Which is Better: The 2018 Range Rover Velar or the 2018 Range Rover Sport?

2018 Range Rover Velar

2018 Range Rover Velar

2018 Range Rover Sport

2018 Range Rover Sport

 

The 2018 Range Rover Velar and the 2018 Range Rover Sport are designed with different drivers in mind. Keep the following information in mind when you're shopping:

  • The Range Rover Velar starts at $49,900 MSRP*, while the Range Rover Sport starts at $66,750 MSRP*.
  • The Range Rover Sport has a more powerful engine, starting at 340 hp.
  • In Autoblog testing, the Range Rover Sport accelerates from 0 to 60 mph faster than the Velar by 2.9 seconds.

Learn more about the difference between these two Land Rover SUVs.

  

The Range Rover Sport Offers More Performance

Let's compare the performance of the Range Rover Velar and the Range Rover Sport to see which one offers more power in the base trim:

  • 2018 Range Rover Velar
    • Engine: 2.0L 4-Cylinder
    • Horsepower: 247 hp
    • Torque: 269 lb-ft
    • 0 to 60 mph time: 9.6 seconds
  • 2018 Range Rover Sport
    • Engine: 3.0L V6
    • Horsepower: 340 hp
    • Torque: 332 lb-ft
    • 0 to 60 mph time: 6.7 seconds
2018 Range Rover Velar AWD

If you'd prefer an SUV with a high performance engine, the Range Rover Sport is the better choice.

 

Which SUV Will Save Me Money?

Many Schaumburg drivers will choose the base trim of their next luxury SUV, and there's a big difference in starting price between these two models:

  • 2018 Range Rover Velar - $49,900 MSRP*
  • 2018 Range Rover Sport - $66,750 MSRP*

That's a difference of over $16,000. If you value price over performance, the 2018 Velar might be the better choice for you. In addition, the Velar's 4-cylinder engine offers better fuel economy than the Range Rover Sport's V6, and that will help you save for years to come.

2018 Land Rover Range Rover Sport
 

Try These Range Rover Models for Yourself

At Land Rover Hoffman Estates, we think the best way to choose between the 2018 Range Rover Velar and the 2018 Range Rover Sport is to take them both for a test drive. Before you arrive at our dealership at 1051 W. Higgins Rd. in Hoffman Estates, IL, be sure to fill out a financing application. If you have any questions about the difference between these two premier SUVs, contact us immediately!


 
* Price shown is Base Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price. Excludes $995 destination/handling charge, tax, title, license, and retailer fees, all due at signing, and optional equipment. Total Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price includes $995 destination/handling charge 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.