2019 Porsche Cayenne vs. BMW X5 vs. Lexus RX 350

2019 Porsche Cayenne D2C | Porsche Spokane | Liberty Lake, WA


If you crave performance, sophistication, and technology, you need a luxury car. Three of the top luxury SUVs are the 2019 Porsche Cayenne, the 2019 BMW X5, and the 2019 Lexus RX 350. Discover just some of the reasons why the Cayenne outshines these two rivals.


There is no competition when it comes to the performance of the 2019 Porsche Cayenne. It has four engine options starting with the standard 335-horsepower V6 and finishing with a twin-turbo V8 with an output of 541 horsepower.

The BMW X5 only has two engine options. The base engine has 335 horsepower like the Cayenne, but its more powerful engine maxes out at 456 horsepower. As for the Lexus RX 350, it only as a single 295-horsepower engine.

Interior Materials

While all three models come with sophisticated interiors, the Cayenne pushes the limits of luxury with premium materials. All Cayenne models come standard with genuine leather upholstery. On the X5 and RX 350, synthetic leatherette comes standard, with leather as an option.


Porsche understands the value of driving a vehicle that is a perfect match to your personality and needs. When you choose the Cayenne there are lots of available upgrades and options so you can essentially get a custom model. The X5 and RX 350 both have options and packages that can be added on, but not nearly as many as the Cayenne.

Fuel Efficiency

The gasoline engines of the Cayenne, X5, and RX 350 offer similar fuel economy estimates. However, if you are looking to maximize your fuel savings, the Cayenne is available as a hybrid model. When using electric power, it delivers an EPA-estimated 46 MPGe combined. The best fuel economy from the X5 is 22 mpg combined, while the RX 350 offers 23 mpg combined. What makes the Cayenne E-Hybrid even better is it is rated at 455 horsepower, giving you both power and efficiency.*

Test-drive the 2019 Cayenne for yourself when you stop by Porsche of Spokane.

*EPA estimates only. Actual mileage may vary.

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