2023 GMC Yukon XL vs. 2023 Land Rover Range Rover Velar | NewCars.com

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2023 GMC Yukon XL vs. 2023 Land Rover Range Rover Velar Review

Picture of the 2023 GMC Yukon XL

2023 GMC
Yukon XL

MSRP*: $60,100 to $97,255
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Picture of the 2023 Land Rover Range Rover Velar

2023 Land Rover
Range Rover Velar

MSRP*: $60,300 to $79,200
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MPG - City 14 - 15 MPG 19 - 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy 18 - 20 MPG 25 - 26 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 - 9 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 144.7 ft3 70.1 ft3
Engine
  • 355-hp, 5.3-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 420-hp, 6.2-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 247-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 335-hp, 3.0-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
  • 395-hp, 3.0-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
Transmission 10-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Horsepower 355 - 420 hp 247 - 395 hp
Towing Capacity 7,800 - 8,300 lbs 1,653 lbs
Exterior Length 225.2 in 188.9 in
Exterior Width 81.0 in 80.3 in
Leg Room Front 44.5 in
Rear 42.0 in
Front 40.3 in
Rear 37.2 in
Head Room Front 40.4 - 42.3 in
Rear 37.5 - 38.9 in
Front 38.2 in
Rear 38.0 in

*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
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the GMC Yukon XL as you will with the Land Rover Range Rover Velar, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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). The GMC Yukon XL is somewhat more expensive than the Land Rover Range Rover Velar.

Dimensions
The GMC Yukon XL is about the same width as the Land Rover Range Rover Velar. 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
When considering towing capacity, the GMC Yukon XL is clearly the choice over the Land Rover Range Rover Velar for pulling heavy loads. 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
The GMC Yukon XL offers greater seating capacity than the Land Rover Range Rover Velar, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the GMC Yukon XL, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Land Rover Range Rover Velar.