brown Nappa Leather Seats
Rear Seat Entertainment System
Multicolored Interior Light Kit
Illuminated Scuff Plates
Cargo Mat W/Seatback Protection
Carpeted Floor Mats
Cargo Cover
Folding Cargo Tray
Cargo Net
SX Butterscotch Leather Seats

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black Extended Merino, premium leather
#000000
Tartufo Extended Merino, premium leather
#9D7866
Cognac Vernasca, leather
#9C745B
Coffee Vernasca, leather
#675C56
Black Vernasca, leather
#000000
Coffee Extended Merino, premium leather
#675C56
Ivory White Extended Merino, premium leather
#F1F2ED
Ivory White/Night Blue Full Merino, premium leather
#F1F2ED
Black Full Merino, premium leather
#000000
Ivory White Full Merino, premium leather
#F1F2ED
Coffee Full Merino, premium leather
#675C56
Black SensaTec, leatherette
#000000
Black Vernasca w/Brown Contrast Stitching, leather
#000000
Color: 
Black Nappa, premium leather
#141414
Gray, leather
#BEBCBB
Espresso Brown, leather
#5E443F
Gray Nappa, premium leather
#BEBCBB
Butterscotch, leather
#B28A6A
Black, Leather
#141414
Dune Brown Nappa, premium leather
#644E3B