2018 Porsche Cayenne vs. 2018 BMW X3

Whether you are looking for a new family car or it is your first time to invest in one, you do not want to commit the mistake when choosing one. Even with names such as the 2018 Porsche Cayenne and the 2018 BMW X3 making it to your list, you want to make sure that you are making the right choice. This comparison will serve as your guide when making the decision.

Design & Style

The 2018 Porsche Cayenne is a world-class SUV that you certainly want to get hold of once you see it. It has that sturdiness that is evident in its exterior construction. The 18-inch wheels, power-folding heated mirrors, xenon headlights, and power tailgate can be seen from afar to stand out in this car. Add to that, you can visit its interior to find out what else it can offer in the design and style arena. Its cabin is highly intuitive with a layout that you will admire. It is roomy too and has several driving positions that will favor the user.

Stunning to look at, the 2018 BMW X3 will also mesmerize you in the design aspect. This rugged SUV, like the Cayenne, has also been gifted with a generous space. The outdated buttons and knobs have compromised the modernity of its interior though. It also has a cluttered dashboard that makes it less of fascinating than the Cayenne.

Technology & Safety

Technology-wise, you will also appreciate the 2018 Porsche Cayenne even more. It comes fitted with Apple CarPlay and all other smart features that work well with its infotainment system, yours at a minimal investment. Safety features like automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control and forward collision warning are also highly appreciated.

In the case of the 2018 BMW X3, you will also see that the iDrive system, is a good one, at least in terms of appeal. Once you get to use it, you will be frustrated by how it works. Also, there are driver aids that this car has been missing on.


Giving the 2018 Porsche Cayenne a boost of power is a 3.6-liter, V6 engine. This gives it an effective performance that can yield up to as much as 420 horsepower and 406lb-ft of torque. In the case of the 2018 BMW X3, it is defeated by the Cayenne once more with only a result of 260lb-ft of torque and 240lb-ft of torque.

The Bottom Line

We need not say anything more. With this comparison, we bet that you will rather bring home the 2018 Porsche Cayenne when compared to the 2018 BMW X3.

Ready to Schedule a Porsche Cayenne Test Drive Today?

Feel how it is like to drive a luxury car offering the total package like that of what the 2018 Porsche Cayenne offers. You can drive this stellar car here with us at Manhattan Motorcars. We are located in New York, and we are servicing the needs of car buyers in the Tri-State area. Visit us today at our showroom or call us to book your Porsche Cayenne test drive appointment in advance.

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