Should we buy a Lexus RX 450h or a Range Rover Velar?

We are looking at a 2018 Lexus RX 450H, which has done 25,000-30,0000 miles or a Range Rover Velar. Both cost approximately £40,000.

We have a July 2013 Mercedes-Benz ML 250 for part exchange with a 12-month MoT. Part exchange offers are £11,000 to £12,000.

We are concerned about the reliability of the Range Rover but both vehicles are high specification and drive very well on test. Which would be the best buy?

Asked on 21 February 2022 by Mike Iddon

Answered by Dan Powell
Lexus has one of the best reputations for reliability. It was rated as the UK's most reliable carmaker in our latest Satisfaction Index, while Land Rover was ranked worse overall:

That said, most Land Rover complaints we receive are focused on the Discovery Sport. We've had very few complaints for the Range Rover Velar. And those we have received are listed here:
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