2021 Land Rover Range Rover Velar vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 | NewCars.com

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2021 Land Rover Range Rover Velar vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 Review

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2021 Land Rover
Range Rover Velar

MSRP*: $56,900 to $76,900
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2021 Mercedes-Benz
GLS 450

MSRP*: $76,000
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Invoice* $53,486 to $72,286 $71,440
MPG - City 19 - 21 MPG 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy 25 - 27 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 7 seats
Cargo Space 70.1 ft3 84.7 ft3
Engine Inline-4, Inline-6 Inline-6
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Four-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 247 - 395 hp 362 hp
Towing Capacity 1,653 lbs 7,700 lbs
Exterior Length 188.9 in 205.0 in
Exterior Width 76.1 in 77.0 in
Leg Room Front 40.3 in
Rear 37.2 in
Front 40.3 in
Rear 41.9 in
Head Room Front 38.2 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 39.4 in
Rear 40.2 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*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
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 than in the Land Rover Range Rover Velar, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Land Rover Range Rover Velar, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
With the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Land Rover Range Rover Velar, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Land Rover Range Rover Velar will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Land Rover Range Rover Velar will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.

Dimensions
The Land Rover Range Rover Velar is a little narrower than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. If you go with the Land Rover Range Rover Velar, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.

Handling
The Land Rover Range Rover Velar has a smaller turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Land Rover Range Rover Velar has a little less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the Land Rover Range Rover Velar doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.

Utility
The Land Rover Range Rover Velar has less seating than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450, making the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Land Rover Range Rover Velar has significantly less cargo capacity than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.

Warranty
The Land Rover Range Rover Velar comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.