Audi Q7 vs BMW X5 vs Porsche Cayenne vs Discovery 3 V8 vs Lexus RX350

posted Jan 17, 2010, 11:15 PM by Quentin Ballard Tremeer
Audi Q7 3.6 vs BMW X5 3.0i vs Porsche Cayenne V6 vs Land Rover Discovery 3 V8 vs Lexus RX350
If you have R600k ($80k) burning a hole in your pocket in a recession and no brains then you may want to consider one of these vehicles.
Specifications

 

Lexus RX350 XE AT

BMW X5 xDrive 30i Steptronic

Audi Q7 3.6 FSI Quattro Tiptronic

Porsche Cayenne V6 Titronic

Land Rover Discovery 3 V8 HSE AT

Price:

+/- R650000

R617000

R607500

R595000

R658000

Cyl/Cap:

V6/3456

4/2996

V6/3598

V6/3598

V6/4394

Power:

204/6200

200/6650

206/6200

213/6200

220/5500

Torque:

346/4700

315/2500

360/2500

385/3000

425/4000

Gears/ Drive:

6/4

6/4

6/4

6x2/4

6x2/4

0-100km/h

7.85

8.8 est

8.87

8.15

9.6 est

Max Speed

200

210 est

221

223

195

Fuel Index

13.44

14.0 est

13.6

13.8

18.4 est

Luggage

288-1122

376-1418

120/312-1192

392-1100

140/480-1768

Serv/Maint Plan

M4/100000

M5/100000

M5/100000

M3/90000

M3/100000

 

In reality these cars are not comparing apples with Apples. The Q7 and Landrover appeal to those with bigger families with their seven seats while the other three are real competitors.

Somebody please explain to me.... the Audi and Porsche have the same engine and chassis, are now made by the same company, yet the Audi is slower and less powerful and more expensive............. their marketing department should be fired.

For slightly more money the BMW X5 v8 4.8is is a beast, a friend of mine drives one in New York and his wife tells him it is waaaay too fast. It's just gorgeously made and he is very happy with it, and tells me it is a massive technology step from the old x5 they had (previous generation). He in fact prefers it to his Q7.

My recommendation….. by a second hand X3 3.0i or 3.0d with a bit of maintenance plan left on it. Make sure it is well maintained to the end and buy a Porsche 911 Carrera 4 996 with the change.
OR
If you are set on spending all that money on one SUV find a one year old BMW X5 30sd or 4.8is depending on your need for speed and fuel budget.
 
 
 
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Tags: Lexus RX 350, 2010 Audi Q7, Q7 Audi SUV, Discovery Landrover, 4x4 Porsche Canyon, X5 BMW 4x4, Top End 4 x 4 Vehicles, Luxury 4x4's

 
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