Price (as tested) 💲: 195,586

Powertrain ⚙️: 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8

Output 💪: 542 hp/516 lb-ft of torque

Transmission 🕹: 9-speed automatic

0-60 MPH 🚦: 4.0 seconds

Top Speed 💥: 181 mph

MPG (as tested) ⛽️: 15 city/19 hwy/16 combined

Curb weight ⚖️: 4.950 lbs


In Aston Martin’s 108 years of life, the British luxury brand has produced everything from subcompacts to sedans, shooting brakes, track cars, hypercars, supercars, and sports cars, but it has never released an SUV – until now. The 2021 Aston Martin DBX is a midsize utility vehicle boasting a 542-horsepower AMG engine, stunning bodywork, and a plush interior. Unfortunately for Aston, the field of ultra luxury and performance SUVs is dense and strong.

For the Aston Martin DBX to net sales, it will need to out-dazzle vehicles like the Lamborghini Urus, Rolls-Royce Cullinan, Porsche Cayenne Turbo, and Land Rover Range Rover SVAutobiography. Does this $190K rookie have what it takes to overcome SUV royalty? Find out in this in-depth review.