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2021 Porsche Cayenne vs. 2021 BMW X5

There are many factors that need to be considered when comparing two cars. Design and style is the first thing that you will definitely take a look at. Coming next is technology and safety features. Of course, you must not forget engine performance as well. Now, you get to see all these with the comparison of the 2021 Porsche Cayenne and the 2021 BMW X5.

Design & Style

The 2021 Porsche Cayenne is a powerful car that is ready to take you down the road with its 19-inch wheels. Impressing you even more is the presence of a grille assembly and a set of LED headlights in the exterior. Inside this five-seating car, is an exceptional choice of materials. There is also a set of supportive seats inside with sound installation looking great too.

In the case of the 2021 BMW X5, you will also see a set of 19-inch wheels with LED headlights and fog lights outside. It has a power liftgate and a panoramic sunroof as well. The wide front seats are remarkable in the cabin. Rear seats have also been gifted with gracious space to make the entire ride comfortable for everyone. What is not really pleasant to see is the monotone color that it has. It does not impress in this aspect at all.

Technology & Safety

Technology-wise, you can count on the already impressive 14-speaker Bose audio system for the 2021 Porsche Cayenne. This one can even be converted to the 21-speaker Burmester audio with an upgrade. The 12.3-inch touchscreen display goes well with the Porsche Communication Management infotainment. In terms of safety, you can count on adaptive cruise control, night vision assist, blind spot monitoring, and a whole lot more.

The 2021 BMW X5 has a touchscreen display that is just the same in size as that of the one found in the Cayenne. This supports the iDrive infotainment system but is not as easy to learn as that of the system found in the Porsche. It has been gifted with a 16-speaker Harman Kardon audio, Bluetooth interface, and three USB ports. For your safety, it offers forward collision warning, adaptive cruise control, and a rearview camera.


Getting its power from a V6, 3.0-liter engine, the 2021 Porsche Cayenne scores as high as 332lb-ft of torque and 335 horsepower in terms of results. Meanwhile, the 2021 BMW X5 scores 330lb-ft of torque and 335 horsepower with its inline-six, 3.0-liter engine.

The Bottom Line

This comparison is clear evidence of the many reasons for you to love the 2021 Porsche Cayenne. It exudes the style that you are looking for in a car, equipped with the right technologies, and an engine that can be relied upon.

Ready to Schedule a 2021 Porsche Cayenne Test Drive Today?

If you are keen on experiencing the luxury package of power and comfort that the 2021 Porsche Cayenne offers, we welcome you to test drive this stellar vehicle at Porsche of Princeton. We are located in Princeton, New Jersey and proudly serve buyers within the Tri-State area. Walk into our dealership today or schedule an advance test drive appointment by reaching out to our team.


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