2021 GMC Yukon XL vs. 2021 Land Rover Range Rover Velar | NewCars.com

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2021 GMC Yukon XL vs. 2021 Land Rover Range Rover Velar Review

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2021 GMC
Yukon XL

MSRP*: $53,700 to $74,300
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2021 Land Rover
Range Rover Velar

MSRP*: $56,900 to $76,900
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Invoice* $50,800 to $70,288 $53,486 to $72,286
MPG - City 14 - 16 MPG 19 - 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 19 - 20 MPG 25 - 27 MPG
Seating Capacity 8 - 9 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 41.5 ft3 70.1 ft3
Engine V-8 Inline-4, Inline-6
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Four-wheel, Rear-wheel Four-wheel
Horsepower 355 - 420 hp 247 - 395 hp
Towing Capacity 7,500 - 7,900 lbs 1,653 lbs
Exterior Length 225.2 in 188.9 in
Exterior Width Info not available 76.1 in
Leg Room Front 44.5 in
Rear 42.0 in
Front 40.3 in
Rear 37.2 in
Head Room Front 42.3 in
Rear 38.9 in
Front 38.2 in
Rear 38.0 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the GMC Yukon XL than in the Land Rover Range Rover Velar. The GMC Yukon XL will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Land Rover Range Rover Velar.

Convenience
The GMC Yukon XL requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Land Rover Range Rover Velar, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the GMC Yukon XL or the Land Rover Range Rover Velar, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the GMC Yukon XL is much higher than that for the Land Rover Range Rover Velar.

Dimensions
If you go with the GMC Yukon XL, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Land Rover Range Rover Velar.

Handling
The GMC Yukon XL has a significantly larger turning radius than the Land Rover Range Rover Velar, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The GMC Yukon XL has a little more horsepower than the Land Rover Range Rover Velar.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the GMC Yukon XL transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Land Rover Range Rover Velar.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the GMC Yukon XL more than the Land Rover Range Rover Velar, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. The GMC Yukon XL has significantly less cargo capacity than the Land Rover Range Rover Velar.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the GMC Yukon XL is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Land Rover Range Rover Velar.