BMW X5 M Vs. Land Rover Range Rover Performance
|Features:||2019 BMW X5 M Competition||2020 Land Rover Range Rover|
|Engine||High-performance M TwinPower Turbo 8-cylinder||5.0L Supercharged V8|
|Transmission||8-speed M Steptronic||8-speed automatic|
The high-level engines of the X5 M and Range Rover see themselves up against each other, with no competition for the BMW. While both vaulted off their power and engine capabilities, the 2019 X5 M remains a truly exceptional model, bringing in racetrack performance into this crossover SUV. The High-performance M TwinPower Turbo 8-cylinder of the BMW X5 M gets to 617 horsepower, 553 lb-ft of torque and goes from 0-100 km/h in 3.8 seconds. The Range Rover, on the other hand, has a 5.0L Supercharged V8 engine that gets 518 horsepower, 461 lb-ft of torque and goes 0-100 km/h in 5.4 seconds. The Range Rover is decently primed for towing and wading on its adventuring and as well with its All-Wheel Drive system, but the BMW more than matches it with its legendary M xDrive Active M differential system. For top-level performance, the BMW X5 M is clear and above the Range Rover.
BMW X5 M Vs. Land Rover Range Rover Design
Both SUVs represent their own iconic design, in their own specific ways. The BMW X5 Competition represents supreme excellence all the way around this dynamic crossover. Its distinct BMW trademarks include is M kidney grille, M side gills, M Multi-functional seats and more. Its incredible sport style is brought forth from the front to the back, and creates a design showcasing its driver-focused cabin that looks more like a cockpit. The Range Rover is luxurious itself, with its own trademark grille making up a large front end that foreshadows the rest of the vehicle. The interior of the Land Rover Range Rover is both extremely luxurious while being versatile in its spacious insides. The main difference in design comes from their build intent, with the devilishly sporty X5 M and aerodynamic crossover SUV, while the Range Rover maintains its classic boxy design that presents size over sport.
2019 BMW X5 M or 2020 Land Rover Range Rover Verdict
The 2019 BMW X5 M starts at $89,000 and the 2020 Land Rover Range Rover starts from $114,000. If you just want to get into one of these competing SUVs, it comes at a much cheaper price in the base-level X5 M than it does the Land Rover. While it may take a bit more to get into the higher levels of the BMW X5 M trims, our above comparison showcases how much value the X5 M offers, from performance to looks. For an SUV that looks both sporty and luxurious, with all the latest technology and with power potential to thrill even the most adventurous, the BMW X5 M is the easy choice over the Range Rover.
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