2021 Land Rover Discovery Sport vs 2021 BMW X5 comparison

2021 Land Rover Discovery Sport vs. 2021 BMW X5


Starting MSRP

2.0L P250 i4

Base Engine

3.0L 6-cylinder
246 hp


355 hp
4,409 lbs

Max Towing Capacity

6,603 lbs
38.1 in

Rear Legroom

37.4 in

If you’re interested in a luxury compact SUV to take your Clearwater drives to the next level, you will likely compare the Land Rover Discovery Sport vs. BMW X5. Both SUVs are excellent choices, but only one can end up on your driveway. Check out our comparison to see why the new Land Rover Discovery Sport for sale at Land Rover Tampa is better suited for your drives. Then, explore our inventory to find the configuration that checks off all your boxes.

Land Rover Discovery Sport vs. BMW X5: Price by Trim Level

From base trim to the top trim, the 2021 Land Rover Discovery Sport price is a more affordable option for drivers on a tighter budget. Not to mention it also delivers additional luxury vehicles and stronger performance for the price. Let’s compare their starting price per trim level below:

  • New 2021 Land Rover Discovery Sport Configurations
    • New 2021 Land Rover Discovery Sport S — $41,900 MSRP*
    • New 2021 Land Rover Discovery Sport SE — $45,350 MSRP*
  • 2021 BMW X5 Configurations
    • BMW X5 sDrive40i — $59,400 MSRP
    • BMW X5 xDrive40i — $61,700 MSRP
    • BMW X5 M50i — $82,800 MSRP
    • BMW X5 xDrive45e — $65,400 MSRP

Land Rover Discovery Sport vs. BMW X5: Performance Specs

If you want an SUV that also handles off-roading capabilities around Wesley Chapel with ease, then the Discovery Sport is the vehicle for you. When comparing both vehicles, you’ll notice that the BMW X5 no longer has an off-road package available in 2021. Not to mention, the X5 doesn’t come standard with all-wheel drive as the Discovery Sport does.

2021 Land Rover Discovery Sport Performance Specs

  • Base Engine — A powerful 2.0L P250 i4 gasoline engine generates up to 254 horsepower.
  • Standard Drivetrain — Four-wheel drive capability comes standard on the Land Rover Discovery Sport.
  • Off-road Capability — Ford any stream with a wading depth of 23.6 inches, and optimize performance for any Edina road surface with intelligent features like Hill Descent Control®, Dynamic Stability Control, and Terrain Response®.

2021 BMW X5 Performance Specs

  • Base Engine — 335-hp 3.0L TwinPower Turbo 6-cylinder
  • Standard Drivetrain — Rear-wheel drive
  • Off-Road Capability — Off-road package no longer available for 2021

Get the New Land Discovery Sport for Sale Near Brandon

Discovery Sport or BMW X5? Are you still torn between the two? Visit our Tampa to test drive the newest Discovery Sport. We want you to see firsthand why the Land Rover SUV is better suited to handle your Tampa and Westchase drives. Give us a call to schedule a test drive or for helpful car-buying tips like obtaining no credit car financing or how to get financing with bad credit. Be sure to explore our current selection of vehicle specials before visiting us for your test drive.

*Price shown is Base Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price. Excludes destination/handling charge ($1,050 for Range Rover Evoque and Discovery Sport, $1,150 for Range Rover Velar, $1,350 for Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, Discovery and Defender), tax, title, license, and retailer fees, all due at signing, and optional equipment. Total Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price includes destination/handling charge noted above and may include optional equipment but excludes tax, title, license, and retailer fees, all due at signing. Retailer price, terms, and vehicle availability may vary. See your local authorized Land Rover Retailer for details.

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