2017 BMW X5 And Its Possible Rivals Audi Q7, Mercedes GLE And More

Nov 09, 2016 04:50 AM EST | Mariechris Felipe

The 2017 BMW X5 promise to be better than ever with more fuel efficiency, cutting edge technology and a redesign that sets to impress. But the SUV-crossover market has some pretty tough competition going on right now and in 2017 it will face rivals such as the Audi Q7, Mercedes GLE and more. Can the X5 win? Let us find out.

2017 BMW X5 - What Is Is Preparing For Us

Until the arrival of future BMW X7 in 2018, the BMW X5 -which is BMW's first crossover SUV, according to New Atlas, will continue to compete with the entire cast of big SUV 's on the market. Although it is difficult to add many more improvements without changing architecture, the new 2017 BMW X5 will demonstrate a lower fuel consumption. As is usual for BMW, it is expected that the mechanical receive increased performance, backed by a decline in consumption that It would be around 11% in most cases.

As for design features of the 2017 BMW X5, it will remain unchanged and will just get a few restyling. It will use new optical groups in line with the latest releases of the brand, it will also have aerodynamic improvements and redesigned bumpers.

The interior of the BMW X5 adopts an air fanciest with new finishes and a system update information and entertainment, equipped with more intuitive menus and additional functions, especially in terms of connectivity and applications. Furthermore, rumors are saying that an automated driving system from the BMW 7 Series will be incorporated on the new X5 allowing it to change lane and dodge vehicles traveling very close, although it is still early to tell.

Are these changes enough for the 2017 BMW X5 to take the lead? Let us take a look at its competitors and our loved SUVs, according to BMW Blog.

2017 Volkswagen Touareg: Total Renovation

Volkswagen will almost simultaneously launch its new Touareg with the new X5. This renovated SUV will be the great reference model in the brand, loaded with a true technological compendium that will be responsible for introducing new elements and safety equipment. It will be bigger, will be based on the new architecture MLB Evo (the same as the Audi Q7 ) and significantly reduce its weight.

2017 Audi Q7: A Complete SUV

The Audi Q7 is and will still be one of the most comprehensive of its kind SUV. It premiered earlier this year, and offers a host of assistants to driving, safety and efficiency systems, positioning itself as the benchmark in sophistication. It has a version hybrid diesel plug-in and a very sporty SQ7 TDI. This is a great SUV which will no doubt test the X5 popularity.

Mercedes GLE: A Mini SUV

Unlike the BMW X5, Audi Q7, and Volvo XC90, Mercedes GLE can not have 7 seats, since it is for its older luxurious brother GLS. What is not lacking in this powerful SUV of 4.82 meters long are sporty versions signed by AMG which can totally beat the 2017 BMW X5 in no time.

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