Land Rover Range Rover Velar vs Mercedes-Benz GLE Comparison

    Land Rover Range Rover Velar

    Mercedes-Benz GLE

    2024 Land Rover
    Range Rover Velar
    vs
    2024 Mercedes-Benz
    GLE
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the suv large category, between scores of 7 and 8.6.
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    8.1
    8.6
    0.0
    Based on the Land Rover Range Rover Velar P380 R-DYNAMIC HSE (280kW)
    Based on the Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 4MATIC (HYBRID)
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    LuxuryLuxury
    Long distance drivingLong distance driving
    Fuel Efficiency
    68L - 83L
    150 to 755 km
    65L - 85L
    429 to 782 km
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $104,898 - $156,403
    $134,574 - $166,900
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    CarExpert's Take

    Curt Dupriez
    Journalist
    Curt Dupriez drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Handsome styling
    • Interior panache
    • Dignified on-road experience
    Misses
    • Pricey to buy and option
    • Lacks some tech refinement
    • Slim warranty
    Paul Maric
    Founder
    Paul Maric drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Incredibly smooth six-cylinder petrol engine
    • Feels upmarket and premium inside the cabin
    • Generously equipped out of the box
    Misses
    • Third row can be a bit tight for bigger kids or adults
    • 48V mild hybrid system adds weight
    • Head-up display can take up too much room

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    • Black Pack (+$1,680)
    • Black Painted Roof (+$1,425)
    • Cold Climate Pack (+$3,506)
    • Cargo Net on Rear Seat (+$364)
    • Electrically Heated Windscreen (+$800)
    • Airmatic Package (+$3,400)
    • Bright Metallic Paint (+$3,300)
    • Metallic Paint (+$2,100)
    • Metallic Paint Premium (+$3,200)
    • Night Pack (+$4,800)

    Colours Available

    The Velar is available in Fuji White solid paint, plus the following metallic finishes:

    • Santorini Black
    • Firenze Red
    • Byron Blue
    • Eiger Grey
    • Portofino Blue
    • Lantau Bronze
    • Hakuba Silver
    • Ostuni Pearl White

    Carpathian Grey and Charente Grey are $1780 options, while there are a range of more expensive SVO finishes available.

    Specs

    Type
    BI TURBO DIR F/INJ, BI TURBO CDITURBO CDI, TURBO DIRECT F/INJ, TWINTURBO DIESEL DFI
    Size (cc)
    1998 - 29981950 - 2999
    Size (L)
    2.0L, 3.0L2.0L, 2.9L, 3.0L
    Induction
    BI TURBO 4, BI TURBO 6DIESEL TURBO 4, DIESEL TURBO 6, TURBO 6
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAMVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM, DUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    16 - 2416 - 24
    Power
    184kW - 297kW180kW - 280kW
    Power RPM
    4000 - 55003600 - 5500
    Torque
    365Nm - 650Nm500Nm - 750Nm
    Torque RPM
    1300 - 20001200 - 1600
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    9.5 - 15.510.5 - 15.5

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