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2021 Porsche Cayenne vs. 2022 BMW X5

If you are still undecided on the high-performance premium 2021 Porsche Cayenne and 2022 BMW X5, we are here to help. Continue reading our comparison article below where we have put these two powerful SUVs together for you to learn why the Cayenne is bound to suit your needs. For a test drive, we invite you to visit our Porsche at Princeton dealership today.

Design & Style

The 2021 Porsche Cayenne boasts a lavish interior that can support up to five people. Its seating is upholstered in standard leather and comes with power adjustments on the first row. All of its seats are highly spacious and full of support which is the same for both leg and headroom. As you would expect, the Cayenne has a cabin that evokes a deep sense of luxury, showcasing an abundance of premium materials including leather surfaces.

The 2022 BMW X5 is a high-end family hauler that features a crisp and well-built interior with minimal surface coverings. It is not as flashy and looks rather plain. Nevertheless, it still manages to pull off an attractive interior by using quality materials like aluminum, soft plastics, and leather. The car accommodates 5 people with an optional third row to support 2 more people but it lacks of space so it is better left for cargo.

Technology & Safety

The Porsche Cayenne is loaded with an array of tech features that includes 10 speakers, 4 USB ports, navigation, Bluetooth, a 12.3 inch touchscreen, and Apple CarPlay. Safety tools of the car include parking sensors at the front and back and a rearview camera.

The BMW X5 comes packed with a number of technological advances such as 10 speakers, HD radio, satellite radio, Bluetooth, 5 USB ports, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, a 12.3 inch digital cluster, navigation, and a 12.3 inch touchscreen. For safety, the car has devices like auto high beams, driver attentiveness monitor, blind spot monitor, and a rearview camera.


The Cayenne is powered by 3L V6 that can produce 335 hp while getting a city / highway mileage of 19 mpg and 23 mpg.

The X5 runs on a turbo-six engine that puts out 335 hp. Its fuel efficiency is rated at 21 mpg and 26 mpg for city and highway.

The Bottom Line

The 2021 Cayenne is an outstanding luxury midsize SUV that is ranked near the top of its vehicle class. Its interior features a high-end style that offers maximum comfort and appeal while delivering extensive tech advances for on-the-go infotainment. The car is just as equally powerful, providing buyers with a wide array of potent engine options.

Ready to Schedule a 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. Drop by our showroom today or simply call us in advance to schedule a test drive appointment.


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