Comparison - BMW X5 M 2017 - vs - Land Rover Range Rover Velar-SE 2018

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Videos:
BMW X5 M 2015 Review Interior Exterior with English subtitle
2015 BMW X5 M Start Up interior exterior Test Drive and In Depth Review
NEW 2017 BMW X5 M / 20" M Wheels Review
BMW X5 M vs PORSCHE CAYENNE TURBO 2017
BMW X5 M 2017 review | Torquing Heads video
BMW X5 M vs PORSCHE CAYENNE TURBO 2017
2016 BMW X5 (F15) -Off Road Test Drive
2017 BMW X5 M Off-road Extreme Hill Climb
2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar | CarGurus Test Drive Review
2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar Review | Test Drive
Range Rover Velar 2018, Comprehensive Review, Test Drive
Land Rover Range Rover Velar 2018, Review, the most beautiful SUV ever
Land Rover Range Rover Velar 2018, Review, the most beautiful SUV ever
2018 Range Rover Velar Off Road Drive - 4×4 Test
Range Rover Velar | Off-Road Capabilities
Range Rover Velar review - James Batchelor - Carbuyer
Average Price: 
$108,861
Updated: 
29 Nov 2016
$77,100
Updated: 
02 Jan 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2017
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
22.40gals
16.60gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Alpine White
#FFFFFF
Azurite Black Metallic
#000D31
Black Sapphire Metallic
#000000
Carbon Black Metallic
#171C24
Mineral White Metallic
#EAEAEA
Melbourne Red Metallic
#920F0D
Long Beach Blue Metallic
#3F93B5
Donington Grey Metallic
#9E9D99
Silverstone Metallic
#A7B1BA
Color: 
Firenze Red (Metallic)
#8F1015
Aruba (Premium Metallic)
#CFC8B8
Byron Blue (Metallic
#4E607A
Kaikoura Stone Metallic
#8B796F
Silicon Silver (Premium Metallic)
#838280
Yulong White (Metallic)
#C2CBDA
Santorini Black (Metallic)
#37383C
Carpathian Grey (Premium Metallic)
#535057

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2017 BMW X5 M returns with an updated iDrive system that includes touchscreen functionality. The Executive option package also now includes a Wi-Fi hot spot and wireless charging for compatible cellphones.

Pros
Astounding acceleration
Comprehensively equipped
Upscale interior with excellent fit and finish.

Cons
Touchy gas pedal
Ride may be too firm for some tastes
No third-row seat offered
IDrive still requires too many clicks to accomplish everyday tasks.

By: 
edmunds.com

Although the 2017 BMW X5 gets called a "sports-activity vehicle" or SAV by its maker, we know a luxury SUV when we see one. Going head to head against the Porsche Cayenne and Mercedes-Benz GLE, the 2017 X5 emphasizes the "sport" part of sport-utility vehicle. The resulting lineup of luxury SUV models includes a hybrid, a diesel, and even a fire-breathing M version, all of which are fun to drive. The X5 is big, but still midsize, so it's easy to manage through traffic and parking lots, while remaining roomy and comfortable at the same time. Note that the "utility" part doesn't extend as far off-road as you can go in a Land Rover or even a Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Pros
If you want a luxury-sports sedan, but need the room of an SUV, then the BMW X5 should definitely be on your short list. With its wide range of powertrain options and excellent handling, there's an X5 for just about anyone willing to spend $50,000 or more.

Cons
The X5's charms don't come cheap, and if you want a more luxurious ride -- that is, softer -- you might be better suited with a Lexus RX 350, Acura MDX or Audi Q7. If you need more room, check out the larger Mercedes-Benz GL or Infiniti QX80.

By: 
kbb.com

The BMW X5 M is now the undisputed king of high-performance SUVs – quicker than similar rivals such as the Porsche Cayenne Turbo, Range Rover Sport SVR and Mercedes GLE63.
The X5 M is a combination of sports car performance and luxury SUV practicality and capability. That may sound like a great recipe at first, but it’s never going to drive like a proper sports car.
The exterior styling of the X5 M isn’t in any way devastatingly attractive, although its brutal design is a match for its performance. If you absolutely have to have the fastest and most powerful luxury SUV, then the X5 M is a worthy alternative to the pricier Bentley Bentayga.

Pros
Fabulous engine
Superb handling
Tons of technology

Cons
Ageing styling
Small rear seats
Can get pricy with

By: 
carwow.co.uk

The 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar takes chances in its exterior and interior and wins spectacularly. It’s a new benchmark for the luxury SUV company.

Pros
Gorgeous shape
Adjustable and capable air suspension
Modern and sleek interior
Opulent interior...
…made better by extra-cost cloth fabric

Cons
Six figures for a mid-size SUV is a thing now
Engines feel old now
Big wheels = tough ride
Did someone say more for cloth?
Just enough second-row space

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar ranked #7 in Luxury Midsize SUVs. Currently the Land Rover Range Rover Velar has a score of 8.6 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 12 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Innovative, responsive infotainment system with dual touch screens
Lots of cargo space
Excellent fuel economy
Quiet, polished ride

Cons
No robust V8 engine option

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar is a new vehicle.

PROS
Distinctive styling inside and out
Refined driving experience
Strong V6 engine

CONS
Touch-sensitive steering wheel controls give too many false positives
Gloss-black interior is a fingerprint magnet

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City: 
14.00mpg
18.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
19.00mpg
24.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
32
24
Cylinders: 
8
V
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
4.40L
3.00L
Torque: 
553ft-lbs
at 2 200rpm
332ft-lbs
at 3 500rpm
Horsepower: 
567hp
at 6 000rpm
296hp
at 4 000rpm
Turning Circle: 
42.00Feet
38.00Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)*
Destination Download*
Roadside Assistance*
Concierge Service*
Hands-Free Calling*
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Driver Assisted Parking Assist
Leather And Simulated Alloy Steering Wheel
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Keyless Ignition
Electric Power Steering

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
192.70in
189.00in
Width: 
78.10in
80.00in
Height: 
67.60in
65.50in
Ground Clearance: 
8.10in
9.90in
Wheel Base: 
115.50in
113.00in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.50
38.10
Front Leg Room: 
40.40in
40.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
60.50in
Rear Head Room: 
38.80
38.00
Rear leg room: 
36.60in
37.20in
Rear Shoulder room: 
58.30in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
76.70cu.ft
70.00cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity: 
1170lbs
5512lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
35.80cu.ft
34.40cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
5260.00lbs
4407.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Reverse tilt passenger mirror provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
4 one-touch power windows
4 one-touch power windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Multi-level heating passenger seat
14 -way power driver seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Leather
14 -way power passenger seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Height adjustable passenger seat
Bucket front seats
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
10-Way Power Driver Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height-Adjustable Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
20 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Driver Cooled Seat
Massaging
Passenger Cooled Seat
Premium Leather
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
four-corner electronic air suspension system

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors
Sun sensor
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Leather steering wheel
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
USB connection
2 subwoofer(s)
16 total speakers
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
12 Months of provided satellite radio service
Adjustable speed sensitive volume control
600 watts stereo output
1 Subwoofer(S)
Meridian Premium Brand Speakers
Meridian Premium Brand Stereo System
USB Connection
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
17 Total Speakers
825 Watts Stereo Output

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Remote sunroof operation Body
Roof rack
Power glass (tilt only) rear sunroof
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Intermittent rear wiper
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
21 x 11.5
21 In
Wheels more: 
Temporary spare tire
Performance tires
Inside mounted spare tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
325.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
30
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R21

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Front ventilated disc brakes
Front Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear brakes: 
rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Parking Assistant
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
Self-leveling headlights
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
High pressure washers headlamps
Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
Brake drying
Night Vision w/Pedestrian Detection
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Front Fog/Driving Lights
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Self-Leveling Headlights
Pre-Collision Safety System
Post-Collision Safety System

Options

Packages: 
Executive Package
Driver Assistance Plus
Smoker's Package
Climate Package
Interior Premium Textile Package
On/Off Road Package
Convenience Package
Tow Package
R-Dynamic Black Exterior Package
Exterior Options: 
Roof Rails in Satin Aluminum
20" M Double-Spoke Light Alloy Wheels w/Performance Tires (Non-Runflat)
Satin Aluminum Line Exterior Trim
Remove Derivative And/Or Engine Badge
Black Roof Rails
Silver Roof Rails
Surround Camera System
Heated Windshield
Fixed Rear Recovery Eye
22" Split 9-Spoke 'Style 9007' Wheels
22" Split 9-Spoke 'Style 9007' Wheels W/Diamond Turned Finish
22" Split 7-Spoke 'Style 7015' Wheels
22" Split 7-Spoke 'Style 7015' Wheels W/Gloss Black Finish
21" 10-Spoke 'Style 1033' Wheels W/Gloss Black Finish
21" Split 5-Spoke 'Style 5047' Wheels
21" Split 5-Spoke 'Style 5047' Wheels W/Diamond Turned Finish
20" 10-Spoke 'Style 1032' Wheels W/Diamond Turned Finish
20" 10-Spoke 'Style 1032' Wheels
20" 10-Spoke 'Style 1032' Wheels W/Satin Dark Grey Finish
20" Split 7-Spoke 'Style 7014' Wheels W/Gloss Black Finish
19" 5-Spoke 'Style '5046' Wheels W/Satin Dark Grey Finish
20" Split 7-Spoke 'Style 7014' Wheels
18" 15-Spoke 'Style 1022' Wheels
18" 10-Spoke 'Style 1021' Wheels
Summer Tires
Full-Size Spare Wheel
Tow Hitch Receiver
Reduced Section Alloy Spare Wheel
19" 5-Spoke 'Style '5046' Wheels
Interior Options: 
Merino Leather Package
Bang & Olufsen Sound System
Apple CarPlay Compatibility
Rear-Seat Entertainment Professional
Full Extended Leather Upgrade
Light Oyster Headliner
Head-Up Display
Meridian 1600 Watt Signature Surround Sound System
Power Plus
Power Pro
Sirius XM Satellite & HD Radio
8" Rear Seat Entertainment
20-Way Heated & Cooled Massaging Front Seats W/Heated Rear Seats & Driver & Passenger Memory
Loadspace Storage Rails
Suedecloth Headliner Material
Heated Steering Wheel
Illuminated Metal Loadspace Scuff Plate
Illuminated Front And Rear Side Door Metal Treadplates
Chrome IP End Caps
Configurable Ambient Interior Lighting
Premium Carpet Mats

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Amaro Brown Extended Merino, premium leather
#84644B
Aragon Brown Full Merino, premium leather
#B4876F
Black Extended Merino, premium leather
#0B0B0B
Black Full Merino, premium leather
#131313
Criollo Brown Extended Merino, premium leather
#533936
Mugello Red Full Merino, premium leather
#AA5855
Nutmeg Extended Merino, premium leather
#968F86
Silverstone Extended Merino, premium leather
#9A9EA0
Silverstone Full Merino, premium leather
#ADB1B3
Smoke White Extended Merino, premium leather
#CEC9BF
Sonoma Beige Extended Merino, premium leather
#9D9586
Sonoma Beige Full Merino, premium leather
#9D9586
Taupe Extended Merino, premium leather
#8D847D
Color: 
Vintage Tan/Ebony
#AB7247
Dapple Grey/Ebony
#343539
Dapple Grey/Light Oyster
#E5E5E5