What used Land Rover Range Rover Sport 4x4 will I get for my budget?
You can find some high-mileage (100k plus) 2014 cars for around £20,000 now but you’ll need at least £22,000 to get yourself inside a Range Rover Sport with a more reasonable mileage. Look for one with an average mileage from 2015 and you’ll pay closer to £25,000-£30,000. If you’re prepared to spend around £30,000 to £35,000 you should be able to net a good 2016 or 2017 car with an average mileage and a full service history, bought from an independent dealer. Between £35,000 and £40,000 will net you a 2018 or 2019 car, while £45,000 to £50,000 will get you a good 2020 or 2021 model, a fraction more for the last 2022 cars. Expect to pay at least £45,000 for either of the two 5.0 supercharged petrol models.
How much does it cost to run a Land Rover Range Rover Sport 4x4?
Tax for cars registered before April 2017 is based on CO2 emissions and is therefore heavy for all models. However, those registered after that date will pay tax at a set flat rate, but will also incur the luxury car surcharge because they all cost more than £40,000 when new. The current annual flat rate is £155 a year, and the supplementary luxury surcharge is taxed at £335 a year for five years from year two.
Insurance costs are high, too, with groups ranging from 44 to 50. Servicing will be expensive, especially if you stick to Land Rover franchised servicing agents. At least many offer fixed-price servicing, payable by direct debit, with plans available for two years plus two services right the way up to five years and five services.