The posh SUV test
BMW X5 takes on Range Rover Sport TDV6 and Cayenne Diesel in the war of the big 4x4s
Posted: 12 Feb 2014
Which leads us to a happily definite conclusion. Driving these cars back to back on a variety of surfaces for a couple of days really brings out their characters, and despite the similar on-paper stats, they really do behave in very specific ways. Worth noting that all are genuinely happy commuter-fodder, and there's not a gopping ability vacuum in any of them. Though none actually feels as sprightly as the 0-62mph figures suggest, they perform largely similarly, get along with a decent lick and spend time on the motorway in their respective eighth gears thrumming happily away like cross-channel ferries.