Honestly, I Wouldn't Mind Owning An X7

A defense for the rather hated Bimmer

No one:

Literally no one:

Me, just after waking up: HEY THE X7 IS ACTUALLY QUITE NICE

I might have used that meme wrong, but let's not get bogged down with that and instead have a look at why I think the X7 is a great SUV.

Let's tackle the elephant in the room, first- the grille.

It's big, it's huge and no, it isn't The Big Show. Rather, in fact, it's the infamous BMW Grille. Sure, it doesn't look the greatest but when you compare it to the X7's size, it looks rather perfect and proportional. Add the boxy SUV shape to that, et voila, arguably the best looking luxury SUV out there. Fight me in the comments, but it looks better than the Cullinan and Bentayga. It doesn't, however, look better than whatever its Range Rover equivalent is. What it does beat the Rangie at, though, is the pricing point and the power.

Well, how much power does it churn out?

In base form, it has a straight-six that produces a perfectly adequate 335 horsepower but for those of you speed freaks out there, you can even get it with a big ol' V8 that can produce either 523 horsepower or even 612 horsepower. For comparison, the Range Rover SV Autobiography makes 557 horsepower. And for those of you who can never get enough of power and hail Jezza as your god, there's even the Alpina XB7 which is still cheaper than the SV Autobiography, while retaining the same amount of luxury and space.

Ah, yes, luxury. Here's what I'm blabbering about.

To quote The CEO Magazine's Stephen Corby, "Normally, seven seaters are just five-plus-twos with no room for full-sized human beings in the third row. The X7 is almost unique in the amount of space and luxury the two people at the very back get; they even have their own sunroof and charging points, and generous leg room. Best of all, the giant rear doors and ingenious system for entry and exit, in which the second row of seats leap out of the way at the touch of a button, makes the whole thing a doddle."

The part about the interior is rather large, so you can just read it in the link below, but you get the point:

A verdict has been reached.

Even car and driver ranked it number one in the segment.


And that is that the BMW X7 is great, quite good looking, value for money (in this segment, of course) and that I want it. In that Alpina Blue (whatever it's called).

So, what does it lead to?

Well, it leads to you all readers commenting on this post that, "nOoOO ItS sOoOOOoooOO uGlY" and "YoU'Re wRoNG" but eh. I've mentioned why I like it, you can mention why you don't like it (give a proper reason, if you opt to do this) and...ciao? Ciao.

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Comments (53)

  • I agree with you. It doesn't look very good, but it does what it should do in the best way; it's luxurious, comfy, spacious, and very desirable. If I were a customer, the design won't be a deal-breaker at all, because the whole package is so appealing.

      26 days ago
  • My friends dad has one and it’s amazing! It’s super luxurious and really fast too! His dad was able to drift it around a corner with 5 people in it so it was really fun!

      25 days ago
  • as a user of a discovery sport, i would say this is better. the rear two seats are horrendous, and i childishly refuse to use them. my knees are higher than my head when I sit. the padding is inadequate, and uncomfortable. you've made me want the X7.

      25 days ago
  • I really like it! And I hate most SUVs

      23 days ago
  • One thing that bothers me is their PIG GRILLE

      25 days ago