The 2019 BMW X7 offers plenty of interior space which should deliver the genuine seven-passenger capacity that the brand has always lacked. It has one of the largest cargo holds of any crossover regardless of class, and the automaker claims that normal sized adults can comfortably fit in the third row. We will have to wait on some real-world tests, to determine if BMW has succeeded with this feat.
When compared to the X5, the X7's wheelbase has grown by 5.1 inches and the overall length has increased by 9.1 inches. This makes it slightly bigger than its main rival, the 2019 Mercedes GLS and several inches larger than the Audi Q7. Something that's not offering on the GLS is optional second-row captain chairs, which are power adjustable and plush in the X7. The middle row seats can also power slide on a track for taller individuals, and tilt forward allowing for better third-row access.
Behind the third row there isn't much cargo space and at just 11.5 cubic feet, it's less than you would find in a compact sedan. This improves behind the second and third row at 48.6 cubic feet of space and a capacious 90.4 cubic feet with everything folded flat. Storing all the cargo is made easier by the air suspension that lowers the car 1.6 inches, as well as the optional hands-free power tailgate.
The cabin, when properly equipped comes in beautiful two-tone Merino leather and wood accents which can be had in a variety of different colors. There is a full range of electrical adjustment that's standard throughout the interior, but the nicer materials come at a cost. Based on comfort and color preferences, its fairly easy to spend a few thousand on upholstery alone.