Comparison - Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class AMG CLS 63 S 2018 - vs - Land Rover Range Rover Velar R-Dynamic HSE 2018

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Average Price: 
108,900
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
77,100
Updated: 
02 Jan 2018
Car Type: 
Car
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
7-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
21.10gals
16.60gals
Exterior Colors: 
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 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class ranked #5 in Luxury Large Cars. Currently the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class has a score of 8.3 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 37 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Powerful engines
Adept handling
Supportive front seats

Cons
Cramped rear seats
Frustrating infotainment system
Undersized trunk

By: 
usnews.com

For 2018, Mercedes has discontinued the entry-level CLS 400 from the lineup. A rearview camera is now standard for the remaining CLS trims.

PROS
Powerful engines for decisive acceleration
Pleasing balance of handling performance and comfort
Long list of available advanced safety features
Sleek exterior and impeccable interior

CONS
Lacks the features of current Mercedes vehicles
Rear headroom is limited by the sloping roofline

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Mercedes CLS hangs on to its lissome curves; it’s V-8 only this year.

Pros
Gorgeous profile
Poised ride
V-8 only–it’s throwback CLS!
Beautifully appointed cabin
AMG’s scorching appeal

Cons
Low gas mileage
Rear-seat head room is slim
Small trunk
Kludgy infotainment
With an E-Class so good...

By: 
thecarconnection.com

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 USA: 
16.00mpg
18.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
22.00mpg
24.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
32
24
Cylinders: 
8
V
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
5.50L
3.00L
Torque: 
590ft-lbs
at 1 750rpm
332ft-lbs
at 3 500rpm
Horsepower: 
577hp
at 5 500rpm
296hp
at 4 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
36.90Feet
38.00Feet

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: 
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Suede And Leather Steering Wheel
Sun Sensor
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: 
196.70in
189.00in
Width: 
80.00in
Height: 
55.40in
65.50in
Ground Clearance: 
9.90in
Front Track: 
64.70in
Rear Track: 
65.50in
Wheel Base: 
113.20in
113.00in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
36.90
38.10
Rear Head Room: 
36.10
38.00
Front Leg Room: 
42.10in
40.30in
Rear leg room: 
35.00in
37.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.10in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
11.00cu.ft
70.00cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
5512lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
11.00cu.ft
34.40cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
27.20degrees
Angle of Departure: 
29.10degrees
Curb Weight: 
4420.00lbs
4407.00lbs

Instruments

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

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
4 one-touch power windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
yes
Front Seats Features: 
10 -Way Power Driver Seat
10 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Premium Leather
Sport Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
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: 
Folding center armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
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: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
yes
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
yes
no
More Entertainment: 
14 Total Speakers
Adjustable Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
1 Subwoofer(S)
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
Memory Card Slot
610 Watts Stereo Output
USB With External Media Control
6 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
USB Connection
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Stereo System
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: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 X 10.0
21 In
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Performance Tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
285.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
30
Diameter: 
R19
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
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Front Ventilated Disc Brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
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
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Cornering Lights
Turn Signal Mirrors
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Brake Drying
Post-Collision Safety System
Adaptive Headlights
LED Headlamp
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: 
Driver Assistance Package
Premium Package
AMG Exterior Carbon Fiber Package
Designo Classic Red/Black Leather Package
AMG Night Styling Package
Lane Tracking Package
Designo Saddle Brown/Silk Beige Leather Package
Smoker's Package
Climate Package
Interior Premium Textile Package
On/Off Road Package
Convenience Package
Tow Package
R-Dynamic Black Exterior Package
Exterior Options: 
19" AMG Forged Cross-Spoke Wheels In Matte Black
Wheel Locks
19" 10-Spoke Alloy Wheels In Matte Black
AMG Carbon Fiber Engine Cover
Illuminated Star
19" AMG Forged Cross-Spoke Wheels
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: 
Bang & Olufsen Surround Sound System
Comfort Box
Black Seat Belts
Heated Rear Seats
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: 
Vintage Tan/Ebony
#AB7247
Dapple Grey/Ebony
#343539
Dapple Grey/Light Oyster
#E5E5E5