2016 Land Rover LR4 vs. 2016 BMW X5

2016 Land Rover LR4

2016 Land Rover LR4

2016 BMW X5

2016 BMW X5

Have you been in search of a luxurious and capable SUV near Marco Island? The 2016 Land Rover LR4 stands apart for its ability to offer commanding performance and genuine off-road capabilities on a midsize SUV format. Some drivers will also have a serious look at the 2016 BMW X5 for understandable reasons. When it comes down to real life capabilities, though, there’s no comparison—the Land Rover LR4 takes the cake. Find out exactly how with this comparison guide, and discover the Land Rover LR4 at Land Rover Fort Myers.

Performance Specs

When it comes to horsepower, torque, and towing capacity, the Land Rover LR4 comes out on top:

  • Land Rover LR4: Powering the Land Rover LR4 is a supercharged 3.0L V6 engine that pumps out 340 hp and 332 lb-ft of torque to a four-wheel drive system via an eight-speed automatic transmission. When equipped with the right hardware, this midsize SUV can tow up to 7,700 pounds.
  • BMW X5: The BMW X5 is powered by a plug-in hybrid system consisting of a turbocharged four-cylinder engine, an electric motor, and an eight-speed automatic transmission. In total, this system produces a lesser 308 hp and 332 lb-ft of torque, and there’s no full-time four-wheel drive system available. Instead, the BMW X5 sends power to a rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive drivetrain. The max towing capacity on this model is just 5,952 pounds.

Off-Road Prowess

If you’re looking for an SUV that gives you the chance to do some serious trekking when you want to, the Land Rover LR4 is the obvious choice:

  • Land Rover LR4: The 2016 Land Rover LR4 is a midsize SUV that comes standard with a full-time four-wheel drive system, a standard single-speed transfer case, and an available heavy-duty two-speed transfer case with low-range gearing and a locking rear differential. In addition to that, you’ll get a standard Terrain Response system with special settings for General, Grass/Gravel/Snow, Sand, and Mud/Ruts, as well as a Rock Crawl setting on models with the two-speed transfer case.
  • BMW X5: The BMW X5 is a car-based crossover. The base trim is only offered with rear-wheel drive while other models get all-wheel drive. In addition to that, the BMW X5 isn’t offered with any of the high-tech off-road hardware and terrain systems found on the Land rover LR4.

Starting Price

On tops of its superior performance, the Land Rover LR4 is also a more affordable option:

  • Land Rover LR4: MSRP from $50,400
  • BMW X5: MSRP from $54,700
2016 Land Rover LR4 Off-Road


2016 Land Rover LR4

Experience the Unique and Luxurious 2016 Land Rover LR4

After taking a look at this rundown of two competitive luxury SUVs, you might be ready to take the next step by test driving the 2016 Land Rover LR4. If you’re ready, make it over to Land Rover Fort Myers, just a short drive from Marco Island at 15875 S. Tamiami Trail in Fort Myers, FL. Should you have any questions, don’t hesitate to give our experts a call.