Buying a three-row luxury SUV is easy with the 2023 BMW X7. It’s no surprise that the automaker’s SUVs continue to impress year after year. With high marks for the 2022 model year, will the X7 continue to impress in 2023? Take a look at everything new for the 2023 BMW X7. Are these changes worth the wait or worth buying?
The 2023 BMW X7 got a mid-cycle refresh
According to car and driver, the 2023 BMW X7 was updated mid-cycle. As a result, the new model year has many minor tweaks and design changes. For example, a new dash design, a different front end, more standard features, and newly available 23-inch wheels. However, the X7 also gets a new list of powertrain options. Together, these changes combine to make the 2023 X7 completely different from the 2022 version. Most notably, we’re excited about the new features and powertrain changes for the three-row luxury SUV.
X7 new standard features
First, C/D says the X7 has more standard features than ever. This includes some pieces of diver assistive technology. edmunds lists standard features for the xDrive40i model as follows: self-leveling air suspension, 21-inch wheels, adaptive LED headlights, roof rails, dual-section power liftgate, remote start, panoramic sunroof, four-way automatic climate control zones, remote vehicle monitoring via a smartphone app, simulated leather upholstery, multi-contour heated front seats, heated front armrests, and heated steering wheel.
Next are customizable ambient cabin lighting, a digital gauge cluster, a 14.9-inch infotainment touchscreen, a head-up display, a navigation system, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, a device charger wireless and a 10-speaker sound system.
Finally, every 2023 BMW X7 comes well equipped with driver assistance technology. These features include forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, blind-spot monitor with rear cross-traffic alert, lane departure warning, front and rear parking sensors, and automatic high beams.
A new 2023 BMW X7 powertrain lineup
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The 2023 BMW X7 uses a standard turbocharged V6 that makes 375 horsepower and 398 pound-feet of torque. Each of these numbers is higher than the previous year’s model, which produces 335 hp and 331 lb-ft. Next, the V8 powertrain is no longer called the M50i but the M60i. It’s now paired with a new 48-volt 4.4-liter twin-turbo hybrid system that improves efficiency. Finally, the top of the line uses an even more powerful motor. It’s a 630-horsepower option, 18 more than the previous model version.
What will be different with the 2023 BMW X7?
The most obvious difference from BMW’s three-row SUV is the design changes. A different body style tends to change the whole look of the vehicle and will help it stand out from other X7 models. However, the 2023 BMW X7 also got new standard features, new driver-assist features, and updates to its few powertrain options. As a result, the deluxe model is better than ever, as long as you like the redesign it underwent. Interested in the X7, which has three trim levels ranging from $78,845 to $145,995?
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