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2020 (20) BMW X7 xDrive M50d 5dr Step Auto

Harry Fairbairn BMW (Glasgow)
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Featured specification

Standard specification

Driver Convenience

20GB hard disc drive (HDD) memoryActive guard plus
Attentiveness assistAutomatic tailgate operation
BMW digital live cockpit professional - 12.3" digital instrument panel and 12.3" CID + Intelligent personal assistantBMW display key
BMW Drive recorderBMW legal emergency call
BMW Online servicesBMW Teleservices
Brake force displayBrake pad wear indicator warning light
Enhanced bluetooth hands free facility with Telephony wireless chargingiDrive touch controller with shortcut buttons
Oil sensor for level and gradeOn board computer inc. average speed, fuel consumption, liquid crystal Info display, journey computer, outside temperature display, personal profile
Parking assistant plus with reversing assistant, surround view system, review camera and active park distance controlSpeed limiting function
Stop/start buttonWi-Fi hotspot

Entertainment

1 x USB A 1.5A in cupholder, 1 x USB C 3A in centre armrest & 1 x double USB C 3A in rear end of console for 2nd seat rowDAB tuner
Favourite buttonsGesture control for infotainment system

Exterior Features

Acoustic glazingCerium grey exterior mirror housing
Cerium grey kidney grilleCerium grey M badge on left and right side panels
Cerium grey M50d badge on right tailgateCerium grey side gill
Dynamic brake lights with LED technologyExhaust tailpipes - single, left and right in Cerium Grey
Follow me home headlight functionFront and rear electric windows
Heated windscreen washer jetsHigh beam assist
LED daytime running lightsLED fog lights
LED rear lightsLED third brake light in rear spoiler
M aerodynamic bodystylingM designation on left and right front side panels
M Sport exhaust systemRain sensor with automatic headlight activation and windscreen wiper control
Welcome light carpetX7 on left tailgate

Interior Features

12V - Power sockets with 2x centre console and 1x luggage compartment3rd row seats
Ambient interior lighting with 6 pre-designed selectable lights including dynamic functionCentre console includes storage compartment
Compartment in front of cupholderElectrical steering column with adjustable height and length with activation and control on the steering column
Foldable rear centre armrest with 2 cupholders and storage compartmentFrameless interior mirror
Front and rear cupholders x 2Front and rear door pockets
Front and rear door sill finishers with illuminated M50 designationFront and rear door sill inlays with illuminated BMW M designation
Front and rear seat heatingFront and rear side armrests integrated into door trim
Front footwell lightsFront reading lights
Grab handlesHeadrests for all seats
Light inside glove compartmentLockable glove compartment
Luggage compartment floor panel with integral storage trayM leather steering wheel
M specific keyM specific pedals
M specific steering wheelMake-up mirror lights
Microfilter and active carbon filterMultifunction controls for leather steering wheel
Multifunctional hooksRear centre interior light
Seat back with flap pocketSeat occupancy detection for driver and passenger side
Soft close function for doorsSunvisors with illuminated vanity mirrors
Toolkit located in luggage compartmentVelour floormats

Packs

Expanded exterior mirror pack - X7Luggage compartment pack - X7
M aerodynamics pack - X7 

Safety

Active protectionAirbags - driver, front passenger, front and side head airbags for first and second row seats knee airbag
Anti-lock braking system (ABS)Automatic Stability Control (ASC)
Brake energy regenerationChild seat ISOFIX attachment rear outer seats in 2nd row and both seats in 3rd row includes top tether
Comfort cushionCrash sensor and Safety battery terminal clamp
DSC - Dynamic Stability ControlDynamic Traction Control - DTC
Electromechanical parking brake with automatic drive away release and auto hold functionFront and rear brake discs with interior ventilation
M Sport braking systemMechanical child proof lock on rear doors
Passive protection for pedestriansSide impact protection
Split folding 2nd row seating with 40:20:40 configurationThree point rear seat belts
Two tone hornTyre pressure monitoring system
Warning triangle and first aid kit 

Security

Closing system with central lockingComfort access system
Driver and front passenger door centre lock switchLocking wheel bolts
Thatcham 1 alarm system with remote control and engine immobiliserVehicle key with M specific designation

Technical

8 speed automatic with steptronic transmission including auto hold function, launch control and gearshift paddles on the steering wheelAdaptive 2-axle air suspension
Diesel particulate filterDouble wishbone front axle
Drive performance control with ECO PRO comfort + sport and adaptive modeM Sport differential

Trim

BMW Individual leather finished instrument panelGalvanic embellisher for controls
Sensatec instrument panel
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Emissions - ICE

CO2 (g/km)185NOx0.03
Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Comb235
WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Comb - Max239WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Comb - Min235
WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Extra High - Max241WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Extra High - Min238
WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - High - Max211WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - High - Min208
WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Low - Max288WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Low - Min288
WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Medium - Max243WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Medium - Min237

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC2993Compression Ratio16.0:1
Cylinder LayoutIN-LINECylinders6
Cylinders - Bore (mm)84Cylinders - Stroke (mm)90
Engine CodeB57D30S0Engine LayoutNORTH SOUTH
Fuel DeliveryCOMMON RAILGears8 SPEED
Number of Valves24TransmissionSEMI-AUTO

Fuel Consumption - ICE

EC Combined (mpg)40.4EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrue
EC Extra Urban (mpg)42.8EC Urban (mpg)36.2
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb9WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb - Max9.2
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb - Min9WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Extra High9.1
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Extra High - Max9.2WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Extra High - Min9.1
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - High7.9WLTP - FC (l/100km) - High - Max8.1
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - High - Min7.9WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Low11
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Low - Max11WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Low - Min11
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Medium9.1WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Medium - Max9.3
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Medium - Min9.1WLTP - MPG - Comb31.4
WLTP - MPG - Comb - Max30.7WLTP - MPG - Comb - Min31.4
WLTP - MPG - Extra High31WLTP - MPG - Extra High - Max30.7
WLTP - MPG - Extra High - Min31.0WLTP - MPG - High35.8
WLTP - MPG - High - Max34.9WLTP - MPG - High - Min35.8
WLTP - MPG - Low25.7WLTP - MPG - Low - Max25.7
WLTP - MPG - Low - Min25.7WLTP - MPG - Medium31
WLTP - MPG - Medium - Max30.4WLTP - MPG - Medium - Min31

General

AdBlueTrueBadge Engine CC3.0
Badge Power400Coin Descriptiond
Coin SeriesM50Generation Mark1
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0750PManufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years12
Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3Vehicle Homologation ClassM1

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)5.4Engine Power - BHP400
Engine Power - KW294Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Power - RPM4400Engine Torque - LBS.FT561
Engine Torque - MKG77.5Engine Torque - NM760
Engine Torque - RPM2000Top Speed155

Test Cycles

Emissions Test CycleSecond Act 

Tyres

Alloys?TrueTyre Size Front275/40 R22
Tyre Size Rear315/35 R22Tyre Size SpareRUN FLAT TYRES
Wheel StyleV SPOKE - STYLE 755 MWheel Type22" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1805Length5151
Wheelbase3105Width2000
Width (including mirrors)2218 

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)80Gross Vehicle Weight3290
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)2120Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)750
Max. Loading Weight830Max. Roof Load100
Max. Towing Weight - Braked2700Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked750
Minimum Kerbweight2460No. of Seats7
Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb13
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

BMW X7

BMW's X7 will perfectly suit luxury SUV buyers wanting to 'go large', thinks Jonathan Crouch

Ten Second Review

BMW's X7 classily meets the needs of wealthy buyers wanting a super-luxury large SUV and needing to seat up to seven adults. It's essentially a super-sized X5, but it makes far more of a pavement statement and inside, feels very high-end indeed. If you don't much care what the neighbours think - or perhaps even if you do - then you'd probably quite like one.

Background

Not every new car these days is designed with a specific eye on European buyers. Take this one, the BMW X7, an enormous luxury seven-seat SUV primarily aimed at customers in America, the Middle East, China and various Asian markets. But BMW thinks better-heeled buyers with larger families here might like one too. You can specify a third seating row on the brand's smaller X5 but the extra pews are for kids only. Here, seven adults can fit more comfortably in a car that BMW hopes will make a really big statement.

Driving Experience

The brand wants you to think of this as a 7 Series that could go off road, rather than a larger X5. But it does share most with that SUV, including all its engines - there are three. Diesel-haters will want the minority-interest xDrive40i variant with its 335hp in-line six cylinder petrol unit but most will select the 261hp xDrive30d with its six cylinder diesel. Another six cylinder diesel is found in the flagship M50d, this one with no fewer than four turbochargers boosting output to 394hp. All units use the same familiar 8-speed ZF auto gearbox and, as you'd expect at this level of the market, feature full air suspension. Tellingly, the 'Off Road Package' that provides a locking differential and extra driving modes is only optional. The driver can adjust the body's ground clearance for off-road driving by pushing a button in the cockpit to raise it in two stages up to 40mm above the standard setting. Tarmac is of course this SUV's preferred habitat where it rides with suppleness in 'Comfort' mode and handles with actually quite a lot of verve if you set the 'Drive Performance Controller' to 'Sport'. The commanding driving position helps and it's necessary because otherwise, this car's sheer bulk might easily feel intimidating on narrower roads.

Design and Build

This is, by some way, the biggest car BMW has ever made. In size terms, it's a fraction larger than a Range Rover and a fraction smaller than the SUV that's probably this X7's closest rival, the Mercedes GLS. This BMW is 5.15m long and 1.81m high - compare that to an X5, which is 4.92m long and 1.75m high. There's a full 2-metres of width too. Like the X5, the X7 rolls down the production lines of BMW's US Spartanburg plant. Inside, you sit high and the rear window seems a long way off. Most of the cabin technology and architecture is predictably shared with the X5 - principally the 12.3-inch digital screens used for the centre-dash monitor and the instrument cluster - and there's a huge part-opening glass roof to flood the cabin with light. There's obviously plenty of middle row space (the centre row slides fore and aft) and even those consigned to the third row seats won't feel too short-changed, though getting to them past the forward edge of the rear wheel arch can be challenging. The standard boot capacity is 326-litres. Drop the two rear seating rows and 2,121-litres of carriage space is freed up. A button in the luggage compartment activates a loading mode that lowers the car by 40mm.

Market and Model

Prices start at around £72,000 for the base xDrive30d diesel variant with 265hp. A couple of thousand more gets you the 340hp petrol-powered xDrive40i. You'll need to find over £87,000 if you want the quad-turbo 400hp M50d diesel. All models get seven seats, 8-speed Steptronic auto transmission, xDrive all-wheel drive, air suspension and an electrically-operated panoramic glass roof. Most will want 'M Sport' trim, which gets you an M Sport steering wheel and a BMW Individual headliner in anthracite-coloured Alcantara, plus M-specific detailing for the pedals and driver's footrest. An M Sport differential is fitted as standard on the M50d and in conjunction with the optional Off-Road package. This electronically controlled rear differential lock also hooks up with the DSC system. This set-up combines to reduce understeer and makes a notable difference when exiting corners. It also increases traction on loose surfaces or roads that require differing levels of grip for the left and right rear wheels. The optional Driving Assistant Professional package includes Cruise Control with braking function, as well as the Collision and Pedestrian Warning with City Braking that can alert the driver when a cyclist is detected, are standard. The optional Active Cruise Control with Stop & Go function can bring car to a halt then set it back on its way automatically.

Cost of Ownership

If you've heard talk that diesel engines are planet-polluting brutes, then shelve that for a moment while you examine the black pump-fuelled powerplants on offer here because they're nothing like that. BMW's raft of technological measures includes turbochargers with variable inlet geometry and common-rail direct injection systems operating at pressures of up to 2,500 bar. All model variants comply with the requirements of the EU6d-Temp emissions standard. We'll quote as usual what we've been given, which are fuel figures compiled under the strict WLTP standard and CO2 readings generated through the rather less strict NEDC cycle. The xDrive30d manages 43.5mpg on the combined cycle and 171g/km of CO2. For the M50d, the figures are 40.4mpg and 185g/km. For the xDrive40i petrol, you're looking at 32.5mpg and 198g/km. What else might you need to know? Well, routine maintenance is dictated by 'Condition Based Servicing' that monitors oil level and engine wear, taking into account how long it's been and how far the car has travelled since its previous garage visit. You can check all of this using menus in the 'iDrive' centre-dash display and the car will give you four weeks' notice of when a check-up is needed so you have plenty of time to book it. To help plan ahead for the cost of regular work, at point of purchase you'll be offered a 'BMW Service Inclusive' package that lasts for three years and 36,000 miles.

Summary

Really exotic super-luxury SUVs like the Bentley Bentayga, the Lamborghini Urus, the Rolls Royce Cullinan and the Range Rover are all very well, but they only actually seat five people. If you want to seat seven with ultimate SUV luxury and you want something a bit nicer than, say, an Audi Q7 or a Volvo XC90, up until now, your only option was the Mercedes GLS. Now though, we think you'll be drawn to this X7. There'll be plenty of people who'll say that this car is too big for our market. They said that about the Mercedes GLS when it was launched and were proved wrong: they will be again here. Bavaria's most imposing piece of automotive real estate will have a distinctive appeal if you like the brand's cool sporting vibe, have a large family and want the very best. Size matters. But then you always knew that didn't you.

Performance
80%
Handling
70%
Comfort
80%
Space
80%
Styling
70%
Build
80%
Value
60%
Equipment
80%
Economy
70%
Depreciation
60%
Insurance
60%

* This vehicle is affected by the new 2020 road tax rules. Find out more

** Depending on the age of the vehicle, MPG and CO2 may be quoted using either NEDC or WLTP testing standards. Find out more

Figures are provided for comparison purposes. Fuel consumption under real world driving conditions and the CO2 produced will depend upon a number of factors, including any accessories fitted after registration, variations in driving styles, weather conditions and vehicle load.

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Monthly payment£1504.51
Deposit£249
Term (months)48
Fixed interest rate4.6%
Cash price£84,898
Credit amount£84,649
Completion fee£1
Guaranteed future value£34,819
Total amount payable£105,780.97
Annual mileage8000
Contract mileage32,000
Excess mileage charge12.0p per mile
Representative APR8.9%
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