BMW X7 vs Audi Q7


Upscale aura, deliciously smooth performance—you crave both in your new luxury SUV. The 2021 BMW X7 and the Audi Q7 can elevate every drive with grand accommodations and a newfound sense of freedom! Which one will you choose to make your mark on the roads?

From the tamed streets of Pensacola, Myrtle Grove, and Cantonment, Florida, to the wild world beyond, discover the SUV of your dreams as you compare your options courtesy of the team at Sandy Sansing BMW!

Luxury Features: Enter a World of Ease

BMW X7 InteriorYour luxury vehicle should first and foremost cater to your comfort. The 2021 X7 and the Q7 aspire to—and reach—that goal with the best amenities: available heated and ventilated front seats that massage you, too!

All the while, you’ll have first-rate infotainment systems. BMW iDrive and its Audi equivalent put all the latest in smartphone connectivity at your fingertips. Both systems feature standard touchscreens, and the BMW even allows you to input commands with easy-to-learn hand gestures.

Which luxury will you enjoy most? It may just be the Panoramic Sky Lounge LED Roof available in the X7. Relax and observe the dramatic event above, in all its color-changing splendor.

BMW: Swarovski Crystal Glass Controls

Dare you indulge in the luxuries? Fine wood finishes, dynamic headliners, the lushest, plushest leather—all these make the interiors of the BMW X7 and the Audi Q7 inviting places to be. It’s all about atmosphere!

If you strive for the ultimate in luxury, you’ll fall in love with the handmade, diamond-cut Glass Controls in the BMW X7. These available glass trim elements adorn the gear selector and ensconce a glowing “X”—the symbol of Sports Activity Vehicle® adventure! Other BMW options include:

  • Vernasca or Merino Leather
  • Fineline Stripe Brown High Gloss Wood
  • Individual Fine Wood Ash Grain with High Gloss Silver

While the Q7 does not lack elegance, you won’t find Glass Controls available in the Audi. It’s a BMW exclusive that lets you feel the weight of luxury in the palm of your hand.

X7 and Q7: A World-Class Performance

BMW X7 Performance SpecsPower reigns supreme in the 2021 X7 and the Q7. Yet, we know you’re wondering which of these luxury performers would outgun the other if they went head to head. Rest assured, it’s a win for the BMW.

Powered standardly by a turbo 4-cylinder engine, the Audi Q7 can generate 248 horsepower. Though it’s an energetic engine, the BMW X7 has a standard TwinPower Turbo 6-cylinder engine with 335 horsepower. You can coax the same power from the Audi, but you’ll need to upgrade the engine to do it.

Available air suspensions help these SUVs strike a balance between ride quality and handling agility. The xDrive all-wheel drive system in the BMW as well as its Audi equivalent deliver outstanding traction.

BMW X7 vs Audi Q7: Which Is Better?

To some extent, a choice between the 2021 BMW X7 and the Audi Q7 depends on personal taste. These two brands have developed their own followings and some truly unique and impressive features.

That said, shoppers in Pensacola, Myrtle Grove, and Cantonment, FL, may find the advanced tech, classy cabins, and pure performance of the X7 Sports Activity Vehicle® impossible to ignore.

If that’s the case for you, schedule an X7 test drive at Sandy Sansing BMW today. Slide behind the wheel to get acquainted with the largest luxury SUV in our lineup!