The 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar and the 2018 BMW X5 are two great options for drivers looking for a new vehicle within the premium SUV segment. When comparing the 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar vs the 2018 BMW X5, it’s important to consider fuel economy, entertainment features and available driver assistance technology.
The 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar is offered in five trim levels (Velar, S, R-Dynamic SE, R-Dynamic HSE and First Edition) compared to the 2018 BMW X5’s four (35i, 35d, 40e and 50i). A rearview camera is a standard inclusion on all 2018 Range Rover Velar models, while a similar camera is only available as an optional feature for the 2018 BMW X5. In addition, the 2018 Range Rover Velar’s audio system offers an available 23 speakers, compared to the 2018 BMW X5’s 16.
The 2018 Range Rover Velar is more efficient than the 2018 BMW X5 as well, receiving EPA fuel economy ratings of 26 miles per gallon for city travel and 30 miles per gallon for highway travel, for a combined rating of 28 miles per gallon. The 2018 BMW X5 received EPA fuel economy ratings of 18 miles per gallon for city travel, 24 miles per gallon for highway travel and a combined city/highway travel rating of 20 miles per gallon.
2018 Range Rover Velar safety features include: