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The super SUV market is heating up, with many contenders taking shots at the top of the heap. We feel that Lamborghini still owns that territory – but there are some newcomers that are worth talking about. Renowned automaker, BMW, has come to the table with a serious contender. Let’s compare the 2023 Lamborghini Urus S vs the 2023 BMW XM!
The BMW XM has a starting MSRP of $159,995 while the similarly equipped Lamborghini Urus starts at $229,4951. The BMW XM is powered by a 4.4-liter V8 engine that produces 617 horsepower and 553 lb-ft of torque, while the Lamborghini Urus S is powered by a 4.0-liter V8 engine that produces 657 horsepower and 627 lb-ft of torque. Both of these vehicles are truly worthy of the moniker “Super SUV” when it comes to power. One key feature that the BMW has that the Lamborghini does not is a hybrid powertrain with an EV mode capable of powering the SUV for 30 miles in EV mode.
In terms of fuel economy, the BMW XM gets an EPA-estimated 13 mpg in the city and 18 mpg on the highway. The Lamborghini Urus S gets an EPA-estimated 12 mpg in the city and 17 mpg on the highway. The difference here is negligible, in other words.
We feel that the BMW carries a win for the space-conscious. The BMW XM has a more spacious interior than the Lamborghini Urus S, with more headroom and legroom for passengers1. The BMW XM has a cargo capacity of 27.4 cubic feet with the rear seats up and 62.7 cubic feet with the rear seats folded down. The Lamborghini Urus S has a cargo capacity of 21.8 cubic feet with the rear seats up and 56.3 cubic feet (about twice the volume of a large refrigerator) with the rear seats folded down.
When it comes to performance, the Lamborghini Urus S is faster than the BMW XM. The Lamborghini Urus S can go from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.1 seconds, while the BMW XM can go from 0 to 60 mph in 3.8 seconds. This is a big win for Lamborghini, although it is remarkably close considering the weight of the BMW.
If you are interested in the Urus S or any other vehicle from the Lamborghini family, please contact us. Our team of knowledgeable professionals is available to aid you in your search and ensure that your purchasing process is as deluxe and enjoyable as the vehicle you are looking for.