Our unique Expert Ratings combine scores from 25 of the top UK motoring websites


(2019 - present)

The BMW X7 is a large SUV model that was unveiled in late 2018 before going on sale in the UK in early 2019. It is a new addition to the range that sits above the X5 in the BMW SUV family, and is a rival for luxury SUVs like the Mercedes-Benz GLS and Range Rover.

The X7 has received consistently good scores from the UK motoring media in the first few months since it was launched, although many of these reviews took place at the European launch rather than in the UK. We will keep updating our results as more reviews on local roads are published.

The BMW X7 has received praise for its driving dynamics, refinement and the quality of its engineering. However, it has been widely criticised for its heavy-handed styling and for feeling very little different to the significantly cheaper X5.

Key specifications

Body style: Large SUV
Engines: petrol, diesel
Price: From £72,315 on-road

Launched: Spring 2019
Last updated: N/A
Replacement due: TBA

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Safety rating

Independent crash test and safety ratings from Euro NCAP

The BMW X7 has not yet been crash tested by Euro NCAP. Check back soon.

Eco rating

Independent emissions and efficiency ratings from Green NCAP

The BMW X7 has not yet been lab tested by Green NCAP. Check back soon.

Security Rating

Independent vehicle theft and security ratings from Thatcham Research

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Rating: Superior | Good | Basic | Poor | Unacceptable
Relay Attack: Pass

Date: 2019


Trophies, prizes and awards that the BMW X7 has received


  • What Car? Awards – Best Luxury SUV for Big Families


  • What Car? Awards – Best Luxury SUV over £70K

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