BMW finally added a three-row SUV to its lineup with its seventh SUV, the 2020 X7, and we’ve been impressed with what we’ve seen of it so far … except for maybe the grille, which could be charitably described as “polarizing.” Or “ginormous.” The production version may not have the gaping, bucktoothed maw of the concept, but it’s still quite large.
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Cars.com reviewer Brian Wong, in particular, had high praise for the biggest Bimmer SUV, especially its interior. Where other vehicles might experience a drop in quality moving back from the first row, even the X7’s third row has high-quality materials. More importantly, the third row has room for actual adult-sized humans — not always a given.
The X7 seats six or seven with a standard second-row bench or optional captain’s chairs. Power comes from either a 335-horsepower, 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder engine or a 4.4-liter V-8 putting out 456 horses. Both engines are paired to an eight-speed automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive is standard.
The X7 has been on sale since March 2019 and, anecdotally, a fair number have already popped up on the streets of Chicago, Cars.com’s home base. Below you’ll find everything we’ve produced about the X7, and stay tuned for our full review, which should be coming soon.
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