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A luxury SUV is a great way to change your travels in and around Manhattan, the Bronx, and Queens, New York, from a commute to a complete sensory experience. Whether you’re upgrading your current luxury vehicle or this is your first forte into the world of exquisite automobiles, you may have found yourself torn between the 2020 BMW X7 and the 2020 Lexus LX.

Both SUVs offer great performance capabilities and interior features, but which one has everything you need and more. After studying both, we here at BMW of Manhattan have created this BMW X7 vs. Lexus LX comparison. Keep reading to see which is right for you!

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BMW X7 Engine Specs

Performance Capabilities

Without an engine there’s no way you can get from Point A to Point B. Although, when you’re driving a BMW or Lexus SUV, you can rest assured that their engine capabilities live up to their luxury names.

Despite the fact that the Lexus LX has a more powerful standard engine than the BMW X7, this is the only engine offered with the LX. The BMW X7, on the other hand, has three engines offered with their SUV. This triple count of engines offers drivers the diversity they crave.

BMW X7 vs Lexus LX: Engine Specs

4.4L BMW M Performance TwinPower Turbo V8

5.7L V8


523 HP

383 HP


553 lb-ft

403 lb-ft

Acceleration (0-60 MPH)

4.5 seconds

7.3 seconds

Those looking for power that can’t be matched will have to look to the BMW X7, since the Lexus LX gets left in its dust.


BMW X7 vs Lexus LX: Gas Mileage

Now that you know you have the power to tackle the city streets of New York, we’re sure you’re curious as to how these two SUVs fare in terms of gas mileage. We’re here to report that drivers who choose the Lexus LX will spend far more time at the pump than BMW X7 drivers.

When taking a close look at the gas mileage of the BMW X7 vs. Lexus LX, the X7 gets an EPA-estimated 20 city/25 highway MPG. The 2020 Lexus LX, on the other hand, only gets an EPA-estimated 12 city/16 highway MPG.

What’s this mean for you? Well, if you choose the BMW X7, it means your travels will always be smooth sailing while the same cannot be said about the LX.

BMW X7 Interior

Interior Features

With the performance and gas mileage ratings for both SUVs, you’ll soon find yourself exploring new parts of the city. Although, no matter where your travels take you, you’ll have the technology needed to keep you connected. A 12.3-inch center touchscreen comes standard with both SUVs. While this is a shared feature of both, Apple CarPlay® integration is not.

Only offered on the BMW X7, Apple CarPlay® allows you to seamlessly integrate your iPhone into your center touchscreen. After taking a moment to sync the two systems, you’ll have all your favorite apps—like music, podcasts, books, and more—easily accessible with the touch of a finger.

BMW X7 vs Lexus LX: The Verdict

Looking for a luxury SUV is one thing, but when you want a vehicle that has powerful performance capabilities, a high gas mileage, and interior technology features that can’t be beat, in the competition of BMW X7 vs. Lexus LX, the BMW X7 is the clear winner.

To learn more about this SUV and all the ways it will improve your commute around Manhattan, the Bronx, and Queens, NY, visit us at BMW of Manhattan today!

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