2023 Land Rover Discovery Sport vs. BMW X5

2023 Land Rover Discovery Sport vs. BMW X5
2023 Land Rover Discovery Sport

vs.

2023 BMW X5
2.0L 246 hp Turbo

Engine

3.0L 335 hp Turbo with mild hybrid eBoost
$48,200

Starting Price

$61,600
Seats 7

Seating Capacity

Seats 7
7,716 lb tow capacity

Towing Capacity

7,200 lb tow capacity
4WD

Drivetrain

RWD
19 city / 22 highway

Fuel Economy

21/26 (elec/gas)

Land Rover and BMW are two brands that have converged in the past few years. BMW is a juggernaut of luxury cars, and the automaker has just gotten into the SUV segment. Meanwhile, Land Rover specializes in rugged SUVs that are every bit as luxurious as they are capable. 

Ready for a compact luxury SUV for adventures around Los Angeles? Should you choose the 2023 Land Rover Discovery Sport or BMW X5? Both offer the performance and modern amenities you want when it comes to a luxury SUV. But the Discovery Sport performs better on rugged terrain and comes in at a much lower price. Read our guide on the comparison between Land Rover Discovery Sport vs. the BMW X5. After you read this guide, contact us or call (714) 646-6039 to schedule a test drive of the Land Rover Discovery Sport with our team. 

Land Rover Discovery Sport vs. BMW X5: Engine Specs

The Land Rover Discovery Sport comes with a 246 hp 2.0L P250 i4 gas engine. The BMW X5 has a 335 3.0L turbo on the S and X trims. The X5 xDrive45e is a plug-in hybrid, alleviating the need to fill up at the gas station.

Land Rover Discovery Sport vs. BMW X5: Trims and Prices

When you are trying to decide between the Discovery Sport or BMW X5, the price difference really stands out because pricing is probably the biggest thing shoppers look at when they look for a new vehicle. Orange County drivers can enjoy the luxury and performance of a Land Rover Discovery Sport for significantly less than they would pay for the BMW X5. 

Land Rover Discovery Sport Trims:

  • 2023 Land Rover Discovery Sport S: $44,600 MSRP 
  • 2023 Land Rover Discovery Sport SE: $48,200 MSRP 
  • 2023 Land Rover Discovery Sport R-DYNAMIC S: $46,400 MSRP 
  • 2023 Land Rover Discovery Sport R-DYNAMIC SE: $50,000 MSRP 

BMW X5 Trims:

  • 2023 BMW X5 sDrive40i: Priced at $61,600 MSRP
  • 2023 BMW X5 xDrive40i: Priced at $63,900 MSRP
  • 2023 BMW X5 xDrive45e: Priced at $65,700 MSRP
  • 2023 BMW X5 M50i: Priced at $85,400 MSRP
  • 2023 BMW X5 M: Priced at $108,900 MSRP

The lowest price point has a $17,000 difference between the Land Rover Discovery Sport and the BMW X5!

Land Rover Discovery Sport vs. BMW X5: Luxury Features

Both the Land Rover Discovery Sport and the BMW X5 offer the luxury features Corona drivers require in a family-friendly vehicle. Both offer standard comfort features like power-fold heated side mirrors, folding rear seats, keyless start, and rear parking assist. 

The Discovery Sport does give you a bit more max cargo space with 74.3 cubic feet as opposed to the X5’s 72.3 cubic feet. You’ll get more space for your weekly errands, weekend getaways to Lake Tahoe, and a cross-country summer vacation. 

Land Rover Discovery Sport vs. BMW X5: Rugged Performance

Off-roading is what made Land Rover famous. Off-roading is where the Land Rover Discovery Sport really pulls ahead of the BMW X5. True to the Land Rover brand, the Discovery Sport has standard 4WD, while the X5 is only RWD. With a greater ground clearance and selectable driving modes, the Discovery Sport can take you more places than the X5. Head to your out-of-the-way lake or mountain destination. The Land Rover Discovery Sport can handle any place you throw at it!

Test Drive a Land Rover Discovery Sport at Land Rover Anaheim Hills! 

Now you’ve seen the full comparison of the 2023 Land Rover Discovery Sport vs. the BMW X5. The clear winner is Land Rover! Head down to our lot to test drive the Discovery Sport to experience rugged luxury for yourself.

If you’re interested in another Land Rover, look over our new vehicle inventory. Ready to start the car-buying process? Connect with our finance team and look over our payment calculator to see what kind of payment you might make for your chosen vehicle.

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